Diensten - 572175-2018

26/12/2018    S248

Belgium-Brussels: Promoting Alternatives to Animal Testing through the Development of eLearning Tools for Directive 2010/63/EU

2018/S 248-572175

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5- Finance BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Promoting Alternatives to Animal Testing through the Development of eLearning Tools for Directive 2010/63/EU

Reference number: ENV.B.2/SER/2018/0011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Contractor should develop three distinct e-Learning modules for specific tasks that people still experimenting with animals and/or officials authorizing experiments need to carry out when applying the principle of replacement, reduction and refinement of animal testing as per the Directive 2010/63/EU. The tasks are:

1) "Design of procedures and projects";

2) "Project Evaluator";

3) "Implementation of the severity assessment framework within projects using live animals".

Based on this contract, the set of the mentioned training materials can be made available to all training providers across the EU. To ensure fitness for purpose, the contract includes a review of the e-learning modules by a relevant expert group.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 256 153.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open call for tender.

Single service contract of 24 months, not renewable, with a budget of 260 000 EUR.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 70
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Please note, this was previously published in the PIN OJ 2018/S 056 — 123139 of 21.3.2018 with the title “Scientific and technical development of interactive e-learning modules on Severity Assessment Framework, the Design of projects and procedures involving animals and on the role of the project evaluator of animal studies performed under Directive 2010/63/EU” and had a budget of 300 000 EUR.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 114-258515
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 07027741/2018/790313/SER/ENV.B2

Promoting Alternatives to Animal Testing through the Development of eLearning tools for Directive 2010/63/EU

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: FLAIRE Consultants Ltd (leader)
Postal address: 15, Riverside Studios, Amethyst Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE4 7YL
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Scientialis Ltd
Postal address: 72 London Road
Town: St Albans
Postal code: AL1 1NS
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: PNBN Enterprises Ltd
Postal address: 4 Clarinda Park North
Town: Dun Laoighre
Country: Ireland
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: POP-UP Studio Ltd
Postal address: 102 Sheriffs Highway
Town: Gateshead
Postal code: NE9 5SD
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 260 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 256 153.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 11.1(e) of the Annex to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union, for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that those services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in Point 11.4.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the Contracting Authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within two years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within two months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: