Services - 58033-2018

08/02/2018    S27    European Commission - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: EGNOS High Accuracy Service Analysis

2018/S 027-058033

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 Internal Market, Industry, Enterpreneurship and SMEs
Postal address: avenue d'Auderghem 45
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

EGNOS High Accuracy Service Analysis

Reference number: 632/PP/GRO/RCH/17/9876
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The present contract analyses potential user needs for a High Accuracy (HA) Service in view of EGNOS added value (EGNOS RIMS data, payload available to broadcast on E5b frequency on EGNOS GEO, etc.) to determine under what condition it would be beneficial to implement a HA service in the timeframe 2020-2035. The analyse shall focus on the user requirements identification and on the service provision analysis and it shall not assess how to implement the service technically at system level.

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: 321 750.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
38112100 Global navigation and positioning systems (GPS or equivalent)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender specifications.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main activities of the contract are the following:

1) Analyse the competitive landscape in Europe and abroad, providing an overview of which companies/service providers are already active in delivering high accuracy solutions in each user domain (e.g. Rail, Maritime, Survey, Agriculture).

2) Identify user needs for High Accuracy in each user domain and the service performance required. The contractor shall also analyse the potential user need for integrity, as service differentiator for critical applications requiring a timely detection of potential errors in estimates of the user position.

3) Define the most demanding user requirements for the High Accuracy service and have them validated by a group of experts in the relevant domains.

4) Analyse the potential High Accuracy Service provision scheme, either via the EGNOS Service Provider or via dedicated service providers, and determine the main service requirements. Technical design of the transmission mean remains outside the scope of the current contract.

5) Define the concrete implementation steps and a timeline for the operational introduction of the EGNOS High Accuracy service.

6) Analyse the Costs and Benefits of a High Accuracy service from the point of view of Users and of the High Accuracy Service Provider

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of content of the technical proposal / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and adequacy of the project management / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Adequacy of the proposed Team / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 30
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: yes
Identification of the project: This Action will be conducted under the EU Framework Programme for Researchand Development Horizon 2020 (H2020).
II.2.14)Additional information

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.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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: 2017/S 141-289060
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: 632/PP/GRO/RCH/17/9876

EGNOS High Accuracy Service Analysis

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: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 6
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: GMV Aerospace and Defence SAU
Postal address: Isaac Newton, 11
Town: Tres Cantos (Madrid)
NUTS code: ES300 Madrid
Postal code: 28760
Country: Spain
Telephone: +34 918072100
Fax: +34 918072199

Internet address:

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 400 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 321 750.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Value excluding VAT: 109 980.00 EUR
Proportion: 34 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3 as the information is provided in the invitation to tender.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: