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Services - 584093-2021

16/11/2021    S222

Ukraine-Kyiv: Business and management consultancy and related services

2021/S 222-584093

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Procurement award procedure applying to European Union external actions financed from the general budget of the European Union and the European Development Fund (EDF)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union, represented by the European Commission, on behalf of and for the account of Ukraine
Town: Kyiv
NUTS code: UA Ukraine
Postal code: 1033
Country: Ukraine
E-mail: DELEGATION-UKRAINE-0167-APPLICATION@eeas.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/node_en
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=9640
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

EU4Business: SME Policies and Institutions Support in Ukraine

Reference number: NEAR/IEV/2021/EA-RP/0167
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The project aims to support the Ukrainian institutions responsible for the SME policy-making and policies implementation, and to deliver technical assistance aimed at achieving concrete results in business climate, regulatory environment and business services improvements at national level. The project will help to strengthen sustainable SME policy frameworks, including incentives for SME digitalisation, innovation and green transformation, and enhance and expand the business support ecosystem, with a focus on SMEs, especially those with innovative high growth potential in generating higher rates of value-adding as well as diversification of product and services and job-creating sectors. Efforts will be made to increase the connection of Ukraine’s business ecosystem with that of the EU.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79311410 Economic impact assessment
79411100 Business development consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UA Ukraine
Main site or place of performance:

Ukraine (Region Eastern Europe and Central Asia)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

EU4Business: SME Policies and Institutions Support in Ukraine

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical score / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion - Name: Financial score / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The number of candidates is not limited. Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

Neighbourhood

II.2.14)Additional information

Subsequent to the initial contract resulting from the current tender procedure, new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works, up to the estimated amount of 4000000 EUR, may be entrusted to the initial contractor by negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, provided the new services or works are in conformity with the same basic project.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The economic and financial capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The professional and technical capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 181-467525
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/12/2021
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 17/01/2022
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3. For any additional information, please refer to the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

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

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/11/2021