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25/10/2022    S206

Italy-Parma: Support in the Assessment of Species or Groups of Species of Aquatic Animals that Pose a Considerable Risk of Spread because They are Vectors or Reservoirs for Some Diseases and to Investigate the Conditions under Which they Should be Regarded as Vectors or Reservoirs

2022/S 206-586362

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Postal address: Via Carlo Magno 1A
Town: Parma
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Postal code: 43126
Country: Italy
E-mail: EFSAProcurement@efsa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/procurement/tenders.htm
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/procurement/tenders.htm
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=12474
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=12474
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:

Support in the Assessment of Species or Groups of Species of Aquatic Animals that Pose a Considerable Risk of Spread because They are Vectors or Reservoirs for Some Diseases and to Investigate the Conditions under Which they Should be Regarded as Vectors or Reservoirs

Reference number: OC/EFSA/BIOHAW/2022/04
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

With this call EFSA aims to get support with a mandate (M-2022-00138) received from the European Commission (EC) on aquatic animal diseases listed in Annex II to the Regulation (EU) 2016/429 (Animal Health Law; AHL). For each of the listed diseases (13 in total), an assessment should be carried out to:

(a) to identify the species or groups of species of aquatic animals that pose a considerable risk of spread because they are vectors or reservoirs for the disease; and

(b) to investigate the conditions under which they should be regarded as vectors or reservoirs.

The assessment will be based on the scientific evidence found through an extensive literature review, based on a pre-defined criteria that will determine if an animal species is a vector or not.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Vectors for Aquatic Diseases in Fish

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IT Italia
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot 1 will cover five diseases that affect fish species: infection with HPR-deleted infectious salmon anaemia virus, Koi herpes virus disease, epizootic haematopoietic necrosis, infectious haematopoietic necrosis, viral haemorrhagic septicaemia. The objectives, the tasks, the deliverables, and the deadlines will be applied for these five diseases in fish. The contractor who will be awarded the lot 1 will have to produce the three deliverables regarding the vectors for aquatic diseases in fish as described in the tender specifications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 70 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Vectors for Aquatic Diseases in Molluscs

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IT Italia
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot 2 will cover five diseases that affect mollusc species: infection with Mikrocytos mackini, infection with Bonamia exitiosa, infection with Bonamia ostreae, infection with Marteilia refringens, infection with Perkinsus marinus. The objectives, the tasks, the deliverables, and the deadlines will be applied for these five diseases in molluscs. The contractor who will be awarded the lot 2 will have to produce the three deliverables regarding the vectors for aquatic diseases in molluscs as described in the table included in the tender specifications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 55 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Vectors for Aquatic Diseases in Crustaceans

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IT Italia
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot 3 will cover three diseases that affect crustacean species: Infection with yellow head virus, infection with Taura syndrome virus, infection with white spot syndrome virus. The objectives, the tasks, the deliverables, and the deadlines will be applied for these three diseases in crustaceans. The contractor who will be awarded the lot 3 will have to produce the three deliverables regarding the vectors for aquatic diseases in crustaceans as described in the table included in the tender specifications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 55 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 9
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 188-530954
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/11/2022
Local time: 14:30
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22/11/2022
Local time: 14:30
Place:

The public opening session will be held online as a virtual meeting. Requests to attend the online opening session must be made three hours in advance of the online opening session. Refer to invitation letter for details.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Precise description of the services will be published in the tender specifications of the open call for tenders. All the information published in this prior information notice is to be considered an estimate subject to possible revision.

In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in Section I.3) in the last five calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in Section IV.2.2), the contracting authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the internet address provided in Section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/10/2022