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Services - 589634-2020

08/12/2020    S239

Italy-Parma: Development of Roadmaps for Action on: Building a European Partnership for Next Gen., Systems-based Environmental Risk Assessment; New Approach Methodologies in Risk Assessment; Risk Assessment of Combined Exposure to Multiple Chemicals (RACEMiC)

2020/S 239-589634

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: https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/calls/procurement
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=7613
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=7613
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:

Development of Roadmaps for Action on: Building a European Partnership for Next Gen., Systems-based Environmental Risk Assessment; New Approach Methodologies in Risk Assessment; Risk Assessment of Combined Exposure to Multiple Chemicals (RACEMiC)

Reference number: OC/EFSA/ED/2020/1
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The overall purpose of the contracts resulting from this call for tenders is to deliver roadmaps for action which provide recommendations for future multi-annual, multi-partner studies or projects for each lot (see below) building on EFSA's vision (Annexes 3-5), and supporting EFSA's preparedness for future risk assessment requirements and prevent possible divergence on sensitive matters.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 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:

Development of a Roadmap for Action on Building a European Partnership for Next Generation, Systems-based Environmental Risk Assessment

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main objective of the roadmap for action for this lot is to identify and connect relevant partners from various sectors, across regulatory silos, and build a platform (partnership) where cooperation and harmonisation of methodologies will take place to facilitate the transition to next generation, systems-based regulatory Environmental risk assessment (ERA) by 2030.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 8
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:

Development of Roadmap for Action on New Approach Methodologies in Risk Assessment

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main objective of the roadmap for action for this lot is to define EFSA priorities regarding the incorporation of new approach methodologies (NAMs) in regulatory hazard assessments and risk characterisations of chemicals in food and feed, and to define a multiannual strategy for increasing the use of NAMs in EFSA human health risk assessment to minimise the need for animal-based verification studies, so that by 2027 the large majority of EFSA requests for additional data are based on NAMs.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 8
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:

Development of Roadmap for Action on the Risk Assessment of Combined Exposure to Multiple Chemicals (RACEMiC)

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main objective of the roadmap for action for this lot is to develop and implement a harmonised approach for the assessment of human health risks resulting from both dietary and non-dietary exposure to multiple chemicals.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 8
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/02/2021
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
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: 01/03/2021
Local time: 14:30
Place:

Online opening via Microsoft Teams, as indicated in the Invitation to Tender document.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
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: 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:
01/12/2020