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Services - 590328-2019

13/12/2019    S241

Belgium-Brussels: Contract for Networking Activities in Support of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

2019/S 241-590328

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 130
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Directorate General Agriculture and Rural Development
E-mail: AGRI-CAPNet@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/index_en.htm
Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/calls-for-tender/index_en.htm
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

Contract for Networking Activities in Support of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

II.1.2)Main CPV code
77100000 Agricultural services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject matter of the contract is to provide the European Commission with technical assistance during the preparation and implementation of networking activities in support to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the 2021-2027 programming period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of the contract is to facilitate networking — regarding the design and implementation of CAP support and knowledge exchange - between national networks, organisations and administrations in the field of agriculture and rural development. The networking activities will seek to: increase stakeholder involvement; accompany Member States with the transition to a performance based delivery model; promote exchange of experience and the dissemination of results.

Related activities may include:

— collecting, analysing and disseminating information on agriculture and rural development,

— contributing to capacity building for Member States administrations,

— facilitating exchanges of experience between stakeholders and peer to peer learning.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of the contract is to facilitate networking - regarding innovation and knowledge exchange in the field of agriculture and rural development - between farmers, foresters, researchers, advisors, national networks, organisations, administrations, and other innovation actors. The networking activities will focus on the design and implementation of CAP support to foster innovation, knowledge sharing, and digitalisation in agriculture and rural areas and aim at generating input to and encourage the uptake of the Horizon Europe (HE) research and innovation actions.

Related activities may include:

— collection and dissemination of information and good practices,

— creation of online platforms, fora and organisation of events to facilitate exchanges of experience between R&I stakeholders and peer to peer learning as well as feed into HE programming,

— collection of information and facilitation of networking of EIP Operational Groups, research and innovation projects funded under HE and other multi-actor innovation projects.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of the contract is to provide, mainly to Commission and Member States, support for performance measurement and analysis of the CAP post 2020.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77100000 Agricultural services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of the contract is the provision of logistical support for the activities of the other lots listed above. This may include: providing general information to requests and visitors, providing office space for reception area and expert meetings in Brussels, event logistics, setting-up and running the support of communication activities of the network (website, overall visual identity, social media, newsletters, editorial support on communications, translations of communication material).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
16/03/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Service providers, who are interested in these market operations are requested not to send a request for details, as such information will only be given in the tender specifications, together with the publication of the contract notice. Award of these contracts is dependent on Commission approval of a financing decision for these operations.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/12/2019