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Services - 611355-2019

24/12/2019    S248    Publications office of the European Union - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: AO 10714 — Audit and Consultancy in the Domain of Long-term Digital Preservation

2019/S 248-611355

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Publications Office of the European Union
Postal address: 2 rue Mercier
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000
Postal code: L-2985
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: op-appels-offres@publications.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 292944331

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://op.europa.eu/

Address of the buyer profile: https://publications.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Parliament
Postal address: rue Belliard 80
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: B-1000
Country: Belgium
E-mail: op-appels-offres@publications.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/portal/en

Address of the buyer profile: https://publications.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Council of the European Union
Postal address: rue de la Loi 175
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: B-1048
Country: Belgium
E-mail: op-appels-offres@publications.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/council-eu/

Address of the buyer profile: https://publications.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Central Bank
Postal address: Sonnemannstrasse 20
Town: Frankfurt
NUTS code: DE
Postal code: 60314
Country: Germany
E-mail: op-appels-offres@publications.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.ecb.europa.eu/ecb/orga/html/index.en.html

Address of the buyer profile: https://publications.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European External Action Service
Postal address: Rond-Point Schuman 9A
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
Postal code: B-1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: op-appels-offres@publications.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage_en

Address of the buyer profile: https://publications.europa.eu/en/web/about-us/procurement

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint 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=5159
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:

AO 10714 — Audit and Consultancy in the Domain of Long-term Digital Preservation

Reference number: AO 10714
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 - CA43 - CA38 - FG12 - JA17 - JA18 - RC05
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this call for tenders is the selection of up to 2 economic operators for the provision of:

— audit and consultancy services regarding policy, procedures and governance in the domain of long-term digital preservation, and

— consultancy services regarding technical aspects of long-term digital preservation.

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: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
92510000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU
NUTS code: BE
NUTS code: DE
Main site or place of performance:

The place of performance of the tasks shall be the contractor’s premises or any other place indicated in the tender, as well as the premises of the contracting authority.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of this call for tenders is the provision of audit and consultancy services regarding long-term digital preservation for EU institutions.

The successful tenderer(s) will provide the archiving teams of the EU institutions or bodies with the following support regarding policies, procedures and governance:

— audit services – by auditing the long-term digital preservation activities in order to ensure the availability, authenticity, integrity and accessibility of archived data over time,

— consultancy – by providing guidance and know-how in the technical aspects of long-term digital preservation.

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: 1 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/02/2020
Local time: 15:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18/02/2020
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Premises of the Publications Office in Luxembourg.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

As stated in the procurement documents.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

The procurement documents are available via eTendering: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=5159

Any requests for additional information shall exclusively be submitted via eTendering.

The tenders must be submitted exclusively via the electronic submission system (e-Submission) available from the above-mentioned website.

Tenders submitted in any other way (e.g. by e-mail or letter) will be disregarded.

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: https://curia.europa.eu

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

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/12/2019