Services - 658586-2021

24/12/2021    S250

Belgium-Brussels: Implementation of the Green Advisory Service for Sustainable Investments Support (‘GREEN ASSIST’)

2021/S 250-658586

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA), CINEA.A.A1 - Programme Support, Coordination and Communication
Postal address: Chaussée de Wavre 910
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: cinea-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://cinea.ec.europa.eu/index_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=9321
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:

Implementation of the Green Advisory Service for Sustainable Investments Support (‘GREEN ASSIST’)

Reference number: CINEA/2021/OP/0010-PIN
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71356200 Technical assistance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of GREEN ASSIST may cover the following types of services organised in two lots:

1) designing, developing and implementing the tools, procedures and processes for the operation of a roster of experts under GREEN ASSIST. This includes the implementation, operation and management of a roster of experts, the management and handling requests for advisory support emanating from private or public beneficiaries, collected and transferred to the Contractor by the contracting authority and with the management, implementation and coordination of the provision of related support services;

2) provision of specific support services for GREEN ASSIST, such as support to strengthening the capacity and investment readiness of organizations, environmental and/or social sustainability, structuring and impact assessments, procurement, compatibility with State Aid rules, market development and other analytical studies, communication and awareness raising.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Single Framework Contract for Designing, Developing and Implementing the Tools, Procedures and Processes for the Operation of a Roster of Experts under GREEN ASSIST

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71356200 Technical assistance services
79994000 Contract administration services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The services will be performed at the following locations:

— the framework contractor's premises,

— other location(s) indicated at the time of the request for services such as Brussels for meetings.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 will be implemented through a single framework contract and through successive requests for services and specific contracts. It will be implemented in two steps, a design phase and an implementation phase, that may, for certain tasks, run in parallel.

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: 20 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 48
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
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:

LIFE Multi Annual Work Programme 2021-2024

II.2.14)Additional information

This prior information notice announces the intention of the contracting authority to publish a future call for tenders. Only a summary document is available at this stage. Interested economic operators are invited to subscribe at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when the contract notice and all the procurement documents, including the tender specifications, are published.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Multiple Framework Contract with Re-opening of Competition, for the Provision of Advisory by Service Providers Related to Capacity Building, Market Development, Investment Advisory Support

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71356200 Technical assistance services
79994000 Contract administration services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The services will be performed at the following locations:

— the framework contractor's premises,

— other location(s) indicated at the time of the request for services such as Brussels for meetings.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 will be implemented through a multiple framework contract with re-opening of competition. At the signature of the framework contract, the specific services to be provided may not yet be known in detail. Therefore the tender will provide illustrative examples of the nature of services expected under Lot 2. CINEA will provide a detailed description of the objectives, scope of requests and activities to be performed when elaborating specific requests for services on the basis of which interested contractors will be invited to bid.

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: 10 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
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:

LIFE Multi Annual Work Programme 2021-2024

II.2.14)Additional information

This prior information notice announces the intention of the contracting authority to publish a future call for tenders. Only a summary document is available at this stage. Interested economic operators are invited to subscribe at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when the contract notice and all the procurement documents, including the tender specifications, are published.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/02/2022

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.1.3)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: 6
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.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:
15/03/2022

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/12/2021