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Services - 8691-2021

11/01/2021    S6

Belgium-Brussels: Assessment of Taxonomic Expertise in Europe – ‘European Red List’ of Taxonomists

2021/S 006-008691

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate General Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5 – Finance, BU 9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
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:

Assessment of Taxonomic Expertise in Europe – ‘European Red List’ of Taxonomists

Reference number: ENV/2020/OP/0018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Taxonomic expertise is indispensable for collecting data, information and knowledge on insects, which is in turn necessary to develop and implement effective actions for their conservation. This contract will assess the current state of taxonomic expertise on insects and provide recommendations on how to address the gaps. It will also produce a communication tool — ‘European Red List’ of Taxonomists — in order to raise awareness about the importance of taxonomists, and the problem of their declining numbers.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 99 700.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Assessment of taxonomic expertise in Europe – ‘European Red List’ of taxonomists.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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: yes
Identification of the project:

07 02 02 (Life Op.) Halting and reversing biodiversity loss.

II.2.14)Additional information

This was previously published in the PIN OJ 2020/S 059-140463 with a slightly different title: European Red List of Taxonomists.

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: 2020/S 126-307383
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 07.0202/2020/839671/SER/ENV.D.2
Title:

Assessment of Taxonomic Expertise in Europe – ‘European Red List’ of Taxonomists

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
15/12/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Pensoft Publishers
Postal address: Ul. Geo Milev 13A
Town: Sofia
NUTS code: BG БЪЛГАРИЯ
Postal code: 1111
Country: Bulgaria
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities – CETAF
Postal address: Rue Vautier 29
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1000
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: UICN, Bureau de Représentation auprès de l’Union Européenne
Postal address: Boulevard Louis Schmidt 64
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 100 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 99 700.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/01/2021