229871-2014: Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Language resource coordination


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Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

European Commission, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, Directorate G: Media and Data, Unit G3: Data Value Chain
Office: EUFO 1/274
Contact point(s): DG CONNECT Unit G3
For the attention of: Marta Nagy-Rothengass
2920 Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone: +352 4301-31680
E-mail: cnect-g3@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/connect/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/newsroom/all/1374

Electronic access to information: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/newsroom/all/1374

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

I.3)Main activity

Other: Communications networks, content and technologies.

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Language resource coordination.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The premises of the contractor(s).
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The purpose of the procurement is to set up a coordination mechanism to support language resource collection for the automated translation building block foreseen in the ‘Connecting Europe’ facility. It foresees a secretariat, helpdesk and observatory and supports training, consultancy, facilitation and awareness raising in all EU Member States and CEF associated countries.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72300000, 79998000, 79951000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Maximum value 1 800 000 EUR.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 26 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See part 7 of the tender specifications and Articles I.4, I.10 and II.15 of the model contract.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See part 2 point 2 of the tender specifications.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no

III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See part 2 points 5.1 and 5.2.1 of the tender specifications.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See part 2 point 5.2.2 of the tender specifications.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

See part 2 point 5.2.3 of the tender specifications.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts

III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no

IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

SMART 2014/1074.

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.9.2014 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

Any EU official language

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16.9.2014 – 14:00

Place:

Euroforum Building, room 0278, 10, rue Robert Stumper, 2557 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes

Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of tenders. Tenderers who wish to attend the opening session have to inform Ms Marta Nagy-Rothengass by e-mail (cnect-g3@ec.europa.eu) or fax (+352 4301-38099) or letter at least 48 h in advance.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Regulation (EU) No 1316/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.12.2013 establishing the Connecting Europe Facility, amending Regulation (EU) No 913/2010 and repealing Regulations (EC) No 680/2007 and (EC) No 67/2010.

VI.3)Additional information

Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers’ responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: 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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.6.2014



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