2929-2015: United Kingdom-London: Provision of support to communication activities (services including communication consulting, printing and exhibition material) — EMA/2014/16/COM


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Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

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:

Provision of support to communication activities (services including communication consulting, printing and exhibition material) — EMA/2014/16/COM.

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: European Medicines Agency (EMA), 30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EU, UNITED KINGDOM.

NUTS code UKI2

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 144 000 EUR

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

The Agency is looking for service providers who can provide total design and communication solutions ranging from concept development, design and production, and printing services and material systems:

lot 1: supply of communication, consulting and production services:

— provision of consultancy and strategic advice,

— provision of editorial services,

— provision of graphic design, desktop publishing and photographic services,

— development of corporate identity and branding,

— provision of audiovisual production and multimedia services;

lot 2: supply of printing services;

lot 3: supply of mobile exhibition material.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79400000, 79416200, 92111250, 92111210, 79821100, 79822500, 79961000, 79800000, 79810000, 79811000, 22000000, 39154000, 39154100

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

The Agency may exercise the option to increase the contract value at a later stage via negotiated procedure with the successful tenderer in accordance with Article 134(1)(f) of the rules of application of the general Financial Regulation.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 144 000 EUR

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Supply of communication, consulting and production services

1)Short description

— Provision of consultancy and strategic advice.

— Provision of editorial services.

— Provision of graphic design, desktop publishing and photographic services.

— Development of corporate identity and branding.

— Provision of audiovisual production and multimedia services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79400000, 79416200, 79822500, 79961000, 92111250, 92111210, 79821100

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 060 000 EUR

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Supply of printing services

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79800000, 79810000, 79811000, 22000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 043 000 EUR

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Supply of mobile exhibition material

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 41 000 EUR

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Not applicable.

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

Not applicable.

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

Not applicable.

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: All information required is indicated in the technical specifications and invitation to tender letter which can be downloaded at the address of the buyer profile given in point I.1 of this notice.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All information required is indicated in the technical specifications and invitation to tender letter which can be downloaded at the address of the buyer profile given in point I.1 of this notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The minimum financial turnover for tenderers to take part in this procurement procedure for lot 1 is 530 000 EUR and for lot 2 is 525 000 EUR per annum for each of the last 3 financial years.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

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

All information required is indicated in the technical specifications and invitation to tender letter which can be downloaded at the address of the buyer profile given in point I.1 of this notice.

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: no

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:

EMA/2014/16/COM.

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

no

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

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

10.2.2015 – 12:00

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
Other: The Agency will accept documentation in any EU language. The Agency prefers, however, to receive all documentation in English.

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16.2.2015 – 15:00

Place:

European Medicines Agency, 30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EU, UNITED KINGDOM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 representative per tenderer is permitted to be present at the opening of the tenders provided that the name of the representative is notified at least 24 hours in advance in writing to the contact e-mail address given in I.1.

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: no

VI.3)Additional information

Please note that the contracts will run for an initial period of 2 years and may, at the Agency’s request, be extended for 2 further periods of 1 year each, up to a maximum contract duration of 4 years.

Please note that only 1 tender per tenderer may be submitted.

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 notification to the plaintiff, or in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. 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 of appeals.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.12.2014



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