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Section I: Contracting authority
European Parliament, Directorate-General for Communication, Directorate B ‘Information Offices’, Information Office in Bulgaria
Georgi S. Rakovski Str. 124
For the attention of: Information Office of the European Parliament in Bulgaria
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.europarl.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.europarl.bg
Electronic access to information: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/tenders/invitations.htm
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)
European institution/agency or international organisation
General public services
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
Daily media monitoring services.
Service category No 27: Other services
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
The European Parliament launches this procedure aiming to award a 1-year framework contract for daily monitoring of written press (national/regional), the main audiovisual media (TV, radio) and the main online (Internet) media.
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 3
Duration in months: 48 (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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As proof of their status and legal capacity, tenderers must append to their tenders a copy of their articles of association or equivalent document enabling the European Parliament to determine their form and legal capacity to perform the contract. Should the proof submitted not be sufficient for that purpose, the European Parliament may demand other proof during the tender assessment process. Where no such proof is submitted, the European Parliament reserves the right to deem the tender inadmissible.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Minimum turnover of 112 500 EUR.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
— the tenderer should have at least 3 years’ experience in services/deliveries similar to those required by the contract concerned,
— a team of experts in the field of media monitoring, among whom at least the project leader must have 3 years’ proven experience in the field covered by the invitation to tender and/or university diploma; the other members of the team will have at least 1 year’s experience. All staff is required to be fluent in English,
— technical facilities required to perform the contract: availability of keyword-search electronic program and news data base.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
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
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
An electronic auction will be used: no
Payable documents: no
1.10.2015 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Any EU official language
Duration in months: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
European Parliament Information Office in Bulgaria, Georgi S. Rakovski Str. 124, Sofia, BULGARIA.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Tenderers wishing to attend the opening of the tenders are asked to notify the department responsible for managing this procurement procedure, no later than 2 working days before the tender opening date, by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Only 2 representatives may attend. Tenderers failing to give notification will automatically be refused access to the opening. The names of the persons attending the opening of the tenders must be given in the notification.
Section VI: Complementary information
This is a recurrent procurement: no
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
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