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Secure Ecosystems Support to EU Defence and Space Policies

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Application deadline

23.06.2022, 16:00 hour

Procedure

Open procedure

Order type

Provision of services.

Main CPV code
  • Development consultancy services
    73220000-0
Language

English

Contracting authority / owner

European Commission, Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS), Directorate A
Avenue d'Auderghem 45
1040 Brussels
Belgium
E-Mail: defis-gp2-call-for-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Website: https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/defence-industry-and-space_en

assignment

The subject of this call for tenders is setting up a framework contract (‘FwC’) to support defence- and aerospace-related actions of the Commission. This call for tenders is divided into two lots:— lot 1 called ‘Sourcing and management of coaching services’ focuses on support to start-ups and SMEs in the European Defence Fund;— lot 2 called ‘Research, evaluation and analysis related services’ focuses on the provision of research, evaluation and analysis-related services in the area of aerospace and defence (ASD) ecosystem.
The subject of this call for tenders is setting up a framework contract (‘FwC’) to support defence- and aerospace-related actions of the Commission. This call for tenders is divided into two lots:— lot 1 called ‘Sourcing and management of coaching services’ focuses on support to start-ups and...
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Lots 1

Job / name

Sourcing and Management of Coaching Services

Description of procurement /scope of services

Lot 1 specifically focuses on business acceleration services (coaching services targeting SMEs and start-ups which are successful applicants to calls managed by the contracting authority in the frame of the European Defence Fund (‘EDF’).

Others CPV Codes
  • Development consultancy services
    73220000-0
  • Military research and technology
    73410000-9
  • Specialist training services
    80510000-2
Project adress

Region (NUTS code): BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

Lots 2

Job / name

Research, Evaluation and Analysis Related Services

Description of procurement /scope of services

A key aspect of the DG DEFIS mission is to ensure the proper articulation of the strategic objectives for the ASD ecosystem and the quick implementation of the means to achieve these objectives in the most cost-efficient way. A robust analytics and solid grounding in the defence and aerospace realms are wanted to address this key aspect and to sustain a continuous knowledge-based decision-making on the ASD ecosystem at the Commission level in general, and at the DG DEFIS level in particular.To this end, the Commission is seeking to outsource the provision of research, evaluation and analysis related services.
A key aspect of the DG DEFIS mission is to ensure the proper articulation of the strategic objectives for the ASD ecosystem and the quick implementation of the means to achieve these objectives in the most cost-efficient way. A robust analytics and solid grounding in the defence and aerospace realms...
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Others CPV Codes
  • Development consultancy services
    73220000-0
  • Military research and technology
    73410000-9
Project adress

Region (NUTS code): BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

Belgium-Brussels: Secure Ecosystems Support to EU Defence and Space Policies

2022/S 080-214100

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS), Directorate A
Postal address: Avenue d'Auderghem 45
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: defis-gp2-call-for-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/defence-industry-and-space_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=9217
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=9217
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:

Secure Ecosystems Support to EU Defence and Space Policies

Reference number: DEFIS/2022/OP/0001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73220000 Development consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject of this call for tenders is setting up a framework contract (‘FwC’) to support defence- and aerospace-related actions of the Commission. This call for tenders is divided into two lots:

— lot 1 called ‘Sourcing and management of coaching services’ focuses on support to start-ups and SMEs in the European Defence Fund;

— lot 2 called ‘Research, evaluation and analysis related services’ focuses on the provision of research, evaluation and analysis-related services in the area of aerospace and defence (ASD) ecosystem.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 14 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Sourcing and Management of Coaching Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73220000 Development consultancy services
73410000 Military research and technology
80510000 Specialist training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 specifically focuses on business acceleration services (coaching services targeting SMEs and start-ups which are successful applicants to calls managed by the contracting authority in the frame of the European Defence Fund (‘EDF’).

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: 7 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Research, Evaluation and Analysis Related Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73220000 Development consultancy services
73410000 Military research and technology
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A key aspect of the DG DEFIS mission is to ensure the proper articulation of the strategic objectives for the ASD ecosystem and the quick implementation of the means to achieve these objectives in the most cost-efficient way. A robust analytics and solid grounding in the defence and aerospace realms are wanted to address this key aspect and to sustain a continuous knowledge-based decision-making on the ASD ecosystem at the Commission level in general, and at the DG DEFIS level in particular.

To this end, the Commission is seeking to outsource the provision of research, evaluation and analysis related services.

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: 7 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 23/06/2022
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/06/2022
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened electronically on the date and time indicated in the contract notice. It is possible to attend the opening by videoconference.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3). In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in Section I.3) in the last five calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in Section IV.2.2), the contracting authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the internet address provided in Section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

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.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/04/2022