Contract award notice

EU-CELAC INNOVACT Platform II — Innovation to Promote Territorial Cohesion (INNOVAción para el fomento de la Cohesión Territorial)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Official name
European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy
National registration number
-
Postal address
TA Cell - BU-1
Town
Brussels
Postal code
1049
NUTS code
BE - BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Contact person
Unit A3 Budget and Financial Management
Telephone
-
E-mail
regio-contracts@ec.europa.eu
Fax
-

Internet address(es)

Main address:   http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-tender/

Address of the buyer profile:   -

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement:   no

In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:   -

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body:   no

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

EU-CELAC INNOVACT Platform II — Innovation to Promote Territorial Cohesion (INNOVAción para el fomento de la Cohesión Territorial)

Reference number:   2017CE160AT140

II.1.2) Main CPV code

Main CPV code:   72700000 - Computer network services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The general objective of this project is to diffuse the EU regional policy experience and good practices and to develop further cooperation between regional authorities and specialized agencies on innovation policy decision making and governance from EU and Latin American border regions. This will be done through the establishment of a mechanism/platform for knowledge exchange and transfer of good practices among participating (EU and Latin American) border regions on specific thematic areas.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots:   no

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value:   828.780,00

Currency:   EUR

II.2) Description

II.2.1) Title

-

Lot No:   -

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

Main CPV code:   72700000 - Computer network services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:   00 - N/A

Main site or place of performance:   Outside the Commission's premises

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Specific objectives of the project will be to facilitate the sharing of information and lessons learned on promoting cross-border regional innovation systems, policy setting, implementation and management with respect to clusters and SME innovation inducing policies in domains of common interest, in order to contribute to a learning process based on concrete examples and best practices, as well as the identification and development of strategies, action plans and concrete projects or programmes for the development of cross-border value chains, that each participating Latin American border region can implement in the short term.
The new Latin American border areas to be covered by the project will be:
— Argentina-Brazil-Paraguay
— Bolivia-Peru
— Ecuador-Peru

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below

II.2.11) Information about options

Options:   no

Description of options:   -

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:   no

II.2.14) Additional information

-

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement:   no

A dynamic purchasing system was set up:   no

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used:   no

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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:   2018/S 193-435446

IV.2.8) Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system

The notice involves the termination of the dynamic purchasing system published by the above contract notice:   no

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice:   no

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No:   2017CE160AT140

Lot No:   -

Title:   EU-CELAC INNOVACT Platform II — Innovation to Promote Territorial Cohesion (INNOVAción para el fomento de la Cohesión Territorial)

A contract/lot is awarded:   yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10-12-2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received:   0

Number of tenders received from SMEs:   0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States:   0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States:   0

Number of tenders received by electronic means:   0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:   no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Technopolis France SARL
National registration number
419 706 635 00051
Postal address
88 rue de La Fayette
Town
Paris
NUTS code
FR
Postal code
75009
Country
FRANCE
Telephone
+33 149490920
E-mail
info.fr@technopolis-group.com
Fax
+33 149490929
Internet address
http://www.technopolis-group.com/fr/bureaux/france/
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
The Cluster Competitiveness Group Inc
National registration number
201210800
Postal address
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1000
Town
Washington DC
NUTS code
00
Postal code
20036
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Spatial Foresight GmbH
National registration number
R.C.S. Luxembourg B131066
Postal address
7 rue de Luxembourg
Town
Heisdorf
NUTS code
LU
Postal code
7330
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation
National registration number
F69
Postal address
Mikeletegi Pasalekua, 2
Town
Donostia-San Sebastián
NUTS code
ES
Postal code
20009
Country
ESPAÑA
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Association of European Border Regions (AEBR)
National registration number
VR 5420 (Register of Associations at the Local Court of Coesfeld)
Postal address
Enscheder Str. 362
Town
Gronau
NUTS code
DE
Postal code
48599
Country
DEUTSCHLAND
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Web Architecture and Technologies Ltd
National registration number
07319110
Postal address
27 Dingley Place
Town
London
NUTS code
UK
Postal code
EC1V 8 BR
Country
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:   -

Total value of the contract/lot:   -

Lowest offer:   -

Highest offer:   -

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted:   no

Proportion:   -

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:   -

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

-

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Official name
General Court
Postal address
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town
Luxembourg
Postal code
2925
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
+352 4303-1
E-mail
generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax
+352 4303-2100
Internet address
http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:   -

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name
European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, Unit Inclusive Growth, Urban and Territorial Development
Postal address
-
Town
Brussels
Postal code
1049
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Telephone
-
E-mail
regio-contracts@ec.europa.eu
Fax
-
Internet address
-

VI.4.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

18-12-2018

Annex D1 – General procurement: Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

1. Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU

No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to:

open procedure:   no

restricted procedure:   no

The products involved are manufactured purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the directive:   -

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:

absence of competition for technical reasons:   no

procurement aiming at the creation or acquisition of a unique work of art or artistic performance:   no

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights:   no

Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive:   no

Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive:   no

New works/services, constituting a repetition of existing works/services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive:   -

Service contract to be awarded to the winner or one of winners under the rules of a design contest:   -

Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market:   -

Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms:

from a supplier which is definitively winding up its business activities:   -

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights:   -

2. Other justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive:   no

3. Explanation

-