GEANT Marketing Support Framework Agreement

GEANT Marketing Support Framework Agreement

(a) Client-side support in respect of the communications requirements for the whole project that will encompass a range of marcomms related activities.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Marketing services

2018/S 029-064072

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

GEANT Limited
City House, 126-130 Hills Road
Contact point(s): www.geant-procurement.net
For the attention of: Procurement Manager
CB2 1PQ Cambridge
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223371300
E-mail: procurement@geant.org
Fax: +44 1223371371

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.geant.org

Address of the buyer profile: www.geant-procurement.net

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: Research and Education Networks

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

EENet of HITSA
Soola 3
51013 Tartu
Estonia

DFN
Alexanderplatz 1
D – 10178 Berlin
Germany

PSNC
ul. Noskowskiego 10
61-704 Pozna?
Poland

SURFnet
Moreelsepark 48
3511 EP Utrecht
Netherlands

LITNET
Student? 48a-101
LT-LT 51367 Kaunas
Lithuania

RoEduNet
Strada Mendeleev 21-25
010362 Bucuresti
Romania

GARR
Via dei Tizii
6 – 00185 Roma
Italy

BREN
6, Gurko Str
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

IIAP NAS RA
1 P. Sevak str
0014 Yerevan
Armenia

IIT of ANAS
B.Vahabza
AZ1141 Baku c.
Azerbaijan

UIIP NASB
Surganova street, 6
220012 Minsk
Belarus

GRENA
10 Chovelidze Street
0108 Tbilisi
Georgia

RENAM
5, Academiei str.
MD-2028 Chisinau
Moldova

URAN Association
NTUU KPI, building 2, of. 105, Politekhnichna str. 33
03056 Kiev
Ukraine

University of Malta?
Msida MSD 2080
Malta
Malta

SANET?
Vazo?vova 5
811 07 Bratislava
Slovakia

AMRES
Bulevar kralja Aleksandra 90 (mezusprat)
11000 Belgrade
Serbia

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Marketing Support Framework Agreement

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

Services
NUTS code

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

The requirement is to establish a Framework Agreement with one (or more) supplier(s), to provide marketing support to the project for the next 4 years, via a competitive process in accordance with the requirements of the EU procurement regulations as defined in Directive 2014/24/EU.
GÉANT and the EaPConnect NREN partners wish to establish a Framework Agreement with one or more providers for support services in respect of marketing communications activities and online presence for the project. To this end, work packages will be required to be completed over the life of the project that may include (but not be limited to) the following types of work:
(a) Client-side support in respect of the communications requirements for the whole project that will encompass a range of marcomms related activities;
(b) Design and production of materials;
(c) Website review and technical and content updates;
(d) Creation and production of video collateral for the project.
Bidders should describe a solution to address all elements.
The Bidders selected to support the EaPConnect project will be required to support the project partners in a number of ways, including the support of campaigns such as ‘Enlighten Your Research’ and events such as the annual EaP EC conference. This will require on the spot and remote reporting through photos, quick videos, interviews, as well as the creation and sourcing or print, online materials and additional collateral such as branded gifts and certificates. The chosen provider(s) will also be expected to propose improvements in the way that events are planned, measured, implemented, and promoted. Gathering feedback to assist in official reporting on progress, impacts, visibility to funders and stakeholders may also be required in the context of agreed assignments called off under any resultant Framework Agreement. Further information can be found within Volume 2 – ITT.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79342000

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:

Please see section II.1.5.

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: 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:

Participants will be advised if this is necessary during the procurement. Parent company and/or other.
Guarantees of performance and financial stability may be required by GEANT Ltd or proposed by participants if.
Considered appropriate.

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

No specific legal form is required but if a contract is awarded to a consortium, GEANT Ltd may require the.
Consortium to form a separate legal entity before entering into any Contract.

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

No specific legal form is required but if a contract is awarded to a consortium, GEANT Ltd may require the.
Consortium to form a separate legal entity before entering into any Contract.

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: Candidates’ personal situation will be assessed on the basis of information provided in response to the.
Invitation to Tender (ITT) or other tender documentation as referred to within this notice.This procurement will.
Be managed electronically via GEANT’s e-Procurement platform where all tender documents can be found. To.

Participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on www.geant-procurement.net. Please note.

That, to register, you must have a valid DUNS numbers (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation.
Which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration.

And use of the system can be found at www.geant-procurement.net. Once you have registered at.

www.geant-procurement.net a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates’ economic and financial capacity will be assessed according to the criteria set out within the ITT or other tender documentation as referred to within this notice. The ITT can be accessed at www.geant-procurement.net using the instructions detailed in III.2.1.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

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

Candidates’ technical capacity will be assessed according to the criteria set out within the ITT or other tender documentation as referred to within this notice. The ITT can be accessed at www.geant-procurement.net using the instructions detailed in III.2.1.

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

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12.3.2018 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

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

12.3.2018 – 16:00
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

English.

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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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): EaP Connect
VI.3)Additional information
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: GEANT Ltd will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is.
Communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill.
Period, which shall be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge.
The award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No.
102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take
Action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.2.2018

 

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