Language Training Tender

Language Training Tender

Training and testing of language skills in a variety of formats.

United Kingdom-London: Language training and testing

2016/S 077-135081

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

European Medicines Agency
30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf
E14 5EU
Contact person: Ms Monika Halinarova
NUTS code: UKI12Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.ema.europa.euAddress of the buyer profile:

I.1)Name and addresses

European Banking Authority
One Canada Square (Floor 46)
E14 5AA
Contact person: Ms Monika Halinarova
NUTS code: UKI12Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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


Language training and testing.

Reference number: EMA/2016/18/HR.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Training and testing of language skills in a variety of formats, including extensive in-house courses, short in-house courses, standalone e-learning.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Training and testing of language skills in a variety of formats, including extensive in-house courses, short in-house courses, standalone e-learning.

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: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 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:

See Internet address provided 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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/05/2016
Local time: 12:00
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: 26/05/2016
Local time: 13:30

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

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Maximum of 1 representative per tenderer is permitted to be present at the opening. For security reasons, tenderers must register within the given deadline (please see the invitation to tender letter) to be allowed to attend the opening session.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Please note only 1 tender per tenderer may be submitted.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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