Software Resources for Online Analytical Processing

Software Resources for Online Analytical Processing

This tender aims to put into place contractual arrangements with 1 or more companies for the provision of services, on a time and materials basis (lot 1) and quoted time and materials or fixed price basis (lot 2), that will enable the Agency to acquire resources not employed directly by the Agency in the domain of the development and maintenance of online analytical processing information systems.

UK-London: External service providers for software applications: provision of resources for online analytical processing and reporting systems — EMA/2012/13/ICT

2013/S 002-001084

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

European Medicines Agency
7 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf
For the attention of: Mr Robert Cherry
E14 4HB London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2074188400
E-mail: ito-tenders@ema.europa.eu
Fax: +44 2074188670

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ema.europa.eu/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages/about_us/general/general_content_000259.jsp&mid=WC0b01ac0580029487

Electronic access to information: http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages/about_us/general/general_content_000261.jsp&mid=WC0b01ac0580029488

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
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
External service providers for software applications: provision of resources for online analytical processing and reporting systems — EMA/2012/13/ICT.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: European Medicines Agency (EMA), 7 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HB, UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UKI12
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
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This tender aims to put into place contractual arrangements with 1 or more companies for the provision of services, on a time and materials basis (lot 1) and quoted time and materials or fixed price basis (lot 2), that will enable the Agency to acquire resources not employed directly by the Agency in the domain of the development and maintenance of online analytical processing information systems. These resources will contribute expertise directly to the design, construction, implementation and maintenance of mainly internally developed applications.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72200000, 72212000, 72212461, 72212482, 72220000, 72221000, 72224000, 72226000, 72227000, 72246000, 72254000, 72260000, 72262000, 72263000, 72265000, 72266000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:
Lot 1 — estimated 16 472 man days over the duration of the contract.
Lot 2 — 5 000 000 EUR.
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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: The provision of services, on a time and materials basis

1)Short description
Provision of resources not employed directly by the Agency in the domain of the development and maintenance of online analytical processing information systems. These resources will contribute expertise directly to the design, construction, implementation and maintenance of mainly internally developed applications.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72200000, 72212000, 72212461, 72212482, 72220000, 72221000, 72224000, 72226000, 72227000, 72246000, 72254000, 72260000, 72262000, 72263000, 72265000, 72266000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated 16 472 man days over the duration of the contract.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Framework agreement with maximum of 3 participants in cascade.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Quoted time and materials and fixed price services
1)Short description
Provision of resources not employed directly by the Agency in the domain of the development and maintenance of online analytical processing information systems. These resources will contribute expertise directly to the design, construction, implementation and maintenance of mainly internally developed applications.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72200000, 72212000, 72212461, 72212482, 72220000, 72221000, 72224000, 72226000, 72227000, 72246000, 72254000, 72260000, 72262000, 72263000, 72265000, 72266000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 000 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Framework agreement with maximum of 5 participants with re-opening of competition.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not applicable.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Not applicable.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
All members of the grouping must be jointly and severally liable for the execution of the 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: All information required is indicated in the technical specifications and invitation to tender letter which can be downloaded at the address of the buyer profile given in point I.1 of this notice.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All information required is indicated in the technical specifications and invitation to tender letter which can be downloaded at the address of the buyer profile given in point I.1 of this notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Lot 1 — the minimum financial turnover is 8 853 000 EUR per annum for each of the last 3 financial years.
Lot 2 — the minimum financial turnover is 500 000 EUR per annum for each of the last 3 financial years.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All information required is indicated in the technical specifications and invitation to tender letter which can be downloaded at the address of the buyer profile given in point I.1 of this notice.
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:
EMA/2012/13/ICT.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
20.2.2013 – 12:00
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
Any EU official language
Other: The Agency will accept documentation in any EU language. The Agency prefers, however, to receive all documentation in English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25.2.2013 – 14:30
Place:

European Medicines Agency, 7 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4HB, UNITED KINGDOM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 representative per tenderer is permitted to be present at the opening of the tenders provided that the name of the representative is notified at least 24 hours in advance in writing to the contact given in I.1.

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: no
VI.3)Additional information
Please note that the framework contract(s) will run for an initial period of 2 years and may, at the Agency’s request, be extended for 2 further periods of 1 year, up to a maximum contract duration of 4 years. Please note that only 1 tender may be submitted per tenderer per lot.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

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

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

European Medicines Agency
7 Westferry Circus
E14 4HB London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@ema.europa.eu
Telephone: +44 2074188400
Internet address: http://www.ema.europa.eu
Fax: +44 2074188660

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.12.2012

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