Software Development Tender for European Medicines Agency
External service providers for the development, implementation and maintenance of software and information systems.
United Kingdom-London: External service providers for the development, implementation and maintenance of software and information systems (ESP-DIMSIS) — EMA/2014/59/IT
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
European Medicines Agency
30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf
For the attention of: Ms Camila West
E14 5EU London
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: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1019
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: European Medicines Agency (EMA), 30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EU, UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UKI12
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This call for tender aims to put into place contractual arrangements on a time and means, quoted time and means or fixed price basis, which will enable the Agency to specify and acquire services and artefacts provided by resources not employed directly by the Agency. These resources may be contracted on an ‘intra muros’ and ‘extra muros’ basis.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
72000000, 72200000, 72700000, 72600000, 72300000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The Agency may exercise the option to increase the estimated contract volume at a later stage by negotiated procedure with the successful tenderer in accordance with Article 134.1(f) of the rules of application of the general Financial Regulation.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The minimum financial turnover for tenderers to take part in this procurement procedure is 60 000 000 EUR per annum for each of the last 3 financial years.
All information required is indicated in the technical specifications which can be downloaded using the link to the ‘Electronic access to information’ in point I.1 of this notice.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23.10.2015 – 10:00
European Medicines Agency, 30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EU, UNITED KINGDOM.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional 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
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 4 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Please note that only 1 tender may be submitted per tenderer.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: 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 http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). 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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
European Medicines Agency
30 Churchill Place
E14 5EU London
Telephone: +44 2036606000
Fax: +44 2036605555
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: