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Award notice - EEA/ADS/06/003

DK-Copenhagen: expert assistance in the area of transport, emissions and environment

2006/S 227-242849

Contract award notice

Services



Section I: Contracting authority
 I.1)
Name, addresses and contact point(s):  
European Environment Agency, attn: Eugenia Brad, Kongens Nytorv 6, DK-1050 Copenhagen K. Contact point: European Environment Agency. Tel.  (45) 33 36 71 06. Fax  (45) 33 36 72 74. E-mail: procurement@eea.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority (URL): http://www.eea.europa.eu/.

 I.2)
Type of contracting authority and main activity or activities:  
European institution/agency or international organisation.
Environment.
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:  
Expert assistance in the area of transport, emissions and environment.
 II.1.2)
Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance:  
Services.
Service category No 8.
Main place of performance: contractor's premises.
 II.1.3)
The notice involves:  
The conclusion of a framework agreement.
 II.1.4)
Short description of the contract or purchase(s):  
This contract's aim is to support EEA in the areas of data collection, data analysis, assessment and reporting.
Data collection is to a large extent handled via agreements with such organisations as Eurostat, OECD, UNECE, etc., but in many cases these data sets needs to be complemented with detailed national studies and case stories in order to provide a more comprehensive picture of the state of the environment, development directions and needs for policy. The consultant will therefore be asked to compile and extract relevant data from the central sources and from national studies into Excel sheets in preparation for analysis.
Data analysis and assessment entails converting data into relevant information on the drivers for development, pressures on the environment, state of the environment, impacts from transport and the response of society. The process requires a great deal of dialogue with the EEA project managers.
Reporting requires turning information into concise and relevant products (reports, fact sheets, presentations, briefings, etc.) with a strong focus on the recipients. EEA places a high emphasis on ensuring that products are adapted to the needs of users.
 II.1.5)
Common procurement vocabulary:  
73200000.
 II.1.6)
Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):  
No.
 II.2)
Total final value of contract(s):  
Lowest offer: EUR 220,50/highest offer: EUR 849, excluding VAT.

Section IV: Procedure
 IV.1)
Type of procedure:  
Open.
 IV.2)
Award criteria:  
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of:
criteria; weighting:
1. analysis of the energy consumption of transport; 6;
2. analysis of the emission of air pollutants from transport and the relevant abatement technologies; 6;
3. analysis of urban transport; 8;
4. analysis of external costs of transport and transport economy; 8;
5. analysis of transport noise; 8;
6. analysis of impact assessment methodologies in transport planning and assessment; 4;
7. development and maintenance of indicator sets; 8;
8. experience in working with geographically-oriented transport datasets in GIS systems; 4;
9. analysis of the impact of different types of fuel used in the transport sector; 8;
10. experience with the use of scenarios and projections in transport analysis; 4;
11. documented ability to write reports in English; 12;
12. documented ability to work in more EU languages; 4;
13. a strong network with international organisations and NGOs; 4;
14. well-defined quality assurance procedures; 14;
15. well-defined project and consortium management procedures; 8;
16. well-defined internal environmental management procedures; 4.
The contract was awarded to the tenderer meeting all minimum criteria and offering the best value for money:
Value for money = total points/price.
 IV.2.2)
An electronic auction was used:  
No.
 IV.3)
Administrative information
 IV.3.1)
File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:  
EEA/EAS/06/003.
 IV.3.2)
Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract:  
Prior information notice number in OJ: 2006/S 71-73749 of 12.4.2006.
Contract notice number in OJ: 2006/S 148-159073 of 5.8.2006.

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: EEA/EAS/06/003

Title: Expert assistance in the area of transport, emissions and environment.
 V.1)
Date of contract award:  
30.10.2006.
 V.2)
Number of offers received:  
10.
 V.3)
Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded:  
TRL, Crowthrone House, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham RG40 3GA, Berkshire, United Kingdom. Tel. (44-1344) 77 31 31. Fax (44-1344) 77 03 56. URL: www.trl.co.uk.
 V.4)
Information on value of contract:  
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer: EUR 220,50/highest offer: EUR 849, excluding VAT.

Section VI: Complementary information
 VI.1)
Contract related to a project and/or programme financed by Community funds:  
No.
 VI.2)
Additional information
 VI.4)
Date of dispatch of this notice:  
17.11.2006.

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European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100