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This public procurement competition relates to the establishment and provision of a National Rural Network for the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. During the 2014-2020 programming period a National Rural Network will be required to carry out ...

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
N/A
Agriculture House, Kildare Street
For the attention of: Angela Robinson
2 Dublin
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 16072000
E-mail:
Fax: +353 16611693

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/307

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=93871&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
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
Provision of Services for the delivery of a National Rural Network for the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Nationwide.

NUTS code IE

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This public procurement competition relates to the establishment and provision
of a National Rural Network for the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.
During the 2014-2020 programming period a National Rural Network will be
required to carry out specific mandatory tasks in order to:
- increase the involvement of stakeholders in the implementation of rural
development;
- improve the quality of implementation of rural development programmes;
- inform the broader public and potential beneficiaries on rural development
policy and funding opportunities;
- foster innovation in agriculture, food production, forestry and rural areas.
The Contracting Authority is seeking ONE provider for the services required by
this RFT.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75100000, 77100000, 79342200, 79952000, 80000000, 80510000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 2 487 426 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Demonstration of understanding of project's requirements. Weighting 100
2. Quality and technical merit of the methodological approach proposed. Weighting 250
3. Quality and technical merit of the proposed team to deliver the service. Weighting 200
4. Quality of the management of the client. Weighting 50
5. Price of Tender. Weighting 400
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been 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

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 213-389364 of 4.11.2015

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Provision of Services for the delivery of a National Rural Network for the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
13.4.2016
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Irish Rural Link Cooperative Society Ltd
9500439L
Unit 2A, Moate Business Park
N37 W9R0 Moate
IRELAND
E-mail:
Telephone: +353 906482744
Internet address: http://www.irishrurallink.ie

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 2 487 426 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)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): European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13.4.2016