SERVICE CONTRACT NOTICE
Contract title: Development of a mobile app for tourism purposes focusing on Art
Nouveau buildings in Szeged and Subotica
Location – Szeged-Subotica, IPA HUSRB target area, Hungary, Serbia
3. Programme title
Interreg IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia HUSRB/1602
The project is co-financed by the European Union, in accordance with the rules of Interreg IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia HUSRB/1602 programme.
5. Contracting authority
The partner country: Hungary
Szeged és Térsége Turisztikai Nonprofit Kft.
6720 Szeged, Széchenyi tér 12.
Clarifications may be sought from the contracting authority at the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org at the latest 21 days before the deadline for submission of applications stated at. in point 8 of the instruction to tenderers.
Clarifications will be published on the website of DG International Cooperation and Development at the latest 5 days before the deadline.
6. Nature of contract
7. Contract description
The aim of this present contract is the development of an application for mobile phones, that provides assistance to the interested people in getting to know the Art Nouveau and other tourist attractions of Szeged (HU) and Subotica (SRB). It makes discovery of built Art Nouveau heritage much easier by recommended sightseeing walks – guided by the application itself.
Proximity and similarities of the towns make it possible to handle Szeged and Subotica as a joint tourism destination in one single mobile application and to publish on the digital market.
8. Number and titles of lots
One lot only
9. Maximum budget
Following HUF amount is converted from the available EUR-nominated amount for the activity in the project budget, by using Inforeuro exchange rate for February 2019 (month of launching the present procurement procedure).
Inforeuro for February, 2019: 316,53 HUF/EUR
Available amount for the present contract: HUF 11 078 550 (VAT included)
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
Participation is open to all natural persons who are nationals of and legal persons [participating either individually or in a grouping (consortium) of tenderers] which are effectively established in a Member State of the European Union or in a eligible country or territory as defined under the Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 establishing common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union’s instruments for external action (CIR) for the applicable instrument under which the contract is financed (see also heading 22 below). Participation is also open to international organisations. All supplies under this contract must originate in one or more of these countries. However, they may originate from any country when the amount of the supplies to be purchased is below EUR 100 000 per purchase.
11. Number of tenders
No more than one tender can be submitted by a natural or legal person whatever the form of participation (as an individual legal entity or as leader or member of a consortium submitting a tender). In the event that a natural or legal person submits more than one tender, all tenders in which that person has participated will be excluded.
12. Grounds for exclusion
As part of the tender, tenderers must submit a signed declaration, included in the tender form, to the effect that they are not in any of the exclusion situations listed in Section 184.108.40.206. of the practical guide.
Candidates included in the lists of EU restrictive measures (see Section 2.4. of the PRAG) at the moment of the award decision cannot be awarded the contract.
Subcontracting is allowed.
14. Provisional commencement date of the contract
15. Implementation period of the tasks
From the signature of the service contract by both parties until 15/07/2019.
SELECTION AND AWARD CRITERIA
16. Selection criteria
The following selection criteria will be applied to the tenderers. In the case of tenders submitted by a consortium, these selection criteria will be applied to the consortium as a whole. if not specified otherwise. The selection criteria will not be applied to natural persons and single-member companies when they are sub-contractors.
1) Economic and financial capacity of the tenderer (based on item 3 of the tender form). In case of tenderer being a public body, equivalent information should be provided. The reference period which will be taken into account will be the last three years for which accounts have been closed.
- the average annual turnover of the tenderer must exceed the maximum budget of the contract
2) Professional capacity of the tenderer (based on items 4 of the tender form).
The reference period which will be taken into account will be the last three years from submission deadline.
- at least 3 members of the staff currently work for the tenderer in fields related to this contract
3) Technical capacity of candidate (based on items 5 and 6 of the tender form). The reference period which will be taken into account will be the last three years from submission deadline.
- the tenderer has provided similar services (IT field) under at least 2 contracts, both with a budget of at least 50 % of present contract’s value which were implemented at any moment during the following period: from 28/02/2016 – 28/02/2019.
Previous experience which would have led to breach of contract and termination by a contracting authority shall not be used as reference. This is also applicable concerning the previous experience of experts required under a fee-based service contract.
An economic operator may, where appropriate and for a particular contract, rely on the capacities of other entities, regardless of the legal nature of the links which it has with them. It must in that case prove to the contracting authority that it will have at its disposal the resources necessary for performance of the contract, for example by producing a commitment on the part of those entities to place those resources at its disposal. Such entities, for instance the parent company of the economic operator, must respect the same rules of eligibility – notably that of nationality – and must comply with the selection criteria for which the economic operator relies on them. With regard to technical and professional criteria, an economic operator may only rely on the capacities of other entities where the latter will perform the works or services for which these capacities are required. With regard to economic and financial criteria, the entities upon whose capacity the tenderer relies, become jointly and severally liable for the performance of the contract.
17. Award criteria
Best price-quality ratio.
18. Deadline for receipt of tenders
The deadline for receipt of tenders is specified in point 8 of the instruction to tenderers.
19. Tender format and details to be provided
Tenders must be submitted using the standard tender form for simplified procedures, the format and instructions of which must be strictly observed. The tender form is available from the following internet address: http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/prag/annexes.do?group=B , under the zip file called Simplified Tender dossier.
The tender must be accompanied by a declaration of honour on exclusion and selection criteria using the template available from the following Internet address:
Any additional documentation (brochure, letter, etc.) sent with a tender will not be taken into consideration.
20. How tenders may be submitted
Tenders must be submitted in English exclusively to the contracting authority, using the means specified in point 8 of the instructions to tenderers.
Tenders submitted by any other means will not be considered.
By submitting a tender tenderers accept to receive notification of the outcome of the procedure by electronic means.
21. Alteration or withdrawal of tenders
Tenderers may alter or withdraw their tenders by written notification prior to the deadline for submission of tenders. No tender may be altered after this deadline.
Any such notification of alteration or withdrawal shall be prepared and submitted in accordance with point 8 of the instructions to tenderers. The outer envelope (and the relevant inner envelope if used) must be marked ‘Alteration’ or ‘Withdrawal’ as appropriate.
22. Operational language
All written communications for this tender procedure and contract must be in English.
23. Legal basis
Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union’s instruments for financing external action and Interreg IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia HUSRB/1602 (IPA II).
24. Additional information
Opening hours of the contracting authority: 08:00 – 16:00.