Netherlands-The Hague: Provision of subscriptions for access rights to an online database for company information

Organisation text: 
Main activities: 
Public Order and Safety
Notice for additional information, information on incomplete procedure or corrigendum
Type of contract: 
Service contract
Bid type: 
Partial tender
Awarding procedure: 
Restricted procedure
Award criteria: 
Not specified
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 00:00
Tender cycle: 
Tender ID: 
2014/S 152-272352

Section I: Contracting authority

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

    Europol , attention: Procurement Office , Eisenhowerlaan 73 , 2517 KK The Hague , NETHERLANDS. Tel. +31 703025000 . Fax +31 703180808 . E-mail:

    Internet address(es):

    General address of the contracting authority:

    Electronic access to information:

    Electronic submission of applications:

    Further information can be obtained from:

    The abovementioned contact point(s).

    Specifications and additional documents can be obtained from:

    The abovementioned contact point(s).

    Applications must be sent to:

    The abovementioned contact point(s).

  • I.2) Type of the contracting authority:

    European institution/agency or international organisation.

  • I.3) Main activity:

    Public order and safety.

  • 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 call for expressions of interest

  • II.1) Title attributed to the call for expressions of interest:

    Provision of subscriptions for access rights to an online database for company information.

  • II.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance:


    Service category No: 27 Other services.

    Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance:

    The Hague.

    NUTS code: NL332.

  • II.3) Description of the field or fields covered by the call for expressions of interest:

    Access for Europol investigators and analysts to a single, regularly updated digital database, accessible through the Web, containing information about private companies from all over the world and all economic sectors.

  • II.4) Information about lots:

    This call for expressions of interest is divided into lots: no.

    Applications may be submitted for: 1 lot only.

  • II.5) Information about subcontracting:

    The subcontracting is accepted: yes.

    Maximum proportion: 100 %.

    Conditions for subcontracting:

    The main contractor retains full liability towards Europol for performances of the contract as a whole.

  • II.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):


Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

  • III.1) Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom a contract might be awarded:

    Tenderers may form a consortium in order to submit a joint offer. If awarded a contract, the consortium shall take the form of: an entity with legal personality recognised by a Member State, or an entity without legal personality but offering sufficient protection of Europol's contractual interests, for instance a temporary grouping of service providers or a joint venture.

  • III.2) Economic and financial standing:

    Tenderers must have sufficient economic and financial capacity to perform the contract.

  • III.3) Technical competence:

    The supplier must have proven experience in the provision of access rights to databases. The supplier can offer accessory services such as helpdesk to ensure smooth usage of the provided access rights by the clients.

  • III.4) Professional competence:

    See technical competence in Section III.3).

Section IV: Procedure

  • IV.1) Type of procedure:


  • IV.2) Grounds for exclusion:

    Applicants shall be excluded from participating in a contract if:

    (a) they are bankrupt, being wound up or have suspended business activities, their affairs are being administered by the court, they have entered into an arrangement with creditors or similar measures or are the subject of any proceedings of that nature, or are in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure provided for in national legislation or regulations;

    (b) they have been convicted of an offence concerning their professional conduct by a judgment which is not open to appeal;

    (c) they have been guilty of grave professional misconduct;

    (d) they have not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions or taxes;

    (e) they are guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required by the authorising department.

  • IV.3) Selection criteria:

    See Section III.

  • IV.4) Administrative information

    • IV.4.1) File reference number:


    • IV.4.2) Period of validity of the list resulting from this call for expressions of interest:

      The list will be valid for 3 years from the date on which this notice is sent to the Publications Office of the European Union.

      Applications to appear on this list may be submitted at any time during the period of validity of this list, with the exception of the last 3 months of that period.

    • IV.4.3) Time limit for the submission of applications:


    • IV.4.4) Language(s) in which applications may be submitted:

      Any EU official language.

Section VI: Complementary information

  • VI.1) Presentation and submission of applications:

    Through use of template documents to be requested by e-mail from:

  • VI.3) Date of dispatch of this notice:


Low Value Tender: