ChangesSection I: Contracting AuthorityI.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Parliament — DG EPRS — Directorate B Impact Assessment and European Added Value

Postal address: Rue Wiertz 60, Office KOHL 02Y066

Town: Brussels

Postal code: 1047

Country: Belgium

Contact point(s)

For the attention of: Wolfgang Hiller

Email: EPRS-ESMH-19-01-CEI@europarl.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority (URL):

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/contracts-and-grants/en/list-of-notices/multiannual-calls/

Electronic access to information (URL):

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/contracts-and-grants/en/list-of-notices/multiannual-calls/

Electronic submission of applications (URL):

EPRS-ESMH-19-01-CEI@europarl.europa.eu

Further information can be obtained from: the above-mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents can be obtained from: the above-mentioned contact point(s)

Applications must be sent to: the above-mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

European Parliament — DG EPRS, Brussels, BELGIUM

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

Call for Expression of Interest EPRS/ESMH/SER/19/001CEI to compile a list of experts in the field of science communication and other relevant domains for the provision of draft articles and other science communication outputs.

II.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: Brussels

NUTS code: BE10

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

The science communication outputs requested by this CEI will be related to various policy areas such as (nonexclusive list):

— eco-mobility and modern energy solutions,

— sustainable management of natural resources,

— potentials and challenges of the information society, new technologies, artificial intelligence,

— health and new technologies in the life sciences,

— science policy, communication and global networking.

II.4)Information about lots

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

II.5)Information about subcontracting

The subcontracting is accepted: no

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical informationIII.1)Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom a contract might be awarded:

This call is exclusively addressed to natural persons (and not to legal persons, such as companies), with the specific requirements referred to in Section 5.

III.2)Economic and financial standing:

The applicant should have the economic and financial capacity to provide the services set out in this document (see the declaration in point 3 of the Application Form).

III.3Technical competence:

The applicant should have a sound communication, academic or scientific background, with proven experience in science communication.

III.4)Professional competence:

The applicant must have at least 4 years' professional experience in science communication, including at least 2 years clearly related to at least 1 of the policy fields in question, alternatively he/she must have a solid professional background linked to at least 1 of the thematic areas listed in paragraph 1.1, with 4 years’ proven professional experience in that area.

The applicant should have an excellent command of English (duly proven through publications in English, language certificates, etc.).

Section IV: ProcedureIV.1)Type of procedure

Restricted.

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 authorizing department.

IV.3)Selection criteria:

Experts shall be selected for the list on the basis of their professional and technical ability to carry out the tasks described in this document. In order to be placed on this list of experts by the European Parliament, the applicant shall:

— have a sound communication, academic or scientific background, with proven experience in science communication; he/she must have at least 4 years' professional experience in science communication, including at least 2 years clearly related to at least 1 of the policy fields in question, alternatively he/she must have a solid professional background linked to at least 1 of the thematic areas listed in paragraph 1.1, with 4 years’ proven professional experience in that area,

— have an excellent command of English (duly proven through publications in English, language certificates, etc.),

— have the economic and financial capacity to provide the services set out in this document (see the declaration in point 3 of the Application Form).

Applicants must provide evidence of their ability, skills, experience and competence for performing the work by means of:

— a motivation letter of no more than 2 pages (max. 500 words), in which the applicant sets out his/her reasons for applying and the principal reasons why he/she should be admitted, including the thematic area/s he/she is interested in publishing about,

— a full curriculum vitae, specifying specifies his/her educational and professional background, relevant expertise and experience and knowledge of languages; following the basic structure of the Europass template, the curriculum vitae should be organized as follows: personal information, work experience, education and training, level(s) of (foreign) language competence, personal skills and competences (with scientific/academic relevance), additional information pertinent for this call for expression of interest (e.g. publications, ongoing or planned research projects, awards received, etc.).

IV.4)Administrative information

IV.4.1) File reference number: EPRS/ESMH/SER/19/001CEI;

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

Expiry date of the list resulting from the call for expressions of interest: 9.9.2024

IV.4.3) Time-limit for the submission of applications: 9.6.2024;

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

Official EU language(s): English

Section VI: Complementary informationVI.1)Presentation and submission of applications:

This CEI must be read in conjunction with its annexes, which are either to be filled in by the applicant, or provided for information purposes or for later submission.

— the annexes to be filled in are:

—— Annex I — Application Form;

—— Annex II — Declaration on honour;

—— Annex III — Financial identification form.

— The annexes provided for information purposes or for later submission are:

—— Annex IV — Information on the European Parliament's environmental policy;

—— Annex V — Draft Order Form;

—— Annex VI — Declaration on professional independence and absence of conflicts of interest.

If you are interested in taking part in this CEI, please submit your application — to be drafted in English — by email, following the structure set out in the Application Form (Annex I), to the following address:

EPRS-ESMH-19-01-CEI@europarl.europa.eu

Please indicate the following information in the subject of your email:

EPRS/ESMH/SER/19/001CEI (family name)

You are required to send a scanned pdf version of the original documents duly completed and signed.

Interested experts may submit their applications at any point in time until 3 months before the list expires. It is, however, recommended that applications be submitted as early as possible.

VI.3)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14.1.2019

Deadline Date2024-06-09
Publication Date2020-02-07
CountryBelgium
Procurement StatusActive
TypeOther
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot specified
OrganisationEuropean Parliament — DG EPRS
TownBrussels
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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