CERN Evaluation – Invitation to Quote

CERN Evaluation – Invitation to Quote

The Science and Technology Facilities Council wishes to commission an evaluation study on the UK benefits from the last 10 years of CERN.

Contract summary

Industry

Research and Development, Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing

Location of contract

SN2 1SZ

Value of contract

£150k

Published date

27 February 2018

Closing date

21 March 2018

Contract start date

30 April 2018

Contract end date

30 April 2019

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Wednesday 21st March 2018 at 11:00 Note: DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. Please disregard any content in this notice that requires your organisation ‘to apply directly to the buyer’ as this unfortunately is a system generated error that is outside of the contracting authorities control. All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) wishes to commission an evaluation study on the UK benefits from the last 10 years of CERN, as well as any significant scientific achievements beyond this period, and any significant returns from the construction of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and its detectors. The aim of the study is two-fold; it should measure and demonstrate the scientific, economic and societal impact from CERN, providing an evidence-based understanding of public investment. Secondly, the project should develop an Evaluation Framework to measure and capture the impact of CERN to the UK in future years.

Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document. How to Apply As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement. To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice. If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk Your email must clearly state: • the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; • the name of the registered Bidder; • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Victoria Clewer

Address

Polaris House
Swindon
SN2 1ET
England

Email

research@uksbs.co.uk

 

Other information

Attachments

CCS Emptoris eSourcing Portal

https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Bidder Training

Bidder Training V1.0.pdf

Bidder – Logging into emptoris for the first time

Bidder – Logging into Emptoris for the first time V1.0.pdf

CR18033 – Terms and Conditions

CR18033 – Terms and Conditions.pdf

CR18033 – AW5.2 Price Schedule

CR18033 – AW5.2 Price Schedule.pdf

CR18033 – ITQ Tender Document

CR18033 – ITQ Invitation to Quote – Final.pdf

CR18033 – ITQ Tender Document Questions

CR18033 – ITQ Invitation to Quote Questions – Final.pdf

DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts)

Responses must be received by the date in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

How to Register on the CCS eSourcing Suite

If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’.

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk.

Your email must clearly state:
• name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
• name of the registered Bidder;
• name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Sourcing documents can then be accessed on the eSourcing Suite at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in the Specification documents within Contracts Finder.

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Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk: Telephone: 0345 010 3503

Training documents to support Bidders to utilise Emptoris CCS eSourcing are available in the Contracts Finder Tender documents section.

About UK Shared Business Services

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise.

Where UK SBS is not named as the Contracting Authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the Contracting Authority.

Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations.

 

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

 

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