Communications Services Framework

Communications Services Framework

4 Lots. The purpose of this ITT is to assist ORE Catapult in establishing a communications services framework by appointing a number of professional, reliable suppliers to meet their ongoing requirements.

United Kingdom-Blyth: Advertising and marketing services

2017/S 234-486283

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Offshore House, Albert Street
Blyth
NE24 1LZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Sheena Thomson
Telephone: +44 3330041418
E-mail: procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://ore.catapult.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://ore.catapult.org.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Offshore Renewable Energy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Communications Services Framework.

Reference number: DN303398

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79340000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this ITT is to assist ORE Catapult in establishing a communications services framework by appointing a number of professional, reliable suppliers to meet their ongoing requirements.

It is anticipated that a maximum of 8 suppliers will be appointed to each of the 4 lots within this framework. However, ORE catapult reserves the right to appoint fewer or more than this number if deemed to be in their best interests.

Lots are as follows.

1— Photography

2— Videography

3— Graphic Design

4— Digital Services

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79961000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 — Photography.

Industrial photography covering, but not limited to, the following:

— offshore renewable energy technology and its applications,

— event and project-based photography,

— people photography,

— press and PR photography, and

— post-photography editing.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this communications services framework will be for an initial period of 2 years with the option to extend the duration for up to a further 24 months. This option for extension will be at the sole discretion of the ORE catapult and shall be subject to satisfactory performance of the appointed suppliers.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

92111100
92111220
92111260

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 – Videography.

Provision of videography services including, but not limited to:

— Production of video footage and features effectively relaying ORE Catapult key messages,

— developing a script based on a clear brief,

— use of animation and graphics,

— filming and drone work, and

— video editing.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this communications services framework will be for an initial period of 2 years with the option to extend the duration for up to a further 24 months. This option for extension will be at the sole discretion of the ORE catapult and shall be subject to satisfactory performance of the appointed suppliers.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22900000
79822500

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 – Graphic Design.

Design of ORE Catapult branded materials, adhering to branding guidelines. This shall include, but not be limited to the following:

— Banners,

— exhibition stands,

— brochures,

— leaflets,

— reports and documents,

— branding across both digital and print, and

— Brand design and development for collaborative UK, EU and international projects.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this communications services framework will be for an initial period of 2 years with the option to extend the duration for up to a further 24 months. This option for extension will be at the sole discretion of the ORE catapult and shall be subject to satisfactory performance of the appointed suppliers.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72413000
79822500
79933000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4 — Digital Services.

Provision of Digital design services including, but not limited to the following:

— Design services for websites, desktop and mobile, e-newsletters and other online/multimedia tools such as interactive PDFs, animations etc.

— Digital and online marketing and search engine optimisation services.

— Augmented Reality (AR) — Embed interactive and dynamic content such as AR drawings to bring the technology such as the drive train test facilities to life and differentiate ourselves from our competitors. This offers a multi-purpose solution for marketing/promotional activity (literature /exhibitions /presentations etc.), on-site instruction, in-house training and visualisation of objects for sales purposes. AR can also be used to relay key information on specific points of interest (technical specifications etc.) and placed wherever required.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this communications services framework will be for an initial period of 2 years with the option to extend the duration for up to a further 24 months. This option for extension will be at the sole discretion of the ORE Catapult and shall be subject to satisfactory performance of the appointed suppliers.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/01/2018
Local time: 12:15
Place:

Electronic Tenders will be opened at ORE Catapult offices in Glasgow, Scotland.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be opened and verified by at least 1 member of the procurement team plus 1 other person.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Blyth
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/12/2017

 

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