Design Agencies Framework – Aston University

Design Agencies Framework – Aston University

Aston University is seeking to appoint a number of design agencies for printed materials.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Miscellaneous printed matter

2018/S 092-209097

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Aston University
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Maria Dacosta
Telephone: +44 1212044396
E-mail: t-dacostam@aston.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKG31
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.aston.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.aston.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=d06f86ef-2b55-e811-80eb-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=d06f86ef-2b55-e811-80eb-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

371 Design Framework

Reference number: DN330127

II.1.2)Main CPV code

22900000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Aston University is seeking to appoint a number of design agencies for printed materials.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The university is seeking to appoint a number of design agencies on a framework to deliver a wide and varying range of design services across all schools within the university. There will be additional, but as yet unspecified requirements, for which quotations will be requested from the successful Supplier(s) as they arise. The university has 2 in-house designers and currently outsources design requirements. Design suppliers will be expected to work with the in-house designers and the approved print suppliers where appropriate. Suppliers must engender a commitment to support our mission to be the UK’s leading university for students aspiring to succeed in business and the professions, where original research, enterprise and inspiring teaching deliver local and global impact. The successful supplier(s) will drive the vision and add value through creative design concepts.

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

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be established for an initial period of 36 months with an option to extend for a further period or periods up to a total of 24 months taking the contract term to a maximum of 60 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: no
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: 15/06/2018
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

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

Aston University
Birmingham
B4 7ET
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:

15/05/2018

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