ERDF High End Fashion-Tech Consultancy Services

ERDF High End Fashion-Tech Consultancy Services

Multiple Lots. Product Range Planning, Pricing and Sales Consultancy.

United Kingdom-London: Business and management consultancy services

2016/S 085-149727

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of the Arts London
1 Granary Square, 5th Floor, Granary Building
London
N1C 4AA
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: Procurement Department (5th Floor), Attn: Mr A Siddiqui
Telephone: +44 2075148741
E-mail: a.siddiqui@arts.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.arts.ac.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-London:-Business-and-management-consultancy-services./HZ396FXT8G
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

ERDF High End Fashion-Tech Consultancy Services.

Reference number: UAL184032016

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79410000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of the Arts London is seeking expressions of interest from capable Respondents to support the Centre for Fashion Enterprise European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Business Support Programme 2016-2019.

The Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE) partners the best emerging fashion talent with the best business support teams, to catalyse the growth of sustainable London based fashion companies capable of developing into global fashion brands. CFE has positioned itself as the sole provider exclusively focusing on business support for London’s emerging high-end and luxury fashion product designers.

For an overview of the service requirements being advertised, please refer to the description set out under the relevant Lots 1 – 9.

Respondents are required to note that expressions of interest can be formalised for any 1 or all of the Lots advertised.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 590 020.00 GBP

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:

Product Range Planning, Pricing and Sales Consultancy

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Product range planning, pricing and sales consultancy for fashion SMEs.

Required to support project beneficiaries with new product innovation activities, ensuring that their products are planned, costed and priced correctly, ready for entry into the market. Enabling the achievement of output targets committed in the ERDF project funding agreement.

Service Requirements

Required Knowledge/ Attributes

— In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses.

— In depth understanding of the Global luxury market place.

— Sales strategy development for the fashion designer sector.

— Strategies for fashion product development of on-line (external wholesale), and own e-commerce.

— Fashion range planning and costing/pricing strategies for wholesale; and own e-commerce..

— Fashion Product diversification e.g. introducing new product categories.

— Critical paths and fashion calendars for all product categories, including delivery and delivery windows.

— Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills.

— New fashion product diversification.

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: 65 100.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Strategic Financial and Business Planning Consultancy

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Delivering Workshops and the 1-to-1 in-depth tailored support, guiding SMEs in the strategies, infrastructures and financial planning to realize high-growth models.

Service Requirements

Required Knowledge/ Attributes

— In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.

— An understanding of the Global luxury market place.

— Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses:

— Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills;

— Finance: cash flow management, access to finance,

— How to grow a business, what you need and when e.g. accountant, etc. From early stage to investment.

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: 142 494.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Model Consultant (Lean Business Planning)

Lot No: Lot 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411000
79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Required to analyse and disseminate new business models such as the Lean business model to beneficiaries.

Required Knowledge/ Attributes

— In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.

— Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses:

— Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills;

— Finance: understanding cash flow management, access to finance;

— How to grow a business;

— How to develop and implement a business plan;

— An understanding of the Global luxury market place and Tech space;

— Strategic business planning tools such as the business model canvas, the Lean business model.

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: 32 189.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Market Entry Programme Consultancy Services

Lot No: Lot 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Required to deliver and coordinate workshop Programme, wrap-up and evidence harvesting.

Required Knowledge/Attributes

— Experience of running workshop programmes.

— In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.

— An understanding of the Global luxury market place.

— Understand the importance of networks.

— Well networked with other relevant experts and practitioners in the sector.

— An ability to provide specialist business advice as needed.

— Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses.

— Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills.

— How to grow a business, from early stage to investment.

Develop an expert workshop programme which fulfils the objectives of the Market Entry Programme (Level 1) as described; (Includes fundamentals of fashion business practise: Developing competitive advantage, and internationalisation).

Supply and co-ordinate relevant expert speakers

Deliver a 12 hour workshop programme to 25 – 30 eligible project beneficiaries, 3 times PA.

Undertake a 1 to 1 post workshop wrap-up with project beneficiaries, to enable them to utilise their learning to take next steps.

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: 66 600.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Garment Technology Consultancy Services

Lot No: Lot 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79415000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supports the technical development of new fashion related products

— In depth understanding of high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.

— In depth knowledge of garment technologies for of a broad range of product types.

— Experience of both small and large garment production, both UK and overseas.

— Experience of pattern cutting, block development, grading and garment construction.

— In depth knowledge of fabric technology and testing.

— Experience of identifying and analysing problems and proposing solutions.

— Knowledge of quality control methodologies and international garment labelling.

— Experience of sampling processes — from workroom to sealed sample.

— Awareness of smart textiles and wearable tech.

— Ability to run workshop programmes.

1 to 1 consultations with project beneficiaries encompassing the full range of garment technology,

Introduce and develop toolkits for garment analysis — from sample to full production,

Run small workshops for sample fitting, quality and sizing.

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: 83 378.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Digital Strategy Consultancy

Lot No: Lot 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Deliver expert advice and guidance on e-tailing, multi-channel commerce and marketing to high-end fashion SMEs.

Supports SMEs to develop and improve their online branding, marketing and communications activities, and to diversify into and/or improve their e-commerce strategies and operations.

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: 86 345.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Branding Consultancy Services

Lot No: Lot 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79413000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Branding Consultancy Services to fashion SMEs

Knowledge/Attributes

— In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.

— In depth understanding of the Global luxury market place.

— Developing Brand identities for the Global luxury market place.

— Ability to deliver workshops.

— In depth knowledge of developing and implementing brand architecture.

— Demonstrate a wide range of networks and contacts which will add value to the project beneficiaries.

1-to-1 bespoke consultancy and Business support workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes to include:

Luxury brand analysis and marketing strategies to all project beneficiaries;

Brand planning, strategy and building brand value to all project beneficiaries;

To understand and develop a brand deck; (explains the brand’s “personality”)

To facilitate the understanding of emotional branding.

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: 36 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Professional and Personal Development for Founders Services

Lot No: Lot 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79990000
79998000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Knowledge/ Attributes

— Appropriate accreditation and/or evidenced knowledge and experience of:

— Individual team management, Leadership, organisational development, coaching and psychometric profiling, positive psychology in the workplace.

— Developing personal competency and capability.

— Developing selection, performance management and development processes within businesses.

Contribute to CFE level 1 Business support workshops (to include an introduction to leadership and organisational development

1-to-1 bespoke consultancy and Business support workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes.

Identify and develop innovative ways of delivering learning.

To develop tool kits and strategies for delivering key techniques to the project beneficiaries.

Demonstrate a wide range of networks and contacts which will add value to the project beneficiaries.

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: 12 850.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

PR Services

Lot No: Lot 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79416000
79416200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Required Knowledge/ Attributes

— In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses.

— In depth understanding of the Global luxury market place.

— Highly developed network of relationships with the UK and international fashion luxury brand media — trade and consumer — digital and print.

— Demonstrable reputational gravitas with fashion editors and media influencers.

— Demonstrable proven track record representing established fashion and accessory brands as well as emerging young designers.

— Handling press relations across all media.

— Preparing press releases and media content.

— Ability to make appropriate and timely introductions to the media for clients.

Reactive and proactive handling of all CFE and the project media enquiries.

Profile raising of CFE and the project through strategic introductions to key media and influencers.

Management of media releases around all CFE activity (this includes creation and distribution).

Act as a sounding board to the project, adding PR and communications insight, recommendations and strategic counsel.

Creation and distribution of timely press releases.

To attend a monthly meeting at the CFE with the development team.

Deliver press days to profile CFE, the project and supported businesses.

Contribute to CFE level 1 Business support workshops.

1-to-1 bespoke consultancy and Business support workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes.

Working with the project beneficiaries to develop press campaigns.

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: 48 750.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The 3 highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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: yes
Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 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: 01/06/2016
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 17/06/2016

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: 3 (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:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Business-and-management-consultancy-services./HZ396FXT8G

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/HZ396FXT8G

GO Reference: GO-2016425-PRO-8115711.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The University of the Arts London
1 Granary Square, 5th Floor
London
N1C 4AA
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2075148741
E-mail: a.siddiqui@arts.ac.uk
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:

25/04/2016

 

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