Futures Framework for HMG Departments and Agencies

Futures Framework for HMG Departments and Agencies

This Framework will be a register of futures practitioners that can be called upon by HMG Departments and Agencies.

United Kingdom-London: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2019/S 147-362019

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
E-mail: Futures@go-science.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.bipsolutions.com

I.2)Information about 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://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Research-and-development-services-and-related-consultancy-services./FV6W7W76S2
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.bipsolutions.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Futures Framework

Reference number: 1902/05/2019

II.1.2)Main CPV code

73000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This framework will be a register of futures practitioners that can be called upon by HMG Departments and Agencies to create better connections with external advice and ultimately build a a stronger UK network of futures practitioners within government.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 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: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework will be a register of futures practitioners that can be called upon by HMG Departments and Agencies to create better connections with external advice and ultimately build a a stronger UK network of futures practitioners within government.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/FV6W7W76S2

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: 29/08/2019
Local time: 14:00
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: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/08/2019
Local time: 14:01

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.

Any orders placed under this framework agreement will form a separate contract under the scope of this framework between the supplier and the specific requesting other contracting body. The contracting authority and other contracting bodies utilising the framework reserve the right to use any electronic portal during the life of the agreement. BEIS wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for use by the UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations) listed in Annex E of the ITT.

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Research-and-development-services-and-related-consultancy-services./FV6W7W76S2

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/FV6W7W76S2

GO Reference: GO-2019729-PRO-15172832

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
London
SW1H 0ET
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:

29/07/2019

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