Intellectual Property Services Tender Belfast

Intellectual Property Services Tender Belfast

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the commercial development team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. 7 Lots.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Patent and copyright consultancy services

2018/S 219-501708

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Queen’ University Belfast
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Pamela Rodgers
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: pamela.rodgers@qub.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2890971390
NUTS code: UKN06
Internet address(es):Main address: www.qub.ac.uk/po

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home
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:

QUB/1766/18 Provision of Intellectual Property Services

Reference number: QUB/1766/18

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79120000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the commercial development team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. New technologies are disclosed to the team, patentability opinions are undertaken and commercial opportunity is assessed. Queen’s wish to procure the provision of intellectual property services which will be categorised into seven lots of specialisms (principally in relation to patents and registered design rights) as detailed below:

— Lot 1: Software ICT and Electronic Engineering,

— Lot 2: Mechanical Engineering and Physics,

— Lot 3: Materials and Physical Sciences,

— Lot 4: Medicine, Health and Life Sciences,

— Lot 5: Chemistry and Chemical Engineering,

— Lot 6: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,

— Lot 7: Services related to Trademarks and Copyright.

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 1 – Software, ICT and Electronic Engineering

Lot No: Lot 1 – Software, ICT and Electronic Engineering

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79120000
48480000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the Commercial Development Team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. New technologies are disclosed to the Team, patentability opinions are undertaken and commercial opportunity is assessed. This lot will mainly deal with inventions related to software and those arising from School of EEECS and our groups which deal with wireless communications and similar technology.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

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 2 – Mechanical Engineering and Physics

Lot No: Lot 2 – Mechanical Engineering and Physics

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79120000
48480000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the Commercial Development Team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. New technologies are disclosed to the Team, patentability opinions are undertaken and commercial opportunity is assessed. Lot 2 will deal with School of Maths & Physics and School of Mechanical and aerospace Engineering and deal with, manufacturing processes, clean tech mechanical designs and apparatus.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

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 3 – Materials and Physical Sciences

Lot No: Lot 3 – Materials and Physical Sciences

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79120000
48480000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the Commercial Development Team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. New technologies are disclosed to the Team, patentability opinions are undertaken and commercial opportunity is assessed. Lot 3 will deal with inventions most likely from other groups within the School of School of Mechanical and aerospace Engineering and deal advanced polymers, composite materials and nanostructures. Some work in School of Natural and Built Environment may be captured, and some technologies such as novel materials for waste capture form the School of Biological Sciences may fall into this lot also.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

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 4 – Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Lot No: Lot 4 – Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79120000
48480000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the Commercial Development Team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. New technologies are disclosed to the Team, patentability opinions are undertaken and commercial opportunity is assessed. Lot 4 cases related to Medicine Health and Life Science and Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering respectively as stated in the tender documents

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: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

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 5 – Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

Lot No: Lot 5 – Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79120000
48480000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the Commercial Development Team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. New technologies are disclosed to the Team, patentability opinions are undertaken and commercial opportunity is assessed. Lot 5 cases related to Medicine Health and Life Science and Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering respectively as stated in the tender documents.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

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 6 – Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Lot No: Lot 6 – Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79120000
48480000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the Commercial Development Team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. New technologies are disclosed to the Team, patentability opinions are undertaken and commercial opportunity is assessed. Lot 6 will relates to anything which arises from the Faculty of Art Humanities and Social Sciences, such as potentially patentable products or methods. A small amount of volume arises from this lot.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

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 7 – Services related to Trademarks and Copyright

Lot No: Lot 7 – Services related to Trademarks and Copyright

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79120000
48480000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Intellectual property generated from the research activities is managed by the Commercial Development Team within Queen’s Research and Enterprise Directorate. New technologies are disclosed to the Team, patentability opinions are undertaken and commercial opportunity is assessed. Lot 7 is distinct as it deals with Trademarks only – which could arise from any school or research area and any early stage commercial case. Copyright is included but the university will rarely register copyright and the activities related to this are likely to advisory services related to copyright issues or infringement cases etc.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial Framework Contract Period will be for 36 months with options to extend by up to a further 12 months.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

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

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
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: 07/01/2019
Local time: 16:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/01/2019
Local time: 16:30
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Queen’s University Belfast
BT6 8PR
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@qub.ac.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/11/2018

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