Provision of Electrophoresis System

Provision of Electrophoresis System

Contract for the provision of an Electrophoresis system for a 3 year period with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods. Exact requirements will be included within the tender documents. The Trust is exploring innovative options including the provision of a managed service.

UK-Gloucester: reagents for electrophoresis

2012/S 153-255698

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
C/O Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Shared Procurement Shared Service, Victoria Warehouse, The Docks
For the attention of: Ruth Loasby
GL1 2LY Gloucester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1452318878
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: +44 1452318803

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.gloshospitals.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.glosprocure.nhs.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of Electrophoresis System.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
A combination of these
NUTS code UKK13

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Contract for the provision of an Electrophoresis system for a 3 year period with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods. Exact requirements will be included within the tender documents. The Trust is exploring innovative options including the provision of a managed service. We reserve the right to have a pre-qualification before the ITT stage.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33696600, 38434000, 33694000, 33696500

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will need to demonstrate financial robustness sufficient to service a contract of this scope/ nature from the beginning to the end of this process. The Trust reserves the right to undertake a financial health check either directly or via an approved credit reference agency such as Dun & Bradstreet. You may be requested to provide 3 years audited accounts. Depending upon the number of expressions of interest received, a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire may be issued. Candidates should quote their Sid4health profile number with their expression of interest. If you do not have a profile on Sid4Health, please visit the following website http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk/home.action.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PT842/2012
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.9.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
Other: English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

n/a
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

n/a
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

n/a
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.8.2012