R&D on Nuclear Safety and Security Engineering

R&D on Nuclear Safety and Security Engineering

Focussing on activities to advance the UK’s safety engineering capability, review current UK licensing arrangements and develop proposals for future phases of work on incorporating security and safeguards into design activities, security modelling and C&I Safety.

United Kingdom-London: Nuclear safety services

2016/S 214-389797

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
3 Whitehall Place
London
SW1A 2AW
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Bramble
E-mail: innovation@decc.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Nuclear-safety-services./7AVD63N58N
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/7AVD63N58N
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:

R&D on Nuclear Safety and Security Engineering.

Reference number: TRN 1210/09/2016(4)

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98113100 – RC08 – FB10

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The contractor is expected to conduct research in the following areas:

Focussing on activities to advance the UK’s safety engineering capability, review current UK licensing arrangements and develop proposals for future phases of work on incorporating security and safeguards into design activities, security modelling and C&I Safety.

Specific outputs are:

a) identify lessons learnt from recent GDA applications and recommend the activities needed to advance the UK’s safety and security engineering capability

b) a detailed plan for developing the UK’s safety and security engineering capability in the following areas:

i. Reactor Design for Security and Safeguards

ii. Security Modelling and Simulation Assessment Methodologies

iii. Advanced Safety Case Methodologies

iv. Safety Centre of Excellence

v. C&I Safety and Security Design Capability.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 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:

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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.

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

http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/7AVD63N58N

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: 350 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 11
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

For background information, the full specification and further information on this project please see the ITT attached.

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

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

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: 16/12/2016
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: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/12/2016
Local time: 12:01
Place:

BEIS.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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:-Nuclear-safety-services./7AVD63N58N

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7AVD63N58N

GO Reference: GO-2016113-PRO-9056535.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
3 Whitehall Place
London
SW1A 2AW
United Kingdom
E-mail: innovation@decc.gsi.gov.ukInternet address:https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy
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:

03/11/2016

 

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