Replacement and Upgrade of a Broadcast News System

Replacement and Upgrade of a Broadcast News System

The University of Central Lancashire is seeking expression of interest for a contract to supply, install and support an upgrade to our existing iNews newsroom system.

United Kingdom-Preston: Television and audio-visual equipment

2015/S 010-012387

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Central Lancashire
Purchasing Office, SZ037, Sizer House
Contact point(s): Purchasing
For the attention of: Allan Williams
PR1 7DR Preston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772892225
E-mail: etenders@uclan.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1772892954

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://bit.ly/1tgcLRM

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: University of Central Lancashire
Purchasing Office, SZ037, Sizer House
Contact point(s): Purchasing
For the attention of: Allan Williams
PR1 7DR Preston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772892225
E-mail: etenders@uclan.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1772892954
Internet address: http://bit.ly/1tgcLRM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Replacement and upgrade of a broadcast news system.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UK

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)

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is seeking expression of interest for a contract to supply, install and support an upgrade to our existing iNews newsroom system. This will include the supply installation and support of a new editing and studio playout system to be used in our broadcast journalism training facility.
Our current iNews system has 60 workstations with a licence for 20 concurrent users, an upgrade and support agreement with the manufacturer will form part of the new contract.
The new Editing system will have up to 22 workstations attached to a central shared media storage facility. Via a network switch all editing clients must be able to access, view and edit material stored on the Media storage facility. The edited material should be able to directly transfer to a 4 channel studio playout system which can record or play in either HD or SD.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32320000, 32210000, 32224000, 32223000, 32211000, 32270000, 32322000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 20.5.2015.

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
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
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
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: PQQ will be issued to select bidders.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

ITP14-10

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

9.2.2015 – 10:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

27.2.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

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

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

Along with most public sector bodies, UCLan has implemented an electronic Supplier Portal (called inTend)’ The Portal enables all suppliers to register their capability on to a single regional web-site where they are asked to register once only. To register on inTend and the use of the portal is free.
Please click on the link below to register:

http://bit.ly/1tgcLRM

You must then search for this opportunity and register your interest on inTend. Download/upload the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) from InTend.
Please note: Documentation will not be sent in any other way.
Completed PQQ’s MUST be returned via intend no later than 10:00 on the 11.2.2015.
The answers given in the PQQ, and subsequent references will form the basis of the information required for short listing.
Tenders will be issued to the successful short listed suppliers on the 27.2.2015.
You can also post questions on inTend regarding this tender and responses will be notified on inTend only.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.1.2015

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