Scottish Enterprise High Growth Start-Up Advisors Framework

Scottish Enterprise High Growth Start-Up Advisors Framework

The strategic objective of the Start2Scale service is to increase the number of companies in Scotland with a potential to scale their turnover to 50 GBP – 100 000 000 GBP.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Business and management consultancy and related services

2018/S 057-126102

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Enterprise
Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street
Glasgow
G2 6HQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Lesley Reid
Telephone: +44 1592623006
E-mail: lesley.reid@scotent.co.uk
Fax: +44 1412481600
NUTS code: UKM82
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

High Growth Start-Up Advisors Framework

Reference number: P18-0051

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Scottish Enterprise (SE) directly delivers a variety of services and programmes through a comprehensive, differentiated account management service that provides strategic engagement and access to a wide range of specialists, products and services to over 2000 companies. The newly launched Start2Scale service is part of that account managed service providing end-to-end focussed, targeted and connected support for those companies and ambitious entrepreneurs to accelerate the journey from start up to scaling.

The strategic objective of the Start2Scale service is to increase the number of companies in Scotland with a potential to scale their turnover to 50 GBP – 100 000 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 715 000.00 GBP

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:

Life Sciences

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
79400000
79410000
79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Across Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Life sciences high growth start up specialists will possess specific experience of working in the Life Sciences industry in areas such as: Medical devices, Drug discovery and testing, Stem cells; Diagnostics and therapeutics; Industrial Bio-Tech; BioTools; Regenerative medicine; Connected health; Chemical sciences and Animal health.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework duration will be 3 years with an option to extend for 12 months. The estimated total value detailed in this Contract Notice includes the 1 year optional extension.

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Energy

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
79400000
79410000
79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Across Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Energy high growth start up specialists will possess specific experience of working in the energy industry in areas such as: Oil and Gas, Renewable energy (e.g. offshore wind power, wave power, tidal power, solar power, geo thermal power, and bio-fuels), Smart grids; Fuel cells, Water and heat solutions and Clean tech (energy efficient technologies and carbon capture and storage).

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework duration will be 3 years with an option to extend for 12 months. The estimated total value detailed in this Contract notice includes the 1 year optional extension.

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Technology / Digital Media / Non Technology

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
79400000
79410000
79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Across Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Technology/Digital media/Non Technology high growth start up specialists will possess specific experience of working in technology sectors and subsectors such as: High-tech manufacturing and engineering industries such as advanced or precision engineering, electronic devices and systems, communications, network hardware and data, internet of things, wearable technology, information technology and digital or creative markets including Software, Internet and Mobile Apps, Music and Video technologies, Electronic publishing, Computer games, Fintech, Informatics, Cyber security and Digital health and wellbeing.

Suppliers in this Lot will also require to demonstrate experience in non technology sectors such as Food and drink, tourism, financial and business services and construction. Consequently, this lot will likely require a higher number of proposed advisors than the other lots.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework duration will be 3 years with an option to extend for 12 months. The estimated total value detailed in this contract notice includes the 1 year optional extension.

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Q4B.1.2 — Bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover detailed below for the past 2 years.

Lot 1 — 90 000 GBP.

Lot 2 — 325 000 GBP.

Lot 3 — 245 000 GBP.

Q4B.3 — Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up or started trading.

4B.5.1 Please confirm whether you already have or can commit to obtain, prior to the commencement of the contract, appropriate levels of

Insurance for this contract. Bidders that do not already have, or cannot commit to obtain insurances may be excluded from further.

Participation in this procurement exercise.

Employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance — 5 000 000 GBP.

Professional indemnity insurance — Bidders should state the value that they consider to be appropriate for the contract.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

2D.1 Bidders are required to provide subcontractor details

4C1.2 Bidders will be required to provide 2 examples that illustrate their investment market expertise and demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

These will be evaluated on a pass/fail basis. Pass equals providing 2 examples detailing relevant experience to deliver the service. Fail equals failure to provide 2 examples detailing relevant experience to deliver the service.

Bidders can submit examples in a separate document to allow room to provide details of the service provided.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2014/S 172-305083

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 30/04/2018
Local time: 11:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 30/07/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/04/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

42 months

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=536179

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:536179).

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=536179

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Enterprise
Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street
Glasgow
G2 6HQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1592623006
Fax: +44 1412481600Internet address:http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Single Point of Enquiry
5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw
Glasgow
G2 8LU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412425466
E-mail: SPOEprocurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In the first instance contact the Senior director of facilities management and procurement at Scottish Enterprise with any concerns or enquiries.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Scottish Enterprise
Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street
Glasgow
G2 8LU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412041111Internet address:https://www.scottish-enterprise.com/help/contact-us

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/03/2018

 

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