Specialist Consultancy Services – Dynamic Purchasing System

Specialist Consultancy Services – Dynamic Purchasing System

Selection Questionnaire to establish a DPS for the Provision of Specialist Consultancy Services.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2018/S 071-157415

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Birmingham City University
University House, 15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham
B5 5JU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jamila Hinds-King
E-mail: jamila.hk@bcu.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKG3
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/

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/bcu/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/bcu/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:

PS027 Selection Questionnaire to establish a DPS for the Provision of Specialist Consultancy Services

Reference number: REF 00000323

II.1.2)Main CPV code

73000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This Dynamic purchasing system (DPS) is for the Provision of specialist consultancy services with the main areas of services being as follows:

Lot 1 — Proposal writers capable of pulling together bid proposals to submit to funding agencies working in partnership with the RIE and Academic team.

Lot 2 — Technical specialists and consultants in thematic areas who are capable of providing detailed guidance and specific partnering to underpin the thinking of strategic projects, initiatives, and potential funding proposals. Themes will include, but not be limited to, sustainable futures, digital, creativity, design and innovation, health and quality of life, economic development, and partnership development.

Lot 3 — Intellectual Property specialists who can support the development of commercialisation guidance relating to intellectual property.

Lot 4 — Combined Service providers capable of providing all of the services across Lots 1 and 2.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 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:

LOT 1 – Proposal Writers

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
73200000
73000000
73210000
79411000
72224000
79410000
73220000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for consultancy firms to support BCU with the quality of bid writing. Proposal writers should have experience of bid writing in a variety of funding streams including but not limited to Innovate UK, Regional and international funding (EU, US, Brazil and India) Specialists.

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: 333 333.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: yes
Identification of the project: European Structural and Investment Funds

II.2.14)Additional information

This tender may be part funded by a variety of funding sources including EU, the European structural and investment funds and other local, regional, national and international sources of funding.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 – Technical Specialists

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73000000
73200000
73210000
79121000
79341100
79412000
79411000
79400000
79410000
79411100
73220000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Lot is for Technical specialists in thematic areas who are capable of supporting the University with technical capability in a variety of areas including the below and any other services which would properly be described as relating to this lot: Infrastructure, health, energy, social innovation, built environment, automotive, engineering, supply chains, computing, big data, digital and creative, economic development, and partnership development.

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: 333 333.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: yes
Identification of the project: European Structural Investment Fund

II.2.14)Additional information

This tender may be part funded by a variety of funding sources including EU, the European structural and investment funds and other local, regional, national and international sources of funding.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

LOT 3 – Intellectual Property (IP) specialists

Lot No: Lot 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000
79140000
79111000
79120000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Lot shall require the provision of Intellectual property (IP) Commercialisation advice to support the University with its IP and Commercialisation activity which shall include: Innovation capture Commercialisation plans Market assessments IP valuation IP auditing and due diligence IP portfolio management advice IP licensing advice patent brokerage and sales IP advice and guidance identifying appropriate funding sources, advising and supporting funding applications.

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: 33 333 333.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: yes
Identification of the project: European Structural Investment Funds

II.2.14)Additional information

This tender may be part funded by a variety of funding sources including EU, the European Structural and Investment Funds and other local, regional, national and international sources of funding.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

LOT 4 – Combined Services

Lot No: Lot 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

16000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of a combined service, where providers shall be capable of providing all of the services across Lots 1 and 2 as stated below: Proposal writers for organisations to support BCU with the quality of bid writing. Proposal writers should have experience of bid writing in a variety of funding streams including but not limited to Innovate UK, Regional and international funding (EU, US, Brazil and India) Specialists technical specialists for firms or individuals to support BCU with technical capability in a variety of areas including the below and any other services which would properly be described as relating to this lot: Infrastructure, health, energy, social innovation, built environment, automotive, engineering, supply chains, computing, big data, digital and creative, economic development, and partnership development.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 333 333.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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: yes
Identification of the project: European Structural Investment Funds

II.2.14)Additional information

This tender may be part funded by a variety of funding sources including EU, the European Structural and Investment Funds and other local, regional, national and international sources of funding.

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

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the setting up of 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: 14/05/2018
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

Birmingham City University
Birmingham
United Kingdom
E-mail: jamila.hk@bcu.ac.ukInternet address:http://www.bcu.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:

10/04/2018

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