Tender for Exome Sequencing Services

Tender for Exome Sequencing Services

The Department of Molecular Neuroscience and the Institute of Neurology wish to purchase an exome sequencing service, as fully described in Schedule 4 of this tender.

United Kingdom-London: Research services

2016/S 237-431742

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University College London
Gower Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Services
E-mail: procurement@adm.ucl.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ucl/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/procurement/

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ucl/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/ucl/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


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Retender of Exome Sequencing Services.

Reference number: UCL-PROC-395

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Department of Molecular Neuroscience and the Institute of Neurology wish to purchase an exome sequencing service, as fully described in Schedule 4 of this tender.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 220 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department of Molecular Neuroscience and the Institute of Neurology wish to purchase an exome sequencing service, as fully described in Schedule 4 of this tender.

The budget for this tender is 220 000 for the core spec in Schedule 4 (excluding VAT) based on 2 000 samples. Bidders are required to provide an exome price per unit of between 190 GBP and 250 GBP. Suppliers that provide tender responses above this budget limited will have their offers rejected.

The budget for Option A is 280 000 (excluding VAT) for a further 3 000 samples — the provisional budget this option has not been finalised. Therefore bidders are expected to quote for these options but be aware they may not be awarded due to lack of funds.

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: 220 000.00 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.2.10)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: UCL-PROC-395 Retender of Exome Sequencing Services.
II.2.14)Additional information

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

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: 08/01/2017
Local time: 10:00
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 31/01/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/01/2017
Local time: 00:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address:www.hmcouts-service.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
70 Fleet Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2075366000
E-mail: info@cedr.comInternet address:www.cedr.com

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulation 86 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, UCL will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the day when contract award was notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with an Award Decision Notice. Tenderers have a right to appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

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

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072761234

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



Related Posts

Nationwide Toxicology Services Framework

Laboratory Refurbishment Contract Canterbury

Asbestos Survey and Monitoring Northern Ireland

Laboratory Automation and Software Framework