Tender for 3D Immersive Reality Facility
This immersive reality facility is required to support the University’s research activities and enable staff, students and industry partners.
United Kingdom-Riccarton: Software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Moyen House, Research Park North, Heriot-Watt University
Telephone: +44 1314513767
Fax: +44 1314513119
NUTS code: UKM75
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00307
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply, Installation and Maintenance of an Immersive Reality Facility
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The University requires the supply, installation and maintenance of a 3D Immersive Reality Facility. This Immersive Facility will be located within the University’s new flagship Discovery and Innovation Building, which is set to open March 2019.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This Immersive Reality Facility is required to support the University’s research activities and enable staff, students and industry partners create ground-breaking technologies and solutions using digital tools.
The required solution must include the following components:
— main PC and 2 Offline Development PCs,
— illuminated keyboard,
— head mounted displays,
— tracking system — Six Degrees of Freedom (6-DOF),
— control system,
— sound system, and
— 3D glasses.
The University has a budget of 400 000 GBP for this Immersive Facility, which is inclusive VAT. Within this budget, the University requires the supply, installation, training and 1 year warranty, plus the option to extend the warranty annually for a further 2 years.
The ultimate solution must be able to be implemented on all of the University’s UK and Global campus locations and include common software platform and integration between all the University’s campus locations. Please note that the supply of hardware and software for the other campus locations is not required as part of the initial requirement or budget, however there may be a future requirement which the successful Contractor should be capable of delivering.
The University is seeking a multi-stranded, collaborative and strategic relationship with the successful Contractor.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The University would also like the option to extend the warranty on an annual basis for additional years, following the initial warranty period. The University may extend the supply agreement to its global campuses subject to satisfactory performance and continuation of the University’s requirements. The other Campus locations is not required as part of the initial requirement and budget.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
The University reserves the right to extend the supply agreement to its global campuses subject to satisfactory performance and continuation of the University’s requirements. Please note that the other campus locations is not required as part of the initial requirement and budget however there may be a future requirement which the Successful Contractor should be capable of delivering.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
— Bidders will be required to have the minimum “general” yearly turnover listed below for the last 2 years. 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/started trading,
— the successful Contractor will be required to provide 2 years audited accounts, or equivalent prior to awarded to the contract, or confirm in their tender submission the publicly accessible, free, online location of accounts if available in such a format. There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the Contractor’s economic and financial standing,
— it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any contract, the types and levels of insurance listed below. Bidders also must confirm they can provide the following supporting evidence at point of award.
— Bidders will be required to have a minimum “general” yearly turnover of 3 000 000 GBP for the last 2 years,
— minimum level(s) of insurance required:
—— employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
—— product liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
—— professional indemnity insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
—— public liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Contractors must provide management information when requested by the University throughout the life of the Contract.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
— Bidders will be asked to submit the following forms: form of tender, freedom of information, bona fide tender, parent company guarantee and supply chain code of conduct. These forms will not be scored,
— bidders must confirm that they comply with Modern Slavery Act 2015,
— where the capability and capacity of a subcontractor, members of a consortia or any other body will be relied on, separate ESPD(s) are required from each of those other parties relied on,
— where subcontractors are to be used but their capability and capacity are not relied on, the University may choose to request separate ESPD(s).
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 11974
For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
Moyen House, Research Park North, Heriot-Watt University
Telephone: +44 1314513702
Fax: +44 1314513119Internet address: http://hw.ac.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: