Tender for Research Data Storage Service

Tender for Research Data Storage Service

Receipt, storage, management, and distribution of scientific data.

United Kingdom-Stockport: Data storage services

2018/S 247-569167

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

UK Biobank Ltd
1-2 Spectrum Way, Adswood
Stockport
SK3 0SA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1614755386
E-mail: tenders@ukbiobank.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKD3
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.ukbiobank.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA25607

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://www.mytenders.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Research Data Storage Service

Reference number: UKBB007

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72317000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

UK Biobank requires a provider that can offer a managed service to support the receipt, storage, management, and distribution of its scientific data; these requirements go beyond those for a conventional managed storage service or storage infrastructure provision.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD35

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

UK Biobank requires a provider that can offer a managed service to support the receipt, storage, management, and distribution of its scientific data; these requirements go beyond those for a conventional managed storage service or storage infrastructure provision.

UK Biobank may, in its reasonable discretion, determine to award up to 2 contracts to the 2 highest scoring bidders. For the avoidance of doubt, the contracts will cover the same scope of supplies and services and will be on identical terms (save in relation to incorporating proposals around access arrangements to researchers) because UK Biobank may consider it advantageous to [ensure it has data stored in 2 places].

However, and for the avoidance of doubt, UK Biobank may determine in its reasonable discretion to award a contract to only one bidder.

The initial contract term will be 2 years. However, UK Biobank intends this to be a long term research data storage solution, so the intention will be to extend this contract beyond this 2-year term, for further 2-year periods up to a total of 10 years

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical requirements / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion – Name: Service management and support / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Implementation / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be 2 years. However, UK Biobank intends this to be a long term research data storage solution, so the intention will be to extend this contract beyond this 2-year term, for further 2-year periods up to a total of 10 years

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

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

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
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: 25/01/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 29/03/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/01/2019
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The full tender documents can be downloaded from www.mytenders.co.uk. Completed bids must be submitted though the www.mytenders.co.uk portal.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=214265.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.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.

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

UK Biobank Ltd
1-2 Spectrum Way, Adswood
Stockport
SK3 0SA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1614755386Internet address: http://www.ukbiobank.ac.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/12/2018

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