University of Huddersfield Virtual Learning Environment Tender

University of Huddersfield Virtual Learning Environment Tender

The aim of this project is to identify the best of breed Virtual Learning Environment for use at the University of Huddersfield.

United Kingdom-Huddersfield: Software package and information systems

2017/S 094-185294

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of Huddersfield
Queensgate
For the attention of: Claire Gunton
HD1 3DH Huddersfield
United Kingdom
E-mail: c.gunton@hud.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhuddersfield

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Virtual Learning Environment.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Huddersfield.

NUTS code UKE

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The aim of this project is to identify the best of breed Virtual Learning Environment for use at the University of Huddersfield.
The objectives of the project are to demonstrate that a VLE is:
— Fit for purpose (i.e. supporting high quality, imaginative teaching and learning).
— Represents good value compared to competitor offerings.
— Able to integrate effectively with existing University IT systems (particularly ASIS, Scientia and Active Directory).
— Furnished with the breadth and quality of additional tools available (blogs, wikis, e-portfolios, etc.,).
— Able to accommodate Innovative use of current and emerging technologies i.e. social media integration.
— Demonstrating the functionality, flexibility and accessibility we require moving forward.
— Classed as ‘best of breed’.
— Showcasing an up-to-date, interactive user interface and is appealing to use from an academic and student perspective.
— Able to scale as demand grows and can maintain a robust and reliable service without incurring excessive additional costs.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000, 48190000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

To provide a fully operational Virtual Learning Environment for use by the University of Huddersfield.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 15.8.2017. Completion 15.8.2022

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in tender documents available from https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhuddersfield

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in tender documents available from https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhuddersfield

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in tender documents available from https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhuddersfield

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in ITT documents available from https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhuddersfield

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

As detailed in ITT documents available from https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhuddersfield

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Must satisfy the minimum requirements relating to Technical Capability:
— Previous Experience;
— Project Scale;
— Hosting;
— Essential Requirements.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Bidders must satisfy the minimum requirements relating to Technical Capability:
— Previous Experience;
— Project Scale;
— Hosting;
— Essential Requirements.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

HUD-CLS-020

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12.6.2017 – 11:59
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.6.2017 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

19.6.2017

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12.6.2017 – 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University of Huddersfield
Queensgate
HD1 3DH Huddersfield
E-mail: c.gunton@hud.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.5.2017

 

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