Analytical Services Framework Agreement – National Nuclear Laboratory

Analytical Services Framework Agreement – National Nuclear Laboratory

The National Nuclear Laboratory are looking to set up a Framework Agreement with a number of suppliers to provide various analytical support services. 5 Lots.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Analysis services

2020/S 217-534008

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: National Nuclear Laboratory
National registration number: 3857752
Postal address: 5th Floor Chadwick House, Birchwood Park
Town: Warrington
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: WA3 6AE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Molly Rose Coburn
E-mail: Molly.coburn@uknnl.com
Telephone: +44 1925933793
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/case-studies/shared-services-alliance-ssa-for-nuclear-decommissioning-estate

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13091&B=SELLAFIELD
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13091&B=SELLAFIELD
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

Other activity: Nuclear Reasearch and Development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Analytical Services Framework Agreement

 

Reference number: NNLC081F

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71620000 Analysis services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The National Nuclear Laboratory are looking to set up a framework agreement with a number of suppliers to provide various analytical support services. The suppliers must be capable, through the provision of people, resources, equipment and facilities, of providing a range of services suitable for analysing materials arising from all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle as well as non-radioactive materials.

The analytical services required may include radiochemical, chemical and/or physical analysis and characterisation of sample materials in liquid, mixed phase or solid form.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 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:

Analysis of Non-radioactive Materials

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services
79723000 Waste analysis services
85111820 Bacteriological analysis services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Analysis of non-radioactive materials.

 

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: 300 000.00 GBP

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:

Optional extension of 2 x 12 months.

 

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Analysis of Radioactive Materials

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Analysis of radioactive materials.

 

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: 300 000.00 GBP

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:

Optional extension of 2 x 12 months.

 

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Complex Analysis

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Complex analysis services.

 

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: 300 000.00 GBP

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:

Optional extension of 2 x 12 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Analysis of Non-radioactive Materials in Support of NNL Vitrification Test Rig

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Analysis of non-radioactive materials in support of NNL Vitrification Test Rig.

 

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: 300 000.00 GBP

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:

Optional extension of 2 x 12 months.

 

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Physical Analysis of Non-radioactive Glass in Support of NNL Vitrification Test Rig

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Physical analysis of non-radioactive glass in support of NNL Vitrification Test Rig.

 

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: 300 000.00 GBP

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:

Optional extension of 2 x 12 months.

 

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Please see the tender documents for more information.

 

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.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please see the tender documents for more information.

 

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 13

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

Date: 08/01/2021
Local time: 23:59
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: 31/03/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/01/2021
Local time: 23:59

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any appeals should be promptly brought to the attention of the contact specified in section I) above, and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any appeals must be brought within the timescales specified by the applicable law, including without limitation, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the contracting authority will also incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period from the date information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers.

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/11/2020