Data Asset Management System Tender

Data Asset Management System Tender

Support AHDB to develop a data asset management system, to discover classify and store AHDB data.

United Kingdom-Kenilworth: Content or data standardization and classification services

2020/S 159-389138

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: AHDB
Postal address: Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
Town: Kenilworth
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1P 3JR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@ahdb.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2072385921
Internet address(es):Main address: https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk
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: Agriculture and Horticulture

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

AHDB Data Innovation Partnership

Reference number: 2020-450

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72330000 Content or data standardization and classification services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

AHDB are looking for a Data Innovation Partner to:

1) Support AHDB to develop a data asset management system, to discover classify and store AHDB data.

2) Provide specialist support for two a proof of concept pilots integrating selected data (cereal and pork) to improve its integration and accessibility.

3) Horizon scan data innovations relevant to AHDB’s agriculture and horticulture business.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Data Asset Management, Data Integration and Proof of Concept

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72330000 Content or data standardization and classification services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 comprises two phases, as follows:

Phase 1: A Data Innovation Partner is required to aggregate AHDB datasets by developing and utilizing a common data classification system initially created for AHDB and to work with AHDB Business Analysts and data stewards to discover, classify and provide greater access to its diverse technical and market intelligence datasets across different sectors. They shall be responsible for the classification of approximately 200 datasets and shall be asked to ensure that they comply with FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable) data principles when undertaking this activity.

Phase 2: The Data Innovation Partner will work in collaboration with AHDB on two pilot programmes which will show proof of concept of the added value that AHDB can provide to levy payers by integrating datasets in a) cereals and b) pork sectors.

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

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:

Option to extend contract by a further two twelve month periods following expiration of the initial term.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Pre-qualification criteria as described within the tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend the contract upon expiration by a further two twelve month extension periods.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Horizon scanning

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72300000 Data services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A Data Innovation Partner will horizon scan innovations in the wider data environment and their application in agricultural contexts to ensure that AHDB are fully informed of these data technologies and their relevance.

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

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

Start: 02/11/2020
End: 01/11/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 year contract with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months each.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Pre-qualification criteria as described within the tender documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend contract by a further two twelve month periods following expiration of the initial term.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Restricted 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: no
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: 11/09/2020
Local time: 15:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

Official name: AHDB
Postal address: Stoneleigh Park
Town: Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Postal code: CV8 2TL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@ahdb.org.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: AHDB
Postal address: Stoneleigh Park
Town: Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Postal code: CV82TL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@ahdb.org.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Official name: AHDB
Postal address: Stoneleigh Park
Town: Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Postal code: CV8 2TL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@ahdb.org.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/08/2020