Digital Forensic Provider Framework

Digital Forensic Provider Framework

The NFCU wishes to implement a Framework that includes a minimum of two and a maximum of four pre-qualified suppliers.

United Kingdom-York: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2020/S 115-280654

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Food Standards Agency
Postal address: Foss House, Peasholme Green
Town: York
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: YO1 7PR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: fsa.procurement@food.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.food.gov.uk

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://food.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://food.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

FS900084 — Digital Forensic Provider Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The NFCU wishes to implement a framework that includes a minimum of two and a maximum of four pre-qualified suppliers. The suppliers will provide digital forensic technicians and services to extract data from electronic media that is owned/operated by suspects and undertake preliminary analysis, to allow further analysis by NFCU investigators in a way that is compliant with the evidence capturing techniques.

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)

31642000 Electronic detection apparatus
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
33950000 Clinical forensics equipment and supplies
38430000 Detection and analysis apparatus
38432000 Analysis apparatus
48000000 Software package and information systems
71600000 Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services
71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services
71632000 Technical testing services
72300000 Data services
72400000 Internet services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The NFCU wishes to implement a framework that includes a minimum of two and a maximum of four pre-qualified suppliers. The suppliers will provide digital forensic technicians and services to extract data from electronic media that is owned/operated by suspects and undertake preliminary analysis, to allow further analysis by NFCU investigators in a way that is compliant with the evidence capturing techniques.

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: 23/07/2020
End: 22/07/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend by maximum 2 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
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

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: 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: 30/06/2020
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/06/2020
Local time: 12:00

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: Food Standards Agency
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
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:

12/06/2020