Field trials to derive data on the performance of Fungicides against foliar diseases

Field trials to derive data on the performance of Fungicides against foliar diseases

Provision of field trials to derive data on the performance of fungicides against foliar diseases of wheat, barley and oilseed rape and knowledge transfer activities related to that data.

United Kingdom-Kenilworth: Agricultural, farming, fishing, forestry and related products

2014/S 022-034453

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
Stoneleigh Park
For the attention of: Julia Burger
CV8 2TL Kenilworth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476478872
E-mail: procurement@ahdb.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ahdb.org.uk

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

Other: Agriculture & Horticulture
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:

Provision of field trials to derive data on the performance of Fungicides against foliar diseases.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
NUTS code UK

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)

Provision of field trials to derive data on the performance of fungicides against foliar diseases of wheat, barley and oilseed rape and knowledge transfer activities related to that data.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03000000, 03100000, 03110000, 77000000, 77100000, 71600000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Effective fungicides are vital to control foliar diseases of wheat; barley and oilseed rape and maintain yield quantity. HGCA conducts field trials to provide high quality, independent information on the performance of new and established benchmark fungicides agains key diseases, to growers in the UK.
The current series of trials will end with harvest in 2014 and a single project covering all three crops will be procured to replace the current series for a period of 4 harvests (harvest 2015 to harvest 2018).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 58 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Package 1: Core Crop Diseases

1)Short description

Test new and standard fungicide against main foliar diseases of wheat, barley and oilseed rape.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03000000, 03100000, 03110000, 77000000, 77100000, 71600000

3)Quantity or scope

Test new and standard fungicide agains main foliar diseases of wheat, barley and oilseed rape.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 58 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Package 2: Inoculated wheat brown rust trial

1)Short description

Test new and standard fungicide products against foliar disease of wheat brown rust
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03000000, 03100000, 03110000, 71600000, 77000000, 77100000

3)Quantity or scope

Test new and standard fungicide products against foliar disease of wheat.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 58 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Package 3: Inoculated Fusarium head blight trial (on wheat)

1)Short description

Test new and standard fungicide products against foliar disease on inoculated fusarium head blight trial (on wheat)
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03000000, 03100000, 03110000, 71600000, 77000000, 77100000

3)Quantity or scope

Test new and standard fungicide products against foliar disease on inoculated fusarium head blight trial (on wheat)
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 58 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

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

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

Please see ITT.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please see ITT.
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: Please see ITT.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see ITT.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see ITT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

2013-011
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: 25.3.2014 – 14:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

25.3.2014 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25.3.2014 – 14:00
Place:

Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months from contract commencement.
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
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:29.1.2014