ICT Framework Agreement – Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

ICT Framework Agreement – Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

4 Lots. ICT Equipment (Hardware and Software) – Lot No: 1.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Computer equipment and supplies

2020/S 026-060244

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Postal address: Inovo, 121 George Street
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: G1 1RD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Sheena Thomson
E-mail: procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
Telephone: +44 3330041418
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Connected Places Catapult
Town: Milton Keynes
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info-mk@cp.catapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Energy Systems Catapult
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@es.catapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Satellite Applications Catapult
Town: Didcot
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@sa.catapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Digital Catapult
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@digicatapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):

Main address: https://catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: fern.mccall@ct.catapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Medicines Discovery Catapult
Town: Cheshire
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: laura.hough@md.catapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult
Town: Newport
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@csa.catapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: High Value Manufacturing Catapult
Town: Solihull
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@hvm.catapult.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://catapult.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=cb6c0f41-3e3c-ea11-80fc-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=cb6c0f41-3e3c-ea11-80fc-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Technology and innovation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ICT Framework Agreement

Reference number: DN447612

II.1.2)Main CPV code

30200000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The ICT framework agreement will be a multi-supplier framework agreement. ORE Catapult has undertaken an assessment of the requirements of the buying authorities and has deemed this framework agreement to be suitable for division into the following 4 lots:

Lot 1: ICT Equipment (Hardware and Software);

Lot 2: Cabling Services;

Lot 3: Software Licencing;

Lot 4: Audio Visual and Associated Services (Supply, Installation and Support).

Contract awards made under the terms of this ICT framework agreement, may be co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 13 000 000.00 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:

ICT Equipment (Hardware and Software)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Items required under this lot may include, but will not be limited to, the following:

Hardware

— desktop computers (standard and bespoke),

— monitors,

— tablets,

— keyboards,

— mice,

— laptops,

— carry cases,

— cables and accessories,

— external drives,

— flash drives,

— flash cards,

— media,

— port replicators,

— Wi-fi access points.

Tenderers are required to have the capability to add hardware, when required, to existing device enrolment programs prior to delivery to buying authorities.

Software

— microsoft,

— apple mac,

— Adobe,

— windows,

— multiple Licensing models,

— antivirus,

— remote access software.

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: 8 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this ICT framework will be for a period of 2 years (24 months) with the option to extend the duration for up to a further 24 months at the discretion of the buying authorities and subject to satisfactory performance of the supplier(s), giving a total potential framework agreement duration of 4 years.

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

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cabling Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The buying authorities may have requirements for the provision of manufacturer approved data cabling services.

All cabling services shall be carried out to BS EN 50173 standard (as amended).

Services required under this lot may include, but will not be limited to, the following:

— installation,

— cable runs (CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6e and CAT7),

— fibre cabling (single and multi-mode) and associated services,

— trunking,

— patch panels,

— single and dual data outlets,

— cabinet enclosures,

— testing,

— documentation,

— warranty,

— termination of CAT6 and short-range fibre.

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: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this ICT framework will be for a period of 2 years (24 months) with the option to extend the duration for up to a further 24 months at the discretion of the buying authorities and subject to satisfactory performance of the supplier(s), giving a total potential framework agreement duration of 4 years.

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

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Software Licencing

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Licencing of various software packages including specialist software as required.

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: 2 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this ICT framework will be for a period of 2 years (24 months) with the option to extend the duration for up to a further 24 months at the discretion of the buying authorities and subject to satisfactory performance of the supplier(s), giving a total potential framework agreement duration of 4 years.

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

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Audio Visual and Associated Services (Supply, Installation and Support)

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32321200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The buying authorities may have requirements for the design, supply, delivery, installation, support and training (ready for use) of audio-visual equipment.

Items required under this lot may include, but will not be limited to, the following:

Supply

— projectors,

— interactive whiteboards,

— display screens,

— audio and PA equipment,

— touch screens,

— video walls,

— large screen displays – plasma/LED/LCD/projection,

— digital signage,

— AV accessories including lamps, bulbs and filters etc.,

— a minimum of 12-month warranty on all equipment and accessories,

— next business day delivery on all parts requirements.

Installation

—— design;

—— fully project managed AV solution;

—— supply, delivery and installation;

—— on site project management throughout delivery and installation;

—— on-site training;

—— provision of manuals for operation of equipment;

—— a minimum of 12-month warranty on all installations.

Support

—— optional maintenance support services;

—— system health checks (e.g. monthly).

— off-site technical support and helpdesk functionality,

— service times during standard office hours – 8.30 to 17.00 Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays),

— emergency call-out service.

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: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this ICT framework will be for a period of 2 years (24 months) with the option to extend the duration for up to a further 24 months at the discretion of the buying authorities and subject to satisfactory performance of the supplier(s), giving a total potential framework agreement duration of 4 years.

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

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.2.2)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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 20
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
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: yes
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: 06/03/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 17/03/2020

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: 4 (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

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The UK does not have any special review body with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures in public procurement competitions. Instead; any challenges are dealt with by the High Court, Commercial Division, to which proceedings may be issued regarding alleged breaches of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/02/2020