Immersive Technologies – Request for Information

Immersive Technologies – Request for Information

Request for Information: Immersive Technologies to Engage with Network Rail’s Digital Assets.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Software package and information systems

2020/S 119-290685

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Connected Places Catapult
Postal address: 3rd Floor The Pinnacle, 170 Midsummer Boulevard
Town: Milton Keynes
NUTS code: UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
Postal code: MK9 1BP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Raj Ragiwala
E-mail: raj.ragiwala@cp.catapult.org.uk
Telephone: +44 7749357199
Internet address(es):Main address: https://cp.catapult.org.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

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://procontract.due-north.com/Register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Government funded body

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Transportation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Request for Information (RFI): Immersive Technologies to Engage with Network Rail’s Digital Assets

Reference number: CPC2020005

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000 Software package and information systems

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Request for information:

Network Rail (NR) and the Connected Places Catapult are publishing this notice to explore the state of the market in relation to the business challenge described below.

The purpose of this notice is to provide potential suppliers with an overview of the challenge and seek responses that explain the capabilities of products and solutions available in the marketplace or near-market prototypes. A variety of potential solutions are sought to this challenge and there is no presumption that respondents will have previous experience operating in a rail environment. This request for information is purely for the purposes of creating a clear understanding of possible solutions, their capabilities and technical readiness. This information will be used to inform future development opportunities.

The challenge outlined in this request for information is complex and it is not necessarily expected that a single company will possess the full suite of tools, software or capabilities to deliver a complete system. Therefore, if your company/product can deliver a part of the solution, NR are interested to know about your capabilities.

Please respond by completing the template attached to this notice.

The opportunity can be viewed on link below with industry day — opportunity support and information webinar information:

https://cp.catapult.org.uk/opportunities/

To submit your RFI: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

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)

32300000 Television and radio receivers, and sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus
48000000 Software package and information systems
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKI LONDON

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Request for information:

Network Rail (NR) and the Connected Places Catapult are publishing this notice to explore the state of the market in relation to the business challenge described below.

The purpose of this notice is to provide potential suppliers with an overview of the challenge and seek responses that explain the capabilities of products and solutions available in the marketplace or near-market prototypes. A variety of potential solutions are sought to this challenge and there is no presumption that respondents will have previous experience operating in a rail environment. This request for information is purely for the purposes of creating a clear understanding of possible solutions, their capabilities and technical readiness. This information will be used to inform future development opportunities.

The challenge outlined in this request for information is complex and it is not necessarily expected that a single company will possess the full suite of tools, software or capabilities to deliver a complete system. Therefore, if your company/product can deliver a part of the solution, NR are interested to know about your capabilities.

Please respond by completing the template attached to this notice.

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

End: 01/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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: 06/07/2020
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: 03/07/2020
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: Connected Places Catapult
Postal address: 3rd Floor The Pinnacle 170 Midsummer Boulevard
Town: Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK9 1BP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: raj.ragiwala@cp.catapult.org.uk
Telephone: +44 7749357199Internet address: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register
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:

17/06/2020