Immunology analyser for electrophoresis

Immunology analyser for electrophoresis

A versatile capillary serum protein electrophoresis system, with the potential capability of analysing haemoglobin variants, and a back up gel electrophoresis system, is sought which will be fully interfaced to the LIS. Managed service contract or reagent rental agreement are contract options.

UK-Norwich: miscellaneous medical devices and products

2012/S 195-321222

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
all information relating to the tender will be provided through the ProContract portal https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?op enForm. Please note that all expressions of interest, PQQs and ITTs must be submitted via the portal
For the attention of: Miss Helen Mason
NR4 7UY Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1480398720

Further information can be obtained from: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
all information relating to the tender will be provided through the ProContract portal https:// www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm
NR4 7UY Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
all information relating to the tender will be provided through the ProContract portal https:// www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm
NR4 7UY Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
all information relating to the tender will be provided through the ProContract portal https:// www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm
NR4 7UY Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Health
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:

Immunology analyser – electrophoresis.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
NUTS code UKH

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)

A versatile capillary serum protein electrophoresis system, with the potential capability of analysing haemoglobin variants, and a back up gel electrophoresis system, is sought which will be fully interfaced to the LIS. Managed service contract or reagent rental agreement are contract options.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33190000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 280 000 and 360 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: A pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued to those organisations expressing interest in this service and will be used to select suitable organisations to go through to the ITT stage. The pre-qualification questionnaire will be accessible through the portal once the deadline for expressions of interest has past. The 5 highest bidders will be invited to the ITT stage. The PQQ will include the following sections:
— Section A – organisation and contact details,
— Section B – grounds for mandatory rejection,
— Section C – grounds for discretionary rejection,
— Section D – economic and financial standing 40 %,
— Section E – technical and professional ability 50 %,
— Section F – sustainability 10 %,
— Section G – declaration.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: A pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued to those organisations expressing interest in this service and will be used to select suitable organisations to go through to the ITT stage. The pre-qualification questionnaire will be accessible through the portal once the deadline for expressions of interest has past. The 5 highest bidders will be invited to the ITT stage. The PQQ will include the following sections:
— Section A – organisation and contact details,
— Section B – grounds for mandatory rejection,
— Section C – grounds for discretionary rejection,
— Section D – economic and financial standing 40 %,
— Section E – technical and professional ability 50 %,
— Section F – sustainability 10 %,
— Section G – declaration.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
A pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued to those organisations expressing interest in this service and will be used to select suitable organisations to go through to the ITT stage. The pre-qualification questionnaire will be accessible through the portal once the deadline for expressions of interest has past. The 5 highest bidders will be invited to the ITT stage. The PQQ will include the following sections:
— Section A – organisation and contact details,
— Section B – grounds for mandatory rejection,
— Section C – grounds for discretionary rejection,
— Section D – economic and financial standing 40 %,
— Section E – technical and professional ability 50 %,
— Section F – sustainability 10 %,
— Section G – declaration.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 1
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: 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.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.11.2012 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

8.10.2012
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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

Estimated timescales for procurement:
PQQ period – 12.11.2012 to 26.11.2012.
ITT period – 30.11.2012 to 9.1.2013.
Award decision to be reached March 2013.
Contract start date – 1.5.2013.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
Colney Lane
NR4 7UY Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

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:5.10.2012