Liquid Handling Robotic Systems NHS Blood and Transplant
NHSBT require an automated liquid handling system which must be CE marked for electrical safety and as an IVDD accessory, certificated evidence from a regulatory body must be provided.
UK-Filton: medical equipments
Section I: Contracting authority
NHS Blood and Transplant
North Bristol Park
Contact point(s): https://nhsbt.bravosolution.co.uk
For the attention of: Marnie Watkins
BS34 7QH Filton, Bristol
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: NHSBT locations thoughout England and North Wales and other blood services including Wales, Scotland, Ireland, NHS and other government and public sector bodies.
NUTS code UK
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
NHSBT would invite suppliers to tender for out right purchase, lease and managed service options.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers instructions how to express interest in this tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://nhsbt.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) – You can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box 3. Responding to the tender – You can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then publish your reply using the publish button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balancesheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area coveredby the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which theundertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers isavailable.
(a) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuringquality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(b) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of theundertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing theservices or managing the work.
Section IV: Procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Technical. Weighting 38
2. Quality. Weighting 19
3. Delivery performance. Weighting 4
4. General. Weighting 9
5. Cost. Weighting 30
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority (NHSBT – NHS Blood and Transplant) will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from Alan Packham, on firstname.lastname@example.org.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages.
NHS Blood and Transplant
Internet address: https://nhsbt.bravosolution.co.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.3.2012