Purchase of Health Life Sciences Database

Purchase of Health Life Sciences Database

UK Shared Business Services Ltd on behalf of the contracting authority is putting in place a contract for the purchase of Health Life Sciences Database.

United Kingdom-London: Market and economic research; polling and statistics

2018/S 122-277307

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jenny Stratton
Telephone: +44 1793867005
E-mail: Research@uksbs.co.uk
NUTS code: UKI32Internet address(es):Main address: www.uksbs.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Polaris House
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jenny Stratton
Telephone: +44 1793867005
E-mail: Research@uksbs.co.uk
NUTS code: UKK14Internet address(es):Main address: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Crown Commercial Services Ltd
london
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKIInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: BEIS brings together responsibility for business, industrial strategy, and science and innovationwith energy and climate change policy, merging the functions of the former BIS and DECC

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

UK SBS CR18078 Health Life Sciences Database

Reference number: CR18078

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

UK Shared Business Services Ltd on behalf of the contracting authority is putting in place a contract for the purchase of Health Life Sciences Database.

The Office for Life Sciences (OLS) is a joint unit of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), with the objective of maximising the UK’s strengths in science and research to support the development and adoption of 21st century health and life sciences technology, delivering the best health outcomes and increasing wider growth and prosperity.

In 2009, OLS decided to collect its own company information. OLS procured a contract to establish a life sciences company dataset that could address these data requirements. This dataset has since been maintained and updated annually.

OLS now wishes to procure a 2 years contract to produce annual updates to the health life sciences company dataset, report and associated products for 2018 and 2019.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32
Main site or place of performance:

Delivery will be to The Office for Life Sciences (OLS), 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

OLS wishes to procure a 2 years contract to produce annual updates to the health life sciences company dataset, report and associated products for 2018 and 2019.

The scope of the project is outlined below. For each year:

1) collect data on health life sciences companies in the UK which may be newly formed, newly operating in the life sciences sectors, or newly identified. Validate, analyse, and segment these companies according to OLS established methodology and segmentation,

2) match companies with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) and FAME datasets to collect additional information such as company status, employment, turnover etc,

3) production and delivery of an annual final matched master dataset for life sciences companies in Excel updated with the annual data,

4) production and delivery of a time series database in Excel, for years up to and including 2018 and then 2019, in order to produce comparable analysis over time,

5) provide analysis on each annual dataset to the same breadth, standards and scope as currently available in the 2017 published data,

6) provide a set of documents for publication,

7) production of a Tableau workbook updated with the annual data including all the existing agreed visualisations.

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the public contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (threshold amounts). This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If bidders have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link Supplier eSourcing Registration

Please note that, to register, bidders must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Note: registration may take some time please ensure that you allow a sufficient amount of time to register. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/becomea-crown-commercial-service-supplier

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; your organisations full name as a registered supplier; the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will process the email and then enable the bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event.

Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Helpdesk (Not UK SBS Ltd): Freephone: 0345010 3503 email: eenablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk Training support to respond to a requirement is available to bidders at: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/Pages/supplier.aspx

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: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 03/09/2018
End: 03/09/2020
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

This procurement does not lend itself to being lotted as this would not serve as a economical advantage to the contracting authority.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
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: 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: 02/08/2018
Local time: 11:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/08/2018
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Electronically.

Deadline for request for participate is 1.8.2018 11:00 am.

Deadline for receipt of tenders is 2.8.2018 11:00 am.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

i— not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice, and

ii— to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier.

If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders. All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the public contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). The sourcing documents can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in I.3

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Polaris House
Swindon
SN2 1ET
United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.ukInternet address: www.uksbs.co.uk
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

UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Polaris House
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.ukInternet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/06/2018