Supply of Water Purification Systems

Supply of Water Purification Systems

Supply of water purification systems and related accessories, consumables, service and maintenance.

United Kingdom-Dundee: Water purification plant construction work

2014/S 194-342364

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Dundee
Procurement Office, 3rd Floor, Tower Building, Nethergate
For the attention of: Procurement Officer
DD1 4HN Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1382386811

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dundee.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00105

Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Supply of water purification systems and related accessories, consumables, service and maintenance.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of Dundee.

NUTS code UKM21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 7

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Establishment of a Framework Agreement for the Supply, delivery, installation and training of Water Purification Systems and related accessories, consumables, service and maintenance.
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code project_2941 under PQQs Open to All Suppliers or ITTs Open to All Suppliers as appropriate. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the drop-down. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the PQQ/ITT it will move to your My PQQs/My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45252210

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Water purification systems service and maintenance

1)Short description

Provision of service and maintenance for laboratory water purification systems — note CPV Coding does not reflect this.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45252210

3)Quantity or scope

Unknown.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Water Purification Systems

1)Short description

Supply, delivery, installation and training water purification systems suitable for laboratory applications — note CPV Coding does not reflect this.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45252210

3)Quantity or scope

Unknown.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Water purification systems related accessories and consumables

1)Short description

Supply, delivery, installation and training of related accessories and consumables for laboratory water purification systems — note CPV Coding does not reflect this.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45252210

3)Quantity or scope

Unknown.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
In accordance with the University’s Financial Vetting Procedures, Tenderers may be required to submit on request financial information and/or Bank References relating to their company. Any company failing to provide this information may exclude them from any further consideration.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
(2) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests.
(3) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;
(4) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(5) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
(6) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
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

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

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DS903
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 10.11.2014

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.11.2014 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17.11.2014 – 13:00

Place:

University of Dundee, Procurement Office, 3rd Floor Tower Building, Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4HN.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 3 officers of the University.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Any queries relating to this requirement should be posted using the Q&A link on www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Interested parties should ensure that any queries are anonymous as University responses shall be sent to all Interested Parties, along with the original query.
(SC Ref:322120)

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University of Dundee
Procurement Office, 3rd Floor Tower Building, Nethergate
DD1 4HN Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University shall incorporate a minimum of ten (10) calendar days standstill period between notification to Tenderers of the intention to award the contract and the final conclusion of the award of contract. This period allows unsuccessful Tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have TWO (2) working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of three (3) working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from (please refer to the address in Part 1.1 of the contract notice).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.10.2014