Swansea University Learning System Tender

Swansea University Learning System Tender

The Astute East operation along with the College of Engineering in Swansea University seek tenders for an Industry 4.0 Interactive Learning System.

United Kingdom-Swansea: Teaching equipment

2019/S 106-258250

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Swansea University
Procurement — Finance, Swansea University, Singleton Park
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kath Dunseath
Telephone: +44 1792295873
E-mail: procurement@swansea.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL18
Internet address(es):Main address: www.swansea.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0345

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Industry 4.0 Interactive Learning System

Reference number: SU230(19)

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Astute East operation along with the College of Engineering in Swansea University seek tenders for an Industry 4.0 Interactive Learning System. The Industry 4.0 Interactive Learning System will be operated, used and administered by Swansea University and partly in the context of the Astute East operation.

The system is required to:

— provide students with practical experience of Industry 4.0 to embed a deeper understanding through interactive problem based learning and teaching activity,

— support research collaborations with companies as part of the Astute East operation.

It is envisaged that the system will support industrial, collaborative research under Astute East as a small scale exploratory test bed where it is essential to de-risk solution development and implementation as well as enhance the learning experience of 240, 3rd year mechanical engineering Students. The equipment will be located within the College of Engineering at the Bay Campus.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Swansea University.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Detailed system configuration.

The Industry 4.0 Interactive Learning System requires the integration of up to 6 manufacturing stages. The system needs to include an Automated Guided vehicle (AGV) for transportation. In addition, a pick and place robot and automated storage/retrieval system (ASRS) is required. The full system should be supplied by one provider who can demonstrate a track record of integrating similar systems within other Academic environment within the UK.

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

Duration in months: 12
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: yes
Identification of the project:


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.1.1)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: 02/07/2019
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, Welsh

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: 02/07/2019
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:

This procurement process is being carried out on eTenderwales. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required. To access eTenderwales, express your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml and search for PQQ/ITT code itt_74914 within the appropriate area.

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=92627

(WA Ref:92627)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Swansea University
Procurement — Finance, Swansea University, Singleton Park
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1792602779Internet address: www.swansea.ac.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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: