Tender for Advanced CAD Software and Licenses

Tender for Advanced CAD Software and Licenses

The University of Sheffield is out to tender on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) for Advanced CAD Software and Licenses. The AMRC requires 3rd party software which demonstrates full compatibility and high degree of suitability for use in this application of an existing installation of Catia and Delmia software.

UK-Sheffield: Computer-aided design (CAD) system

2013/S 119-202847

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Sheffield
Procurement Office, Arts Tower, Western Bank
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/
For the attention of: Mark Hardy
S10 2TN Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1142224979
E-mail: m.hardy@sheffield.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield

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:

172/MH Advanced CAD Software and Licenses.
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: Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (part of the University of Sheffield), Catcliffe, Rotherham.
NUTS code UKE32

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)

The University of Sheffield is out to tender on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) for Advanced CAD Software and Licenses.
The AMRC requires 3rd party software which demonstrates full compatibility and high degree of suitability for use in this application of an existing installation of Catia and Delmia software.
This is a one-stage procurement under the EU”s Open Procedure. The Invitation to Tender (ITT) can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University”s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield

The closing date for return of tenders is Tuesday 30.7.2013 at 12:00 noon (UK time).
The technical specification can be found in the tender documentation which will be sent to you once you have expressed your interest.
There is no administration charge applicable to this tender.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48321100

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: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Supply of software and relevant licenses for the operation of.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.
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: As per tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender documents.
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:

172/MH
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 29.7.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.7.2013
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30.7.2013
Place:

University of Sheffield Procurement Office.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised members of the Procurement Office, Department of Finance.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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

Expressions of Interest must be registered via the University of Sheffield e-tendering portal at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield. The tender reference for expressions of interest is 172/MH.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

18.6.2013