Tender for HTP Next Gen Sequencing Services

Tender for HTP Next Gen Sequencing Services

Lotted Term Framework for the Provision of a Range of HTP Next Gen Sequencing Services.

United Kingdom-Dundee: Research services

2019/S 203-494238

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Dundee
Postal address: Procurement, 3rd Floor, Tower Building, Nethergate
Town: Dundee
NUTS code: UKM71
Postal code: DD1 4HN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mary Kirkpatrick
E-mail: m.y.kirkpatrick@dundee.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1382386604

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: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Lotted Term Framework for the Provision of a Range of HTP Next Gen Sequencing Services

Reference number: UoD-LAB059-TC-2019

II.1.2)Main CPV code

73110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Lotted term framework for the provision of a range of HTP next generation sequencing services to various divisions within the School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Short Read Genome Sequencing

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73110000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM71
Main site or place of performance:

Dundee.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of short read genome sequencing e.g. IlluminaWGS, bi-sulphite, ChiPseq, microbiome, etc. to divisions within the School of Life sciences, University of Dundee, on a project by project basis.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Turnaround times / Weighting: 28
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery and management / Weighting: 21
Quality criterion – Name: Quality and fitness for purpose / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion – Name: Account/project management and communication (including technical support) / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Innovation and continuous improvement / Weighting: 2.1
Quality criterion – Name: Audit control and record keeping / Weighting: 1.4
Quality criterion – Name: Experience of servicing similar contracts / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion – Name: Added value / Weighting: 3.5
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 2 x 12 month extension after initial 24 month term. Subject to satisfactory performance by the appointed service provider(s) and at the sole discretion of the University.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Target Capture Sequencing

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73110000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM71
Main site or place of performance:

Dundee.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of target capture sequencing services e.g. exome-seq, Ren-seq, etc. to divisions within the School of Life sciences, University of Dundee, on a project by project basis.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Turn around times / Weighting: 28
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery and management / Weighting: 21
Quality criterion – Name: Quality and fitness for purpose / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion – Name: Account/project management and communication (including technical support) / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Innovation and continuous improvement / Weighting: 2.1
Quality criterion – Name: Audit control and record keeping / Weighting: 1.4
Quality criterion – Name: Experience of servicing similar contracts / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion – Name: Added value / Weighting: 3.5
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 2 x 12 month extensions after initial 24 month term. Subject to satisfactory performance by the appointed service provider(s) and at the sole discretion of the University.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

RNA Sequencing Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73110000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM71
Main site or place of performance:

Dundee.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of RNA sequencing services e.g. stranded and cap-capture to divisions within the School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Turnaround times / Weighting: 28
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery and management / Weighting: 21
Quality criterion – Name: Quality and fitness for purpose / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion – Name: Account/project management and communication (including technical support) / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Innovation and continuous improvement / Weighting: 2.1
Quality criterion – Name: Audit control and record keeping / Weighting: 1.4
Quality criterion – Name: Experience of servicing similar contracts / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion – Name: Added value / Weighting: 3.5
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 2 x 12 month extensions after initial 24 month term. Subject to satisfactory performance by the appointed service provider(s) and at the sole discretion of the University.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Long Read Sequencing e.g. PACBio and/or Nanopore

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73110000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM71
Main site or place of performance:

Dundee.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of long read sequencing services e.g. PACBio and/or nanopore to divisions within the School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Turnaround times / Weighting: 28
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery and management / Weighting: 21
Quality criterion – Name: Quality and fitness for purpose / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion – Name: Account/project management and communication (including technical support) / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Innovation and continuous improvement / Weighting: 2.1
Quality criterion – Name: Audit control and record keeping / Weighting: 1.4
Quality criterion – Name: Experience of servicing similar contracts / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion – Name: Added value / Weighting: 3.5
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option for 2 x 12 month extensions after initial 24 month term. Subject to satisfactory performance by the appointed service provider(s) and at the sole discretion of the University.

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

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Any relevant selection criteria will be as specified in ESPD and tender documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Any relevant selection criteria will be as specified in ESPD and tender documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Any relevant selection criteria will be as specified in ESPD and tender 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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 24
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: 18/11/2019
Local time: 16:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 31/12/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/11/2019
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Procurement Office, Level 3, Tower Building, Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4HN.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Mary Kirkpatrick, Procurement Category Manager, duly authorised.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=601075

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

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Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=601075

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: University of Dundee
Postal address: Procurement, 3rd Floor, Tower Building, Nethergate
Town: Dundee
Postal code: DD1 4HN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1382386811Internet address: http://www.dundee.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:

16/10/2019