Tender for Robotic Machining Cell

Tender for Robotic Machining Cell

The university is currently tendering for the construction and delivery of a robot machining cell.

United Kingdom-Huddersfield: Machine tools operated by laser and machining centres

2020/S 068-162875

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Huddersfield
Postal address: Queensgate
Town: Huddersfield
NUTS code: UKE44
Postal code: HD1 3DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@hud.ac.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.hud.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhuddersfield/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofhuddersfield/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Robotic Machining Cell

Reference number: HUD-CE-017

II.1.2)Main CPV code

42610000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The University is currently tendering for the construction and delivery of a robot machining cell: the key features of the cell are: construction of a robotic cell with parallel kinematic platform and machining spindle mounted on an articulated robot. The robot has an interchangeable head/end effector to facilitate three main functions:

1) machining spindle,

2) hexapod (parallel kinematic motion device that provides six degrees of freedom), and

3) combined hexapod and spindle.

This provides a flexible platform for robot research on machining and performance improvement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 190 000.00 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: UKE44
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University is currently tendering for the construction and delivery of a robot machining cell: the key features of the cell are: construction of a robotic cell with parallel kinematic platform and machining spindle mounted on an articulated robot. The robot has an interchangeable head/end effector to facilitate three main functions:

1) machining spindle,

2) hexapod (parallel kinematic motion device that provides six degrees of freedom), and

3) combined hexapod and spindle.

This provides a flexible platform for robot research on machining and performance improvement.

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: 190 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 05/05/2020
End: 04/05/2023
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:

EPSRC funded 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

List and brief description of conditions:

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.2.2)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
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

This project is funded by an external body (EPSRC) and the deadline for the project to be delivered is imminent. Tendering using the standard timescales would lead to the funding deadline not being met. This project has already been tendered once using the standard timescales and no suitable submissions were received.

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: 16/04/2020
Local time: 17:00
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: 04/05/2023

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/04/2020
Local time: 13:00
Place:

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: University of Huddersfield
Town: Huddersfield
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/04/2020