Tender for Toxicology Testing Equipment

Tender for Toxicology Testing Equipment

Lot 1 for the supply of three liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS-MS) units complete with its associated equipment.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Blood analysers

2020/S 219-539004

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Merseyside Police — Procurement Department
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Police Headquarters, Canning Place
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UKD7 Merseyside
Postal code: L1 8JX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jason Olsen
E-mail: jason.h.olsen@merseyside.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: +44 1517771929
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.merseyside.police.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/32215

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=35136&B=BLUELIGHT
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=35136&B=BLUELIGHT
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

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Toxicology Testing Equipment for Drug Driving in the UK, with Associated Support Systems, Maintenance Services and Support Package

 

Reference number: PCC/PD/210

II.1.2)Main CPV code

38434520 Blood analysers

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Merseyside Police wishes to place a contract for the provision of toxicology testing equipment, with associated support systems, maintenance services and support package, details below.

To do this the PCC is carrying out a full European Union Tender via the Bluelight electronic tendering portal. And the purpose of this Invitation to Tender (ITT) is to provide Tenderers with an opportunity to put forward a proposal for the provision of the various requirements.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

 

— Lot 1 for the supply of three liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS-MS)units complete with its associated equipment and support elements;

— Lot 2 for the supply of two gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS-MS) units with its associated equipment and support elements;

— Lot 3 for the provision of a supporting laboratory information management system software package.

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Toxicology Testing Equipment for Drug Driving in the UK, with Associated Support Systems, Maintenance Services and Support Package

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33950000 Clinical forensics equipment and supplies

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD7 Merseyside
Main site or place of performance:

Merseyside.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Merseyside police wishes to place a contract for the provision of toxicology testing equipment, with associated support systems, maintenance services and support package, details below.

To do this the PCC is carrying out a full European Union Tender via the Bluelight electronic tendering portal. And the purpose of this Invitation to Tender (ITT) is to provide tenderers with an opportunity to put forward a proposal for the provision of the various requirements detailed below.

The proposed contract shall be any agreement entered into by the PCC and the successful tenderer(s) (hence forth called contractor(s)) for the provision of one or more of the following lots(i):

— Lot 1(ii) for the supply of three (3) x liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (lC-MS-MS) units complete with its associated equipment, maintenance services and support package**;

— Lot 2(iii) for the supply of two (2) x gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS-MS) units;

— Lot 3(iv) for the provision of a supporting Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) software package.

Notes

(i) tenderers do not have to bid for all lots but are encouraged to;

(ii) as per section 2 instructions to tenderers point 2.2 The PCC reserves the right to award the lots to different tenderers;

(iii) the winning tenderer(s) will be required to offer a support package in line with the tender requirement;

(iv) Lot 3 will not form part of the Lot 1 or Lot 2 evaluation criteria as it is to be offered as an optional ‘extra’ and may/or may not be purchased as part of this tender procedure.

 

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: 1 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The equipment supplied may or may not need to be replaced at the end of the agreement period.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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:

As per tender documentation.

 

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.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per tender documentation.

 

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

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 07/12/2020
Local time: 14:00
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/12/2020
Local time: 15:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: Royal Court of Justice, Strand Towns
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/11/2020