UKAEA Engineering Design Services Framework

UKAEA Engineering Design Services Framework

The UKAEA Engineering Design Services Framework will help UKAEA access a broad range of engineering and technical skills in multiple technology and study fields.

United Kingdom-Abingdon: Engineering design services

2020/S 025-058084

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
NUTS code: UKJ14
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Umit Hannam
E-mail: umit.hannam@ukaea.uk
Telephone: +44 1235468035
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://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=31973&B=UK
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=31973&B=UK
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

Other activity: Fusion Research

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

UKAEA Engineering Design Services Framework

Reference number: T/UH115/19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71320000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The UKAEA Engineering Design Services Framework (EDS) will help UKAEA access a broad range of engineering and technical skills in multiple technology and study fields. The EDS seeks to support the creation of a culture that is more open to innovation by helping to identify the barriers to creative thinking.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 9 999 000.00 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)

71242000
71300000
71310000
71311000
71312000
71313000
71314310
71318000
71321000
71321200
71322000
71322200
71323000
71323100
71323200
71325000
71327000
71328000
71333000
71334000
71335000
71340000
71350000
72242000
73300000
79415200
79421200
79930000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ14
Main site or place of performance:

Culham.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The UKAEA Engineering Design Services Framework (EDS) will help UKAEA access a broad range of engineering and technical skills in multiple technology and study fields. The EDS seeks to support the creation of a culture that is more open to innovation by helping to identify the barriers to creative thinking.

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: 9 999 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework contracts will be let for an initial period ending 31.3.2021, renewable annually for a further 12 months for a maximum duration ending 31.3.2024.

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:

Refer to procurement documents for information.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to procurement documents for information.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Refer to procurement documents for information.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to procurement documents for information.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Refer to procurement documents for information.

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:

Refer to procurement documents for information.

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: 9
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: 13/03/2020
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 13/06/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/03/2020
Local time: 14:00
Place:

At Culham via EU-Supply CTM procurement portal.

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: UK Atomic Energy Authority
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: UK Atomic Energy Authority
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the authority before a contract is entered into applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request. Additional debriefing and that information have to be provided within a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be sought from the contact named in this notice.

If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Any such action must be brought promptly.

(generally within 3 months).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: UK Atomic Energy Authority
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/02/2020