Web Portal Design and Other Media Services

Web Portal Design and Other Media Services

ConnectG Creative Media Requirement.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Communication and multimedia software package

2013/S 218-379524

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

APUC Limited
14 New Mart Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Mary Matheson
EH14 1RL Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1314428930
Fax: +44 1314428931

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10402

Further information can be obtained from: APUC Limited
14 New Mart Road
EH14 1RL Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1314428930
Fax: +44 1314428931
Internet address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htm

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: APUC Limited
14 New Mart Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Mary Matheson
EH14 1RL Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1314428930
Fax: +44 1314428931
Internet address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htm

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: APUC Limited
14 New Mart Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Mary Matheson
EH14 1RL Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1314428930
Fax: +44 1314428931
Internet address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htm

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: yes

Sabhal Mor Ostaig

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

ConnectG Creative Media Requirement.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North of Scotland, Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
NUTS code UK

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)

This contract is below the EU threshold for Goods and Services, therefore the Open timescales do not apply. The is tender is advertised on OJEU due to the potential cross border interest.
This notice has been released by APUC on behalf of the Connect G Project which is based in Sabhal Mor Ostaig College. The purpose of ConnectG is to improve the effectiveness of public agency support of Gaelic-language enterprise through greater collaboration and joint action. It seeks, through a series of exploratory pilot projects, to harness the potential of Irish and Scottish Gaelic so as to stimulate economic activities and make a strong contribution to the prosperity of the region. The project will be conduced in Scotland, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=284197

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://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.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48500000, 32583000, 72212500, 32417000, 32354000, 30194220, 48222000, 80580000, 72212980, 48980000, 72212740, 80580000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The tender has been advertised at lots, if lot six the inclusive lot offers the most economically advantageous result the remaining lots will not be awarded.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: The Gallery

1)Short description

To provide a foot on the ladder through access to an online shared space for creative people to showcase their work and provide peer reviews to others thereby growing their confidence and networks.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48211000, 48222000, 72413000, 72212222

3)Quantity or scope

Timescale
Nov 13 –Jan 14 (development);
Jan 14 – March 2015 (maintenance and updates).
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Gaelic for Tourism Toolkits

1)Short description

Develop language resources to enable tourism businesses to use Gaelic in their operations.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80580000, 72212740, 72212980, 75125000

3)Quantity or scope

Timescale
November – December 2013.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Connecting G – the web portal

1)Short description

To provide an effective conduit for promotion, communication and access to all ConnectG web resources.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72413000

3)Quantity or scope

Timescale
Developed 11/13 – 01/14 Updated 02/14 – 03/15.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: From me to you – Irish/Scottish Gaelic conversion

1)Short description

Develop a course for an Irish to Scottish Gaelic course and a Scottish Gaelic to Irish course.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80580000, 48980000

3)Quantity or scope

Timescale
November 2013 – January 2014.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: A Journey without Borders – the Gaelic experience

1)Short description

Promote the area collectively and encourage real and virtual visits to our rich and varied cultural landscape through using the Gaelic language and culture.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80580000, 72212980, 48980000, 32321300, 79342000, 79413000

3)Quantity or scope

Timescale
November 13 – March 14.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Inclusive lot – combined lot 1 – 5

1)Short description

Gaelic for Tourism Toolkits;
The Gallery;
Connecting G – The Web portal;
From Me to You – Irish/Scottish Gaelic Conversion Course Development;
A Journey Without Borders – The Gaelic Experience.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80580000, 72212740, 48980000, 75125000, 72212481, 48481000, 79342000, 79413000, 79340000, 72413000, 72212222, 48825000, 32321300

3)Quantity or scope

Develop language resources to enable tourism businesses to use Gaelic in their operations.
To provide a foot on the ladder through access to an online shared space for creative people to showcase their work and provide peer reviews to others thereby growing their confidence and networks.
To provide an effective conduit for promotion, communication and access to all ConnectG web resources.
Develop a course for an Irish to Scottish Gaelic course and a Scottish Gaelic to Irish course.
Promote the area collectively and encourage real and virtual visits to our rich and varied cultural landscape through using the Gaelic language and culture.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.11.2013 – 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22.11.2013 – 12:00
Place:

APUC Edinburgh.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): European Regional Development Fund.
VI.3)Additional information

This tender is below the EU threshold for Goods and Services, however, due to the potential cross border interest it is being released on OJEU. The closing date for tenderers to raise questions by is: Close of business on 15.11.2013.
APUC Ltd on behalf of ConnectG will circulate answers to all tenderers by email not later than close of business on 19.11.2013. (SC Ref:284197).
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:8.11.2013