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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Swindon: UK SBS PR19029 - UKRI STC2/3 Shroud Panels for STFC
Document Ref:
99973-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
UK Research And Innovation
Date Published:
04 March 2019
Deadline Date:
10 April 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a component Research Council of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) wishes to procure Shroud Panel sets for use in its Space Test Chamber 2 (STC2) and Space Test Chamber 3 (STC3). It is the Contracting Authority’s intention to place two contracts (one for each set of panels) with two different suppliers as a result of this procurement.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

UK Research And Innovation

Polaris House

Swindon

SN2 1FL

UK

Contact person: Jonathan Smith

E-mail: majorprojects@uksbs.co.uk

NUTS: UKK14

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.ukri.org

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris


Additional information can be obtained from another address:

UK Shared Business Services

Polaris House, North Star Avenue

Swindon

SN2 1FF

UK

E-mail: ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

NUTS: UKK14

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Scientific Research and Innovation

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

UK SBS PR19029 - UKRI STC2/3 Shroud Panels for STFC

Reference number: UK SBS PR19029

II.1.2) Main CPV code

38000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a component Research Council of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) wishes to procure Shroud Panel sets for use in its Space Test Chamber 2 (STC2) and Space Test Chamber 3 (STC3). It is the Contracting Authority’s intention to place two contracts (one for each set of panels) with two different suppliers as a result of this procurement.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ14

Main site or place of performance:

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxford, OX11 0QX, United Kingdom

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a component Research Council of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), is a world-leading multi-disciplinary science organisation, whose goal is to deliver economic, societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people – and more broadly to the world.

At its Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), STFC’s RAL Space has two 5m Diameter Vacuum Chambers, referred to as Space Test Chamber 2 and 3 (STC-2 and STC-3).

This procurement is for the design, manufacture, supply and delivery to the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory of two Shroud Panel sets for use in STC-2 and STC-3.

It is the Contracting Authority’s intention to place TWO contracts (one for each set of panels) with two different suppliers (the two highest-scored, compliant bids received) as a result of this procurement.

The total estimated value listed encompasses both panel sets.

To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If Bidders have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, this can be done online at:

https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the above link ‘Supplier e-Sourcing Registration’.

Please note that, to register, Bidders must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if

Invited to do so.

Note: registration may take some time please ensure that you allow a sufficient amount of time to register.

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

Once you have registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;

Your organisations full name as a registered supplier;

The name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite.

The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates

All messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event.

Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service

(CCS) Helpdesk (Not UK SBS Ltd):

Email: eenablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Training support to respond to a requirement is available to bidders at:

http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/Pages/supplier.aspx

Responses must be received by the date in IV.2.2. Responses received outside or concurrently using the e-Sourcing process will not be accepted or considered

Further for this opportunity.

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: 1 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 10

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The Contracting Authority’s intention is to award two contracts (for the design and supply of Panel Set C and Panel Set D respectively, as defined in the Specification and Statement of Work) to the two highest-scored compliant bidders, providing both have scored 60.00 % or more. However, the Contracting Authority reserves the right to award just one contract for both sets of shroud panels to one bidder if only one compliant bid scores above the 60.00 % threshold.

In the instance where two contracts have been let and one is later terminated (for whatever reason), the Contracting Authority also reserves the right to subsequently place a contract for the second set with the supplier whose contract is still in place.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 10/04/2019

Local time: 11:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/04/2019

Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of Bidders. UK Research and Innovation wishes to establish an agreement for use by the following

UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations) Core Customers: Associated Bodies The Contract will be open for use by; UK Research and Innovation UK Shared Business Services Ltd are able to accept unstructured electronic invoicing. All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts).

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If Bidders have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link ‘Supplier eSourcing Registration’. Please note that, to register, Bidders must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Note: registration may take some time please ensure that you allow a sufficient amount of time to register. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found

At https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-toolguidancefor-suppliers Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for

A specific procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; Your organisations full name as a registered supplier; the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your

Responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Helpdesk (Not UK SBS Ltd): Freephone: 0345 010 3503 email: enablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Training support to respond to a requirement is available to bidders at http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/Pages/supplier.aspx Responses must be received by the date in IV.2.2. Responses received outside or concurrently using the eSourcing process will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

UK Shared Business Services

Polaris House, North Star Avenue

Swindon

SN2 1FF

UK

E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.uksbs.co.uk

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

UK Shared Business Services Ltd

Polaris House, North Star Avenue

Swindon

SN2 1FF

UK

E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

27/02/2019

Current Notes