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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Hull: Consultancy to Support SMEs Participating in the Humber and York and North Yorkshire ERDF SparkFund
382980-2019
University of Hull
13 August 2019
16 September 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Yes

Notice Abstract

The provision of wrap around consultancy to support SMEs participating in the Humber and York and North Yorkshire ERDF Funded SparkFund programme.We are seeking responses to this tender which provide costs for short term interventions with SparkFund Beneficiary SMEs in units of whole days on a pro-rata basis. Services will be called-off in whole or part days, specifically quarter and half days, and will relate to specific needs of businesses as defined within the mini-competitions.

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

University of Hull

Hull

HU6 7RX

UK

E-mail: a.g.jacklin@hull.ac.uk

NUTS: UKE11

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.hull.ac.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login


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

Consultancy to Support SMEs Participating in the Humber and York and North Yorkshire ERDF SparkFund

Reference number: DN44

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79140000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The provision of wrap around consultancy to support SMEs participating in the Humber and York and North Yorkshire ERDF Funded SparkFund programme.

We are seeking responses to this tender which provide costs for short term interventions with SparkFund Beneficiary SMEs in units of whole days on a pro-rata basis. Services will be called-off in whole or part days, specifically quarter and half days, and will relate to specific needs of businesses as defined within the mini-competitions.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79212000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE11

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Innovation strategy:

(a) strategic investment for innovation;

(b) intellectual property audits, searches and application support;

(c) taking innovation to market (strategic marketing).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 25

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: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Lot No: 2

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

90714000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE11

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Manufacturing, operations and supply chains:

(a) supply chain and quality management;

(b) low carbon and environmental solutions;

(c) process intensification;

(d) design and development.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 25

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: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Lot No: 3

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

66000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE11

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Due diligence — financial:

(a) financial health checks;

(b) financial modelling and technical appraisal;

(c) financial assessment relating to eligibility for grant support.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 25

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: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Lot No: 4

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79100000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE11

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Due diligence — legal:

(a) risk assessment;

(b) obligation assessment;

(c) documentation compliance.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 25

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: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Lot No: 5

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

66000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE11

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Due diligence — commercial:

(a) detailed technical financial appraisals of proposed SparkFund grant applications;

(b) detailed financial risk assessments of proposed SparkFund grant applications;

(c) market place commercial assessments of proposed SparkFund projects as a comparison within specific business activities.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 25

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: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Lot No: 6

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79212000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE11

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Verification and measurement — Grants for R&D low carbon:

(a) working with grant applicants and the SparkFund team to assess the rigor of GHG/Co2 reduction measurement approaches;

(b) preparation of formal benchmarking and measurement methodology proposal for the managing authority;

(c) benchmarking of GHG/Co2 at the inception of awarded grants;

(d) verification of impact measures and validation of data relating to ERDF outputs.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 25

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: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

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 with several operators.

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 8 years:

IV.1.8) Information about 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: 16/09/2019

Local time: 17:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/09/2019

Local time: 17:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

University of Hull

Cottingham Road

Hull

HU6 7RX

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

12/08/2019