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Notice Summary

Ireland-Ballina: RFT for the Establishment of a Connected and Autonomous Mobility Consultancy Framework
417872-2019
Road Safety Authority (RSA)
05 September 2019
16 October 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Yes

Notice Abstract

The RSA is seeking tenders for the establishment of a multi party framework for the provision of consultancy services in relation to connected and autonomous mobility that will last for a period of 4 years (the ‘Framework’).The framework will be established on foot of an initial contract as described in the RFT documents. Following evaluation, the top 3 scoring tenderers (if such number exists) will be selected for admission to the framework with the initial contract being awarded to the highest scoring tenderer. All subsequent contracts (if any) will be awarded following a mini competition between those suppliers who are admitted to the framework.The RSA intends to hold a tenderers’ briefing for interested tenderers in Dublin, Ireland on 20.9.2019. Tenderers interested in attending must confirm same via the eTenders messaging system no later than 12.00 (noon) Irish local time on 12.9.2019.

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

Road Safety Authority (RSA)

N/A

Moy Business Park, Primrose Hill

Ballina

IE

Contact person: Procurement and Contracts Office

Telephone: +353 9625000

E-mail: procurement@rsa.ie

NUTS: IE

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.rsa.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/481

I.3) Communication

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

http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=153080&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=153080&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE


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: Road Safety and Public Service Provision

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

RFT for the Establishment of a Connected and Autonomous Mobility Consultancy Framework

Reference number: ET1907

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71318000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The RSA is seeking tenders for the establishment of a multi party framework for the provision of consultancy services in relation to connected and autonomous mobility that will last for a period of 4 years (the ‘Framework’).

The framework will be established on foot of an initial contract as described in the RFT documents. Following evaluation, the top 3 scoring tenderers (if such number exists) will be selected for admission to the framework with the initial contract being awarded to the highest scoring tenderer. All subsequent contracts (if any) will be awarded following a mini competition between those suppliers who are admitted to the framework.

The RSA intends to hold a tenderers’ briefing for interested tenderers in Dublin, Ireland on 20.9.2019. Tenderers interested in attending must confirm same via the eTenders messaging system no later than 12.00 (noon) Irish local time on 12.9.2019.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71241000

71300000

71310000

71311200

71330000

71333000

71335000

71336000

71340000

71350000

71356000

71356100

71600000

71620000

71621000

72224000

73210000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

IE

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

As previously set out, the framework will be established on foot of an initial contract as described in the attached RFT documents. Following evaluation, the top 3 scoring tenderers (if such number exists) will be selected for admission to the framework with the initial contract being awarded to the highest scoring tenderer. All subsequent contracts (if any) will be awarded following a mini competition between those suppliers who are admitted to the framework.

The scope of the framework will comprise of services relating to CAM technologies, policy and governance. The types of services that may be required over the framework agreement term, may include, but are not limited to, the following:

— professional research services including data collection and/or collation,

— data analysis,

— safety/risk assessments,

— provision of specialist advice and/or recommendations,

— cost benefit analysis,

— report writing,

— preparation of guidance documentation,

— preparation of stakeholder communication plans,

— impact assessments,

— feasibility studies.

The services falling under the framework scope may relate to (but are not limited to) the following topics:

— legislative impacts and how CAVs might be accommodated in existing legislation,

— educating other road users on the operation, performance and predictability of CAVs on the road,

— recommendations for adapting the driver testing and licencing towards semi and fully autonomous vehicles in the future,

— data protection and cyber crime,

— CAV off-road and on-road testing,

— business transformation relating to CAM,

— safety assurance,

— liability and insurance issues for road users,

— consumer acceptance and understanding of CAV, including initiatives to promote associated safety technologies,

— transport network/safety impact model simulations,

— intelligent transport systems,

— mobility as a service,

— use of CAV in road freight and public transport,

— Autonomous Vehicle (‘AV’) and CAV Roadworthiness testing,

— mobility inclusion studies- elderly and impaired users,

— advances in/strategic planning for enforcement.

All contracts, if any, under this framework will be awarded in line with provisions of clause 5 of the framework agreement furnished as Appendix 7 to the RFT.

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: 48

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: No

II.2.14) Additional information

Additional information is set out in the RFT documents.

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

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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 with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3

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: 16/10/2019

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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/10/2019

Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Additional information is available in the RFT documents.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

High Court Central Office, Four Courts, Inns Quay

Dublin 7

Dublin 7

IE

Telephone: +353 18886000

E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie

Internet address(es)

URL: www.courts.ie

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult your legal advisors.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

03/09/2019