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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-London: Medium Scale Vial Filling Line
438067-2019
Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre UK Ltd
18 September 2019
18 October 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

Design, supply and maintenance of a medium scale vial filling system at the VMIC Facility, Harwell, Oxfordshire. For clarity, this includes all vial handling and unwrapping, filling, stoppering and oversealing operations, along with automated inspection and vial offloading operations.

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

Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre UK Ltd

11125126

John Eccles House, Robert Robinson Avenue

London

OX4 4GP

UK

Contact person: Sally Hopkin

Telephone: +44 1865578772

E-mail: Tenders@vmicuk.com

NUTS: UKJ14

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.vmicuk.com/tenders

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.vmicuk.com/tenders


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


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


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: A requirement of the funder

I.5) Main activity

Other: Vaccine Manufacture

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Medium Scale Vial Filling Line

Reference number: P965-0002

II.1.2) Main CPV code

38810000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Design, supply and maintenance of a medium scale vial filling system at the VMIC Facility, Harwell, Oxfordshire. For clarity, this includes all vial handling and unwrapping, filling, stoppering and oversealing operations, along with automated inspection and vial offloading operations.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33600000

38434540

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ14


Main site or place of performance:

Oxford.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Design, supply and maintenance of a medium scale vial filling system at the VMIC Facility, Harwell, Oxfordshire. For clarity, this includes all vial handling and unwrapping, filling, stoppering and oversealing operations, along with automated inspection and vial offloading operations.

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

Start: 22/11/2019

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: Yes

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

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:

Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), on the basis of information provided in response to the procurement documents. The procurement documents can be accessed at: https://www.vmicuk.com/tenders

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: 18/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

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: 18/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

To participate in this procurement participants must send an expression of interest to: Tenders@vmicuk.com

All correspondence and expressions of interest relating to this procurement must be made through this email address. Non-compliant expressions of interest will not be considered or acknowledged.

VMIC expressly reserves the right:

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

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement (limited to the extent permitted under the Public Contract Regulations 2015);

(iii) to procure some of their needs covered by this notice outside of this procurement exercise and resulting agreement.

In no circumstances will VMIC be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of the candidate.

Electronic ordering, invoicing and payment may be used under this agreement.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre UK Ltd (VMIC)

John Eccles House, Robert Robinson Avenue

Oxford

OX4 4GP

UK

Telephone: +44 1865578772

E-mail: sally.hopkin@vmicuk.com

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with regulation 86 and 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, VMIC has incorporated a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period starting from the day when contract award is notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a de-brief of the award decision at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid(s) comprising:

— the reasons for the decision,

— the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender(s),

— the score and name of the economic operator(s) to be awarded the contract.

Bidders have the right to appeal provided for within the Public Contract Regulations 2015. Any such proceedings must be brought before the High Court of England and Wales.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/09/2019