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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Keele: Framework Agreement — Marketing and Events Support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes
Document Ref:
100573-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
University of Keele
Date Published:
28 February 2020
Deadline Date:
01 April 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

Tenders are invited from interested parties for inclusion in a framework agreement for marketing and events support for Keele University and will include projects part funded from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). These currently include the approved projects of the Smart Energy Network Demonstrator (SEND); the Keele University Science and Innovation Park Smart Innovation Hub (SIH); and Business Bridge; which collectively form part of the New Keele Deal. Additional projects subject to ERDF funding approval may also be included under this framework within the stated estimated framework value.The framework agreement is divided into 6 lots covering specific goods/services and the University envisage appointing up to 3 service providers in each lot although the University reserves the right to vary this number. Tenderers can bid for one or more lots.The estimated budget is 700 000,00 GBP but no guarantee is given as to the levels of expenditure under the framework.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

University of Keele

Procurement Office, Finance Department, Innovation Centre 2, Keele University Science and Innovation Park, Staffordshire

Keele

ST5 5NH

UK

Contact person: Theresa Bill

Telephone: +44 1782734047

E-mail: t.bill@keele.ac.uk

NUTS: UKG24

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.keele.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofkeele/aspx/Home

I.3) Communication

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

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofkeele/aspx/Home


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofkeele/aspx/Home


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

Framework Agreement — Marketing and Events Support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes

Reference number: KU/261/TB/RM/2019

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79342000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Tenders are invited from interested parties for inclusion in a framework agreement for marketing and events support for Keele University and will include projects part funded from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). These currently include the approved projects of the Smart Energy Network Demonstrator (SEND); the Keele University Science and Innovation Park Smart Innovation Hub (SIH); and Business Bridge; which collectively form part of the New Keele Deal. Additional projects subject to ERDF funding approval may also be included under this framework within the stated estimated framework value.

The framework agreement is divided into 6 lots covering specific goods/services and the University envisage appointing up to 3 service providers in each lot although the University reserves the right to vary this number. Tenderers can bid for one or more lots.

The estimated budget is 700 000,00 GBP but no guarantee is given as to the levels of expenditure under the framework.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 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.2.1) Title

Advertising, Campaign and Media Services

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79341000

79310000

72413000

79340000

79341100

79341200

79341400

79416000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG24

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 1: Advertising, campaign and media services.

Keele University is seeking organisations or consortia to work with project teams, directorates and departments within the University and/or companies within the other lots, to provide advertising, campaign, media and PR support.

Further information is given in the tender specification in Section 2 of the invitation to tender (ITT).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: RElevant experience and expertise of key named individuals assigned to performing the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 250

Quality criterion: Approach and methodology for the delivery of the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 450

Price / Weighting:  300

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: Yes

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Lead Generation

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

79413000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG24

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 2: Lead generation.

Keele University is seeking organisations or consortia to work with project teams, directorates and departments within the University and/or companies within the other lots, to provide lead generation support.

Further information is given in the tender Specification in Section 2 of the invitation to tender (ITT).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Relevant experience and expertise of key named individuals assigned to performing the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 250

Quality criterion: Approach and methodology for the delivery of the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 450

Price / Weighting:  300

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: Yes

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Event Organisation and Support

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79952000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG24

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 3: Event organisation and support.

Keele University is seeking organisations or consortia to work with project teams, directorates and departments within the University and/or companies within the other lots, to manage and/or support the organisation of a range of events.

Further information is given in the tender specification in Section 2 of the invitation to tender (ITT).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Relevant experience and expertise of key named individuals assigned to performing the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 250

Quality criterion: Approach and methodology for the delivery of the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 450

Price / Weighting:  300

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: Yes

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Photography and Videography Services

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79961350

79961000

79961100

92110000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG24

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 4: Photography and videography services.

Keele University is seeking organisations or consortia to work with project teams, directorates and departments within the University and/or companies within the other lots, to provide videography and photography services.

Further information is given in the tender specification in Section 2 of the invitation to tender (ITT).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Relevant experience and expertise of key named individuals assigned to performing the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 250

Quality criterion: Approach and methodology for the delivery of the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 450

Price / Weighting:  300

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: Yes

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Marketing Collateral

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

22000000

22100000

22310000

22459100

22462000

22815000

22852000

30199700

30199710

30199730

30199740

39298700

79822500

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG24

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 5: Marketing collateral.

Keele University is seeking organisations or consortia to work with project teams, directorates and departments within the University and/or companies within the other lots, to design, produce and/or procure a range of hard copy and marketing collateral.

Further information is given in the tender specification in section 2 of the invitation to tender (ITT).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Relevant experience and expertise of key named individuals assigned to performing the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 250

Quality criterion: Approach and methodology for the delivery of the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 450

Price / Weighting:  300

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: Yes

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Branding and Design Services

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79822500

79415200

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG24

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 6: Branding and design services.

Keele University is seeking organisations or consortia to work with project teams, directorates and departments within the University and/or companies within the other lots, to produce and/or support design work that will underpin the development of a series of campaigns to promote the individual projects (SEND, Business Bridge, Smart Innovation Hub) and/or the programme (New Keele Deal) as a whole.

Further information is given in the tender specification in section 2 of the invitation to tender (ITT).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Relevant experience and expertise of key named individuals assigned to performing the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 250

Quality criterion: Approach and methodology for the delivery of the contract for the framework agreement — marketing and events support for Keele University including Keele ERDF Funded Programmes / Weighting: 450

Price / Weighting:  300

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: 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.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 18

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: 01/04/2020

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

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/04/2020

Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The framework agreement is divided into 6 lots covering specific goods/services and the University envisage appointing up to 3 service providers in each lot although the University reserves the right to vary this number. Tenderers can bid for one or more lots. Further information on each of the lots is given in the tender specification in section 2 of the invitation to tender (ITT).

The University will call-off pieces of work under the framework either by:

Directly awarding the work to one of the framework service providers without reopening competition or by carrying out a further competition with the framework services providers in the

given lot to which the work relates.

The University will take into account the quantity, value and characteristics of the goods and/or services required when determining the method of call-off for a given piece of work. The choice of the method of call-off will be down to the sole discretion of the University after taking into account these factors.

Tenderers remain responsible for all costs and expenses incurred by them or by any third party acting under instructions from the tenderer in connection with taking part in this procurement, regardless of whether such costs arise as a direct or indirect consequence of any amendments made to the procurement documents by the University at any time.

The SEND, SIH and Business Bridge projects are part-funded from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds England Growth Programme 2014-2020 and other Funding partners. The marketing and events services required for these projects are also part funded by ERDF.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of England and Wales

Royal Courts of Justice, Strand

London

WCA2 2LL

UK

Telephone: +44 2079477882

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

University of Keele, Procurement Office, Finance Department, Innovation Centre 2, Keele University Science and Innovation Park, Staffordshire

Keele

ST5 5NH

UK

Telephone: +44 1782734047

E-mail: t.bill@keele.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.keele.ac.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any review proceedings should be promptly brought to the attention of the Director of Finance of the University at the address provided above, and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 ('PCR 2015'). Any review proceedings must be brought within the time-scales specified by the applicable law, including without limitation, PCR 2015. In accordance with PCR 2015, the University will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the date information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

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

University of Keele, Procurement Office, Finance Department, Innovation Centre 2, Keele University Science and Innovation Park, Staffordshire

Keele

ST5 5NH

UK

Telephone: +44 1782734047

E-mail: t.bill@keele.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.keele.ac.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

26/02/2020

Current Notes