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Animal and Veterinary Sciences is considering options for the provision of 1 or more mobile meat sensory testing and recording units and associated support station, which can be towed on a trailer that is capable of easy relocation from temporary ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
SRUC
Kings Buildings, West Mains Road
Edinburgh
EH9 3JG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01315354384
E-mail:
Fax: +44 01315354314
NUTS code: UKM25

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.sruc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00021

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: education research and consultancy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Mobile Meat Sensory Testing Laboratory for Farm Livestock.

Reference number: 9583/BC/2017
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38900000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences is considering options for the provision of 1 or more mobile meat sensory testing and recording units and associated support station, which can be towed on a trailer that is capable of easy relocation from temporary work sites located across the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is expected to remain located at each site for many months at a time and so become semi-permanent at each site.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39180000
39181000
38540000
38500000
38970000
03000000
73100000
73110000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM25
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences is considering options for the provision of 1 or more mobile meat sensory testing and recording units and associated support station, which can be towed on a trailer that is capable of easy relocation from temporary work sites located across the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is expected to remain located at each site for many months at a time and so become semi-permanent at each site.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supplier Capabilities and Experience / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Operational Issues / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 31/03/2017
End: 01/09/2017
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

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:

ESPD - 3. Bidders will be required to have the following minimum insurance cover:

(a) Employer's Liability Insurance: 5 000 000 GBP;

(b) Public Liability Insurance: 5 000 000 GBP;

(c) Professional Indemnity Insurance: 10 000 000 GBP.

ESPD - 4A.1 1) The bidder is enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers kept in the Member State of its establishment (as described in Schedule 5 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015):

ESPD - 4D.1 Will the bidder be able to produce certificates drawn up by independent bodies attesting that the bidder complies with the required quality assurance standards, including accessibility for disabled persons?

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As in Tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 03/03/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 07/07/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/03/2017
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:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=480064.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract.

(SC Ref:480064)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=480064

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
SRUC
Kings Buildings, West Mains Road
Edinburgh
EH9 3JG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01315354384
Fax: +44 01315354314

Internet address:http://www.sruc.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/01/2017