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SNBTS requires to attain supplies of Red Cell Reagents compatible with automated technology and is for the anti body detection and identification only and not equipment or accessory devices. Antibody detection and ID, ABO/Rh typing and ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Ellen's Glen Road, Liberton
Edinburgh
EH17 7QT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313145522
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.scotblood.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA12722

I.2)Joint procurement
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
Health

Section II: Object

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

Red Cell Reagents.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
33696200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

SNBTS requires to attain supplies of Red Cell Reagents compatible with automated technology and is for the anti body detection and identification only and not equipment or accessory devices.

Antibody detection and ID, ABO/Rh typing and phenotyping is performed in SNBTS on samples taken from patients and donors.

Initial testing on Donors for Anti body detection and ID and ABO/Rh typing is by large scale automated blood grouping systems; currently Olympus PK7300 and Phenotyping of Donors is performed manually and on automated systems.

Testing of patient samples is performed at sites located at 6 sites in Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Inverness, and Aberdeen). Testing of samples referred from hospitals and internal laboratories is performed both manually and on automated systems. A selected number of donor and patient samples are also tested by manual technique and currently BioRad IH-1000.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
33696100
33696200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

SNBTS requires to attain supplies of Red Cell Reagents compatible with automated technology and is for the anti body detection and identification only and not equipment or accessory devices.

Antibody detection and ID, ABO/Rh typing and phenotyping is performed in SNBTS on samples taken from patients and donors.

Initial testing on Donors for Anti body detection and ID and ABO/Rh typing is by large scale automated blood grouping systems; currently Olympus PK7300 and Phenotyping of Donors is performed manually and on automated systems, Currently this is performed in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Donation Testing activities are due to be consolidated at the Jack Copland Centre, Heriot Watt campus in Edinburgh in 2017/18.

Testing of patient samples is performed at sites located at 6 sites in Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Inverness, and Aberdeen). Testing of samples referred from hospitals and internal laboratories is performed both manually and on automated systems. A selected number of donor and patient samples are also tested by manual technique and currently BioRad IH-1000.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Authority will have the option to extend the contract for three (3) twelve (12) month periods, in accordance with the terms of the contract.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

4B1.1 - Lat 3 years turnover.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The minimum standard is that only those Bidder's who have a financial turnover equivalent to or more than two times the anticipated annual value of the contract anticipated value 180 000 GBP) will be eligible to participate.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

4C1.2.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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: 31/08/2017
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: 31/10/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 31/08/2017
Local time: 12:00

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
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=504238

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.

(SC Ref:504238)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=504238

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Ellen's Glen Road, Liberton
Edinburgh
EH17 7QT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313145522

Internet address:http://www.scotblood.co.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:
01/08/2017