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Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Fiona Morris
E-mail: majorprojects@uksbs.co.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.ukri.org/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris/sso_login.jsp#/login/loginPage
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: UK Research and Innovation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: UK Research and Innovation

Section II: Object

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

UK SBS PR19059 LoKI Collimator Vessel

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45214630
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

LoKI is a SANS instrument that will enable scientists to answer the challenging materials science questions of tomorrow in fields from health and aging, to sustainability and energy security. One of the first instrument concepts to be proposed and moved into construction, LoKI will be part of the early science programme at ESS.

This is a requirement for the design and manufacture of a rectangular vacuum vessel for use on the Loki ESS beamline to be delivered to UKRI — STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Didcot, UK.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UKRI — STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This requirement is for the design, manufacture and testing of a vacuum vessel for the collimation system designed for LOKI. LOKI is a SANS instrument that will enable scientists to answer the challenging materials science questions of tomorrow in fields from health and aging, to sustainability and energy security. One of the first instrument concepts to be proposed and moved into construction, LOKI will be part of the early science programme at The European Spallation Source (ESS). STFC are supplying the LOKI beamline to the ESS as a UK in kind contribution. LOKI will be designed and prebuilt by UKRI - STFC. Once completed, UKRI — STFC will ship it to the ESS site for installation. Once LOKI is installed it will be supported by ESS operation staff for the lifetime of the beamline.

Included within the scope of work is the design of the rectangular vacuum vessel, for use on the LOKI ESS beamline along with all sourcing, manufacturing and assembly activities associated. The requirement includes defining, implementing, and documenting the results of, the quality control and assurance plan, providing all required documentation, and delivery of the vacuum vessel assembly to the ISIS neutron facility in Didcot, Oxfordshire along with all packaging and handling activities associated with this delivery.

Please refer to the full specification and suite of tender documentation for details of the entire requirement.

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If bidders have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link ‘Supplier eSourcing Registration’. Please note that, to register, bidders must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

Note: Registration may take some time please ensure that you allow a sufficient amount of time to register. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state:

— the name and reference of the procurement you wish to register for,

— your organisations full name as a registered supplier,

— the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will process the email and then enable the bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Helpdesk (Not UK SBS Ltd). Freephone: 0345010 3503

Email: eenablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Training support to respond to a requirement is available to bidders at http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/Pages/supplier.aspx

Responses must be received by the date in IV.2.2). Responses received outside or concurrently using the eSourcing process will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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

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:
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: 19/07/2019
Local time: 14:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19/07/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority (CA) will continue to utilise the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) for this procurement if the United Kingdom (UK) is able to gain access to the OJEU.

If, however during this procurement process the UK exits the EU and this does not allow for any transitional arrangements of access aligned to the timings of the procurement, the Contracting Authority will as directed by the UK Governments Cabinet Office (via Crown Commercial Services) utilise the UK Governments own procurement portal to discharge the balance of its statutory obligations associated with this procurement.

This procurement is for a single requirement and it is not technically feasible to divide the requirement into lots.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: majorprojects@uksbs.co.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/06/2019


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Tender Details
TitleDescription
StatusContract notice
ProcurementOpen procedure
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published12th Jun 2019
CountryUK
Reference2019/S 111-271534
Main ActivitiesOther
Location-
CTypeSupplies
Common Procurement VocabularyScientific installations