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Procurement Notice Details

Research and experimental development services [direct research portfolio - university interactions, integrated waste management and site remediation, spent fuel and nuclear materials]
UK

Purchaser: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Website link: http://www.nuclearmarket.com/proc/msk.cfm?id=60606

24/10/2015 S207 Member states - Service contract - Contract notice - Open procedure
I.II.III.IV.VI.
United Kingdom-Moor Row: Research and experimental development services

2015/S 207-375876

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC
Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)
Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Westlakes Science and Technology Park
CA24 3HU Moor Row
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1925802001
E-mail: stacy.graham@nda.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1925802003
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nda.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)
Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)
Main activity
Other: Nuclear
I.4)
Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
SW1A 2AW
London
UNITED KINGDOM
International Nuclear Services Ltd
CA24 3HU
Cumbria
UNITED KINGDOM
Radioactive Waste Management Ltd
CA24 3HU
Cumbria
UNITED KINGDOM
Direct Rail Services Ltd
CA24 3HU
Cumbria
UNITED KINGDOM
NDA Properties Ltd
CA24 3HU
Cumbria
UNITED KINGDOM
Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)
Description
II.1.1)
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Direct Research Portfolio (DRP).
II.1.2)
Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 8: Research and development services
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)
Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)
Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 11
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 24
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 12 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)
Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Direct Research Portfolio — 3 Lots.
Lot A — University interactions — Single Supplier framework.
Lot B — Integrated Waste Management and Site remediation — multi supplier framework.
Lot C — Spent Fuel and Nuclear materials — multi supplier framework.
II.1.6)
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
73100000
II.1.7)
Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)
Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.1.9)
Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)
Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)
Total quantity or scope:
Direct Research Portfolio — 3 Lots.
Lot A — University interactions — Single Supplier framework.
Lot B — Integrated Waste Management and Site remediation — multi supplier framework.
Lot C — Spent Fuel and Nuclear materials — multi supplier framework.
The contract will be let for an initial period of 24-months with the option to extend by further increments of 12-months up to a maximum contract duration of 48-months.
The estimated value is 6 000 000 GBP per annum over the 3 lots however NDA does not provide any guarantees with regard to the actual expenditure. The awarded contracts will be placed by NDA for the use of NDA however NDA reserves the right to allow its parent, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) together with its Wholly Owned subsidiaries access to utilise the contract if required.
II.2.2)
Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)
Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)
Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Direct Research Portfolio Sole Supplier Framework Agreement Lot A — University Interactions
1)
Short description
Direct Research Portfolio Sole Supplier Framework Agreement Lot A — University Interactions.
2)
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
73100000
3)
Quantity or scope
4)
Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)
Additional information about lots
Bidders must write to procurement.tenders@nda.gov.uk to request the tender documentation.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot B — Multi Supplier Framework — Integrated Waste Management and Site Decommissioning and Remediation
1)
Short description
Lot B — Multi Supplier Framework — Integrated Waste Management and Site Decommissioning and Remediation.
2)
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
73100000
3)
Quantity or scope
4)
Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)
Additional information about lots
Bidders must write to procurement.tenders@nda.gov.uk to request the tender documentation.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot C — Multi Supplier Framework — Spent Fuels and Nuclear Materials
1)
Short description
Lot C — Multi Supplier Framework — Spent Fuels and Nuclear Materials.
2)
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
73100000
3)
Quantity or scope
4)
Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)
Additional information about lots
Bidders must write to procurement.tenders@nda.gov.uk to request the tender documentation.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)
Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)
Deposits and guarantees required:
Relevant insurances to be in place, including professional indemnity. Evidence and details must be supplied as part of your tender submission.
III.1.2)
Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
2 year's audited accounts (most recent) to be provided separately with your tender submission in electronic format.
III.1.3)
Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
No legal form is required but, in the case of a group of companies submitting an acceptable offer, it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company or firm will be jointly or severally responsible for the due performance of the contract.
III.1.4)
Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)
Conditions for participation
III.2.1)
Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)
Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 2 year's audited accounts (most recent) to be provided separately to the tender document in electronic format.
III.2.3)
Technical capacity
III.2.4)
Information about reserved contracts
III.3)
Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)
Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)
Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes
Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)
Type of procedure
IV.1.1)
Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)
Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)
Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)
Award criteria
IV.2.1)
Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Experience. Weighting 5
2. Capability to Meet Requirements. Weighting 40
3. Management of Contract. Weighting 10
4. Understanding of Requirements. Weighting 15
5. Commercial Considerations. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)
Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)
Administrative information
IV.3.1)
File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
SG000209
IV.3.2)
Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 137-252629 of 18.7.2015
IV.3.3)
Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 5.1.2016 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
6.1.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)
Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)
Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)
Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)
Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)
Information about recurrence
VI.2)
Information about European Union funds
VI.3)
Additional information
VI.4)
Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)
Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)
Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)
Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)
Date of dispatch of this notice:
21.10.2015


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