Services - 127539-2015

14/04/2015    S72    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Horses

2015/S 072-127539

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Defra
17 Nobel House
For the attention of: Patric Lemagnen
SW1P 3JR London
United Kingdom
E-mail: patric.lemagnen@defra.gsi.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Environment
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The UK Central Equine Database.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Nobel House, 17 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3JR.
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
In accordance with new EU regulation, the UK is obligated to operate a dedicated Member State Central Equine Database. Defra intend to procure and hold the contract for the designated UK database that meets statutory requirements. Information will be provided directly to this database from UK Passport Issuing Organisations (PIOs). Defra are seeking to procure a supplier to design, build and host the above-mentioned database, and provide ongoing management services. Defra would be seeking a supplier with experience operating in the equine industry.

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03322300, 72310000, 72320000, 72000000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
1.12.2015
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. Defra intend to hold a supplier engagement day in order to present the opportunity in greater detail. Should you wish to attend this event please contact Defra Procurement at patric.lemagnen@defra.gsi.gov.uk

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Defra intend to hold a supplier engagement day in order to present the opportunity in greater detail and. Should you wish to attend this event, please contact Defra Procurement at: patric.lemagnen@defra.gsi.gov.uk

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
8.4.2015