Services - 319918-2019

09/07/2019    S130    Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Stockport: Cardiac-monitoring devices

2019/S 130-319918

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: UK Biobank Ltd
Postal address: 1-2 Spectrum Way, Adswood
Town: Stockport
NUTS code: UKD35
Postal code: SK3 0SA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrea Howard
Telephone: +44 1614755386

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Cardiac Monitoring

Reference number: UKBB006
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

UK Biobank is issuing this tender to invite bids for cardiac monitoring: the supply of devices to monitor and the monitoring solution must be:

— able to acquire continuous ECG data for a period of 1 to 2 weeks,

— self-contained and include a mechanism or technology to allow the raw ECG trace to be captured and transferred for analysis and ultimately provided to UK Biobank,

— non-invasive (implantable devices will not be considered),

— comfortable during ‘free living’: no lifestyle changes must be needed by participants to allow them to use the device,

— waterproof for hygiene purposes (showerproof), including the adhesive which must not come off in water (waterproof and suitable for bathing/swimming would be an advantage),

— constructed using hypoallergenic materials (e.g. medical grade silicone adhesive) and produce minimal skin irritation over a 2 week period record ECG data over a 1-2 week period.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 865 574.65 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD35
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

UK Biobank is issuing this tender to invite bids for cardiac monitoring: the supply of devices to monitor and record ECG data over a 1-2 week period.

UK Biobank is currently inviting approximately 100 000 of its participants to visit one of its imaging centres located across the UK to undergo a number of imaging (MRI, DEXA, ultrasound) measures and to participate in a repeat of certain baseline measures (the UK Biobank Imaging Project).

As part of the visit, UK Biobank is interested to obtain longer term (1 to 2 week duration) heart rhythm data on a subset of these participants. UK Biobank is looking for a single supplier that can provide devices and services to enable this project, for the anticipated 3 year duration of the project.

Full details of the services required are included within the specification.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Primary technical requirements / Weighting: 25 %
Quality criterion - Name: Assurance of supply / Weighting: 25 %
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and project management / Weighting: 25 %
Price - Weighting: 25 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 152-349178
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 7
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 3
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Preventice Services
Postal address: 1717 N Sam Houston Pkwy W
Town: Houston, TX
NUTS code: 00
Postal code: 77038
Country: United States
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 865 574.65 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(MT Ref:216572)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: UK Biobank Ltd
Postal address: 1-2 Spectrum Way, Adswood
Town: Stockport
Postal code: SK3 0SA
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1614755386

Internet address:

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: