Supplies - 174131-2020

14/04/2020    S73

Czechia-Ostrava: Super computer

2020/S 073-174131

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
National registration number: 61989100
Postal address: 17. listopadu 2172/15
Town: Ostrava - Poruba
NUTS code: CZ080 Moravskoslezský kraj
Postal code: 708 00
Country: Czechia
Contact person: Ing. Jan Jurena
E-mail: SuperpocitacIT4I@vsb.cz
Telephone: +420 597329579
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.vsb.cz
Address of the buyer profile: https://zakazky.vsb.cz/
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking
Postal address: 12, Rue Guillaume J. Croll
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU00 Luxembourg
Postal code: L-1882
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: SuperpocitacIT4I@vsb.cz
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://eurohpc.eu/
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://zakazky.vsb.cz/contract_display_581.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://zakazky.vsb.cz/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

EURO_IT4I Supercomputer

II.1.2)Main CPV code
30211100 Super computer
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject matter of this public contract is modernisation of contracting authority’s facilities and equipment through the purchase of a modern petascale supercomputer system EURO_IT4I Supercomputer. The subject matter of the contract is a comprehensive system for complex calculations, i.e. set of computing, storage, network and other systems and software solution. The solution will use modern technologies and will provide efficient and available services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 399 673 775.00 CZK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: CZ080 Moravskoslezský kraj
Main site or place of performance:

IT4Innovations National Supercomputer Centre, Studentska 6231/1B, 708 00 Ostrava-Poruba

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The solution will use modern technologies and will provide efficient and available services. The contracting authority expects the use of components of the most recent technology generations and newly launched technologies and their comprehensive interlinkage for provision of advanced services. The contract involves the implementation of the solution, integration in the contracting authority’s infrastructure, training, provision of support, maintenance and other services.

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: 399 673 775.00 CZK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 68
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.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

IT4Innovations National Supercomputer Centre-Path to exascale

II.2.14)Additional information

The subject matter will be co-financed from the projects: IT4Innovations National Supercomputer Centre-Path to exascale, IT4Innovations center for european science and industry financed from EuroHPC JU

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
List and brief description of conditions:

The meeting of the professional qualification under Section 77 is proved by a participant in the procurement procedure by submission of a copy of an extract from the Register of Companies, if it is recorded in the register, or extract from another similar register, if not recorded in the Register of Companies.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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.1.8)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: 2019/S 126-307691
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/06/2020
Local time: 09:00
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12/06/2020
Local time: 09:15
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

There will be no opening of tender envelopes as the tenders will be received only in the electronic form.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

The estimated value of the procurement has been determined in euros at the value EUR 14 855 000. According to technical issues with the Czech Tender Electronic Daily, the estimated value has been converted from EUR to CZK using the exchange rate of the Czech National Bank (exchange rate on the date of sending a contract notice for publication).

The estimated value is additionally determined as a fixed price for purposes of assessment for details refer to Article 13 of the procurement documents.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Office for the Protection of Competition
Postal address: tr. Kpt. Jarose 7
Town: Brno
Postal code: 604 55
Country: Czechia
E-mail: posta@uohs.cz
Telephone: +420 542167111
Fax: +420 542167112
Internet address: https://www.uohs.cz/
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Lodging objections in due course and in good time is conditional for filing a petition to review practices of the contracting entity in the same matter. The objections shall be filled with respect to time limits and in manner referred to sec. 241 et seq. of the Act no. 134/2016 Coll, on Public Procurement (hereinafter referred to as „the Act”).

The contracting authority shall send its decision regarding the objections to the complainant within 15 days from the delivery of the objections.

The petition shall be delivered to the Office for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter referred to as „the Office”) as well as to the contracting authority within 10 days from the date of the delivery to the petitioner of the decision under which the contracting entity has not complied with the objections.

Where the contracting entity has failed to settle the objections, the proposal to order corrective measures may be delivered to the Office not later than within 25 calendar days from the date of dispatch of the objections by the petitioner.

Only the petition to impose a ban on the performance of a public contract shall be filled after the conclusion of the public contract or the framework agreement. The petitioner shall deliver the petition to the Office and in duplicate to the contracting authority within one month from the date on which the contracting authority published the contract award notice in the manner specified in Section 212 (2) of the Act accompanied with a statement of the reason for the award of the public contract without publication of a contract notice, a prior information notice or an invitation to submit tenders in a simplified below-threshold procedure, however not later than within six months from the conclusion of such contract.

The petitioner shall deliver the petition specified in paragraph d) of subsection (1) of the Act to the Office and in duplicate to the contracting authority within one month from the date on which the contracting authority published a contract award notice regarding a contract awarded on the basis of a framework agreement pursuant to Section 137 of the Act or a contract award notice regarding a contract under a dynamic purchasing system pursuant to Section 142 of the Act, however, not later than within six months from the conclusion of such contract.

The petitioner shall pay, within the time limit for the submission of a petition, to the bank account of the Office a deposit amounting to 1 % of the petitioner's tender price for the entire period of performance of the public contract, or for the period of the first four years of performance with regard to contracts concluded for an indefinite period, however not less than CZK 50 000 and not more than CZK 10 000 000. Where the petitioner is unable to set the total tender price, it shall pay a deposit amounting to CZK 100 000. In the case of a petition to impose a ban on the performance of a contract, the petitioner shall pay a deposit amounting to CZK 200 000.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Office for the Protection of Competition
Postal address: tr. Kpt. Jarose 7
Town: Brno
Postal code: 604 55
Country: Czechia
E-mail: posta@uohs.cz
Telephone: +420 542167111
Fax: +420 542167112
Internet address: https://www.uohs.cz/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/04/2020