Services - 122286-2019

15/03/2019    S53

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Computer equipment and supplies

2019/S 053-122286

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3454102222
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Spark — The Technology Innovation Marketplace

Reference number: RM6094
II.1.2)Main CPV code
30200000 Computer equipment and supplies
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is setting up a dynamic purchasing system for a period of 48 months and is inviting bidders to request to participate for the Spark — The Technology Innovation Marketplace DPS. This DPS will provide central government and wider public sector departments the opportunity to procure an extensive range of innovative technology products and services. The four (4) distinct elements of the DPS service filters are subject/problem area, delivery method (technology type), geographical location and security level. If you are successfully appointed to the DPS following your submission you will be invited by customers (buyers) to submit tenders for relevant services through a call for competition. This DPS remains open for any supplier to request to participate throughout its 48 month duration. CCS reserve the right to reduce, extend or terminate the DPS period at any time during its lifetime in accordance with the terms set out in the DPS Agreement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 650 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32260000 Data-transmission equipment
30232000 Peripheral equipment
73410000 Military research and technology
38650000 Photographic equipment
71316000 Telecommunication consultancy services
45314320 Installation of computer cabling
72253000 Helpdesk and support services
72220000 Systems and technical consultancy services
38100000 Navigational and meteorological instruments
30232100 Printers and plotters
35700000 Military electronic systems
72300000 Data services
51300000 Installation services of communications equipment
32420000 Network equipment
73426000 Development of military electronic systems
72212482 Business intelligence software development services
72240000 Systems analysis and programming services
32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies
73436000 Test and evaluation of military electronic systems
30231000 Computer screens and consoles
73431000 Test and evaluation of security equipment
80533000 Computer-user familiarisation and training services
34000000 Transport equipment and auxiliary products to transportation
73425000 Development of military aircrafts, missiles and spacecrafts
73421000 Development of security equipment
73432000 Test and evaluation of firearms and ammunition
72500000 Computer-related services
72244000 Prototyping services
30210000 Data-processing machines (hardware)
30220000 Digital cartography equipment
51610000 Installation services of computers and information-processing equipment
72212460 Analytical, scientific, mathematical or forecasting software development services
34150000 Simulators
31712000 Microelectronic machinery and apparatus and microsystems
73422000 Development of firearms and ammunition
48000000 Software package and information systems
32340000 Microphones and loudspeakers
72222300 Information technology services
73400000 Research and Development services on security and defence materials
30211100 Super computer
73434000 Test and evaluation of warships
32270000 Digital transmission apparatus
30233000 Media storage and reader devices
38221000 Geographic information systems (GIS or equivalent)
33000000 Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
32333000 Video recording or reproducing apparatus
30162000 Smart cards
45314000 Installation of telecommunications equipment
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
50300000 Repair, maintenance and associated services related to personal computers, office equipment, telecommunications and audio-visual equipment
73435000 Test and evaluation of military aircrafts, missiles and spacecrafts
32510000 Wireless telecommunications system
30237000 Parts, accessories and supplies for computers
30215000 Microcomputer hardware
64210000 Telephone and data transmission services
32400000 Networks
42960000 Command and control system, printing, graphics, office automation and information-processing equipment
34144900 Electric vehicles
30212000 Minicomputer hardware
34933000 Navigation equipment
34711200 Non-piloted aircraft
73423000 Development of military vehicles
73424000 Development of warships
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
30230000 Computer-related equipment
30236000 Miscellaneous computer equipment
31154000 Uninterruptible power supplies
30216000 Magnetic or optical readers
73433000 Test and evaluation of military vehicles
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supplier shall have the ability to provide innovative technology products and services to central government and wider public sector departments.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Customers may enter into a contract with a supplier for a period of their determining which may exceed the RM6094 Spark — The Technology Innovation Marketplace DPS Agreement, should this agreement be terminated at any time. The flexibility of the contracting period allows customers (buyers) to determine appropriate contracting timelines required to enable the supplier to meet customer needs.

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: 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
List and brief description of conditions:

Suppliers will be assessed on their response to the selection criteria in their request to participate for a place on RM6094 — Spark — The Technology Innovation Marketplace DPS. The procurement bid pack and registration details can be accessed via the following URL address and be selecting the “Technology” link. Please read the DPS Needs document first for a full overview of the procurement process and read the instructions carefully. To register for the RM6094 DPS Agreement please select the “Access as a Supplier” link which can be located at the URL address above. An example of how to register for the DPS platform can be found at the following youtube generic guide

Please note that to register you 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. The procurement will be managed electronically via CCS. The value provided in Section II.1.5) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this DPS Agreement. This procurement offering does not guarantee any minimum spend and there will be no form of exclusivity or volume guarantee under this DPS. As part of this Contract Notice the bid pack and the following documents can be accessed at the link provided below:

1) Contract Notice authorised customer list;

2) Rights reserved for CCS DPS Agreement

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the setting up of 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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/04/2022
Local time: 17:00
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:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The value provided in Section II.1.5) is only an estimate. The Authority cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this DPS Agreement. The Authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any DPS Agreement as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the customer be liable for any costs incurred by the suppliers.

We consider that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 ("TUPE") may apply at the call for competition.

It is the suppliers responsibility to take your own advice and consider whether TUPE is likely to apply in the particular circumstances of the contract and to act accordingly.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

There is no right of appeal in this procurement. If you have a complaint or seek to challenge the outcome, please follow the guidance on procedure contained in the previous section.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: