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Supplies - 160585-2020

03/04/2020    S67

United Kingdom-Belfast: Computer-related equipment

2020/S 067-160585

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: DfE — Tourism NI
Postal address: Linum Chambers, Bedford Square, Bedford St
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT2 7ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: SSDAdmin.CPDfinance-ni.gov.uk
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://tourismni.com/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/topics/procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

ID 2649371 DfE — Tourism NI — Shared 360 Degree Virtual Reality (VR) Theatre

Reference number: 2649371
II.1.2)Main CPV code
30230000 Computer-related equipment
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Tourism NI would like to procure a shared 360 degree Virtual Reality (VR) immersive theatre that can be placed at various tourist sites across Northern Ireland, where accessibility or weather conditions may limit the visitor’s experience. The VR theatre may become an attraction in itself. A shared VR structure allows multiple people to view the same VR experience without the use of headsets; it is a 360-degree theatre-like experience. The scope of this contract includes the theatre (physical structure) and projection technology, plus support and maintenance of the equipment throughout the duration of the contract. This contract does not include content.

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: 276 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30230000 Computer-related equipment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tourism NI would like to procure a Shared 360 degree Virtual Reality (VR) Immersive Theatre that can be placed at various tourist sites across Northern Ireland, where accessibility or weather conditions may limit the visitor’s experience. The VR theatre may become an attraction in itself. A shared VR structure allows multiple people to view the same VR experience without the use of headsets; it is a 360-degree theatre-like experience. The scope of this contract includes the theatre (physical structure) and projection technology, plus support and maintenance of the equipment throughout the duration of the contract. This contract does not include content.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Training / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion - Name: Support and maintenance / Weighting: 42
Cost criterion - Name: Total contract price / Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will be awarded for a period of 3 years with the option to extend by 2 further periods of 1-year each.

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)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: 2020/S 027-063350
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

Contract No: 1
Title:

Contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
26/03/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: IGLOO Vision Ltd
Postal address: Unit 2, Craven Court Stokewood Road Craven Arms Business Park
Town: Bucknell
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SY7 8PF
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 276 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The successful contractor’s performance on this contract will be managed as per the specification and regularly monitored (see. Procurement Guidance Note 01/12 — contract management — procedures and principles). Contractors not delivering on contract requirements is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in CPD for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a notice of unsatisfactory performance and this contract may be terminated. A central register of such notices for supplies and services contracts will be maintained and published on the CPD website. Any contractor in receipt of a notice of unsatisfactory performance will be required to declare this in future tender submissions for a period of 3 years from the date of issue of the notice. It may also result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by. Centres of procurement expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The UK does not have any special review body with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures in public procurement competitions. Instead; any challenges are dealt with by the High Court, Commercial Division, to which proceedings may be issued regarding alleged breaches of the Regulations
Town: UK
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31/03/2020