Services - 219595-2018

23/05/2018    S96    - - Services - Contract award notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Croydon: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 096-219595

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Secretary of State for the Home Department
49 Sydenham Road
Croydon
CR0 2EU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Matcher Commercial Team
E-mail: HOBMatcherBids@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office

Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sso/jsp/login.jsp

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

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

Home Office Biometric Matcher Engine Software (minutiae-based) and Associated Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Contracting Authority initiated a procurement to identify an EconOmic operator(s) to provide the BiometrIc matcher platform and associated services (BMPS). BMPS delivers across multiple biometric modalities and data sets (which shall include, but not limited to, immigration, citizenship, law enforcement) as part of Home Office Biometrics (HOB) programme.

There are 2 distinct parts to the BMPS:

(i) A technology platform and BiomeTric matcher service bus provided by the Matcher Service supplier (MSS); and

(ii) BiometrIc matching algorithm(s) that are integrated into the platform provided by the MatcHer engine software (MES) suppliers.

This Contract award notice relates to part (ii) the selection of the Lot 2 Matcher engine software (minutiae-based) supplier.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 55 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Matcher Engine Software (minutiae based) Supplier (MES)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72200000
72300000
72100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 Matching engine software (MES) (minutiae based) supplier will provide the following:

— Matching engine software (minutiae based) for biometric matching of finger Ten-print, palm print and latentmarks to support verification, search and de-duplication of biometric records;

— Professional services including design, guidance and technical specifications for the Matcher engine software;

— Collaboration with the Matcher Service Supplier;

— Early Life Support;

— Ongoing Level 4 support of the MES; and.

— Provision of a software licence to deliver the services to the Contracting Authority and any other Central government bodies.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Service and Technical / Weighting: 67
Price - Weighting: 33
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the initial term of 60 months for a further period of 24 months and an additional 12 months. Therefore, the total potential term of the contract is 96 months from the effective date.

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

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to amend the scale of the requirements at any time during the procurement process, or over the term of the contracts to provide additional BMPS to future modalities and similarly the Economic operators appointed may also be required to extend BMPS to support any other Central government bodies.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: 2017/S 120-242965
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: HOB-3
Lot No: 1
Title:

Matcher Service Platform and Associated Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
21/02/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
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: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Fujitsu Services Limited
96056
22 Baker Street
London
W1U 3BW
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKI
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 28 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 28 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Proportion: 22 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Provision of biometric software products and related services.

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: HOB-4
Lot No: 2
Title:

Matcher Engine Software (minutiae-based) and associated Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
17/05/2018
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: 0
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
Morpho UK Limited
255, Wharfedale Road, Winnersh, Wokingham, Berkshire
Wokingham
RG41 5TP
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKI62
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 9 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 7 043 805.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The following information has been captured in accordance with the requirements of Regulation 50 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015: The Authority received a total of 3 tenders for this procurement,

All of which were received electronically via the Contracting Authority's e-Sourcing suite. The Authority did not receive any tenders from SMEs. The Authority did not receive any tenders from other EU Member States other than the UK. The Authority did not receive any tenders from non-EU States. The Authority did not receive any tenders from any Groups of economic operators. The Supplier awarded the Lot 2 Matcher engine software (minutiae-based) and Associated services contract is not an SME. The information requirements as set out in Part D of Annex V of the Public contracts directive can be found within this notice and Contracts finder.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/05/2018