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Supplies - 234518-2021

10/05/2021    S90

United Kingdom-Cheshire: Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)

2021/S 090-234518

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: Medicines Discovery Catapult
Postal address: Block 35, Mereside, Alderley Park
Town: Cheshire
NUTS code: UKD North West (England)
Postal code: SK10 4TG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Heather Henderson
E-mail: heather.henderson@md.catapult.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1625708394
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://md.catapult.org.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://md.catapult.org.uk/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Other activity: Medical — Research Drug Discovery
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Other activity: Medical — Research Drug Discovery

Section II: Object

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

The Supply, Delivery, Installation and Maintenance of a High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (MS) System for Proteomics, Metabolomics and MS Imaging, Applied to Drug Discovery

Reference number: DN516025
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) are a national facility for collaborative R&D exploring and developing new approaches to the discovery and proof of well targeted medicines, diagnostics and biomarkers. Funded by Innovate UK, an agency of the UK government, MDC are an independent not-for-profit company bringing together a fragmented UK sector of industry, academia, charities, technologists, services, finance companies, SMEs and start-ups who together can turn good science into new, high value products. By sharing problems, rare expertise and assets we support the growth of this new community through a time of radical business and national change.

This Invitation to Tender (ITT) has been issued by MDC for the supply, delivery, installation and maintenance of a High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (MS) System For Proteomics, Metabolomics and MS Imaging, Applied to Drug Discovery (Mass Spectrometry System(s)) to MDC at their premises at Alderley Park in Cheshire.

This ITT is in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The contract notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on contracts finder. The process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s Open Procedure.

Tenders shall remain open for acceptance by MDC for one (1) year from the Tender deadline date. The purchase of the Mass Spectrometry System(s) shall include the supply, delivery, installation, training and a one (1) year comprehensive on-site reactive warranty. After the expiry of the one (1) year warranty a three (3) year comprehensive on-site reactive maintenance package will commence.

The Supplier shall ensure they have measures in place to ensure the fulfilment of the contract in the event of any developments from Britain’s exit from the European Union (BREXIT). The Tenderer must state in their Tender Submission if there are any concerns with the Tenderer fulfilling its obligations under the contract due to BREXIT. The costs quoted in the Pricing Schedule appendix 2 must include the costs to serve associated with the administration and management of the contract including but not limited to; all costs associated with BREXIT, and all the points in this document, the MDC Contract appendix 1 and the Specification appendix 3.

The Tender is for the supply, delivery and installation of Mass Spectrometry System(s), which shall include suitable training of MDC employees and a one (1) year comprehensive reactive on-site warranty which shall start once the goods have been installed to the full satisfaction of MDC. After the expiry of the one (1) year warranty a three (3) year comprehensive on-site reactive maintenance package will commence. Please see the MDC Contract appendix 1 and the Specification appendix 3 for the full scope of the Contract.

The purchase of the Mass Spectrometry System(s) is subject to the approval of MDC funders as such the Tenderer accept and acknowledge that by issuing this Tender MDC shall not be bound to accept any Tender and reserves the right not to conclude a Contract for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Maintenance of a High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (MS) System For Proteomics, Metabolomics and MS Imaging, Applied to Drug Discovery for which Tenders are invited.

Tender Submissions shall be based on the MDC Contract appendix 1.

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: 650 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD North West (England)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) are a national facility for collaborative R&D exploring and developing new approaches to the discovery and proof of well targeted medicines, diagnostics and biomarkers. Funded by Innovate UK, an agency of the UK government, MDC are an independent not-for-profit company bringing together a fragmented UK sector of industry, academia, charities, technologists, services, finance companies, SMEs and start-ups who together can turn good science into new, high value products. By sharing problems, rare expertise and assets we support the growth of this new community through a time of radical business and national change.

This Invitation to Tender (ITT) has been issued by MDC for the supply, delivery, installation and maintenance of a High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (MS) System For Proteomics, Metabolomics and MS Imaging, Applied to Drug Discovery (Mass Spectrometry System(s)) to MDC at their premises at Alderley Park in Cheshire.

This ITT is in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The contract notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on contracts finder. The process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s Open Procedure.

Tenders shall remain open for acceptance by MDC for one (1) year from the Tender deadline date. The purchase of the Mass Spectrometry System(s) shall include the supply, delivery, installation, training and a one (1) year comprehensive on-site reactive warranty. After the expiry of the one (1) year warranty a three (3) year comprehensive on-site reactive maintenance package will commence.

The supplier shall ensure they have measures in place to ensure the fulfilment of the contract in the event of any developments from Britain’s exit from the European Union (BREXIT). The Tenderer must state in their Tender Submission if there are any concerns with the Tenderer fulfilling its obligations under the contract due to BREXIT. The costs quoted in the Pricing Schedule appendix 2 must include the costs to serve associated with the administration and management of the contract including but not limited to; all costs associated with BREXIT, and all the points in this document, the MDC Contract appendix 1 and the Specification appendix 3.

The Tender is for the supply, delivery and installation of Mass Spectrometry System(s), which shall include suitable training of MDC employees and a one (1) year comprehensive reactive on-site warranty which shall start once the goods have been installed to the full satisfaction of MDC. After the expiry of the one (1) year warranty a three (3) year comprehensive on-site reactive maintenance package will commence. Please see the MDC Contract appendix 1 and the Specification appendix 3 for the full scope of the Contract.

The purchase of the Mass Spectrometry System(s) is subject to the approval of MDC funders as such the tenderer accept and acknowledge that by issuing this Tender MDC shall not be bound to accept any tender and reserves the right not to conclude a contract for the supply, delivery, installation and maintenance of a high resolution Mass Spectrometry (MS) System For Proteomics, Metabolomics and MS Imaging, Applied to Drug Discovery for which Tenders are invited.

Tender Submissions shall be based on the MDC Contract appendix 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
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)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 247-615536
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:
31/03/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
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: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Thermo Electron Manufacturing Ltd T/A Thermo Fisher Scientific
Postal address: 1 Ashley Road, Altrincham
Town: Cheshire
NUTS code: UKD North West (England)
Postal code: WA14 2DT
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 650 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Medicines Discovery Catapult
Postal address: Block 35, Mereside Alderley Park
Town: Cheshire
Postal code: SK10 4TG
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/05/2021