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22/07/2016    S140

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Instruments for checking physical characteristics

2016/S 140-253395

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Newcastle University
Postal address: 2nd Floor South, Higham House, New Bridge Street West
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 8AF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login
For the attention of: Dave Anderson
E-mail: Dave.Anderson@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1912085360
Fax: +44 1912088845

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ncl.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

Electronic access to information: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
(NU/1195) Newcastle University Urban Observatory Sensors DPS.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKC22 Tyneside

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Newcastle University invites bids to join a Dynamic Purchasing System it is establishing for the provision of a range of environmental sensor equipment for it's Urban Observatory project in the city. The Urban Observatory is a research project funded by Newcastle University as part of Science Central initiative. It seeks to understand how a city system functions and how different parameters interact. (E.g. heat island effect and green spaces, flooding and traffic congestion.) All the sensor data is open and available to the public via this portal (http://uoweb1.ncl.ac.uk/ )

There will be 6 Sensor lots on this DPS:
1. Environment;
2. Weather;
3. Transport;
4. Energy;
5. Water;
6. Human.
Suppliers must indicate which lots they are applying for in this initial DPS Round.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38400000 Instruments for checking physical characteristics, 38434400 Vibration analysers, 38344000 Pollution-monitoring devices, 38293000 Seismic equipment, 38120000 Meteorological instruments, 38421000 Flow-measuring equipment, 38550000 Meters, 34970000 Traffic-monitoring equipment, 38420000 Instruments for measuring flow, level and pressure of liquids and gases

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Newcastle University invites bids to join a Dynamic Purchasing System it is establishing for the provision of a range of environmental sensor equipment for it's Urban Observatory project in the city. The Urban Observatory is a research project funded by Newcastle University as part of Science Central initiative. It seeks to understand how a city system functions and how different parameters interact. (E.g. heat island effect and green spaces, flooding and traffic congestion.) All the sensor data is open and available to the public via this portal (http://uoweb1.ncl.ac.uk/ )

There will be 6 Sensor lots on this DPS:
1. Environment;
2. Weather;
3. Transport;
4. Energy;
5. Water;
6. Human.
Suppliers must indicate which Lots they are applying for in this initial DPS Round.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Environmental Sensors
1)Short description
This includes, but is not exhaustive: air pollution indoor and outdoor gases (NO2, NOx, O3, CO,) and particle matter (in size fractions PM1, 2,5 and/or 10), noise; Atmospheric gases (GHG);
Soil parameters – (soil moisture, soil gases, soil carbon and organic matter content); Ground movements — vibrations, seismic; Sensing of indicators of biodiversity — in soil, water or air (vegetation, bees, birds, worms etc.).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38400000 Instruments for checking physical characteristics, 38420000 Instruments for measuring flow, level and pressure of liquids and gases, 38434400 Vibration analysers, 38344000 Pollution-monitoring devices, 38293000 Seismic equipment

3)Quantity or scope
As and when required throughout the life of the DPS.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Weather Sensors
1)Short description
This includes, but is not exhaustive: climate variables (temp, humidity, rainfall, solar radiation).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38120000 Meteorological instruments

3)Quantity or scope
As and when required throughout the life of the DPS.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Transport Sensors
1)Short description
This includes, but is not exhaustive: traffic movements; flow and velocity of vehicles, ID of different modes ( pedestrian, cycle, car, lorry, bus).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34970000 Traffic-monitoring equipment, 34971000 Speed camera equipment, 34972000 Traffic-flow measuring system

3)Quantity or scope
As and when required throughout the life of the DPS.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Energy Sensors
1)Short description
This includes, but is not exhaustive: energy use, heat flows and power usage across scales of a city (monitoring sub-stations) to individual building or rooms or materials/structures.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38550000 Meters

3)Quantity or scope
As and when required throughout the life of the DPS.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Water Sensors
1)Short description
This includes, but is not exhaustive: water movement (quantity- flow) in urban landscapes (e.g. in rivers, ditches, surface runoff and also in Sustainable Urban Drainage (SUDS) and green infrastructure (GI).
Water quality parameters – in SUDS and in rivers (turbidity, nutrients, DOC etc.).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38400000 Instruments for checking physical characteristics, 38421100 Water meters

3)Quantity or scope
As and when required throughout the life of the DPS.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Human Sensors
1)Short description
This includes, but is not exhaustive.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34970000 Traffic-monitoring equipment

3)Quantity or scope
As and when required throughout the life of the DPS.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
A parent company guarantee may be required depending on the status of the supplier.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As detailed in the tender document.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further details will be provided within the contract documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers should provide a copy of their most recent published annual accounts.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The contract should not account for more than 50 % of the Tenderers annual turnover.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
NU/1195
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.8.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

This DPS opportunity can be accessed by registering (or logging in if you already have an account) at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

Please then review the DPS Information Document to determine if this opportunity is of interest.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: Newcastle University
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Newcastle University authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10-calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18.7.2016