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Supplies - 335497-2021

02/07/2021    S126

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Laboratory glassware

2021/S 126-335497

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: APUC Ltd
Postal address: Room 4.04, 101 George Street
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
Postal code: EH2 3ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stephanie McAteer
E-mail: smcateer@apuc-scot.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1314428968
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10402
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

LAB1024AP APUC Framework Agreement for the Supply of Laboratory Consumables and Chemicals

Reference number: LAB1024AP
II.1.2)Main CPV code
33793000 Laboratory glassware
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The authority is seeking contractor(s) for the supply of those laboratory consumables and chemicals required for the efficient functioning of laboratories in the Scottish HE/FE sector, NHS Scotland and other Scottish public sector organisations. For the purposes of this exercise, consumables and chemicals include but are not limited to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), glassware, filtration plastics, molecular biology plastics, tissue culture plastics, pipette tips and pipettors, gloves, solvents, fine chemicals, alcohol and acids, bio-chemicals, in-organic chemicals and salts and green chemicals. The framework agreement is Lotted with stock management one-stop-shop provisions included. The supply of all products should include a provision for take-back schemes where possible.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 17
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Laboratory Glassware

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33793000 Laboratory glassware
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A variety of glassware suitable for a range of laboratory applications are required. Glassware supplied must be fit for purpose, meet descriptions requested, and where required manufactured to withstand the many rigours of laboratory work such as temperature fluctuation and storing volatile compounds.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Filtration Plastics

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
19520000 Plastic products
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
38437000 Laboratory pipettes and accessories
42122500 Laboratory pumps and accessories
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Plastics for use in general and specialised filtration. Products include but are not limited to: bottle top filters, cell strainers centrifuge filters, filter holders, filter paper, filtration apparatus, accessories, funnels, nitrocellulose membrane filters, other membrane filters, PVDF membranes, powder funnels, syringe filters, vacuum filters, vacuum accessories.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Molecular Biology Plastics

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
19520000 Plastic products
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
38437000 Laboratory pipettes and accessories
42122500 Laboratory pumps and accessories
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Plastics for use primarily in molecular biology applications such as: bacteria testing supplies biopress containers blood collection tubes cell culture control system accessories cryogenic tubes culture tubes cuvettes embedding capsules inoculating loops microcentrifuge tubes microtubes Microwell plates PCR Microwell plates PCR tubes PCR tube strips racks test tubes vacutainers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Tissue Culture Plastics

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
19520000 Plastic products
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
38437000 Laboratory pipettes and accessories
42122500 Laboratory pumps and accessories
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A combination of treated and non-treated plastics for tissue culture applications including: cell scrapers cell separation products cell spreaders culture tubes dishes media bottles Microwell plates Microwell plate lids Petri dishes Tissue culture apparatus and accessories Tissue culture coverslips Tissue culture flasks tissue culture inserts Tissue culture plates tissue culture trays tube caps and closures.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Laboratory Personal Protective Equipment

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18114000 Coveralls
33730000 Eye care products and corrective lenses
34928470 Signage
18142000 Safety visors
18444100 Safety headgear
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4.6.1.1 In order to minimise the risk of injury or illness to laboratory staff and visitors, certain protective garments and implements are required. These include but are not limited to: laboratory coats, coveralls, protective aprons, sleeve protectors, safety shoes, respirators, eye care supplies, safety glasses and eye protection, face masks, head protection, signage and spill kits.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutually acceptable terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Pipettes and Tips

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
38437000 Laboratory pipettes and accessories
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Loose, racked, filter, sterile and non-sterile pipette tips for use in laboratories. Products include but are not limited to: serological pipets combitips electronic pipetors filter membranes filter pipet tips gel loading tips mechanical pipettors micropipets Pasteur pipets Pipet accessories pipettor controllers pipettor controller components pipettor kits tip refill systems volumetric pipets.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Gloves

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18424000 Gloves
18424300 Disposable gloves
33141420 Surgical gloves
33141400 Wire-cutter and bistoury; surgical gloves
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A variety of gloves used in the laboratory function, including but not limited to: clean room gloves general purpose gloves glove liners knitted gloves latex gloves neoprene gloves nitrile gloves rubber gloves Safety gloves Vinyl gloves.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

General Laboratory Consumables

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33793000 Laboratory glassware
33790000 Laboratory, hygienic or pharmaceutical glassware
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
38437000 Laboratory pipettes and accessories
38519500 Laboratory microscope replacement bulbs
42122500 Laboratory pumps and accessories
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Any other consumables that may be required for the efficient daily laboratory function. This lot includes a wide range of products such as needles, storage racks and cleaning products. A variety of disposable and reusable plastics for everyday laboratory purposes are also included.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Solvents

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
44832000 Solvents
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A variety of solvents such as Methyle Sulphoxide-D6, Acetone-D3 and Methanol-D4 suitable for a range of laboratory applications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Fine Chemicals

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
24000000 Chemical products
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Chemical substances prepared to a high degree of purity for use in research. Including chemicals such as Chlorodiphenylphosphine and Methamoxyammonium Chloride.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Alcohols and Acids

Lot No: 11
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
24000000 Chemical products
24322000 Alcohols, phenols, phenol-alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives; industrial fatty alcohols
24322500 Alcohol
24322510 Ethyl alcohol
24311000 Chemical elements, inorganic acids and compounds
24311400 Hydrogen chloride, inorganic acids, silicon dioxide and sulphur dioxide
24311410 Inorganic acids
24311411 Sulphuric acid
24311420 Phosphoric acid
24311430 Polyphosphoric acids
24311440 Hexafluorosilicic acid
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A variety of alcohols and acids such as Acetic acid, hydrochloric acid and methylate spirit suitable for a range of laboratory applications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 12
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bio-chemicals

Lot No: 12
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
24000000 Chemical products
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A variety of bio-chemicals such as organic compounds, Alkane, antibiotics, buffers and supplements suitable for a range of laboratory applications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

In-organic Chemicals and Salts

Lot No: 13
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
24310000 Basic inorganic chemicals
24315000 Miscellaneous inorganic chemicals
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A variety of in-organic chemicals and salts such as ammonium nitrate, magnesium sulphate and sodium chloride suitable for a range of laboratory applications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Green Chemicals

Lot No: 14
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
24000000 Chemical products
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Lot covers all types of chemicals designed to reduce or eliminate the use of hazardous substances in line with the twelve principles of green chemistry: prevention, atom economy, less hazardous chemical syntheses, designing safer chemicals, safer solvents and auxiliaries, design for energy efficiency, use of renewable feedstocks, reduce derivatives,catalysis, design for degradation, real-time analysis for pollution prevention, Inherently safer chemistry for accident prevention.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Stock Managed One-Stop-Shop for Consumables only

Lot No: 15
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33696500 Laboratory reagents
33790000 Laboratory, hygienic or pharmaceutical glassware
33793000 Laboratory glassware
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
38437000 Laboratory pipettes and accessories
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Lot covers all types of consumables commonly used in laboratories including, but not limited to, those detailed in the Lot descriptions for Lots 1-8. Institutions may use this lot to contract for a fully managed service for laboratory consumables.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Stock Managed One-Stop-Shop for Chemicals only

Lot No: 16
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
24000000 Chemical products
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Lot covers all types of chemicals commonly used in laboratories including, but not limited to, those detailed in the Lot descriptions for Lots 9 - 14. Institutions shall use this lot to contract for a fully managed service for laboratory chemicals.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Stock Managed One-Stop-Shop for Consumables and Chemicals only

Lot No: 17
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33696500 Laboratory reagents
33790000 Laboratory, hygienic or pharmaceutical glassware
33793000 Laboratory glassware
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
38437000 Laboratory pipettes and accessories
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot covers all types of consumables and chemicals commonly used in laboratories including, but not limited to, those detailed in the Lots 1 - 14. Institutions shall use this lot to contract for a fully managed service for a mixture of laboratory consumables and chemicals only.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion - Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Value for money / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Responsible procurement / Weighting: 12
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months extension if mutual terms can be met.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Individual call-off contracts under this framework agreement may be financed by European Union Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

With reference to SPD question 4B.5, it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequent awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employers (compulsory) liability: GBP 5 000 000 or greater.

Public and Products liability: GBP 5 000 000 or greater.

With reference to SPD question 4B.6 the successful contractors will be required to provide 2 years audited accounts or equivalent if awarded a place on the framework agreement. Alternatively if the contractor is unable to provide the required accounting information e.g. a new business without the required accounts, then they will be required to provide a bankers letter demonstrating their willingness to support the contractors organisation over the term of the framework agreement. The 2 years audited accounts or equivalent will be subject to ratio analysis.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Employers (compulsory) liability: GBP 5 000 000 or greater.

Public and Products liability: GBP 5 000 000 or greater.

2 years audited accounts or equivalent.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 7
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: 04/08/2021
Local time: 12:00
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:
English
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/08/2021
Local time: 12:00

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 buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 19076. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The potential to consider social considerations (Community Benefits) in public procurement is firmly established and set out in the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Contractors are required to work with the authority and institutions to deliver community benefits and social value where they are identifiable throughout the term of the framework agreement.

The authority and institutions are particularly interested in measures that contractors propose to take to encourage:

The targeting recruitment and training of new entrants, the long-term unemployed and those further from the job market by way of apprenticeships, work placements, student internships, work experience etc.

Donations to local communities e.g., PPE donations

Educational benefits to communities, including working closely with educational establishments and community groups to maximise educational opportunities that arise through performance of the framework agreement, increasing awareness, skis and digital accessibility. For example, women in STEMED initiatives.

The authority and Institutions will work with Contractors to voluntarily go beyond contractual requirements and the minimum legal requirements in pursuit of environmental and social objectives in their daily business operations.

Contractors are encouraged to have policies in place to address community benefits, social and equality targets.

(SC Ref:657143)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: APUC Ltd
Postal address: Glasgow Road
Town: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: smcateer@apuc-scot.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 7376420493
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/06/2021