Services - 35478-2022

21/01/2022    S15

Ireland-Dublin: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2022/S 015-035478

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Met Eireann
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Glasnevin Hill,
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: Dublin 9
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Eoin Sherlock
E-mail: eoin.sherlock@met.ie
Telephone: +353 18065570
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.met.ie
Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/255
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
Other activity: National Meteorological Service

Section II: Object

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

RFT for the provision of a Multi Hazard Early Warning System (MHEWS) based on the A4EU MHEWS

Reference number: A4IRL
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Met Éireann, the Irish Meteorological Service is the seeking the development, hosting and maintenance of a Multi Hazard Early Warnings System (MHEWS) for Ireland, which is based on the A4EU MHEWS. This system will be hosted on the cloud.

The MHEWS will allow the visualisation of weather, flood, air quality, fire and other forecasts and observations. The MHEWS must also allow the use, visualisation and future development of both hazard and impact based forecast algorithms. The Solution must also support the dissemination of warnings, alerts and advisories based on the combination of forecasts and observed values.

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: 580 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48800000 Information systems and servers
48900000 Miscellaneous software package and computer systems
71351600 Weather-forecasting services
71351900 Geology, oceanography and hydrology services
72212222 Web server software development services
72300000 Data services
72421000 Internet or intranet client application development services
90711100 Risk or hazard assessment other than for construction
90721800 Natural risks or hazards protection services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

Ireland (remote)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Met Éireann, the Irish Meteorological Service is the seeking the development, hosting and maintenance of a Multi Hazard Early Warnings System (MHEWS) for Ireland, which is based on the A4EU MHEWS. This system will be hosted on the cloud.

The MHEWS will allow the visualisation of weather, flood, air quality, fire and other forecasts and observations. The MHEWS must also allow the use, visualisation and future development of both hazard and impact based forecast algorithms. The Solution must also support the dissemination of warnings, alerts and advisories based on the combination of forecasts and observed values.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: System / Weighting: 350
Quality criterion - Name: Services / Weighting: 250
Cost criterion - Name: Implementation / Weighting: 175
Cost criterion - Name: Hosting, Support / Weighting: 175
Cost criterion - Name: Additional Works / Weighting: 50
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

Please consult the associated documentation, which

contains full instructions regarding the submission of

tenders and is available to download from

www.etenders.gov.ie using RFT ID193940

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: 2021/S 131-347576
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:

RFT for the provision of a Multi Hazard Early Warning System (MHEWS) based on the A4EU MHEWS

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
23/12/2021
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: 3
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: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hydrometeorological Innovative Solutions, HYDS
Town: Jordi Girona 1-3, Edif ParcUPC K2M,Barcelona
NUTS code: ES511 Barcelona
Postal code: 08034
Country: Spain
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Aquatec
Postal address: Santa Leonor, 39.
Town: Madrid
NUTS code: ES300 Madrid
Postal code: 28037
Country: Spain
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: 580 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 580 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

1) Interested parties must register their interest on the eTenders web site (www.etenders.gov.ie) in order to be included on the mailing list for clarifications. All information relating to attachments, including clarifications and changes, will be published on the Irish Government Procurement Opportunities Portal (www.etenders.gov.ie) only. Registration is free of charge. The contracting authority will not accept responsibility for information relayed (or not relayed) via third parties;

2) Suppliers must register their interest on the eTenders web site (www.etenders.gov.ie) in order to be included on the mailing list for clarifications and to respond

electronically to the competition. There is a maximum upload limit of 2GB per document on etenders. Documents larger than this should be divided into smaller files prior to upload or zipped.

3) Should you experience difficulty when uploading documents please contact the eTenders Support Desk for technical assistance. Email etenders@eusupply.com or Telephone: 353 (0) 21 243 92 77 (09:00am – 17:30pm GMT)

4) All queries regarding this tender requirement or process must be submitted through the Irish Government Procurement Opportunities Portal www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT ID:193940) as a specific question. Responses will be circulated to those tenderers that have registered an interest in this notice on www.etenders.gov.ie The details of the person making a query will not be disclosed when circulating the response

5) This is the sole call for competition for this contract.

6) The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers.

7) Contract award will be subject to the approval of the competent authorities.

8) It will be a condition of award that the successful tenderer is and remains tax compliant.

9) At its absolute discretion, the contracting authority may elect to terminate this procurement process or any contract awarded under this Competition at any time.

10) Please note in relation to all documents, that where reference is made to a particular standard, make, source, process, trademark, type or patent, that this is not to be regarded as a de facto requirement. In all such cases it should be understood that such indications are

to be treated strictly and solely for reference purposes only, to which the words "or equivalent" will always be appended.

11) Without prejudice to the principle of equal treatment, the contracting authority is not obliged to engage in a clarification process in respect of the procurement documents with missing or incomplete information.

Therefore, respondents are advised to ensure that they return completed documentation in order to avoid the risk of elimination from the competition.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court
Postal address: Inns Quay
Town: Dublin 7
Country: Ireland
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contract is covered by the application of the Remedies Directive and the relevant standstill period applied at time of notification.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/01/2022