Services - 35566-2022

21/01/2022    S15

Ireland-Dublin: Application service providers

2022/S 015-035566

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: Dublin City Council
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Civic Offices, Wood Quay
Town: Dublin 8
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Clara Hickey
E-mail: clara.hickey@dublincity.ie
Telephone: +353 12226072
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.dublincity.ie/
Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/267
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Provision of a Mobile Application for Heritage Trail(s)

II.1.2)Main CPV code
72416000 Application service providers
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Dublin City Council (DCC) wishes to invite experienced and competent companies to tender using the Open Procedure to establish a Single Party Framework Agreement for the delivery of a Mobile Application for Heritage Trail(s).

Dublin City Council is facilitating the establishment of this Single Party Framework Agreement on behalf of itself and the other organisations listed hereunder who will be parties to the Framework Agreement.

South Dublin County Council

Fingal County Council

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Failte Ireland

Dublin Port Company

Waterways Ireland

The Contracting Authority is seeking Tenderers that will design and develop an Interactive Scalable Mobile Application, to be developed for Android and iOS mobile platforms for Dublin City Council that can be used as an interactive tour guide with an initial requirement for the inclusion of the Docklands trail.

For further information please refer to attached documentation. This project is subject to funding

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32300000 Television and radio receivers, and sound or video recording or reproducing apparatus
32330000 Apparatus for sound, video-recording and reproduction
48000000 Software package and information systems
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72212000 Programming services of application software
72212730 Security software development services
72212900 Miscellaneous software development services and computer systems
72230000 Custom software development services
72260000 Software-related services
72261000 Software support services
72262000 Software development services
72263000 Software implementation services
72268000 Software supply services
72300000 Data services
72322000 Data management services
79415200 Design consultancy services
79540000 Interpretation services
79822500 Graphic design services
79933000 Design support services
92310000 Artistic and literary creation and interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

Dublin, Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Dublin City Council (DCC) wishes to invite experienced and competent companies to tender using the Open Procedure to establish a Single Party Framework Agreement for the delivery of a Mobile Application for Heritage Trail(s).

Dublin City Council is facilitating the establishment of this Single Party Framework Agreement on behalf of itself and the other organisations listed hereunder who will be parties to the Framework Agreement.

South Dublin County Council

Fingal County Council

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Failte Ireland

Dublin Port Company

Waterways Ireland

The Contracting Authority is seeking Tenderers that will design and develop an Interactive Scalable Mobile Application, to be developed for Android and iOS mobile platforms for Dublin City Council that can be used as an interactive tour guide with an initial requirement for the inclusion of the Docklands trail.

In summary, the services comprise of;

• Design, develop, host and maintain an Interactive Mobile Application, interactive map (that can also be used a wayfinding tool to guide visitors around the main sites or points of interest of the Docklands such as the EPIC Museum), locations, audio, video, Augmented Reality and other media.

• Detailed interpretation design and content/ story development

• Supply of all related hardware, should it be applicable, must be provided by the tenderer.

• Potential phased expansion of the Application at the behest of Framework Clients. This may take the form of single change requests or larger sets of project work to expand existing trails or the addition of new trails throughout the city.

• Provision of an optional drawdown day facility for Engineering, Interpretive planning/ Script Writing Resources.

For further information please refer to attached documentation. This project is subject to funding

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Overall App Design & Functionality proposed and implementation of same / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Overall Technical Merit of the Human Resources proposed / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Content, Design, Innovation and Creativity / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Security, Privacy & Hosting Requirements / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Project Schedule / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Intellectual Property & Handover/ Exit arrangements, / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Scalability & Business Model / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Support and Maintenance Services/ Service Level Agreement / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion - Name: Ultimate Cost / Weighting: 20
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 appropriate documentation, which contains full instructions regarding the submission of tenders and is available to download from www.etenders.gov.ie using RFT ID 189765

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
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 096-251130
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:

Provision of a Mobile Application for Heritage Trail(s)

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
18/01/2022
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 14
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 14
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: The PEEL Entertainment Group Limited
National registration number: 3694202
Postal address: Pinetum, Broughton Hall
Town: Skipton
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
Postal code: BD23 3AE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ian.capper@peelentertainment.com
Telephone: +44 1756796176
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 500 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please note that this project is subject to funding.

Please note that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, facilitation of all meetings, site visits, and clarification meetings, as well as assessments of sample products, etc. (as applicable) is severely impacted.

Where possible the Contracting Authority will put in place alternative arrangements such as on-line meetings, etc. Likewise, anticipated dates (closing date for receipt of clarifications or tender submissions) may change. Suppliers will be kept fully up to date at all stages through the eTenders messaging platform.

1. Dublin City Council is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2014. If you consider that any of the information supplied by you is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for the sensitivity specified. In such cases, the relevant material, will in response to the FOI request; be examined in the light of the exemptions provided for in the Act.

2. It will be a condition for the award of any contract by Dublin City Council that the successful Tenderer and all sub-contractors (if applicable) produce a valid Tax Clearance Certificate from the Revenue Commissioners in compliance with Circular (43) 2006 (or as amended) and that the certificate will be maintained for the duration of the contract and will be on a 12 month basis. In the case of a non-resident Tenderer, a statement of suitability from the Revenue Commissioners will be required.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Please note also that 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. Dublin City Council will not accept responsibility for information relayed (or not relayed) via third parties.

6. The framework agreement is primarily for use by the Dublin Docklands Unit, Planning Department but may also be extended for use by other divisions of Dublin City Council as requirements arise.

7. Refer to document 'Additional Information' which is available to download from www.etenders.gov.ie using RFT ID 189765 for further information.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Chief Registrar, High Court, Inns Quay
Town: Dublin
Postal code: Dublin 7
Country: Ireland
E-mail: HighCourtCentralOffice@courts.ie
Telephone: +353 18886000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Please consult your legal advisor
Town: Please consult your legal advisor
Country: Ireland
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Please consult your legal advisor
Town: Please consult your legal advisor
Country: Ireland
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/01/2022