Supplies - 380416-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  421544-2020
12/08/2020    S155

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

2020/S 155-380416

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: UK Research and Innovation
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Research.Tenders@uksbs.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.ukri.org
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://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Research

Section II: Object

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

RE20347 — Single Wafer Wet Cleaning System

Reference number: RE20347
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:

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), wishes to establish a contract for a single wafer wet cleaning system as per the specification within the tender documentation.

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the ‘Regulations’).

This is a supplies contract being procured under the Open OJEU Procedure regulations.

This RFP sets out details of the Contract and expectations of any successful supplier.

This contract will be awarded to a sole supplier.

The requirements of this contract must be completed by Monday 15 March 2021.

See Section I.3) for access to procurement documentation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 183 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), wishes to establish a contract for a single wafer wet cleaning system as per the specification detailed in the main tender documentation.

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the ‘Regulations’).

This is a supplies contract being procured under the open OJEU Procedure regulations.

This RFP sets out details of the contract and expectations of any successful supplier.

This contract will be awarded to a sole supplier.

The requirements of this contract must be completed by Monday 15 March 2021.

There is strong demand from UKRI — Harwell for a standalone single wafer wet cleaning system based in the ITAC R1 clean room. STFC Business Innovation department would like to procure a system as soon as possible. The equipment will be based in the BID ITAC R1 clean room.The system is a stand-alone wet process single wafer cleaning station capable of cleaning various size, type and thickness substrates.

Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the Document Uploads tab within the Delta eSourcing Portal.

This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the RFP document.

How to apply: UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and follow the instructions to register.

If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and the follow the instructions to 'Login' Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the access code: 64CAY26D43

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 183 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 29
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: 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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/09/2020
Local time: 11:00
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: 23/09/2020
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Electronically, via web based portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Do not apply directly to buyer

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts).

Responses must be received by the date in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the Delta eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

As a user of the Delta eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Delta messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific tender event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates.

If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.

The sourcing documents can be accessed using the instructions detailed in I.3).

Closing date and time for bidder to request RFP documents: Tuesday 22 September 2020 11.00 BST

Closing date and time for bidder to submit their response (‘the deadline’): Wednesday 23 September 2020 11.00 BST

This contract has not been sub-divided into lots as there is only one delivery locations and therefore lots are not appropriate.

About UK Shared Business Services

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. Where UK SBS is not named as the contracting authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the contracting authority. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. For full details of our partner base please review the following link: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/contracts/Pages/default.aspx The contracting authority (CA) will continue to utilise the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) for this procurement if the United Kingdom (UK) is able to gain access to the OJEU. If, however during this procurement process the UK exits the EU and this does not allow for any transitional arrangements of access aligned to the timings of the procurement, the contracting authority will as directed by the UK Governments Cabinet Office (via Crown Commercial Services) utilise the UK Governments own procurement portal to discharge the balance of its statutory obligations associated with this procurement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Policy@uksbs.co.uk
Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Policy@uksbs.co.uk
Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/08/2020