Services - 382364-2014

08/11/2014    S216    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

Spain-Mataró: Research and experimental development services

2014/S 216-382364

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Fundació TicSalut
Avinguda Ernest Lluch 32, TCM3 Pl.6 Of.4
Contact point(s): Fundació TicSalut
08302 Mataró
Telephone: +34 935532642
Fax: +34 935532643

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

NHS 24 (Scotland)
Fifty Pitches Road 140
G51 4EB Glasgow
United Kingdom

Region Syddanmark
Damhaven 12
7100 Vejle

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Unwired Health: Pre Commercial Procurement for a system to manage heart failure using mobile technologies.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 8: Research and development services
Catalonia, Scotland, South Denmark.

NUTS code ES51

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
TicSalut (Spain), NHS24 (UK, in partnership with NHS greater Glasgow and Clyde) and Region South Denmark (Denmark) are partners in the European project Unwired Health aimed at generating a new mHealth system for Heart Failure (HF) management. Considering the needs of both clinicians and patients, looking for the most convenient tools to improve the monitoring of HF patients.
The system must be secure, interoperable and fully integrated with the technological systems of health care providers and with the care coordination platforms (either local, regional or national level).
The procuring entity of the solution will be TicSalut, acting on behalf of the other two procuring entities listed above.
Unwired Health consortium would like to invite all interested European parties (large enterprises, SMEs, start-ups, spin-offs, research and development centres, etc.) active in sectors of healthcare, mobile applications, security and interoperability to join our Market Consultation Events planned for mid-November 2014.
During the Consultation Events Market attendees will be provided with an overview on the Unwired Health objectives and challenge, on the pre-commercial process to be followed, and will have the opportunity to pose questions to the procuring authorities.
Events will take place at:
— Odense, November 14th 09:30-12:30
— Barcelona, November 17th 10:00–13:00
— Glasgow, November 18th 12:30-15:30
For information and registration visit the website of the project:
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 1 735 536 EUR


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73100000, 73110000, 73000000, 73120000, 72000000, 72220000, 33100000, 48000000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:
This PIN is being published as part of the pre-commercial procurement market consultation to investigate the feasibility and options to deliver mobile, secure, interoperable and fully integrated with the clinical management systems from the procuring regions.
The purpose of this PIN is to:
1. — Forewarn the market that a procurement exercise may begin in the future.
2. — Alert the market about the innovation requirements, prior to any potential procurement process.
3. — Facilitate participation in the market consultation process and ensure that the pre-commercial procurement programme is open and transparent.
This PIN is an indication only of a potential future procurement activity and is not a commitment to procure. This PIN is not part of any pre-qualification or selection process.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): FP7-ICT-2013-10 Unwired Health (Grant Agreement 610753)
VI.2)Additional information:

Additional information will be available soon at the project website:

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: