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10/12/2014    S238

Germany-Munich: Machines and apparatus with individual functions

2014/S 238-418545

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Technische Universität München
Postal address: Arcisstr. 21
Town: München
Postal code: 80333
Country: Germany
Contact person: Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS)
For the attention of: Anja Delanoff
Telephone: +49 8928925772
Fax: +49 8928926815

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: university
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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Full-size humanoid robot for research purpose.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code DE212 München

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
We are looking for a full-size humanoid robot (> 1.5 m) with the following features:
— biped walking with robust off-the shelf balancing controller
— battery powered operation (> 30 min)
— bi-manual operation with 7 DoF per arm
— robust grippers (able to support partial weight of robot) able to pick up objects from flat surfaces
— onboard stereo camera
— on-board computers with unix based OS
-— versatile control software with remote GUI
— sufficient on-board computational power for state-of-the-art vision processing
— 6 axis force/torque sensing for each arm and leg
— additional joint level current or torque sensing
- >= 1 kg payload per arm
— torso design without large backpack
— designed full body cover for robot
— open software architecture
— hierarchical task framework (e.g. balancing vs upper body motion)
- >= 200 Hz control rate, preferably 1 kHz control
— integration into a standard robotic framework (e.g. ROS)
— light weight design (<= 80 kg)
— high number of degrees of freedom (>= 30 DoF)
Setup and instructions at delivery should be included.

Ideally periodic maintenance for the 1st year included, for following years optionally possible.

Transportation included.
The tender is an open procedure according to VoL/A.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31640000 Machines and apparatus with individual functions

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 210 000 and 250 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 15.6.2015. Completion 15.6.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Choice of law and jurisdiction lies in Germany.
Conditions according to VoL/B
§ 17
1. Payment of the invoiced amount shall be made upon provision of the supplies and services. It may be effected at an earlier point in time in accordance with the agreed terms of payment. In the absence of such agreements, payment of the invoiced amount shall be made within thirty days of presentation of the verifiable invoice. As a rule, payments shall not be cash. Punctuality of payment shall be based on the date of presentation of the transfer order to the procurement office's bank.
2. If the contract provides for partial payments, such payments shall be made, upon request, within appropriate time limits and in amounts corresponding to the value of the items supplied. The supplies and services shall be evidenced by a verifiable statement. Partial payments shall not constitute acceptance of partial supplies and services.
3. If divergences of opinion arise at the time of final settlement, the amount indisputably due to the contractor shall nevertheless be paid to him.
4. The unconditional acceptance of final payment identified as such shall preclude any additional claims. A proviso shall be stated within two weeks from the receipt of final payment.
A proviso shall become null and void unless a verifiable invoice concerning the claims under proviso is submitted within another month or, if this is not possible, the proviso is substantiated in detail.
5. If errors in the accounting documents are ascertained after receipt of the final payment, the final invoice shall be corrected. Such errors are errors in the determination of supplies and services provided and in the application of general calculation rules, decimal and transmission errors including balances brought forward faultily. Both the procurement office and the contractor are obliged to reimburse any amounts arising from errors.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Proof of enrolment on trade register. See self declaration in tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: References for similar products with stating contact person.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum of 5 years experience.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
List of yearly production.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.1.2015 - 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 20.1.2015
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Must be delivered, installed and running by 15.6.2014; 1st year of maintenance until 15.6.2016.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: Vergabekammer Südbayern
Town: Munich
Country: Germany
Telephone: +49 8921762411
Internet address:

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Acc. to § 107; 3; 1; 4 (GWB) a trial claim will be ineffective after 15 days after receipt of information regarding filing a claim from the contracting entity.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: Technische Universität München
Postal address: Arcisstr. 21
Town: Munich
Postal code: 80290
Country: Germany
Telephone: +49 8928925772
Fax: +49 8928926815
Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: