Services - 457369-2019

30/09/2019    S188

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Software package and information systems

2019/S 188-457369

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: West Midlands Combined Authority
Postal address: 16 Summer Lane
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B19 3SD
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3453036760
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

CAV: Software Partner and Platform

II.1.2)Main CPV code
48000000 Software package and information systems
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

TfWM in support of our connected and automated vehicle (CAV) initiatives and programmes require a suitable software partner and platform which will provision, operate and maintain:

— a proven, flexible, customisable and secure cloud-based data marketplace, capable of supporting the commercial exchange of multiple different data types, multiple data exchange business models and maintaining a wide range of data licencing options,

— configuration and deployment of this solution within a short timeframe (less than 4 months), followed by ongoing operation and support of this technical solution to enable TfWM and associated CAV consortia to deliver public and commercial data-exchange based products and services,

— a platform with already developed open and published standards for data exchange,

— a platform that would rapidly integrate with the Midlands Future Mobility Data Hub to which TfWM will be providing highways data.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60130000 Special-purpose road passenger-transport services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

At this stage it is the clients intention to appoint a single provider via an open OJEU compliant tender process.

The indicative length of the contract at this stage is 10 years, but this is subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of tender publication.

II.2.14)Additional information

For details of how to express an interest in this opportunity please see Section VI.3) (Additional Information).

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To express an interest in this PIN:

Please register your company on our e-tendering portal (Bravo Solution). Instructions on how to register are located at:

Further key detail around expressing an interest in this exercise are listed below:

Portal Website:

PIN title: connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV): software partner and platform.

Bravo Solution Project Reference: 199

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: