Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://thl.fi/en/web/thlfi-en
Section II: Object
Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) 2019-2020 (2020-2021)
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (hereinafter ”STM”) and National Institute for Health and Welfare (hereinafter "THL" or “Customer”) request your tender for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) belonging to the National Vaccination Programme in Finland. The contract period is one year (during 2019-2020). The extend of the contract (option period) is one year (during 2020-2021). Estimated quantity for the contract period including option is 94 000 doses. The customer reserves the right to increase or decrease the ordered numbers of doses by up to 20 %. The Customer will choose the Supplier based on a comparison of tenders. Tender that is economically the most advantageous will win the competition. The tenderer that quoted the lowest reference price per dose will be awarded the contract. Please note that all times given in the Invitation to tender are local time in Finland. Tender annexes: Annex 1 Contract Annex 2 JYSE 2014 Supplies (link).
The purpose of STM and the Customer is to procure Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) required for the National Vaccination Programme in Finland. The Customer will implement the procurement on STM´s side. The roles of STM and Customer are described in more detail in section "Presentation of the contracting authority". The subject of procurement and the mandatory requirements relating to it are described in detail in this Invitation to Tender and its annexes. The contract will be awarded to one Supplier based on a comparison of tenders. Contract period estimated quantity for the contract period is 47 000 doses. The customer reserves the right to increase or decrease the ordered numbers of doses by up to 20 %. The estimated duration of the contract is about 1 year. The Contract period shall enter into force once the contract has been signed, and expire when all contractual duties have been performed. After the contract period, the Customer reserves the right for the option described in section "Information about additional procurement options". Please notice that in the section "II.2.5. Award criteria" Price means the reference price. Tenders will be compared in the manner described in section "Grounds for decision" of the Invitation to tender.
The Customer reserves the right to extend the contract for 1 year (during 2020-2021). Estimated quantity for the option period is 47 000 doses (+/- 20 %).
This procurement is detailed in the contract notice published on TED (Tenders Electronic Daily) online version and on the HILMA advertisement website as well as this Invitation to tender and its Annexes.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Please see sections Other information of the call for tenders and the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD).
Section IV: Procedure
The opening of the tenders is not a public event.
Section VI: Complementary information
Tenderers may ask clarification questions using the Supplier Portal. The questions must be in English and will be answered in English. To guarantee the equal treatment of tenderers, questions posed in any other way cannot be answered. All times given in the invitation to tender are local time in Finland. Please note that the online connection to the Supplier Portal is periodically slow and the download time will take time. Please fill out the tenders information in good time before the deadline expires.
Internet address: http://www.markkinaoikeus.fi/en/index.html