Services - 505822-2018

16/11/2018    S221

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Software package and information systems

2018/S 221-505822

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: Natural Resources Wales
Postal address: Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF24 0TP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Amy Hogan

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Pre-Tender Market Engagement for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

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

Natural Resources Wales is undertaking pre-tender market engagement to improve our understanding of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) solutions with a view of undertaking a procurement exercise in 2019.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71900000 Laboratory services
48000000 Software package and information systems
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A supplier day is being organised to explore the benefits of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) along with extended functionality to cover related areas.

The scope of services run by Natural Resources Wales Analytical Services (NRWAS) is organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, metals chemistry and microbiology. These disciplines support the NRW monitoring programme.

We are seeking a system to provide for:

— core LIMS,

— commercial LIMS,

— planning, scheduling and capacity planning,

— sample collection, sample site information database,

— sample registration and storage,

— incident management,

— materials management,

— mobile LIMS,

— integration with other systems.

II.2.14)Additional information

Suppliers who are interested in presenting at this event must download and complete the information document and template attached to this notice and return it to no later than noon on Friday 30.11.2018.

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: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales website at

(WA Ref:86978)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: