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Supplies - 535880-2021

22/10/2021    S206

Ireland-Cork: Computer-aided design (CAD) software package

2021/S 206-535880

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: University College Cork ( UCC )
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: 6 Elderwood
Town: Cork
NUTS code: IE053 South-West
Postal code: College Rd
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Mark Stephenson
E-mail: mark.stephenson@ucc.ie
Telephone: +353 5166
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.ucc.ie
Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/1198
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=200217&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=200217&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Pre-Qualification Questionnaire: Multi-Party Framework for provision of Integrated Circuit Design Tools

Reference number: UCC/2021/35
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48321000 Computer-aided design (CAD) software package
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

University College Cork (UCC) wishes to appoint a minimum of 2 economic operators to a Multi-Party Framework Agreement for the provision of Integrated Circuit Design Tools.

Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI) provides central IC design infrastructure (CAD tools, Design Kits and compute resources) for use by MCCI Academic Researchers and collaborating MCCI Industry members for the sole purpose of executing MCCI research projects. Such project participants access this design environment via VPN. The design environment currently comprises Cadence front-to-back analog IC design and digital implementation tools along with Mentor simulation and back-end tools and fully supports design activity across a range of advanced semiconductor process nodes including TSMC 28nm. While MCCI is a not-for-profit organisation, it does seek to license its research output.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48190000 Educational software package
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE053 South-West
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

University College Cork (UCC) wishes to appoint a minimum of 2 economic operators to a Multi-Party Framework Agreement for the provision of Integrated Circuit Design Tools.

Microelectronic Circuits Centre Ireland (MCCI) provides central IC design infrastructure (CAD tools, Design Kits and compute resources) for use by MCCI Academic Researchers and collaborating MCCI Industry members for the sole purpose of executing MCCI research projects. Such project participants access this design environment via VPN. The design environment currently comprises Cadence front-to-back analog IC design and digital implementation tools along with Mentor simulation and back-end tools and fully supports design activity across a range of advanced semiconductor process nodes including TSMC 28nm. While MCCI is a not-for-profit organisation, it does seek to license its research output.

MCCI requires IC Design tools that are fully capable of catering for analog mixed signal design and digital design at 28nm, and backend tools qualified by TSMC for 28nm.

MCCI requires IC Design tools that are fully capable of catering for analog mixed signal design and digital design at 14nm FinFet, and backend tools qualified by Intel for 14nm.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 19/11/2021
Local time: 12:05
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Irish High Court
Town: Dublin
Country: Ireland
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/10/2021