Services - 560543-2020

20/11/2020    S227

Royaume-Uni-Salisbury: Services de recherche et développement et services de conseil connexes

2020/S 227-560543

Avis de préinformation

Le présent avis est un avis de préinformation uniquement

Services

Base juridique:
Directive 2014/24/UE

Section I: Pouvoir adjudicateur

I.1)Nom et adresses
Nom officiel: Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Adresse postale: Porton Down
Ville: Salisbury
Code NUTS: UKK15 Wiltshire CC
Code postal: SP4 0JQ
Pays: Royaume-Uni
Point(s) de contact: Mr Prakash Prema
Courriel: pprema@dstl.gov.uk
Téléphone: +44 1980954094
Adresse(s) internet:
Adresse principale: http://www.gov.uk/dstl
I.3)Communication
Adresse à laquelle des informations complémentaires peuvent être obtenues: autre adresse:
Nom officiel: Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Adresse postale: Porton Down
Ville: Salisbury
Code NUTS: UKK15 Wiltshire CC
Code postal: SP4 0JQ
Pays: Royaume-Uni
Point(s) de contact: By Email only
Courriel: Swarming_Hackathon@dstl.gov.uk
Téléphone: +44 1980954094
Adresse(s) internet:
Adresse principale: http://www.gov.uk/dstl
La communication électronique requiert l'utilisation d'outils et de dispositifs qui ne sont pas généralement disponibles. Un accès direct non restreint et complet à ces outils et dispositifs est possible gratuitement à l'adresse: https://www.labhack.org/
I.4)Type de pouvoir adjudicateur
Ministère ou toute autre autorité nationale ou fédérale, y compris leurs subdivisions régionales ou locales
I.5)Activité principale
Défense

Section II: Objet

II.1)Étendue du marché
II.1.1)Intitulé:

The Swarm and Search Artificial Intelligence Competition Series 2021 Challenge: Capture the Flag

Numéro de référence: Hackathon 2021
II.1.2)Code CPV principal
73000000 Services de recherche et développement et services de conseil connexes
II.1.3)Type de marché
Services
II.1.4)Description succincte:

Dstl in partnership with the US Air Force Research Laboratory is running a competitive hackathon to explore the best approaches to delivering autonomy within swarming platforms. This year's virtual competition will build on the 2019 Swarm and Search AI Challenge: Fire Hack.The goal of a hackathon is to create functioning software or hardware by the end of the event.

II.1.5)Valeur totale estimée
Valeur hors TVA: 200 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information sur les lots
Ce marché est divisé en lots: non
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Lieu d'exécution
Code NUTS: UKK15 Wiltshire CC
Lieu principal d'exécution:

Wiltshire CC.

II.2.4)Description des prestations:

Push Artificial Intelligence elements much further than last time using an open source simulation suite to focus teams on algorithms and behaviours. Final showdown event May 2021 a live event with virtual UK/US engagement, registration and participant selection open February 2021 with competition March 2021. Use multi-agent simulation suite, an open source software designed and built by Georgia Tech Research Institute. https://mass.gtri.gatech.edu/. Specific build version of software used for competition provided during registration with links and initial installation guidance. Software can run on most Linux and windows based personal computers. For AI Agent training participants should have sufficient computing resources. You will be invited to submit an initial overview of your proposed approach to solving the AI challenge. A team of SMEs will review these proposals, scoring them on three main criteria: Innovation with relation to the challenge, Technical expertise and credibility.

II.2.14)Informations complémentaires

There are currently no plans to develop the output. However, the results of the event may give insights into this domain and may provide evidence on which to build future research projects. The purpose of this notice is for advertising the event only and not contract award as a result of the Hackathon. To register, please visit https://www.labhack.org/

II.3)Date prévue pour le lancement de la procédure de passation:
28/02/2021

Section IV: Procédure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information concernant l’accord sur les marchés publics (AMP)
Le marché est couvert par l'accord sur les marchés publics: non

Section VI: Renseignements complémentaires

VI.3)Informations complémentaires:

The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk Go reference: GO-20201117-DCB-17379315

VI.5)Date d’envoi du présent avis:
17/11/2020