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Supplies - 575589-2021

11/11/2021    S219

Norway-Kristiansand: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

2021/S 219-575589

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: OFA - Konkurranseportal
National registration number: 921 707 134
Postal address: Postboks 517 Lund
Town: Kristiansand
NUTS code: NO09 Agder og Sør-Østlandet
Postal code: 4605
Country: Norway
Contact person: Hanne Hovde
Telephone: +47 99440142
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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

OFA Medicinal products and multi-dose packing

Reference number: 21/21136
II.1.2)Main CPV code
33000000 Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The tender contest is for a framework agreement for medicines and multi-dose packing for the municipalities in the OFA Co-operation. Based on statistics for 2020 that were obtained from the current contract supplier, the annual scope is estimated to be approx. NOK 8.2 million excluding VAT. The contract will be valid for up to NOK 60 million excluding VAT over the contract's lifetime.

The estimated scope is based on previous procurements and is uncertain. The scope is meant as an indication of the contract's size, and is not binding for the contracting authority nor does it give any rights to the tenderer.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33600000 Pharmaceutical products
33610000 Medicinal products for the alimentary tract and metabolism
33611000 Medicinal products for acid related disorders
33612000 Medicinal products for functional gastrointestinal disorders
33615000 Medicinal products used in diabetes
33630000 Medicinal products for dermatology and the musculo-skeletal system
33631000 Medicinal products for dermatology
33632000 Medicinal products for the musculo-skeletal system
33640000 Medicinal products for the genitourinary system and hormones
33641000 Medicinal products for the genitourinary system and sex hormones
33652200 Endocrine therapy medicinal products
33660000 Medicinal products for the nervous system and sensory organs
33661000 Medicinal products for the nervous system
33661700 Other nervous system medicinal products
33662000 Medicinal products for sensory organs
33670000 Medicinal products for the respiratory system
33690000 Various medicinal products
75122000 Administrative healthcare services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO09 Agder og Sør-Østlandet
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender contest is for a framework agreement for medicines and multi-dose packing for the municipalities in the OFA Co-operation.

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: 60 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be a framework agreement for 2 years, with an option for the contracting authority to extend for up to 1+1 year. The start-up will be from 1 May 2022.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

1+1 year.

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

ESPD: Tenderers must fill in an ESPD Form as provisional documentation of fulfilment of the qualification requirements and that there are no reasons for rejection and that any selection criteria are fulfilled.

-Commitment declaration on the use of sub-suppliers/collaboration partners: If a tenderer would like to rely on sub-suppliers or collaboration partners to fulfil the requirement qualifications for economic and financial standing.

- Company registration certificate: Tenderers must be a legally established company: Company registration certificate, not older than one month from the deadline for applications.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

- Tax and VAT certificate: Tenderers must have their tax and VAT payments in order. Companies liable for tax and duties in Norway: Tax and VAT certificate, not older than six months, calculated from the deadline for application for pre-qualification.

Companies who are liable for tax and duties abroad shall submit an equivalent certificate as mandated by the legislation in the country where the tenderer is registered as a company.

-Requirements for the tenderer's economic and financial capacity: Tenderers must have sufficient financial capacity to fulfil the contract obligations. The contracting authority will obtain a credit rating of tenderers itself. The contracting authority reserves the right to obtain supplementary information on the tenderer's finances.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

-Environmental considerations and ethics: The contracting authority wants to pursue an environmentally friendly and sustainable procurement policy. Tenderers must document that an environmental management system has been established, which at least contains routines for addressing the following elements:

• System for the company´s environmental targets and environment policy.

• Competence strategy for the environmental field.

• Procedures for the execution of the delivery in an environmentally appropriate manner.

Tenderers must enclose an account of existing routines that document that the requirement is met. A declaration from the company may be submitted which describes how the routines have been implemented and how they function. The submission of a valid certificate is sufficient in cases where the procedures are described in the organisation's quality or environmental management system, in accordance with the Eco-Lighthouse Programme, ISO 14001, EMAS or an equivalent system verified by a third-party.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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 a single operator
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: 09/12/2021
Local time: 12:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 01/06/2022
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 09/12/2021
Local time: 12:00

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: Kristiansand tingrett
Postal address: Postboks 63
Town: Kristiansand
Postal code: 4661
Country: Norway
Telephone: +47 38176300
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: