Services - 60567-2019

07/02/2019    S27

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Software package and information systems

2019/S 027-060567

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scottish Police Authority
Postal address: 1 Pacific Quay, 2nd Floor
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM82 Glasgow City
Postal code: G51 1DZ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1786896463
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Software Licence Renewal: UFED

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

Renewal of Existing UFED Licences.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 833 249.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48100000 Industry specific software package
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NCA for renewal of existing Licences with Sole provider of Software.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights

It is considered that the variation of the existing contract and the award of a new contract in the circumstances detailed in this Paper is consistent with Regulation 32(1) and (2)(b)(ii) and (iii) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, which allows the contracting authority to award a contract without a competitive process when for technical reasons or for reasons connected with the protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights, a public contract may be awarded only to a particular economic operator. Cellebrite Ltd is the owner of the systems software and therefore the only entity that can license and provide support and maintenance services for the systems.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: PROC-18-017
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Cellebrite UK Ltd
Postal address: 100 New Bridge Street
Town: London
Postal code: EC4V 6JA
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 833 249.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(SC Ref:570233)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Scottish Police Authority
Postal address: 1 Pacific Quay, 2nd Floor
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G51 1DZ
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: