Engineering Educational Training Solutions Packages

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Northumbria University
Pandon Building Camden Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Contact person: Dave Hartis
Telephone: +44 1912274752
NUTS code: UKC21

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
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 to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
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

Engineering Educational Training Solutions Packages

Reference number: T17/3595
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Contract opportunity for the Provision of EU Quality Standards Aligned Modernisation of Renewable Energy - Engineering Curriculum for Bachelor and Master students and Improving Skills Development of Ph.D. students in Universities of Latin America.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Brazil, Cuba, and Columbia.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Contract opportunity for the Provision of EU Quality Standards Aligned Modernisation of Renewable Energy - Engineering Curriculum for Bachelor and Master students and Improving Skills Development of Ph.D. students in Universities of Latin America.

Recently shortlisted for the Times Higher Education University of the Year 2017, Northumbria University at Newcastle seeks to appoint suitable vendors to deliver this key and prestigious contract during 2018.

The University is looking to make a significant investment in a range of Engineering Educational Training Solution packages that will be deployed to key partner institutions located in Brazil, Columbia, and Cuba.

We seek to invite bids from potential partners who can furnish the full requirements of this contract opportunity to all of the partner institutions and countries outlined below and within the ITT.

The contract will involve supply, design, installation, implementation, training, and shipping of the consignment as per the defined scope within the tender release.

The specification as outlined in this ITT cover the following requirements:

— Educational PEM Fuel Cell,

— Photovoltaic Cell Training System,

— Wind Turbine Training System, and,

— Rankine Cycle Steam Turbine.

To be shipped and deployed to the following locations:-.

— Brazil - Universidade Federal de Itajuba (UNIFEI) and Universidade Federal Da Bahia (UFBA),

— Columbia - Universidad de Santander (UDES) and Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS), and,

— Cuba - Universidad de Oriente (UDO) and Instituto Superior Politécnico José Antonio Echeverría.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Qualtative Questions / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: CRUX/Co Funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the EU
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:

As per business questionnaire.

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
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 227-472473
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/02/2018
Local time: 17:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 05/02/2018
Local time: 17:00

Via electronic tender portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
University of Northumbria
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: