Newcastle Laboratory, Science Central — Procurement Of Life Science Commercial Accelerator

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Newcastle City Council
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8QH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Commissioning and Procurement
Telephone: +44 1912777664
E-mail: corporate.procurement.team@newcastle.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1912114832
NUTS code: UKC22

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.newcastle.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.nepoportal.org

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.nepoportal.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

Newcastle Laboratory, Science Central — Procurement of Life Science Commercial Accelerator

Reference number: DN363367
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73200000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

To deliver services specifically for life science businesses, or those trying to develop the same.

Newcastle Laboratory, located at Science Central in Newcastle upon Tyne, is a bespoke design and build commercial facility offering approximately 90 000 square feet of high quality laboratory and office spaces to life science and innovation businesses.

The Council requires a highly qualified and professional Contractor to offer a bespoke programme of business acceleration services and support, tailored to the sector.

The contract will last for a period of approximately 10 months, with Newcastle Laboratory (recently branded as “The BioSphere”, as the focal point).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC22
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contractor will deliver a bespoke accelerator programme for commercial life science businesses, tailored to the market over a period of 10 months.

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: 300 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 10
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:

ERDF

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/10/2018
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:
English
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: 15/10/2018
Local time: 13:00

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
Newcastle City Council
Newcastle upon Tyne
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:
04/09/2018