United Kingdom-Salisbury: Subscription services

Agency: TED
State:
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 76 - Books, Maps, and Other Publications
Opps ID: NBD00003594877683994
Posted Date: Oct 3, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: 387419-2017
Source: Members Only
03/10/2017 S189 - - Services - Contract award notice - Negotiated procedure without a call for competition

United Kingdom-Salisbury: Subscription services

2017/S 189-387419

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Dstl Porton Down
Salisbury
SP4 0JQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Nicola Milton
Telephone: +44 1980952336
E-mail: nmilton1@dstl.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.dstl.gov.uk

I.2) Joint procurement
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5) Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title:

Renewal of Web of Science.

Reference number: 1000124113
II.1.2) Main CPV code
79980000
II.1.3) Type of contract
Services
II.1.4) Short description:

Renewal of Web of Science, INSPEC ? Web of Science Perpetual License Sub, Chinese Science Citation Database, Conference Proceedings and Derwent Innovations Index.

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: 266 398.48 USD
II.2) Description
II.2.1) Title:
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

Renewal of Web of Science, INSPEC ? Web of Science Perpetual License Sub, Chinese Science Citation Database, Conference Proceedings and Derwent Innovations Index.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Price
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) Description
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:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons
Explanation:

The UK MOD considers that this can be justified on the basis of technical grounds and/or exclusive rights pursuant to Article 32(2)(b)(ii) and/or (iii) of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (regulations 32(2)(b)(ii) and (iii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) as the database is the only one which provides DSTL with the breadth and depth of scientific information it requires to service the needs of its customers and only Clarivate Analytics have the proprietary rights to provide subscriptions to it.

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
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: 1000124113
Title:

Renewal of Web of Science

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2) Award of contract
V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract:
11/09/2017
V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor
Clarivate Analytics (US) LLC
1500 Spring Garden Street, Fourth Floor
Philadelphia
PA 19130
United States
Telephone: +44 2074334331
E-mail: Massimo.Giunta@Clarivate.com
NUTS code: UK

Internet address: www.ip-science.thomsonreuters.com/support/

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 266 398.48 USD
V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information:

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-2017929-DCB-11115376.

VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Dstl Porton Down, Building 5
Salisbury
SP4 0JQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1980952336
E-mail: nmilton1@dstl.gov.uk

Internet address: www.dstl.gov.uk

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:
29/09/2017
TI Title United Kingdom-Salisbury: Subscription services
ND Document number 387419-2017
PD Publication date 03/10/2017
OJ OJ S 189
TW Place SALISBURY
AU Authority name Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
OL Original language EN
HD Heading - - Services - Contract award notice - Negotiated procedure without a call for competition
CY Country UK
AA Type of authority 1 - Ministry or any other national or federal authority
HA EU Institution -
DS Document sent 29/09/2017
NC Contract 4 - Services
PR Procedure T - Negotiated procedure without a call for competition
TD Document 7 - Contract award notice
RP Regulation 4 - European Union
PC CPV code 79980000 - Subscription services
OC Original CPV code 79980000 - Subscription services
RC NUTS code UK
IA Internet address (URL) www.dstl.gov.uk
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU

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