United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Research and development services and related consultancy services

Agency: TED
State:
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • A - Research and development
Opps ID: NBD00003871866816049
Posted Date: Oct 5, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: 391664-2017
Source: Members Only
05/10/2017 S191 - - Services - Contract award notice - Negotiated procedure without a call for competition

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2017/S 191-391664

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
Scottish Government
Victoria Quay, Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412420130
E-mail: kirsty.howaniec@gov.scot
NUTS code: UKM

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Award of Platform Market Appraisal.

II.1.2) Main CPV code
73000000
II.1.3) Type of contract
Services
II.1.4) Short description:

The provision of research services for a market review to consider digital capabilities required for the delivery by the Social Security Directorate of benefits devolved to Scotland.

The market review will focus on the long-term capabilities required by the SSD to administer benefits and provide a best-in-class service to citizens.

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: 113 378.00 GBP
II.2) Description
II.2.1) Title:
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

The provision of research services for a market review to consider digital capabilities required for the delivery by the Social Security Directorate of benefits devolved to Scotland.

The market review will focus on the long-term capabilities required by the SSD to administer benefits and provide a best-in-class service to citizens.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Total quality / Weighting: 60 %
Price - Weighting: 40 %
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
  • Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive
Explanation:

In order to meet ministerial commitments to ensure the Social Security Agency can administer the first benefit to public beta by summer 2018 and live by summer 2019, these critical milestones require an accelerated deliverable with the above scope. Specifications to procure support to develop capabilities for wave 1 benefits have been produced and will be supported by short to medium term commercial arrangements. External market assessment is required to inform strategic choices on core platforms and services to be used by as well as informing work to deliver capabilities for the first wave of benefits to be administered. The desired outputs were unforeseen and are required urgently to ensure the critical milestones above are to be achieved.

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: yes
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: 1
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2) Award of contract
V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract:
06/09/2017
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: 0
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
Gartner UK Ltd
Tamesis, The Glanty, Surrey
Egham
TW20 9AW
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 150 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 113 378.00 GBP
V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information:

(SC Ref: 513831).

VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Scottish Government
Victoria Quay, Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412420130

Internet address: http://www.scotland.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:
03/10/2017
TI Title United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Research and development services and related consultancy services
ND Document number 391664-2017
PD Publication date 05/10/2017
OJ OJ S 191
TW Place EDINBURGH
AU Authority name Scottish Government
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 03/10/2017
NC Contract 4 - Services
PR Procedure T - Negotiated procedure without a call for competition
TD Document 7 - Contract award notice
RP Regulation 5 - European Union, with participation of GPA countries
PC CPV code 73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services
OC Original CPV code 73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services
RC NUTS code UKM
IA Internet address (URL) http://www.scotland.gov.uk
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU

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