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UK Hydrographic Office: Market Research and Innovation services

  UK Hydrographic Office is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: Market Research and Innovation services
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: UK Hydrographic Office
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: A variety of requirements conducted by qualitative and quantitative methodologies as well as secondary research and consultancy activities
Published: 15/02/2019 13:01

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UK-Taunton: Market research services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             UK Hydrographic Office
             Admiralty Way, Taunton, TA1 2DN, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1823443280, Email: procurement@ukho.gov.uk
             Main Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-hydrographic-office
             NUTS Code: UKK23
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Taunton:-Market-research-services./85KUQE3FS9
      Additional information can be obtained from: address as in Annex A.I:
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/85KUQE3FS9 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: Not provided
      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: Market Research and Innovation services       
      Reference Number: Not provided
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79310000 - Market research services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: A variety of requirements conducted by qualitative and quantitative methodologies as well as secondary research and consultancy activities       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 2,500,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKK23 Somerset
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: We have a variety of research requirements and four broad ways of approaching these. Many projects will require international research (particularly Pacific Asia and Europe), usually via telephone or web, but occasionally face to face in other countries, among both end users (mariners) and decision makers (shipping companies), as well as possibly other parts of the value chain.
      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: 2,500,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 60       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: as required
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
       Not provided
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


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:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description RESTRICTED
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement    
         Framework agreement with several operators       
         Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement:
Not Provided               
         The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system          
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 18/02/2024 Time: 10:00
      IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: Not Provided       
      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: Not Provided      
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

Please note as this tender is a DPS the period of work start date is 18/03/2019 and the period of work end date is 19/02/2024.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             UK Hydrographic Office
       Admiralty Way, Taunton, TA1 2DN, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1823443280
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 15/02/2019

Annex A
   I) Addresses and contact points from which further information can be obtained:
       UK Hydrographic Office
       Admiralty Way, Taunton, TA1 2DN, United Kingdom
       Email: procurement@ukho.gov.uk
       Main Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-hydrographic-office
       NUTS Code: UKK23   


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