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UK Research & Innovation: UKRI -2465 Bedding Materials

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Notice Summary
Title: UKRI -2465 Bedding Materials
Notice type: Contract Award Notice
Authority: UK Research & Innovation
Nature of contract: Supplies
Procedure: Open
Short Description: Bedding Materials
Published: 10/10/2023 14:41

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UK-Swindon: Animal products and related products.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       UK Research & Innovation
       Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1793867000, Email:
       Contact: MRC Procurement
       Main Address:
       NUTS Code: UK

   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.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.5) Main activity:
      Other activity: Research

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: UKRI -2465 Bedding Materials            
      Reference number: UKRI-2465

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         03140000 - Animal products and related products.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES

      II.1.4) Short description: Bedding Materials

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 275,000

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
      Not Provided

      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKK15 - Wiltshire CC
      Main site or place of performance:
      Wiltshire CC

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Bedding Materials

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Contingency Plan / Weighting: 10
      Quality criterion - Name: Social Value / Weighting: 10
      Quality criterion - Name: Absorption Levels / Weighting: 10
      Quality criterion - Name: Dust Levels and foreign material on fresh bedding / Weighting: 15
      Quality criterion - Name: Degradation of bedding / Weighting: 10
      Quality criterion - Name: Manual Handling / Weighting: 5
      Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 40

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: Yes
         Description of these options:Initial contract period of 3 years (36 months) may be extended up to a maximum contract period of 5 years (60 months). UKRI may vary the exact products supplied under this contract throughout the contract term. Suppliers will be expected to supply a range of bedding material.

      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: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No       

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   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
       Notice number in the OJEU: 2023/S 000-011389

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: UKRI-2465    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Bedding Materials

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 11/09/2023

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 2
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         Contractor (No.1)
             LBS (Serving Biotechnology) Ltd., 00349867
             First Floor Ridgeland House, 15 Carfax, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1DY, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1293827940, Email:
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 275,000          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 275,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
Section VI: Complementary information

   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. Procurement Contract Transparency Data: Redacted contract documents will be made available within the next 30 days on the UKRI website at:
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          UK Research & Innovation
          Legal Department, Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom

      VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
          UK Research & Innovation
          Legal Department, Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1793867000, Email:

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
          UK Research & Innovation
          Legal Department, Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 10/10/2023

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