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American Institute of Physics (AIP) Scitation.

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Jisc Services Ltd
Lumen House, Library Avenue
For the attention of: Procurement Co-ordinator
OX11 0SG Didcot
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1235822341
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1235822286

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.jisc.ac.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: national education and research network provider
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Higher and Further Education Sector
United Kingdom

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
American Institute of Physics (AIP) Scitation.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services

NUTS code UKJ14

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Scitation is an online platform for delivery of AIP Publishing and AIP member society's electronic products, Scitation hosts AIP Journals and conference proceedings.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (in the cases listed in Section 2 of Annex D1)
Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU):
Directive 2004/18/EC

1) Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice in the OJEU in accordance with Directive 2004/18/EC

The works/goods/services can be provided only by a particular tenderer for reasons that are:
artistic
The Scitation platform is the only source of AIP's unique published titles and their society member's journals and conference proceedings. This is all brought together in one online platform.
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
Lowest price
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: American Institute of Physics (AIP) Scitation Lot No: 1 - Lot title: American Institute of Physics (AIP) Scitation
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
25.8.2016
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

American Institute of Physics Publishing LLC (AIP)
2 Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 1NO1
NY 11747 Melville
United States

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Jisc Services Ltd

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11.3.2017