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He Authority's WGCC physiological research programme has a requirement to understand the propensity of women to stress fractures and impaired bone health through occupational exposure. Bone is a complex tissue, and appropriate assessment of its ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Army Commercial, Ramilies Building, Marlborough Lines, Army Headquarters, Monxton Road
Andover
SP11 8HT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264381980
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Provision of HR-pQCT and Associated Services.

Reference number: ARMYHQ2/00169
II.1.2)Main CPV code
33115100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

He Authority's WGCC physiological research programme has a requirement to understand the propensity of women to stress fractures and impaired bone health through occupational exposure. Bone is a complex tissue, and appropriate assessment of its strength requires measurement of architecture and porosity of bone tissue at the microscopic level, differentiating between different types (spongy and dense) of bone at clinically relevant sites (i.e. tibia or shin bone). Therefore, there is a requirement for a solution that provides appropriate bone imaging capability in accordance with the detailed requirements below.

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: 305 090.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

South East (England), South West (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The MOD's Women in Ground Close Combat physiological research programme has a requirement to understand the propensity of women to stress fractures and impaired bone health through occupational exposure. Bone is a complex tissue, and appropriate assessment of its strength requires measurement of architecture and porosity of bone tissue at the microscopic level, differentiating between different types (spongy and dense) of bone at clinically relevant sites (i.e. tibia or shin bone). Therefore there is a requirement for a solution that provides appropriate bone imaging capability to fulfil the research requirements of the WGCC programme in accordance with the specifications set below.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will include the option to extend any Services for up to 7 years (to 31.3.2028).

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
Open procedure
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: ArmyHq2/00169
Title:

Provision of HR-pQCT and Associated Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
21/04/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Scanco Medical AG
Fabrikweg 2
Bruttisellen
8306
Switzerland
Telephone: +41 448059880
E-mail:
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: 305 090.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 305 090.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

GO Reference: GO-2017620-DCB-10469568.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Army Commercial, Ramilies Building, Army Headquarters, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
Andover
SP11 8HT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264381980
E-mail:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Army Commercial, Ramilies Building, Army Headquarters, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
Andover
SP11 8HT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264381980
E-mail:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Army Commercial, Ramilies Building, Army Headquarters, Marlborough Lines,, Monxton Road
Andover
SP11 8HT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264381980
E-mail:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/06/2017