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The supply of a range of antibodies and sera (including other matrices) for Research Purpose only. This agreement is open only to current members of the 6 participating higher education consortia, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC, SUPC.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)
Science and Technology Centre, Earley Gate, University of Reading
Reading
RG6 6BZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1189357081
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.supc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA39649

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

IRLA Antibodies and Sera (and other related matrices) for Research Purpose.

Reference number: SUPC ref: 2016/06
II.1.2)Main CPV code
33651500
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The supply of a range of antibodies and sera (including other matrices) for Research Purpose only.

This agreement is open only to current members of the 6 participating higher education consortia, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC, SUPC.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 240 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Sera (and other related matrices)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33651500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2014-15 expenditure across sera suppliers was estimated at less than 20 000 000 GBP for sera, tissueand other blood products. However, this is only an estimation and the value of purchases made under each Framework will depend on Institutions taking up the Frameworks and on suppliers promoting and adhering to the terms of their contracts.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents / Weighting: 65
Price - Weighting: 35
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

SUPC will award this Framework Agreement on the basis of 2+1+1 years, with 2 options to extend the initial 2 years by up to 2 years further. Under no circumstance will the Agreement last more than 4 years.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes Identification of the project: Various projects funded by EU in various research institutions in the UK.
II.2.14)Additional information

Future call-off contracts under this framework may be part/ fully funded from EU (ERDF/ESF) or other research bodies. Funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the bodies' purposes.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Antibodies

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33651520
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Precise product specifications and quantities are unknown to SUPC. These will be agreed with customers when they call-off the agreement.

2014-15 expenditure across antibodies suppliers was estimated at 40 000 000 GBP annually across more than 70 companies.

However, this is only an estimation and the value of purchases made under each Framework will depend on Institutions taking up the Frameworks and on suppliers promoting and adhering to the terms of their contracts.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents / Weighting: 65
Price - Weighting: 35
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The Framework Agreement will be awarded on the basis of 2+1+1 years. SUPC will have 2 options to extend the initial 2 years by up to 2 years. Under no circumstance will the Agreement exceed 4 years in total.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes Identification of the project: Various projects funded by EU in various research institutions in the UK.
II.2.14)Additional information

Future call-off contracts under this framework may be part/ fully funded from EU (ERDF/ESF) or other research bodies and will be considered compliant for the bodies' purposes.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used
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 OJ S: 2017/S 031-055593
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

Lot No: 2
Title:

Sera (and other related matrices)

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
26/06/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 12
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Agilent Technologies LDA UK Limited
Cheadle
SK8 3GR
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Eurogentec Limited
Southampton
SO45 1DD
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Fisher Scientific UK Limited
Loughborough
LE11 5NF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Life Science Group Limited
Barnet
EN4 9EE
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Life Technologies Limited
Paisley
PA4 9RF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Randox Laboratories Limited
Crumlin, Northern Ireland
BT29 4QY
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Sigma-Aldrich Company Ltd
Gillingham
SP8 4XT
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Stratech Scientific Limited
Suffolk
CB8 7SY
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Universal Biologicals Ltd
Cambridge
CB23 3QU
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Vector Laboratories Limited
Peterborough
PE2 6XS
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
VWR International Ltd
Lutterworth
LE17 4XN
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
2B Scientific Limited
Upper Heyford
OX25 5HD
United Kingdom
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: 80 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 80 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1
Title:

Antibodies

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/07/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 29
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Antibody Supply Service Limited
Cambridge
CB2 9HD
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Becton, Dickinson U.K. Limited
Wokingham
RG41 5TS
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Agilent Technologies LDA UK Limited
Cheadle
SK8 3GR
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
BioLegend UK Limited
London
NW5 1LB
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
BioServ UK Limited
Sheffield
S1 4DP
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Bio-Techne Ltd
Abingdon
OX14 3NB
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Fisher Scientific UK Limited
Loughborough
LE11 5NF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Insight Biotechnology Limited
London
N20 9DZ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Life Science Group Limited
Barnet
EN4 9EE
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Life Technologies Limited
Paisley
PA4 9RF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Miltenyi Biotec Limited
Bisley
GU24 9DR
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
New England Biolabs (UK) Ltd
Hitchin
SG4 0TY
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Oxford Biosystems Ltd
Abingdon
OX14 4SA
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
PeproTech EC Ltd
London
W6 8LL
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Proteintech Europe Limited
Stockport
SK1 3NA
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Randox Laboratories Limited
Crumlin, Northern Ireland
BT29 4QY
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Sigma-Aldrich Company Ltd
Gillingham
SP8 4XT
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
St John's Laboratory Ltd
London
E16 2RD
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Stratech Scientific Limited
Suffolk
CB8 7SY
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Takara Bio Europe SAS
St-Germain-En-Laye
78100
France
NUTS code: FR
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Tokyo Chemical Industry UK Ltd
Oxford
OX4 4GA
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Universal Biologicals Ltd
Cambridge
CB23 3QU
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Vector Laboratories Limited
Peterborough
PE2 6XS
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
VWR International Ltd
Lutterworth
LE17 4XN
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Generon Limited
Slough
SL1 6DQ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
2B Scientific Limited
Upper Heyford
United Kingdom
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: 160 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 160 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

An electronic auction was not used for the award of the framework agreement. Institutions may choose to use an electronic auction if undertaking a further competition under the Framework Agreement.

The University of Cambridge is not a public body within the meaning of Public Contracts Regulations 2006 ofthe Procurement Directive 2004/18. The University advertises contracts in the OJEU on a voluntary basis andwithout prejudice to its freedom to depart from the rules set out in the procurement legislation.

(MT Ref:199650).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)
Science and Technology Centre, Earley Gate, University of Reading
Reading
RG6 6BZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1189357081

Internet address:www.supc.ac.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:
17/08/2017