Research and development services and related consultancy services

Country: United Kingdom
Language: EN
Customer: The Arts Council England
Number: 7033797
Publication date: 12-01-2018
Contract value: 2 549 437 (USD)
Price original: 1 916 667 (GBP)

Source: TED
Deadline: 35 days
Tags: Research services

Description

  1. Section I
    1. Name and addresses
      The Arts Council England
      21 Bloomsbury St, Bloomsbury
      London
      WC1B 3HF
      United Kingdom
      E-mail: zobair.mehmood@artscouncil.org.uk
    2. Joint procurement
    3. Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
      https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html
      Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned addresselectronically via: https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html
      to the abovementioned address
    4. Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law
    5. Main activity:
      Recreation, culture and religion
  2. Section II
    1. Scope of the procurement:
      1. Title:

        Consumer Insight Tool


        Reference number: ACE 073 ITT
      2. Main CPV code:
        73000000
      3. Type of contract:
        Services
      4. Short description:

        Arts Council England are seeking to procure a service provider (which may be an individual provider or a joint venture comprising of a number of providers, or a prime contractor that may subcontract certain elements of the services) to develop and implement a “consumer insight toolkit” that will provide national portfolio organisations and Arts Council England with insight into what audiences, participants, peers, artists and creative practitioners think about the work being produced by national portfolio organisations across the 2018-2022 investment period. This will include provision of 2 key elements:

        i) provision of a digital platform; and

        ii) consultancy and support services.

        Arts Council England welcomes tenders from providers who can provide all elements of the service, or provide those services in conjunction with subcontractors and /or joint venture partners.


      5. Estimated total value:
        Value excluding VAT: 1 916 666.67 GBP
      6. Information about lots:
        This contract is divided into lots: no
    2. Description
      1. Title:
      2. Additional CPV code(s):

      3. Place of performance:
      4. Description of the procurement:

        Arts Council England are seeking to procure a service provider (which may be an individual provider or a joint venture comprising of a number of providers, or a prime contractor that may subcontract certain elements of the services) to develop and implement a “consumer insight toolkit” that will provide national portfolio organisations and Arts Council England with insight into what audiences, participants, peers, artists and creative practitioners think about the work being produced by national portfolio organisations across the 2018-2022 investment period. This will include provision of 2 key elements:

        i) provision of a digital platform; and

        ii) consultancy and support services.

        Arts Council England welcomes tenders from providers who can provide all elements of the service, or provide those services in conjunction with sub-contractors and /or joint venture partners.

        Full detailed requirements are set out in the ITT available at:

        https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html


      5. Award criteria:
        Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
      6. Estimated value:
        Value excluding VAT: 196 666.67 GBP
      7. Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:

        Start: 2018-06-01
        End: 2022-03-30
        This contract is subject to renewal: no
      8. Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
      9. Information about variants:
        Variants will be accepted: no
      10. Information about options:
        Options: yesDescription of options:

        Option to extend contract a further 3 months until 6.2022.


      11. Information about electronic catalogues:

      12. Information about European Union funds:
        The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
      13. Additional information:
  3. Section III
    1. Conditions for participation:
      1. Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
      2. Economic and financial standing:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      3. Technical and professional ability:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      4. Information about reserved contracts:
    2. Conditions related to the contract:
      1. Information about a particular profession:
      2. Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract:
  4. Section IV
  5. Description:
    1. Type of procedure:
      Open procedure
    2. Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system:
    3. Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue:
    4. Information about negotiation:
    5. Information about electronic auction:
    6. Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
  6. Administrative information:
    1. Previous publication concerning this procedure:
      Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 233-484996
    2. Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
      Date: 2018-02-26
      Local time: 12:00
    3. Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates:
    4. Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
      EN
    5. Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
      (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
    6. Conditions for opening of tenders:
      Date: 2018-02-26
      Local time: 12:00
  1. Information about recurrence
    This is a recurrent procurement: no
  2. Information about electronic workflows
  3. Additional information
  4. Procedures for review
    1. Review body
      The High Court
      The Royal Courts of Justice
      London
      WC2A 2LL
      United Kingdom
      Contact person: WC2A 2LL
    2. Body responsible for mediation procedures

    3. Review procedure
      Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

      ACE will incorporate a 10 day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. Further information is set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.


    4. Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

      ACE will incorporate a 10 day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. Further information is set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.



  5. Date of dispatch of this notice
    2018-01-09

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