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Title: Autoimmune Test Kits and Associated Test Kits
Published by: Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Publication Date: 07/12/2017
Deadline Date: 19/01/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: Clinical Immunology processes approximately 45,000 blood samples per annum and carries out approximately 66,800 autoimmune tests per annum.
Autoantibodies screened in the Autoimmune Section include CCP, PR3, MPO, GBM, dsDNA, ENA screen and if positive ENA profile. These tests make up around 35,800 of the 66,800 autoimmune tests performed.
Capacity for an anticipated increase in sample numbers of ~3% and increased test repertoire should be available and the system must be able to cope with this for the duration of the contract.
CPV: 33000000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

The Jack Copland Centre, 52 Research Avenue North, Heriot-Watt Research Park

Edinburgh

EH14 4BE

UK

Telephone: +44 1313145522

E-mail: gordon.dickson@nhs.net

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scotblood.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA12722

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Autoimmune Test Kits and Associated Test Kits

II.1.2) Main CPV code

33000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Clinical Immunology processes approximately 45,000 blood samples per annum and carries out approximately 66,800 autoimmune tests per annum.

Autoantibodies screened in the Autoimmune Section include CCP, PR3, MPO, GBM, dsDNA, ENA screen and if positive ENA profile. These tests make up around 35,800 of the 66,800 autoimmune tests performed.

Capacity for an anticipated increase in sample numbers of ~3% and increased test repertoire should be available and the system must be able to cope with this for the duration of the contract.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM75

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

SNBTS requires systems capable of evaluating the current portfolio of tests. This should include the assays, instrumentation and data management software to deliver a final result to The SNBTS information management system(s). Clinical Immunology processes approximately 45,000 blood samples per annum and carries out approximately 66,800 autoimmune tests per annum.

Autoantibodies screened in the Autoimmune Section include CCP, PR3, MPO, GBM, dsDNA, ENA screen and if positive ENA profile. These tests make up around 35,800 of the 66,800 autoimmune tests performed. The testing numbers are increasing at approximately 5% per annum and so the system must be able to cope with this for the duration of the contract.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 25

Price / Weighting:  75

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The Authority will have the option to extend the contract for three (3) twelve (12) month periods, in accordance with the terms of the contract.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

4B1.1 - Last 3 years turnover


Minimum level(s) of standards required:

The minimum standard is that only those Bidder’s who have a financial turnover equivalent to or more than two times the anticipated annual value of the contract anticipated value GBP 140,000) will be eligible to participate.

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

4C1.2


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/01/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 30/04/2018

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/01/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=521592.

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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

The Jack Copland Centre, 52 Research Avenue North, Heriot-Watt Research Park

Edinburgh

EH14 4BE

UK

Telephone: +44 1313145522

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.scotblood.co.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

05/12/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: gordon.dickson@nhs.net
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
311000Consumables - MedicalMedical

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
160Edinburgh & Lothians

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CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
07/12/2017Autoimmune Invitation to TenderInvitation to Tender2.91 MB13
07/12/2017ESPD V9ESPD126.46 KB10

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