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Title: Digital Tourism Leader's Academy
Reference No: MAR348422
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000557453
Published by: Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Publication Date: 14/03/2019
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 03 Contract Award Notice (below OJEU threshold) or call off from a framework (any value)
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: This is a Contract AWARD Notice and as such the procurement process is complete. HIE requires a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to work with HIE to develop and deliver the Digital Tourism Leader's Academy. The academy will seek to increase productivity and accelerate international growth by supporting ambitious tourism businesses looking to transform their operations with the use of digital.
It is expected that these services will be required from October 2018 for an initial period of 2 years, with HIE having the option to extend for a period or periods together not exceeding 1 calendar year following the Initial Term.
The initial 2 year budget currently available to deliver this service is between GBP 70,500 and GBP 94,000 (excluding VAT).
CPV: 79410000.

Contract Award Notice or call off from a framework (below OJEU threshold)

Results of the procurement procedure

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

E-mail: hieprocurement@hient.co.uk

NUTS: UKM6

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5) Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Digital Tourism Leader's Academy

Reference number: COT135

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79410000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

This is a Contract AWARD Notice and as such the procurement process is complete. HIE requires a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to work with HIE to develop and deliver the Digital Tourism Leader's Academy. The academy will seek to increase productivity and accelerate international growth by supporting ambitious tourism businesses looking to transform their operations with the use of digital.

It is expected that these services will be required from October 2018 for an initial period of 2 years, with HIE having the option to extend for a period or periods together not exceeding 1 calendar year following the Initial Term.

The initial 2 year budget currently available to deliver this service is between GBP 70,500 and GBP 94,000 (excluding VAT).

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 133 440.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

It is expected that these services will be required from October 2018 for an initial period of 24 months.

It is estimated that the potential total value of these services over the 24 months will be between GBP 70,500 and GBP 94,000 excluding VAT.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Understanding and Experience / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: Delivery Methodology / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Management and Delivery Team / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Management Methodology / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Challenges and Risks / Weighting: 5

Price / Weighting:  30%

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 8 and 9 of the Procurement (Scotland) Regulations 2016.

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

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: COT135

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

04/02/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 3

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh Innovations)

Old College , South Bridge

Edinburgh

EH8 9YL

UK

Telephone: +44 1316513509

NUTS: UKM75

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 133 440.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

ESPD Q3D.12 Bidders should refer to the "Conflict of Interest" Section within the Scope of Requirements when completing this question.

It is estimated that the total value of the services over the maximum duration of 2 years will be between GBP 70,500 and GBP 94,000 (excluding VAT). This is the figure which has been used in II.1.5 & II.2.6.

Question scoring methodology for Award criteria is:

0 — Unacceptable — Nil or inadequate response which fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 — Poor — Response is partially relevant but generally poor. It addresses some elements of the requirement but contains

insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2 — Acceptable — Response is relevant and acceptable. It addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how

the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 — Good — Response is relevant and good. It is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how

the requirements will be fulfilled.

4- Excellent — Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. It is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough

understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

(SC Ref:577477)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

Internet address(es)

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

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/03/2019


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