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Notice Details

Title: Innovation Challenge - New Zealand Pigmyweed
Reference No: MAR349965
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000562508
Published by: Scottish Canals
Publication Date: 29/03/2019
Deadline Date: 13/05/2019
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: We are using the SBRI (pre-commercial procurement) process and contractual documents to procure the R&D services to develop the solution and this is a potentially two phased process.The development of innovative management techniques to control the spread of a non-native invasive amphibious plant New Zealand Pigmyweed (NZP) (Crassula helmsii) on the Caledonian Canal, Inverness.This project is funded by Scottish Enterprise via the Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund which seeks teams of innovators to develop new management techniques to control the spread of, and where possible eradicate, NZP.The plant is found growing on land and in the water in the canal system.Any solution needs to be practical, scalable and take account of environmental regulations and the wider ecology of the canal and its catchment.
CPV: 77300000, 77300000.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Canals

Canal House, 1 Applecross Street

Glasgow

G4 9SP

UK

Contact person: Steven Menzies

Telephone: +44 1413326936

E-mail: procurement@scottishcanals.co.uk

Fax: +44 1413311688

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13122

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Innovation Challenge - New Zealand Pigmyweed

II.1.2) Main CPV code

77300000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

We are using the SBRI (pre-commercial procurement) process and contractual documents to procure the R&D services to develop the solution and this is a potentially two phased process.The development of innovative management techniques to control the spread of a non-native invasive amphibious plant New Zealand Pigmyweed (NZP) (Crassula helmsii) on the Caledonian Canal, Inverness.This project is funded by Scottish Enterprise via the Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund which seeks teams of innovators to develop new management techniques to control the spread of, and where possible eradicate, NZP.The plant is found growing on land and in the water in the canal system.Any solution needs to be practical, scalable and take account of environmental regulations and the wider ecology of the canal and its catchment.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6


Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

We are using the SBRI (pre-commercial procurement) process and contractual documents to procure the R&D services to develop the solution and this is a potentially two phased process.

The development of innovative management techniques to control the spread of a non-native invasive amphibious plant New Zealand Pigmyweed (NZP) (Crassula helmsii) on the Caledonian Canal, Inverness.

This project is funded by Scottish Enterprise via the Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund which seeks teams of innovators to develop new management techniques to control the spread of, and where possible eradicate, NZP. The plant is found growing on land and in the water in the canal system. Any solution needs to be practical, scalable and take account of environmental regulations and the wider ecology of the canal and its catchment.

The procurement will be undertaken in two phases. It is the intention that Phase 1 of the project will invite 4 teams (challenge solvers) to undertake a 8 month Proof of Concept stage (value 37.5k GBP per team). Depending on the outcome of Phase 1, this may be followed by a Phase 2 Prototype development and demonstration stage, 12-18 months duration, where 1-2 promising challenge solvers will be invited to develop their solution further with a further 150k GBP being available subject to continued funding and successful proof of concept.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Invitation to Phase 2 subject to additional funding and project success and will require additional evidence and submissions from the contractors.

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: Yes

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Invitation to Phase 2 subject to additional funding and project success.

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.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Successful participants will need to demonstrate the ability to maintain the eco-system and comply with operational policies and procedures in relation to working on heritage assets and in relation to working on water.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Full details are stated in the tender documents and model contract provided.

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: 13/05/2019

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/05/2019

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Glasgow

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Opened via PCS-Tender web portal

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Please note this tender is being carried out via the PCS-Tender portal. All documents can be accessed via the portal and submission must be completed in this manner.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 13296. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:578884)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Canals

Canal House, 1 Applecross Street

Glasgow

G4 9SP

UK

Telephone: +44 1413326936

Fax: +44 1413311688

Internet address(es)

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

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

29/03/2019


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
30/04/2019 13:34Funding source

Please note that in the description of the tender, the following phrase is incorrect.

"This project is funded by Scottish Enterprise via the Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund"

The correct information is as follows:

"This project is funded by the Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund"
Main Contact: procurement@scottishcanals.co.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151300Environmental ConsultancyConsultancy
189999other Environmental ServicesEnvironmental Services
241200Services - HorticulturalHorticultural
241211Services - Weed ControlHorticultural

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
120Highlands and Islands

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