University of Bath: SETsquared Scale-Up Programme – Framework for Grant Writers

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Notice Summary
Title: SETsquared Scale-Up Programme – Framework for Grant Writers
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: University of Bath
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: Talent Pool of experts to provide proposal writing services to SETsquared across Sectors in the South of England Programme (SaSSE).
Published: 26/10/2018 13:07
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UK-Bath: Miscellaneous business-related services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             University of Bath
             Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
             Contact: Jim Stevens
             Main Address: www.bath.ac.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com
             NUTS Code: UKK12
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bath:-Miscellaneous-business-related-services./BP4TRU3977
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/BP4TRU3977 to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      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: SETsquared Scale-Up Programme – Framework for Grant Writers       
      Reference Number: UoBath/Proc/744
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79990000 - Miscellaneous business-related services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: Talent Pool of experts to provide proposal writing services to SETsquared across Sectors in the South of England Programme (SaSSE).       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 1,000,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKK12 Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Talent Pool of experts to provide proposal writing services to SETsquared across Sectors in the South of England Programme (SaSSE).
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      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: Initial period of 24 Months with the option to extend for two consecutive periods of 12 months.
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: Yes
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


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:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement    
         Framework agreement with several operators       
         Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement:
Not Provided           
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 26/11/2018 Time: 14:00
            
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 26/11/2018
         Time: 14:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
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To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             University of Bath
       Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
       Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
             University of Bath
          Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
          Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
          University of Bath
       Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
       Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 26/10/2018

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SETsquared Scale-Up Programme – Framework for Grant Writers

UK-Bath: Miscellaneous business-related services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       University of Bath
       Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
       Contact: Jim Stevens
       Main Address: www.bath.ac.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com
       NUTS Code: UKK12

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: SETsquared Scale-Up Programme – Framework for Grant Writers      Reference number: UoBath/Proc/744      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      79990000 - Miscellaneous business-related services.
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: Talent Pool of experts to provide proposal writing services to SETsquared across Sectors in the South of England Programme (SaSSE).

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 26/11/2018

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2018 - 228591   
   Notice number in OJ S:    2018/S 209 - 477649
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 26/10/2018

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                                    
         Section Number: IV.2.2          
         Place of text to be modified: Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate          
         Instead of:
         Date: 26/11/2018         
         Local Time: 14:00          
         Read:
         Date: 26/11/2018         
         Local Time: 17:00                   
   
VII.2) Other additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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UK-Bath: Miscellaneous business-related services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       University of Bath
       Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
       Contact: Jim Stevens
       Main Address: www.bath.ac.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com
       NUTS Code: UKK12

   I.2) Joint procurement:
      The contract involves joint procurement: No          
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

   I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.5) Main activity:
      Education

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: SETsquared Scale-Up Programme – Framework for Grant Writers            
      Reference number: UoBath/Proc/744

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         79990000 - Miscellaneous business-related services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: Talent Pool of experts to provide proposal writing services to SETsquared across Sectors in the South of England Programme (SaSSE).

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
                  
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 1,000,000
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
      Not Provided

      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKK12 - Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Talent Pool of experts to provide proposal writing services to SETsquared across Sectors in the South of England Programme (SaSSE).

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Sector experience in area(s) of interest / Weighting: 10
      Quality criterion - Name: General capability in writing grants and proposals / Weighting: 35
      Quality criterion - Name: Specialist experience in writing grants and proposals – case study / Weighting: 15
                  
      Price - Weighting: 40
            

      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: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: Yes       
      

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   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 OJEU: 2018/S 209-477649
      
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 14/01/2019

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Abbey Tax & Consulting Services ltd.
             Omega Court, 364-366 Cemetery Road, Sheffield, S11 8FT, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKE32
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Bannister Technologies
             45 Bishops' Walk, Cardiff, CF5 2HA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKL22
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.3)
             BrooksKebbey ltd.
             8 Bells Orchard Lane, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4HR, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKK22
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.4)
             Gary Hellen & Associates ltd.
             27 Burghley Road, London, E11 4QP, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKI53
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.5)
             Granted Consultancy ltd.
             The Mount, 72 Paris Street, Exeter, EX1 2JY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKK43
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.6)
             GrantTree ltd.
             116-120 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DP, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKI43
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.7)
             IP Boutique ltd.
             16 Beck Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3AN, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKJ31
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.8)
             LMGR ltd.
             27 Sandy Lodge Lane, Moor Park, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2HZ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKH23
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.9)
             Magnetical
             Flat 1, 52 Cotham Road, Bristol, BS6 6DW, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKK11
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.10)
             Midi Consulting ltd.
             14 Broadway Road, Bristol, BS7 8ES, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKK11
            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: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,000,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.2)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 14/01/2019

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Minim Row ltd.
             21 Vicarage Street, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 8JG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKK15
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Montpellier International Consulting ltd.
             191 Barnwood Road, Gloucester, GL4 3HN, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKK13
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.3)
             RedKnight Consultancy ltd.
             Suite 24, Tŷ Menter, Navigation Park, Abercynon, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF45 4SN, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKL15
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.4)
             Tatton Consulting ltd.
             78 Borough Road, Hale, Manchester, WA15 9EJ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKD34
            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: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,000,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=390737930

   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          University of Bath
          Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
          Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk

      VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
          University of Bath
          Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
          Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
          University of Bath
          Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1225384209, Email: j.stevens@bath.ac.uk
          Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 15/04/2019