University of the Arts London: ERDF High End Fashion-Tech Consultancy Services

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Title: ERDF High End Fashion-Tech Consultancy Services
Notice type: Contract Notice
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Nature of contract: Services
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Short Description: The University of the Arts London is seeking expressions of interest from capable Respondents to support the Centre for Fashion Enterprise European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Business Support Programme 2016-2019. The Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE) partners the best emerging fashion talent with the best business support teams, to catalyse the growth of sustainable London based fashion companies capable of developing into global fashion brands. CFE has positioned itself as the sole provider exclusively focusing on business support for London's emerging high-end and luxury fashion product designers. For an overview of the service requirements being advertised, please refer to the description set out under the relevant Lots 1 – 9. Respondents are required to note that expressions of interest can be formalised for any one or all of the Lots advertised.
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UK-London: Business and management consultancy services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             University of the Arts London
             1 Granary Square, 5th Floor, Granary Building, London, N1C 4AA, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 2075148741, Email: a.siddiqui@arts.ac.uk
             Contact: Procurement Department (5th Floor), Attn: Mr A Siddiqui
             Main Address: http://www.arts.ac.uk
             NUTS Code: UKI
      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: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-London:-Business-and-management-consultancy-services./HZ396FXT8G 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: ERDF High End Fashion-Tech Consultancy Services       
      Reference Number: UAL184032016
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79410000 - Business and management consultancy services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: The University of the Arts London is seeking expressions of interest from capable Respondents to support the Centre for Fashion Enterprise European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Business Support Programme 2016-2019.
The Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE) partners the best emerging fashion talent with the best business support teams, to catalyse the growth of sustainable London based fashion companies capable of developing into global fashion brands. CFE has positioned itself as the sole provider exclusively focusing on business support for London's emerging high-end and luxury fashion product designers.

For an overview of the service requirements being advertised, please refer to the description set out under the relevant Lots 1 – 9.
Respondents are required to note that expressions of interest can be formalised for any one or all of the Lots advertised.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 590,020       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: Yes       
      Tenders may be submitted for: All lots
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not provided
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not provided

II.2) Description
II.2) Description Lot No. 1
      
      II.2.1) Title: Product Range Planning, Pricing and Sales Consultancy       
      Lot No: Lot 1       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Product range planning, pricing and sales consultancy for fashion SMEs.
Required to support project beneficiaries with new product innovation activities, ensuring that their products are planned, costed and priced correctly, ready for entry into the market. Enabling the achievement of output targets committed in the ERDF project funding agreement.

SERVICE REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/ ATTRIBUTES
•In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses.
•In depth understanding of the Global luxury market place.
•Sales strategy development for the fashion designer sector.
•Strategies for fashion product development of on-line (external wholesale), and own e-commerce.
•Fashion range planning and costing/pricing strategies for wholesale; and own e-commerce..
•Fashion Product diversification e.g. introducing new product categories.
•Critical paths and fashion calendars for all product categories, including delivery and delivery windows.
•Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills.
•New fashion product diversification.
      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: 65,100       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents       
II.2) Description Lot No. 2
      
      II.2.1) Title: Strategic Financial and Business Planning Consultancy       
      Lot No: Lot 2       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Delivering Workshops and the one-to-one in-depth tailored support, guiding SMEs in the strategies, infrastructures and financial planning to realize high-growth models.

SERVICE REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/ ATTRIBUTES
•In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.
•An understanding of the Global luxury market place.
•Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses:
•Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills;
•Finance: cash flow management, access to finance,
•How to grow a business, what you need and when e.g. accountant, etc. From early stage to investment.
      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: 142,494       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.       
II.2) Description Lot No. 3
      
      II.2.1) Title: Business Model Consultant (Lean Business Planning)       
      Lot No: Lot 3       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79411000 - General management consultancy services.
      79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Required to analyse and disseminate new business models such as the Lean business model to beneficiaries.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/ ATTRIBUTES
•In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.
•Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses:
•Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills;
•Finance: understanding cash flow management, access to finance,
•How to grow a business
•How to develop and implement a business plan
•An understanding of the Global luxury market place and Tech space.
•Strategic business planning tools such as the business model canvas, the Lean business model
      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: 32,189       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.       
II.2) Description Lot No. 4
      
      II.2.1) Title: Market Entry Programme Consultancy Services       
      Lot No: Lot 4       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Required to deliver and coordinate workshop Programme, wrap-up and evidence harvesting.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/ATTRIBUTES
•Experience of running workshop programmes
•In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.
•An understanding of the Global luxury market place.
•Understand the importance of networks
•Well networked with other relevant experts and practitioners in the sector
•An ability to provide specialist business advice as needed.
•Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses:
•Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills;
•How to grow a business, from early stage to investment.

Develop an expert workshop programme which fulfils the objectives of the Market Entry Programme (Level 1) as described; (Includes fundamentals of fashion business practise: Developing competitive advantage, and internationalisation)
Supply and co-ordinate relevant expert speakers
Deliver a 12 hour workshop programme to 25 - 30 eligible project beneficiaries, 3 times PA.
Undertake a one to one post workshop wrap-up with project beneficiaries, to enable them to utilise their learning to take next steps.
      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: 66,600       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.       
II.2) Description Lot No. 5
      
      II.2.1) Title: Garment Technology Consultancy Services       
      Lot No: Lot 5       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79415000 - Production management consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Supports the technical development of new fashion related products

•In depth understanding of high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.
•In depth knowledge of garment technologies for of a broad range of product types
•Experience of both small and large garment production, both UK and overseas
•Experience of pattern cutting, block development, grading and garment construction
•In depth knowledge of fabric technology and testing
•Experience of identifying and analysing problems and proposing solutions
•Knowledge of quality control methodologies and international garment labelling.
•Experience of sampling processes – from workroom to sealed sample
•Awareness of smart textiles and wearable tech.
•Ability to run workshop programmes

One to one consultations with project beneficiaries encompassing the full range of garment technology
Introduce and develop toolkits for garment analysis – from sample to full production
Run small workshops for sample fitting, quality and sizing
      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: 83,378       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.       
II.2) Description Lot No. 6
      
      II.2.1) Title: Digital Strategy Consultancy       
      Lot No: Lot 6       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Deliver expert advice and guidance on e-tailing, multi-channel commerce and marketing to high-end fashion SMEs.
Supports SMEs to develop and improve their online branding, marketing and communications activities, and to diversify into and/or improve their e-commerce strategies and operations.
      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: 86,345       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.       
II.2) Description Lot No. 7
      
      II.2.1) Title: Branding Consultancy Services       
      Lot No: Lot 7       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79413000 - Marketing management consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Provision of Branding Consultancy Services to fashion SMEs

KNOWLEDGE/ATTRIBUTES

•In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech
•In depth understanding of the Global luxury market place.
•Developing Brand identities for the Global luxury market place
•Ability to deliver workshops
•In depth knowledge of developing and implementing brand architecture
• Demonstrate a wide range of networks and contacts which will add value to the project beneficiaries

One-to-One bespoke consultancy and Business support workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes to include:
Luxury brand analysis and marketing strategies to all project beneficiaries
Brand planning, strategy and building brand value to all project beneficiaries
To understand and develop a brand deck. (explains the brand's "personality)
To facilitate the understanding of emotional branding
      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: 36,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.       
II.2) Description Lot No. 8
      
      II.2.1) Title: Professional and Personal Development for Founders Services       
      Lot No: Lot 8       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79990000 - Miscellaneous business-related services.
      79998000 - Coaching services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: KNOWLEDGE/ ATTRIBUTES

•Appropriate accreditation and/or evidenced knowledge and experience of:
oIndividual team management, Leadership, organisational development, coaching and psychometric profiling, positive psychology in the workplace.
•Developing personal competency and capability
•Developing selection, performance management and development processes within businesses

Contribute to CFE level 1 Business support workshops (to include an introduction to leadership and organisational development
One-to-One bespoke consultancy and Business support workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes.
Identify and develop innovative ways of delivering learning.
To develop tool kits and strategies for delivering key techniques to the project beneficiaries.
Demonstrate a wide range of networks and contacts which will add value to the project beneficiaries.
      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: 12,850       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.       
II.2) Description Lot No. 9
      
      II.2.1) Title: PR Services       
      Lot No: Lot 9       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79416000 - Public relations services.
      79416200 - Public relations consultancy services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/ATTRIBUTES
•In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses.
•In depth understanding of the Global luxury market place.
•Highly developed network of relationships with the UK and international fashion luxury brand media – trade and consumer – digital and print.
•Demonstrable reputational gravitas with fashion editors and media influencers
•Demonstrable proven track record representing established fashion and accessory brands as well as emerging young designers
•Handling press relations across all media
•Preparing press releases and media content
•Ability to make appropriate and timely introductions to the media for clients

Reactive & proactive handling of all CFE and the project media enquiries
Profile raising of CFE and the project through strategic introductions to key media and influencers
Management of media releases around all CFE activity (this includes creation and distribution).
Act as a sounding board to the project, adding PR and communications insight, recommendations and strategic counsel.
Creation and distribution of timely press releases
To attend a monthly meeting at the CFE with the development team
Deliver press days to profile CFE, the project and supported businesses.
Contribute to CFE level 1 Business support workshops.
One-to-One bespoke consultancy and Business support workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes.
Working with the project beneficiaries to develop press campaigns.
      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: 48,750       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged number of candidates: 3
            
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of cadidates: The three highest scoring capable candidates (who meet the mandatory selection criteria and achieve the minimum PQQ score as set out in the procurement documents) for each Lot. In the event of a tie, candidates will be ranked according to the score achieved in the highest weighted section; if this is also a tie then scores achieved in the second highest ranking section, and so on. Should this process result in a tie then all candidates tied for third place will be selected to progress to the tender stage.
      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: Yes       
      Identification of the project: Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note that the service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Whilst the University has no reason to believe that the anticipated funding agreement will not materialise, contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.       


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          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      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    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      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: Yes    

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO        
         The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system - NO    
         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: 01/06/2016 Time: 12:00
      IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 17/06/2016       
      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:
         Duration in month(s): 3
      
      

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:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Business-and-management-consultancy-services./HZ396FXT8G

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/HZ396FXT8G
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             The University of the Arts London
       1 Granary Square, 5th Floor, London, N1C 4AA, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 2075148741, Email: a.siddiqui@arts.ac.uk
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   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:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 25/04/2016

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UK-London: Business and management consultancy services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       University of the Arts London
       1 Granary Square, 5th Floor, Granary Building, London, N1C 4AA, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 2075148741, Email: a.siddiqui@arts.ac.uk
       Contact: Procurement Department (5th Floor), Attn: Mr A Siddiqui
       Main Address: http://www.arts.ac.uk
       NUTS Code: UKI

   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: ERDF High End Fashion-Tech Consultancy Services            
      Reference number: UAL184032016

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         79410000 - Business and management consultancy services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: The University of the Arts London is seeking expressions of interest from capable Respondents to support the Centre for Fashion Enterprise European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Business Support Programme 2016-2019.
The Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE) partners the best emerging fashion talent with the best business support teams, to catalyse the growth of sustainable London based fashion companies capable of developing into global fashion brands. CFE has positioned itself as the sole provider exclusively focusing on business support for London's emerging high-end and luxury fashion product designers.

For an overview of the service requirements being advertised, please refer to the description set out under the relevant Lots 1 – 9.
Respondents are required to note that expressions of interest can be formalised for any one or all of the Lots advertised.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: Yes
                                 
            

   II.2) Description (lot no. 1)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Product Range Planning, Pricing and Sales Consultancy   
      Lot No:Lot 1

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Product range planning, pricing and sales consultancy for fashion SMEs.Required to support project beneficiaries with new product innovation activities, ensuring that their products are planned, costed and priced correctly, ready for entry into the market. Enabling the achievement of project contractual output targets.
•In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses.
•In depth understanding of the Global luxury market place.
•Sales strategy development for the fashion designer sector.•Strategies for fashion product development of on-line (external wholesale), and own e-commerce.•Fashion range planning and costing/pricing strategies for wholesale; and own e-commerce.
•Fashion Product diversification e.g. introducing new product categories.•Critical paths and fashion calendars for all product categories, including delivery and delivery windows.•Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life Cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

   II.2) Description (lot no. 2)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Strategic Financial and Business Planning Consultancy   
      Lot No:Lot 2

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Delivering Workshops and the one-to-one in-depth tailored support, guiding SMEs in the strategies, infrastructures and financial planning to realize high-growth models.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/ ATTRIBUTES
•In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.
•An understanding of the Global luxury market place.
•Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses:
•Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills; •Finance: cash flow management, access to finance,
•How to grow a business, what you need and when e.g. accountant, etc. From early stage to investment.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life Cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

   II.2) Description (lot no. 3)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Business Model Consultant (Lean Business Planning)   
      Lot No:Lot 3

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79411000 - General management consultancy services.
            79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Required to analyse and disseminate new business models such as the Lean business model to beneficiaries.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/ ATTRIBUTES
•In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.
•Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses:
•Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills;
•Finance: understanding cash flow management, access to finance,
•How to grow a business
•How to develop and implement a business plan
•An understanding of the Global luxury market place and Tech space.
•Strategic business planning tools such as the business model canvas, the Lean business model

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life Cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

   II.2) Description (lot no. 4)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Market Entry Programme Consultancy Services   
      Lot No:Lot 4

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Required to deliver and coordinate workshop Programme, wrap-up and evidence harvesting.
In depth understanding of UK micro and SME businesses, high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech. •An understanding of the Global luxury market place.•Well networked with other relevant experts and practitioners in the sector•Business planning for high-end fashion, accessory and tech/fashion tech businesses: •Entrepreneurial, management and coaching skills; •How to grow a business, from early stage to investment.Develop an expert workshop programme which fulfils the objectives of the Market Entry Programme (Level 1) as described; Supply and co-ordinate relevant expert speakers. Deliver a 12 hour workshop programme to 25 - 30 eligible project beneficiaries. Undertake a one to one post workshop wrap-up with project beneficiaries.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

   II.2) Description (lot no. 5)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Garment Technology Consultancy Services   
      Lot No:Lot 5

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79415000 - Production management consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Supports the technical development of new fashion related products
•In depth understanding of high-end fashion and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech.•In depth knowledge of garment technologies for a broad range of product types
•Experience of small & large garment production (UK and overseas)
•Experience of pattern cutting, block development, grading and garment construction•In depth knowledge of fabric technology and testing•Experience of identifying and analysing problems and proposing solutions•Knowledge of quality control methodologies and international garment labelling.•Experience of sampling processes – from workroom to sealed sample
•Awareness of smart textiles and wearable tech.•Ability to run workshop programmes
One to one consultations with project beneficiaries encompassing the full range of garment technology
Introduce and develop toolkits for garment analysis – from sample to full productionRun small workshops for sample fitting, quality and sizing

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

   II.2) Description (lot no. 6)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Digital Strategy Consultancy   
      Lot No:Lot 6

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Deliver expert advice and guidance on e-tailing, multi-channel commerce and marketing to high-end fashion SMEs.
Supports SMEs to develop and improve their online branding, marketing and communications activities, and to diversify into and/or improve their e-commerce strategies and operations.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life Cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

   II.2) Description (lot no. 7)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Branding Consultancy Services   
      Lot No:Lot 7

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79413000 - Marketing management consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Provision of Branding Consultancy Services to fashion SMEs
KNOWLEDGE/ATTRIBUTES
•In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses and tech/fashion tech
•In depth understanding of the Global luxury market place.
•Developing Brand identities for the Global luxury market place •Ability to deliver workshops
•In depth knowledge of developing and implementing brand architecture
•Demonstrate a wide range of networks and contacts which will add value to the project beneficiaries
One-to-One bespoke consultancy and Business support workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes to include:
Luxury brand analysis and marketing strategies to all project beneficiaries
Brand planning, strategy and building brand value to all project beneficiaries.To understand and develop a brand deck. (explains the brand's "personality). To facilitate the understanding of emotional branding.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life Cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

   II.2) Description (lot no. 8)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Professional and Personal Development for Founders Services   
      Lot No:Lot 8

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79990000 - Miscellaneous business-related services.
            79998000 - Coaching services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: •Appropriate accreditation and/or evidenced knowledge and experience of:Individual team management, Leadership, organisational development, coaching and psychometric profiling, positive psychology in the workplace.
•Developing personal competency and capability
•Developing selection, performance management and development processes within businesses
Contribute to CFE level 1 Business support workshops (to include an introduction to leadership and organisational development
One-to-One bespoke consultancy and Business support workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes.
Identify and develop innovative ways of delivering learning.
To develop tool kits and strategies for delivering key techniques to the project beneficiaries.
Demonstrate a wide range of networks and contacts which will add value to the project beneficiaries.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life Cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.

   II.2) Description (lot no. 9)
   

      II.2.1) Title:PR Services   
      Lot No:Lot 9

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79416000 - Public relations services.
            79416200 - Public relations consultancy services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: •In depth understanding of micro and SME high-end fashion designer and accessory businesses Global luxury market place.
•Highly developed network with UK and international fashion luxury brand media
•reputational gravitas with fashion editors and media influencers; proven track record representing established fashion and accessory brands & emerging young designers
•Handling press relations across all media•Preparing press releases and media content
Profile raising of CFE and the project
Management of media releases around all CFE activity (creation and distribution).
Act as a sounding board to the project, PR and communications insight, recommendations and strategic counsel.
Creation & distribution of press releases
Deliver press days to profile CFE, the project and supported businesses.
Contribute to CFE level 1 Business support workshops.
One-to-One bespoke consultancy & workshops to project beneficiaries on the CFE Level 2, 3 and 4 Programmes.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Whole Life Cost / 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: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Fashion Technology Emerging Futures (FTEF) Project, Part-funded through the European Union's European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

      II.2.14) Additional information: Respondents should note: service lots being tendered through this notice are subject to the confirmation and signing of an ERDF funding agreement for the FTEF project. Contracts for the tendered services will not be entered into until or unless such time as the anticipated ERDF funding is confirmed and the University will not be liable for any costs incurred by respondents.


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No       
      A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No

   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: 2016/S 85-149727
      
   

   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: 1    
   Title: Product Range Planning, Pricing and Sales Consultancy

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727


Award Of Contract (No.2)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 2    
   Title: Strategic Financial & Business Planning

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727


Award Of Contract (No.3)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 3    
   Title: Business Model Consultancy (Lean Business Planning)

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727


Award Of Contract (No.4)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 4    
   Title: Market Entry Programme Consultancy

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727


Award Of Contract (No.5)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 5    
   Title: Garment Technology Consultancy Services

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727


Award Of Contract (No.6)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 6    
   Title: Digital Strategy Consultancy Services

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727


Award Of Contract (No.7)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 7    
   Title: Branding Consultancy Services

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727


Award Of Contract (No.8)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 8    
   Title: Personal & Professional Development for Founders Consultancy

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727


Award Of Contract (No.9)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 9    
   Title: Public Relations Services

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2016 - 149727

Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: Incomplete Procedure. The awarding procedure has been discontinued prior to proceeding to the tender stage, as the response from the market to the nine service lots was deemed insufficient. The University is therefore revisiting its requirements, which may subsequently be re-advertised.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          The University of the Arts London
          1 Granary Square, 5th Floor, London, N1C 4AA, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 2075148741, Email: a.siddiqui@arts.ac.uk
          Internet address: www.arts.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
         Not Provided

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 19/08/2016