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Title: SU27(22) Appointment of a Mentors & Commercial Leads Service Provider (AgorIP)
Published by: Swansea University
Publication Date: 13/12/2021
Deadline Date: 19/01/2022
Deadline Time: 14:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The AgorIP (Open IP) Programme provides an Intellectual Property management and Technology Transfer service to academia, University Health Boards, SMEs and industrial collaborators, servicing a pipeline of Intellectual Property exploitation and commercialisation opportunities at various levels of Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs).
AgorIP, which is partially funded by the Welsh Government and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), is now pan-Wales, running in parallel across the West Wales & the Valleys and East Wales Regions. The AgorIP Programme runs to 30th June 2023.
In order to deliver the required outputs from this Programme, AgorIP through Swansea University, requires specialist support from a range of professional service firms. This support will take various forms as set out in the particulars below.
AgorIP has identified the need to engage with a range of commercially experienced Mentors and Commercial Leads to work along-side its Team of Technology Transfer Managers (TTMs) and Innovators, taking early stage concepts and developing these into commercialisation opportunities.
As a result, Swansea University is procuring the services of a Company/Organisation to serve as its Mentor & Commercial Leads Service Provider.
CPV: 72221000, 72224000, 72221000, 73220000, 79400000, 79410000, 79411000, 79411100.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Swansea Univesity

Procurement Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park

Swansea

SA2 8PP

UK

Telephone: +44 1792602779

E-mail: procurement@swansea.ac.uk

NUTS: UKL18

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.swansea.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0345

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

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

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


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

SU27(22) Appointment of a Mentors & Commercial Leads Service Provider (AgorIP)

Reference number: itt_91682

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72221000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The AgorIP (Open IP) Programme provides an Intellectual Property management and Technology Transfer service to academia, University Health Boards, SMEs and industrial collaborators, servicing a pipeline of Intellectual Property exploitation and commercialisation opportunities at various levels of Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs).

AgorIP, which is partially funded by the Welsh Government and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), is now pan-Wales, running in parallel across the West Wales & the Valleys and East Wales Regions. The AgorIP Programme runs to 30th June 2023.

In order to deliver the required outputs from this Programme, AgorIP through Swansea University, requires specialist support from a range of professional service firms. This support will take various forms as set out in the particulars below.

AgorIP has identified the need to engage with a range of commercially experienced Mentors and Commercial Leads to work along-side its Team of Technology Transfer Managers (TTMs) and Innovators, taking early stage concepts and developing these into commercialisation opportunities.

As a result, Swansea University is procuring the services of a Company/Organisation to serve as its Mentor & Commercial Leads Service Provider.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72224000

72221000

73220000

79400000

79410000

79411000

79411100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL18

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The AgorIP (Open IP) Programme provides an Intellectual Property management and Technology Transfer service to academia, University Health Boards, SMEs and industrial collaborators, servicing a pipeline of Intellectual Property exploitation and commercialisation opportunities at various levels of Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs).

AgorIP has identified the need to engage with a range of commercially experienced Mentors and Commercial Leads to work along-side its Team of Technology Transfer Managers (TTMs) and Innovators, taking early stage concepts and developing these into commercialisation opportunities.

As a result, Swansea University is procuring the services of a Company/Organisation to serve as its Mentor & Commercial Leads Service Provider.

II.2.5) Award criteria

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

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

Duration in months: 15

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Possible option to extend for a further 6 months

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

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 19/01/2022

Local time: 14:00

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

EN

CY

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/01/2022

Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=116423

(WA Ref:116423)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/12/2021


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: procurement@swansea.ac.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
72221000Business analysis consultancy servicesSystems and technical consultancy services
79400000Business and management consultancy and related servicesBusiness services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79410000Business and management consultancy servicesBusiness and management consultancy and related services
79411100Business development consultancy servicesGeneral management consultancy services
73220000Development consultancy servicesResearch and development consultancy services
79411000General management consultancy servicesBusiness and management consultancy services
72224000Project management consultancy servicesSystems and technical consultancy services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1018Swansea

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