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Title: Appointment of a Design & Development Services Provider (AgorIP)
Published by: Swansea University
Publication Date: 13/12/2021
Deadline Date: 17/01/2022
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 a Design & Development Services Provider to work along-side its Team of Technology Transfer Managers (TTMs) to offer additional support to its Project Partners during the design and development stage of an opportunity in line with the TRLs.
As a result, Swansea University is procuring the services of a Company/Organisation to serve as its Design & Development Services Provider.
With the advice and guidance of the TTM managing the individual opportunity, the Design & Development Services Provider will perform the services. The University welcomes bids from sole tenderers or as part of a consortium.
CPV: 73000000, 71621000, 72221000, 79400000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Swansea University

Procurement Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park

Swansea

SA2 8PP

UK

Contact person: Chris Grant

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.3) Communication

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

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


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

Appointment of a Design & Development Services Provider (AgorIP)

Reference number: SU46(22)

II.1.2) Main CPV code

73000000

 

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 a Design & Development Services Provider to work along-side its Team of Technology Transfer Managers (TTMs) to offer additional support to its Project Partners during the design and development stage of an opportunity in line with the TRLs.

As a result, Swansea University is procuring the services of a Company/Organisation to serve as its Design & Development Services Provider.

With the advice and guidance of the TTM managing the individual opportunity, the Design & Development Services Provider will perform the services. The University welcomes bids from sole tenderers or as part of a consortium.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71621000

72221000

79400000

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, 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 a Design & Development Services Provider to work along-side its Team of Technology Transfer Managers (TTMs) to offer additional support to its Project Partners during the design and development stage of an opportunity in line with the TRLs.

As a result, Swansea University is procuring the services of a Company/Organisation to serve as its Design & Development Services Provider.

With the advice and guidance of the TTM managing the individual opportunity, the Design & Development Services Provider will perform the services. The University welcomes bids from sole tenderers or as part of a consortium.

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: 14

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

6 month Extension

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: 17/01/2022

Local time: 14:00

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

EN

CY

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

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

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/01/2022

Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

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=116675

(WA Ref:116675)

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

10/12/2021


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
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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
73000000Research and development services and related consultancy servicesResearch and Development
71621000Technical analysis or consultancy servicesAnalysis services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1018Swansea

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