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Title: Provision of Prototype Low Cost Laser Detector Systems (LCLDs)
OCID:
Published by: Ministry of Defence
Authority ID: AA76012
Publication Date: 15/09/2021
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

The Secretary of State for Defence intends to award a contract to Sentinel Photonics Limited (the ‘Contractor’), for the provision of a limited quantity of technology demonstrator prototype Low Cost Laser Detector Systems (LCLDs). The contract is estimated to have a total value of up to £2,000,000GBP.

In accordance with regulation 4 of The Defence and Security Public Contracts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/697) this procurement falls to be regulated under the provisions of the Defence

and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 as amended (in particular by SI 2019/697 and SI 2020/1450). Prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union is no longer appropriate. It is considered that the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the UK e-notification service (in accordance with the relevant legislation) is lawful pursuant to Regulation 16(1)(c)(i) of the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 because the goods to be purchased under the contract are to be manufactured solely for the purpose of research or development and are not being purchased for quantity production to establish commercial viability or to recover research and development costs. The first tranche of goods to be purchased are required to be at technology readiness level 4/5 and the second tranche at technology readiness level 6. The intention is that the testing of the prototypes to be purchased will bring the system up to TRL 6.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Ministry of Defence

Building 5, Room G-02, Dstl Porton Down

Salisbury

SP4 0JQ

UK

Contact person: Craig Flynn

Telephone: +44 1980954132

E-mail: caflynn@dstl.gov.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-science-and-technology-laboratory

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of Prototype Low Cost Laser Detector Systems (LCLDs)

Reference number: R1000164890

II.1.2) Main CPV code

35700000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The Secretary of State for Defence intends to award a contract to Sentinel Photonics Limited (the ‘Contractor’), for the provision of a limited quantity of technology demonstrator prototype Low Cost Laser Detector Systems (LCLDs). The contract is estimated to have a total value of up to £2,000,000GBP.

In accordance with regulation 4 of The Defence and Security Public Contracts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/697) this procurement falls to be regulated under the provisions of the Defence

and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 as amended (in particular by SI 2019/697 and SI 2020/1450). Prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union is no longer appropriate. It is considered that the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the UK e-notification service (in accordance with the relevant legislation) is lawful pursuant to Regulation 16(1)(c)(i) of the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 because the goods to be purchased under the contract are to be manufactured solely for the purpose of research or development and are not being purchased for quantity production to establish commercial viability or to recover research and development costs. The first tranche of goods to be purchased are required to be at technology readiness level 4/5 and the second tranche at technology readiness level 6. The intention is that the testing of the prototypes to be purchased will bring the system up to TRL 6.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00  GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKK


Main site or place of performance:

Porton Down, Salisbury

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Secretary of State for Defence intends to award a contract to Sentinel Photonics Limited (the ‘Contractor’), for the provision of a limited quantity of technology demonstrator prototype Low Cost Laser Detector Systems (LCLDs). The contract is estimated to have a total value of up to £2,000,000GBP.

In accordance with regulation 4 of The Defence and Security Public Contracts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/697) this procurement falls to be regulated under the provisions of the Defence

and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 as amended (in particular by SI 2019/697 and SI 2020/1450). Prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union is no longer appropriate. It is considered that the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the UK e-notification service (in accordance with the relevant legislation) is lawful pursuant to Regulation 16(1)(c)(i) of the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 because the goods to be purchased under the contract are to be manufactured solely for the purpose of research or development and are not being purchased for quantity production to establish commercial viability or to recover research and development costs. The first tranche of goods to be purchased are required to be at technology readiness level 4/5 and the second tranche at technology readiness level 6. The intention is that the testing of the prototypes to be purchased will bring the system up to TRL 6.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Price

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure without publication of a contract notice

Justification for selected award procedure:

The products involved are manufactured purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the condition stated in the Directive (for supplies only)

Explanation:

The Secretary of State for Defence intends to award a contract to Sentinel Photonics Limited (the ‘Contractor’), for the provision of a limited quantity of technology demonstrator prototype Low Cost Laser Detector Systems (LCLDs). The contract is estimated to have a total value of up to £2,000,000GBP.

In accordance with regulation 4 of The Defence and Security Public Contracts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/697) this procurement falls to be regulated under the provisions of the Defence

and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 as amended (in particular by SI 2019/697 and SI 2020/1450). Prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union is no longer appropriate. It is considered that the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the UK e-notification service (in accordance with the relevant legislation) is lawful pursuant to Regulation 16(1)(c)(i) of the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 because the goods to be purchased under the contract are to be manufactured solely for the purpose of research or development and are not being purchased for quantity production to establish commercial viability or to recover research and development costs. The first tranche of goods to be purchased are required to be at technology readiness level 4/5 and the second tranche at technology readiness level 6. The intention is that the testing of the prototypes to be purchased will bring the system up to TRL 6.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: R1000164890

Title: Provision of Low Cost Laser Detector Systems (LCLDs)

V.2 Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract/concession

13/09/2021

V.2.2) Information about tenders

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Sentinel Photonics Limited

12163852

Porton Science Park, Bybrook Road

Porton Down

SP4 0BF

UK

NUTS: UK

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the concession and main financing terms (excluding VAT)

Total value of the concession/lot: 2 000 000.00  GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract/concession is likely to be subcontracted

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

The Secretary of State for Defence intends to award a contract to Sentinel Photonics Limited (the ‘Contractor’), for the provision of a limited quantity of technology demonstrator prototype Low Cost Laser Detector Systems (LCLDs). The contract is estimated to have a total value of up to £2,000,000GBP.

In accordance with regulation 4 of The Defence and Security Public Contracts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/697) this procurement falls to be regulated under the provisions of the Defence

and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 as amended (in particular by SI 2019/697 and SI 2020/1450). Prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union is no longer appropriate. It is considered that the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the UK e-notification service (in accordance with the relevant legislation) is lawful pursuant to Regulation 16(1)(c)(i) of the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 because the goods to be purchased under the contract are to be manufactured solely for the purpose of research or development and are not being purchased for quantity production to establish commercial viability or to recover research and development costs. The first tranche of goods to be purchased are required to be at technology readiness level 4/5 and the second tranche at technology readiness level 6. The intention is that the testing of the prototypes to be purchased will bring the system up to TRL 6.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Ministry of Defence

Building 5, Room G-02, Dstl Porton Down

Salisbury

SP4 0JQ

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/09/2021


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