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AFBI are currently seeking to purchase a feed intake and feeding behaviour monitoring system with the capacity to allow intakes and feeding behaviour of 90 dairy cows to be recorded individually. The system will comprise 30 feed intake stations, and ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
Largepark
Hillsborough
BT26 6DR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Clements
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.afbini.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/topics/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

AFBI - Purchase and installation of a dairy cow feed intake monitoring system.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
16000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

AFBI are currently seeking to purchase a feed intake and feeding behaviour monitoring system with the capacity to allow intakes and feeding behaviour of 90 dairy cows to be recorded individually. The system will comprise 30 feed intake stations, and will be used to record intakes of silage only diets, diets consisting of silage and concentrate mixtures, as well as intakes of other forages. The system will be installed within an existing dairy cow house. The contract is for the purchase of one (1) Dairy Cow Feed Intake and Feeding Behaviour Monitoring System, to include a 1 year warranty. The initial 1 year period will commence on the successful installation of the system. There are eleven (11) options to extend for a period of up to 12 months each, for maintenance only.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 185 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
16600000
16630000
03000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

N.Ireland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

AFBI are currently seeking to purchase a feed intake and feeding behaviour monitoring system with the capacity to allow intakes and feeding behaviour of 90 dairy cows to be recorded individually. The system will comprise 30 feed intake stations, and will be used to record intakes of silage only diets, diets consisting of silage and concentrate mixtures, as well as intakes of other forages. The system will be installed within an existing dairy cow house. The contract is for the purchase of one (1) Dairy Cow Feed Intake and Feeding Behaviour Monitoring System, to include a one year warranty. The initial one year period will commence on the successful installation of the system. There are eleven (11) options to extend for a period of up to 12 months each, for maintenance only.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

After the initial 1-year contract period for the purchase of the system/s, there are 11 options to extend for up to 12 months each, these optional periods are for maintenance only.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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: 2016/S 246-449154
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 0
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
25/01/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Biocontrol AS
Grimstad Gård
Rakkestad
1890
Norway
Telephone: +47 69225255
E-mail:
NUTS code: NO

Internet address:https://www.biocontrol.no

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 185 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The following text was published in the Contract Notice for this competition:. - CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. This provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
NA
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/02/2017