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The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) was created on 1.4.2006 as an amalgamation of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) Science Service and the Agricultural Research Institute of Northern Ireland. ARINI. AFBI is a DARD ...

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
Large Park
Hillsborough
BT26 6DR
United Kingdom
Contact person: patrice.mcpolinfinance-ni.gov.uk
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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:

DAERA AFBI Beef Cattle Feed Intake Monitoring System, Water Intake and Behaviour Equipment Specification.

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

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) was created on 1.4.2006 as an amalgamation of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) Science Service and the Agricultural Research Institute of Northern Ireland. ARINI. AFBI is a DARD Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB). AFBI carries out high technology research and development, statutory, analytical, and diagnostic testing functions for DARD and other Government departments, public bodies and commercial companies. AFBI are currently seeking to purchase feed intake plus water intake monitoring and behaviour equipment to be located in the beef accommodation. The systems must be suitable for a range of livestock ages/weights and allow the assessment of individual forage or total mixed feed ration intakes.

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: 500 000.00 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
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) was created on 1.4.2006 as an amalgamation of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) Science Service and the Agricultural Research Institute of Northern Ireland (ARINI) . AFBI is a DARD Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB). AFBI carries out high technology research and development, statutory, analytical, and diagnostic testing functions for DARD and other Government departments, public bodies and commercial companies. AFBI are currently seeking to purchase feed intake plus water intake monitoring and behaviour equipment to be located in the beef accommodation. The systems must be suitable for a range of livestock ages/weights and allow the assessment of individual forage or total mixed feed ration intakes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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
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
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: 1
Title:

Contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
30/03/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 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: +44 769225255
E-mail:
NUTS code: NO

Internet address:https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 500 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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 contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. This provides time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30/03/2017