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UK-London: Research services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk
Contact: DCMS Commercial
Main Address: www.gov.uk/dcms, Address of the buyer profile: www.gov.uk/dcms
NUTS Code: UKI

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

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:
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Analysis and Practical Research on Data Portability
Reference number: 101045

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
73110000 - Research services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: We are commissioning research in order to assess the potential gains to consumers and the economy of making data across various sectors and applications more easily portable. In particular, we would like to gain a better understanding of the potential of data portability as a beneficial tool for consumers in a competitive market. We also aim to develop an example of how data portability that works for consumers and businesses might be practically achieved.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 235,000

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKI - LONDON

Main site or place of performance:
LONDON


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: We are commissioning research in order to assess the potential gains to consumers and the economy of making data across various sectors and applications more easily portable. In particular, we would like to gain a better understanding of the potential of data portability as a beneficial tool for consumers in a competitive market. We also aim to develop an example of how data portability that works for consumers and businesses might be practically achieved.
This research project consists of two parts. The first part will increase the evidence base for considering the potential usefulness of data portability as a market-building tool. It will consider previous iterations of the portability principle in the UK and other EU countries and assess what lessons we can learn from them. The second part will seek to apply this learning to the development of a tool and associated documentation

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Case Study / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Skills, Capacity and Expertise / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology / Weighting: 24
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of the sector / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Ability to deliver within tender timeframe / Weighting: 16

Cost criterion - Name: Pricing / Weighting: 30


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: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

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
Not Provided


IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 101045
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Analysis and Pratical Research on Data Portability

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 19/02/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

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

Contractor (No.1)
Ctrl-Shift Limited
Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA, United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.ctrl-shift.co.uk/
NUTS Code: UKI
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 250,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 235,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

Please note that the estimated value of this requirement is in the range of 230,000 to 250,000 excluding VAT. Please note that, while not the only criteria, pricing is a key element of our evaluation criteria.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=323802068

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 01/06/2018






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