Provision of Lateral Flow testing devices for the detection of COVID-19 viral antigens

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-023103
Publication date: 16 September 2021

F03: Contract award notice

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Department of Health and Social Care

39 Victoria Street

London

SW1H 0EU

Contact

Procurement Operations

Email

Procurement.operations@dhsc.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKI32 - Westminster

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care

Buyer's address

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority

one.5) Main activity

Health


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Provision of Lateral Flow testing devices for the detection of COVID-19 viral antigens

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 33141625 - Diagnostic kits
two.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

two.1.4) Short description

Second call off following an Invitation to Tender subsequent to a contract notice on the Find a Tender Service under the following reference C22033 on 5 March 2021. This call off was seeking requests to participate from providers of 7 pack lateral flow testing kits (Lot 1C) for the supply of such goods to DHSC.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £325,220,000

two.2) Description

two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Second call off following an Invitation to Tender subsequent to a contract notice on the Find a Tender Service under the following reference C22033 on 5 March 2021. This call off was seeking requests to participate from providers of 7 pack lateral flow testing kits (Lot 1C) for the supply of such goods to DHSC.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2021/S 000-004511


Section five. Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

2 September 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 9

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 2

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Medco Solutions Ltd

Innovation House, 99 Park Drive, Milton Park, Abingdon, OX14 4RS

Abingdon

OX14 4RS

Email

ross.robertson@medcosolutions.co.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
National registration number

12535625

Internet address

www.medcosolutions.co.uk

The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £325,220,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £325,220,000


Section six. Complementary information

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

The High Court

Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

Email

generaloffice@administrativecourtoffice.justice.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

Internet address

https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals