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Supplies - 138291-2019

26/03/2019    S60    Supplies - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Swindon: Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)

2019/S 060-138291

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: UKRI
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Christian Hill
E-mail: research.tenders@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.uksbs.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Christian Hill
E-mail: research.tenders@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: Crown Commercial Services
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: expressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Research

Section II: Object

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

UKRI RE19039 LBO Crystals

Reference number: RE19039
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The CLF requires a set of LBO Crystals for OPA Amplification for the TAP Beamline Project. These are the primary amplification media for the TAP Beamline project. They would look like a piece of glass, but the particular characteristics of LBO enable the transfer of energy from an almost co-linear pump beam to the seed beam.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of lithium triborate crystals for the Science and Technology Facilities Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 30/05/2019
End: 29/05/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

The Contracting Authority (CA) will continue to utilise the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) for this procurement if the United Kingdom (UK) is able to gain access to the OJEU.

If, however during this procurement process the UK exits the EU and this does not allow for any transitional arrangements of access aligned to the timings of the procurement, the Contracting Authority will as di

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/04/2019
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 30/04/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the Contracting authority decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders. All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (threshold amounts). The sourcing documents can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in I.3). The deadline for requests for participation is Monday 29.4.2019 14:00. The closing date and time for bidders to submit their response is Tuesday 30.4.2019 14:00.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Town: Swindon
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Postal address: Polaris House
Town: Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Research.Tenders@uksbs.co.uk

Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/03/2019