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United Kingdom-Stockport: Cardiac-monitoring devices
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.ukbiobank.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA25607
Section II: Object
UK Biobank is issuing this tender to invite bids for cardiac monitoring: the supply of devices to monitor and the monitoring solution must be:
— able to acquire continuous ECG data for a period of 1 to 2 weeks,
— self-contained and include a mechanism or technology to allow the raw ECG trace to be captured and transferred for analysis and ultimately provided to UK Biobank,
— non-invasive (implantable devices will not be considered),
— comfortable during ‘free living’: no lifestyle changes must be needed by participants to allow them to use the device,
— waterproof for hygiene purposes (showerproof), including the adhesive which must not come off in water (waterproof and suitable for bathing/swimming would be an advantage),
— constructed using hypoallergenic materials (e.g. medical grade silicone adhesive) and produce minimal skin irritation over a 2 week period record ECG data over a 1-2 week period.
UK Biobank is issuing this tender to invite bids for cardiac monitoring: the supply of devices to monitor and record ECG data over a 1-2 week period.
UK Biobank is currently inviting approximately 100 000 of its participants to visit one of its imaging centres located across the UK to undergo a number of imaging (MRI, DEXA, ultrasound) measures and to participate in a repeat of certain baseline measures (the UK Biobank Imaging Project).
As part of the visit, UK Biobank is interested to obtain longer term (1 to 2 week duration) heart rhythm data on a subset of these participants. UK Biobank is looking for a single supplier that can provide devices and services to enable this project, for the anticipated 3 year duration of the project.
Full details of the services required are included within the specification.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
Internet address: http://www.ukbiobank.ac.uk