Supplies - 5869-2021

08/01/2021    S5

Denmark-Aarhus: Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)

2021/S 005-005869

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Aarhus Universitet
National registration number: 31119103
Postal address: Nordre Ringgade 1
Town: Aarhus C
Postal code: 8000
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Martin Winther Bolet
Telephone: +45 93521783
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Upgrade of the Negative Ion Sources, Model SO-110, for the HVEE 1MV Tandetron Accelerator

Reference number: 2020-0197620
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University want to purchase an upgrade of the ion sources SO-110B to version SO-110C attached to the HVEE 1MV Tandetron accelerator. The present instrumental setup is used for cosmogenic isotope analysis, in particular 10Be, 14C and 26Al. A key aspect is introducing the possibility of 14CO2 analysis.

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: 186 100.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33000000 Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK042 Østjylland
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The ion source must have the following specifications:

1) Be fully integrated with the existing HVEE 1MV Tandetron accelerator (hardware and software).

2) Hybrid ion source capable of producing C- from both graphite and CO2.

3) Low inter-sample memory effect for gaseous and solid samples.

4) Can be integrated with the existing 50 capacity sample carousel.

5) Exterior must be at ground potential during operation

6) Negative ion extraction energy up to 52 keV.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

For the 1st Negative ion source Model SO-110C: Instead of metal flange, Pb X-ray protected source-head observation window.

For the 2nd Negative ion source Model SO-110C: Instead of metal flange, Pb X-ray protected source-head observation window

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.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure without prior publication
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons

The combination of requirements described above are fulfilled exclusively by one supplier. The possibility that there are other potential suppliers who could deliver the same has been objectively excluded by market consultations.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Town: 3812 RR Amersfoort
Country: Netherlands
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 186 100.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Klagenævnet for Udbud
Postal address: Toldboden 2
Town: Viborg
Postal code: 8800
Country: Denmark
Telephone: +45 72405708
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please contact Aarhus University, if you have a comment about this notice -

Following the notification, a standstill period of 10 calendar days will be held in accordance to paragraph 3 of Act No. 593 of 2 June 2016 on the Danish Act on the Complaints Board for public Procurement. This implies that the Contracting Authority cannot sign the Contract with the winning Tenderer before the standstill period has expired.

In case of complaints about tenders or decisions, e.g. award of contracts covered by Section II or III in the Danish Public Procurement Act must be submitted to the Complaints Board for Public Procurement (Klagenævnet for Udbud) within 45 calendar days from the day after the contractor published a notice in the Official Journal on the conclusion of a contract. At the latest concurrently with submission of an appeal to the Complaints Board for Public Procurement, the complainant must inform the Contracting Authority of the alleged infringement, and whether the appeal is to be referred to the board.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Konkurrence- og Forbrugerstyrelsen
Postal address: Carl Jacobsens Vej 35
Town: Valby
Postal code: 2500
Country: Denmark
Telephone: +45 41715000
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: