Supplies - 6177-2015

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09/01/2015    S6

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Computer equipment and supplies

2015/S 006-006177

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Aston University
Postal address: Aston Triangle
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B4 7ET
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person:
For the attention of: Jason Goodwin

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Higher Education
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
3D Virtual Interactive Lab.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET.

NUTS code UKG3 West Midlands

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
150 workstations and 2 class teaching screens allowing 3D software interaction (such as computer aided design and anatomy/physiology) and development. Workstations should also allow use as a standard PC and monitor. Warrantee should be for 5 years (minimum) with repair/replacement within 1 week.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 1 000 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30200000 Computer equipment and supplies

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

This procurement will be conducted using the In-Tend procurement portal, please register your interest in this procurement opportunity on line via

All correspondence, communications and tender documentation will be sent and received via the In-Tend portal.
Contract will be funded via HEFECE funding.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: