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20/01/2017    S14

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Industrial machinery

2017/S 014-022455

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: University of Nottingham
Postal address: Kings Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
Town: Nottingham
Postal code: NG7 2NR
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person:
For the attention of: PROC ITT/806

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
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: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Hydrothermal Carboniser_HTC Pilot Scale (ITT/806).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
We invite tenders for a A pilot-scale Hydrothermal Carboniser (HTC) for biomass and waste is sought to produce bio-coal. The facility is being funded by the Energy Research Accelerator award from the UK Government made to the University of Nottingham and other Midland Universities. The plant will be situated on a site in Lincolnshire. Our requirements for the plant are listed below:
1. It is essential that the plant can produce 0.15 tonne (150 kg) of dry solid product (bio-coal) per hour and highly desirable that it can produce 0.3 tonne per hour.
2. It is essential that the solid products contain less than 70 % volatiles with less than 12 % ash and a gross caloric value greater than 20 MJ/kg.
3. It is essential that the plant should operate with a range of lingo-cellulosic feed-stocks, including wood chips and green waste.

4. It is essential that the plant operates over a temperature range of 180-220 oC, up to pressure of 20 bar.

5. The plant should be capable of operating for over 1 500 hours per annum including periods of continuous operation of 24 hours per day.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42000000 Industrial machinery

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 202-365736 of 19.10.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: GPO_4198766 Lot title: Hydrothermal Carboniser_HTC Pilot Scale (ITT/806)
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Ingelia SA
Postal address: Calle Jaime Roig
Town: Valencia
Postal code: 46010
Country: Spain

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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:

All correspondence and expressions of interest relating to this project must be made through the University of Nottingham e-tendering website:

Once you have registered on the eTendering site a registered user can express interest for a specific procurement project. Log in go to Tenders Current Tenders select the project then View Details and scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Express Interest.
Non compliant expressions of interest will not be considered or acknowledged. The UoN reserves the right to cancel the tender process at any stage. The UoN does not accept any liability for costs incurred in tendering. Variation will be accepted where adequately explained by the tenderer and provided that these variations comply with the standards specified in the selection and claims criteria of the the tender document.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: N/A See section VI.4.2)
Country: United Kingdom

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: N/A
Country: United Kingdom

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The UoN will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
Precise information on deadlines for lodging appeals in accordance with Regulation 86 and 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period starting from the day when contract award was notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a debrief in the award decision at the start of the standstill period. Tenderers have the right to appeal provided within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: N/A See section VI.3.2)
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address:

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: