Supplies - 607352-2020

16/12/2020    S245

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

2020/S 245-607352

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
NUTS code: DK04 Midtjylland
Postal code: 8000
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Ann Sophie Steffensen
Telephone: +45 23382421
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

Eye Tracking Glasses

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:

Assistant professor Marc Andersen from and on behalf of Interacting Minds Centre wants to purchase 6 mobile eye trackers + recording devices. The equipment will be used on children and adults in various experimental and observation-based setups. Because it can be very challenging to maintain concentration in children during calibration, it is essential that the equipment is calibration free. Similarly, because the equipment is going to be used in high-effort activities such as rough-and-tumble play it is important that the devices has great slippage compensation. Finally, the equipment will be used in the dark for some projects, which means that the eye tracker scene cams must be able to see in the dark.

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: 30 687.00 EUR
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK04 Midtjylland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The eye trackers must have the following specifications:

1) calibration free;

2) be able to see in the dark;

3) great slippage compensation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive

Absence of competition due to technical reasons. The combination of requirements described are fulfilled exclusively by one supplier i. e. pupil labs. The eye trackers will be used in various projects where it is important that the devices are calibration free and thus can be used immediately after equipping.

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: 1
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
Official name: Pupil Labs
Town: Berlin
Country: Germany
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: 30 687.00 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.4.4)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: