MRI Scanners Tender

MRI Scanners Tender

Imperial College London is seeking to purchase a magnetic resonance imaging and Spectroscopy system of up to two 1.5t MRI Scanners.

United Kingdom-London: Magnetic resonance scanners

2015/S 076-133480

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Imperial College London
Level 1 Faculty Building, Exhibition Road
For the attention of: Jan McMahon
SW7 2AZ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2075948654
E-mail: tenders@imperial.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2075948720

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Imperial College London is not a body governed by public law under current definitions and follows EU procurement regulations on a non-mandatory basis This advert is placed on a voluntary basis and in doing so, Imperial College London does not intend to be bound by the official procurement procedures for Goods, Services, or Works and will follow standard College procedures as detailed athttp://www3.imperial.ac.uk/purchasing/how%20to%20do%20business%20with%20the%20college.

I.3)Main activity

Education

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)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

MRI Scanners.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKI11

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Imperial College London is seeking to purchase a magnetic resonance imaging and Spectroscopy system of up to two 1.5t MRI Scanners.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33113100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Two 1.5t MRI Scanners are required, or alternatively one new 1.5t Scanner and the upgrade of an existing 1.5t Scanner. We would also consider the possibility of a trade in for existing equipment as well as any alternative proposal put forward. Installation will require a turnkey contract. Consideration will be given to proposals to support our research programme.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Two 1.5t MRI Scanners are required, or alternatively one new 1.5t Scanner and the upgrade of an existing 1.5t Scanner. We would also consider the possibility of a trade in for existing equipment as well as any alternative proposal put forward. Installation will require a turnkey contract. Consideration will be given to proposals to support our research programme.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.7.2015. Completion 31.3.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

To be agreed.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be agreed.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be agreed.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be included in the tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be 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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 20.5.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.5.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27.5.2015 – 12:00

Place:

To be agreed.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Imperial College London is not a body governed by public law under current definition and follows EU procurement regulations on a non-mandatory basis. This advert is placed on a voluntary basis and in doing so, Imperial College London does not intend to be bound by the official procurement procedures for Goods, Services or Works and will follow standard College procedures as detailed athttp://www3.imperial.ac.uk/purchasing/how%20to%20do%20business%20with%20the%20college

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14.4.2015

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