Supply and Delivery of a Transmission Electron Microscope

Supply and Delivery of a Transmission Electron Microscope

Queen’s University Belfast wishes to procure a Transmission Electron Microscope for the Centre for Experimental Medicine, to include supply, delivery, installation and commissioning..

United Kingdom-Belfast: Transmission electron microscope

2015/S 110-199493

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Queens University Belfast
University Road
For the attention of: Mr Andy Gray
BT7 1NN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: andy.gray@qub.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.qub.ac.uk/po

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

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

Body governed by public law

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:

QUB/1419/15 Supply and Delivery of a Transmission Electron Microscope.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Belfast, Northern Ireland.

NUTS code UKN01

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)

Queen’s University Belfast wishes to procure a Transmission Electron Microscope for the Centre for Experimental Medicine, to include supply, delivery, installation and commissioning.
The Centre for Experimental Medicine (CEM) is an interdisciplinary research centre which is committed to the highest quality scientific endeavour, with over 60 basic and clinical scientists working within the vision and microvascular research niches. Its mission is to develop new avenues for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of important ophthalmic and vascular diseases to relieve human suffering. To achieve this, it is developing self-sustaining, multidisciplinary, collaborative, translational research programmes to advance new therapies that will ultimately benefit patients.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38511200

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of a Transmission Electron Microscope.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

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

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

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As outlined in the procurement documents.
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: As outlined in the procurement documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As outlined in the procurement documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As outlined in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As outlined in the procurement documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As outlined in the procurement documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
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:

QUB/1419/15

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: 6.7.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

6.7.2015 – 16:00
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

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

The procurement documents are located at the following website: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast To participate in this and any future QUB tenders, you will be required to register your company details on this website. When registering Please make sure the ‘publish e-mail address’ field is completed accurately. This is the e-mail address which will receive automated emails from the system including details on tender progress.

When you have done this you will then be able to access the current tenders area of the website. Go to the relevant tender from the list and express an interest by clicking on the red button, ‘express interest’. You will then be informed by automated email once your expression of interest has been accepted by the University and that you may then access the tender documents by logging into website again and going to the ‘my tenders’ area of the website. Again click on the relevant tender and access the documents by clicking on the red button ‘view documents’.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority 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.
The Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

5.6.2015

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