Supply of Medical Laser

Supply of Medical Laser

Femtosecond-Pulsed Ti:Sapphire Laser and Optical Parametric Oscillator System.

UK-Glasgow: Medical laser other than for surgery

2013/S 009-010853

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Strathclyde
177 St James Road, Estates Management
Contact point(s): Purchasing
For the attention of: Iain McKee
G4 0NT Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415524400
E-mail: iain.mckee@strath.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.strath.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00113

Further information can be obtained from: University of Strathclyde
177 St James Road, Estates Management
Contact point(s): Purchasing
For the attention of: Iain McKee
G4 0NT Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415524400
E-mail: iain.mckee@strath.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.strath.ac.uk/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: University of Strathclyde
177 St James Road, Estates Management
Contact point(s): Purchasing
For the attention of: Iain McKee
G4 0NT Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415524400
E-mail: iain.mckee@strath.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.strath.ac.uk/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: University of Strathclyde
177 St James Road, Estates Management
Contact point(s): Purchasing
For the attention of: Iain McKee
G4 0NT Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415524400
E-mail: iain.mckee@strath.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.strath.ac.uk/

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:
Femtosecond-Pulsed Ti:Sapphire Laser and Optical Parametric Oscillator System
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: University of Strathclyde.
NUTS code UK
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)
The Centre for Biophotonics, SIPBS, of the University of Strathclyde nd the Procurement Office are seeking competitive tenders for the purchase of a femtosecond-pulsed Ti:Sapphire laser and optical parametric oscillator system for use in nonlinear optical mesoscopy. To our detailed specification for use in an Academic and Research Environment.
This Operational Requirement gives information relevant to the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of this equipment. The nature of the equipment and the research profile requires an innovative solution in terms of capital finance, recurrent costs and compatibility with future developments. The supplier’s proposal should reflect these factors. In particular, the University would welcome a package proposal offering the possibility of developing a collaborative arrangement with the supplier.
Unless otherwise stated, equipment shall be considered New Manufactured and must be declared as such by the supplier. Should your proposal include any refurbished components or equipment these must meet the same warranty criteria as New Manufactured.
All equipment listed under this tender must satisfy appropriate existing EC and HSE guidelines/legislation at the time of supply.
The Contractor must provide full details of their current Environmental Policy relative to practices/materials used within their own organisation and current/projected sources of supply.
The Contractor must strictly comply with the most up-to-date version of the University’s Safety Policy including Local Rules for Safe Practice.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=250365

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=250365

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33128000, 38636100

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:
1
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 300 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:
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: 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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.
(3) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
(4) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities.
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:
12-13/L/246/IM.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.2.2013 – 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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18.2.2013 – 12:00
Place:

University Purchasing Services, 177 St James Road, Glasgow, G4 0NT.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
(SC Ref:250365)
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:
9.1.2013

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