Supply of MRI system

Supply of MRI system

Supply and installation of an MRI system for cardiac and foetal imaging research. King’s College London.UK-London: magnetic resonance imaging equipment

2012/S 102-170732

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

King’s College London
Strand
Contact point(s): Purchasing Services
WC2R 2LS London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: purchasing@kcl.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.kcl.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/orgstructure/ps/purchasing/suppliers/index.aspx

Further information can be obtained from: King’s College London
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kcl/
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/orgstructure/ps/purchasing/suppliers/etender.aspx

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: King’s College London
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kcl/
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/orgstructure/ps/purchasing/suppliers/etender.aspx

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: King’s College London
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kcl/
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kcl/

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:
KCL12-0404. Supply & installation of an MRI system for cardiac and foetal imaging research.
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: First Floor, Lambeth Wing, St Thomas’ Campus, King’s College London, London SE1 7EH, UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UKI1
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)
King’s College London invites tenders for the supply of an MRI system for cardiac and foetal imaging system for the division of imaging sciences and biomedical engineering. The purchase of this system is part of a wider procurement programme for MRI scanners by King’s health partners, including a further four 1.5T MRI systems. The scanner will be used in a range of cutting-edge research projects in cardiac and foetal imaging.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33113000

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
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:
Deposits and guarantees may be required and if applicable parent company guarantees.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Payments will be made in accordance with the form of contract incorporating any amendments.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint & 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: As stated in the invitation to tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the invitation to tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in the invitation to tender.
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:
KCL12-0404
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: 12.7.2012 – 23:59
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
13.7.2012 – 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 tenders

Place:

Waterloo, London.

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

Suppliers are required to register and express interest via the College`s electronic tendering site at the following URL: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/kcl/.

The College reserves the right to cancel the tender process at any stage. The College does not accept any liability for any cost incurred in tendering. Please note all submissions must be made electronically unless otherwise expressed in the tender documents. All submissions will be subject to the College`s conditions of electronic submission found at the following URL:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/orgstructure/ps/purchasing/suppliers/etender.aspx

All tenders must be priced in sterling and payments under the Contract will be made in sterling.

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

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: comct.registry@hmcourts-service.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2079476112
Fax: +44 2079476245

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:29.5.2012

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