Tender for Supply and Installation of Mass Spectrometer
Supply of Multi collector thermal ionisation mass spectrometer.
United Kingdom-Swindon: Mass spectrometer
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Christian Hill
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The UKRI British Geological Survey (BGS) Geochronology and Tracers Facility (NEIF-GTF) requires the supply, delivery, and installation of a state of the art, new multicollector thermal ionisation mass spectrometer (MC-TIMS) with high performance ion counting detector and low-noise high-sensitivity Faraday amplifier system at its high precision U-Pb geochronology laboratory at the BGS, Keyworth, Nottingham, UK.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Supply of Multi collector thermal ionisation mass spectrometer (MC-TIMS).
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The contracting authority (CA) will continue to utilise the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) for this procurement if the United Kingdom (UK) is able to gain access to the OJEU.
If, however during this procurement process the UK exits the EU and this does not allow for any transitional arrangements of access aligned to the timings of the procurement, the contracting authority will as directed by the UK Governments Cabinet Office (via Crown Commercial Services) utilise the UK Governments own procurement portal to discharge the balance of its statutory obligations associated with this procurement.
The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders. All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (threshold amounts). The sourcing documents can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in I.3). The deadline for requests for participation is 16.9.2019 at 14.00. The closing date and time for bidders to submit their response is 17.9.2019 at 14.00.
United KingdomInternet address: www.uksbs.co.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: