Tender for Supply of High Pressure Autoclave Units
TWI has a requirement for two high-pressure high-temperature autoclaves and pressurisation system for the purpose of conducting corrosion and cracking testing of metallic and polymer specimens.
United Kingdom-Cambridge: Autoclaves
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
C/o TWI Ltd, Granta Park, Geat Abington
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/twi
CB21 6AL Cambridge
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/twi
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKH12
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC) is a new industrially led, joint initiative between TWI, lead academic partner Brunel University, alongside the University of Manchester, the University of Cambridge and a number of leading industrial partners.
The initiative is funded by industry and by grants from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) and Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). Funding for equipment for NSIRC is being provided by HEFCE and is available in the period up to 31.3.2015 to assist in establishing a new facility at the TWI site in Abington, Cambridge and to purchase equipment to be used in the centre. All equipment must be accepted on the Abington site by the end of February 2015 at the latest.
The equipment will be purchased by Brunel University but the procurement process is being undertaken by TWI on Brunel Universitys behalf.
All correspondence regarding this tender procedure should be made through the TWI Ltd In-Tend system via the correspondence functionality.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
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
Description of particular conditions: Brunel University Standard Conditions of Purchase apply.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25.6.2014 – 14:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Senior Officers of the University.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Where a contract has not been entered into, the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into, the court may only award damages. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the court to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: