Tender for Supply of Steam Sterilisation Autoclaves

Tender for Supply of Steam Sterilisation Autoclaves

The department requires 2 floor standing, front loaded, steam sterilisation autoclaves.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Autoclaves

2016/S 141-255347

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of The University of Cambridge
1st Floor South, Greenwich House, Madingley Rise
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
CB3 0TX Cambridge
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223332233
E-mail: purchasing.intend@admin.cam.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1223765988

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge

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

Other: Higher Education/Research

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:

UCAM 057/16 2 Floor Standing, Front Loaded, Steam Sterilisation Autoclaves.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKH1

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)

1. Background:
1.1. The University of Cambridge, Hutchison/MRC Research Centre provides modern laboratory accommodation and state of art research facilities;
1.2. Hutchison/MRC Research Centre currently operates 2 autoclaves that provide sterilisation services to the research centre. They are in daily use and are run in different cycles, including:
— Media cycle for bottled liquids;
— Plastic cycle for tips, plastic, empty glass and wrapped instruments;
— Discard cycle to decontaminate laboratory waste;
— Fabric cycle for textiles.
The main Hutchison/MRC Research Centre installation characteristics are as follows:
— There is no external steam supply available;
— No RO water source currently available;
— Softened mains water for cooling is available;
— Heat extract is available, which may need to be adjusted.
2. Scope of Requirements:
2.1. The department requires 2 floor standing, front loaded, steam sterilisation autoclaves with steam generator mounted within the frame of the autoclave more fully described in Section 3 of this tender.
3. Equipment Demonstrations:
3.1. It is the University’s intention to complete the tender evaluation in such time that the contract for this equipment could be awarded within 6 weeks of the tender closing date. Please note that companies invited to tender may be required to provide access to demonstrations of their proposed systems at appropriate premises.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33191110, 42300000, 51430000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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

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

Duration in months: 9 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As set out in the Tender documents.

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

As set out in the Tender documents.

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

As set out in the Tender documents.

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 set out in the Tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

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

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

UCAM 057/16

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: 22.8.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: yes

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

22.8.2016 – 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 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 University of Cambridge is not a public body within the meaning of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council) and is not subject to the European procurement legislation. Where the University advertises contracts in the Official Journal of the European Union, it does so on a voluntary basis and does not undertake any obligation to comply with the procurement legislation. The University reserves its rights in full to adapt or step outside the procedures in the procurement legislation as the University considers necessary.
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:

21.7.2016

 

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