Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Kings College London
Contact point(s): http://www.kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/orgstructure/ps/purchasing/suppliers/etender.aspx
SE1 8WA London
General address of the contracting authority: www.kcl.ac.uk
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
Body governed by public law
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
KCL12-0451 Flourescence Activated Cell Sorter/ Flow Cytometer.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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)
Kings College London invites tenders for the supply and installation of a Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter Flow Cytometer to provide research facilities in the Colleges School of Medicine.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
Specifications as stated in tender documentation.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 28.9.2012. Completion 1.10.2012
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:
As specified in tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and 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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified in tender documents.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As specified in 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
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
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.3.1)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
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 6.9.2012 – 23:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
12.9.2012 – 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
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 tenders
Date: 12.9.2012 – 12:30
Kings College London, Purchasing Services Department.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Purchasing Services staff.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Suppliers are required to register and express interest via the Colleges 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 Colleges conditions of electronic submission http://www.kcl.ac.uk/about/structure/admin/purchasing/supply/etender.html/Conditions.
All tenders must be priced in sterling and payments under the Contract will be made in sterling.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum.
10-calendar-day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenders. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek such information as included in the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). If an appeal regarding the award of this contract cannot be resolved, the regulations provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court.
Any such action must be taken promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the awards decision. If a contract has been entered into, the Court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained