Media Autoclave – Invitation to Tender

Media Autoclave – Invitation to Tender

A replacement autoclave is required for sterilisation of media and equipment.

Media Autoclave 2020 (ITT_ 4596)

Contract summary



  • Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses) – 38000000

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

7 January 2021

Closing date

24 January 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

15 March 2021

Contract end date

30 June 2021

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?





A replacement autoclave is required for sterilisation of media and equipment, the current machine (LTE Touchclave R) is old and not fit for purpose due to the time taken to complete each cycle and the capacity / shape of the chamber. Current Cycles required are as shown in the table below (the machine must have capacity for additional cycles to be added)


More information


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Instructions How to Respond to this Tender – ITT_ 4596

1 – Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal (this is only required once):
1.1 – Go to
1.2 – Click the link to register.
1.3 – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue'.
1.4 – Enter your correct business and user details.
1.5 – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save' when complete.
1.6 – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2 – Express an Interest in the tender:
2.1 – Login to the portal with the username/password.
2.2 – Click the ‘ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (This Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
2.3 – Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.
2.4 – Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your ‘My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only.
2.5 – You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘ITT Details' box.

3. Responding to the tender:
3.1 – Click ‘My Response' under ‘ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining).
3.2 – You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.
3.3 – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
3.4 – You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page.

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How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Rene Kiliaan


10 South Colonnade
E14 4PU