Molecular Contamination Sampling and Analysis Contract

Molecular Contamination Sampling and Analysis Contract

RAL Space requires molecular contamination monitoring to support the environmental test campaigns for the majority of space hardware projects.

UKRI-1306 Molecular Contamination Sampling and Analysis

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Analysis services – 71620000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract

£50,000 to £100,000

Procurement reference

BIP611152055

Published date

27 July 2021

Closing date

13 August 2021

Closing time

1pm

Contract start date

24 August 2021

Contract end date

31 December 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

RAL Space requires molecular contamination monitoring to support the environmental test campaigns for the majority of space hardware projects, some of which have optical equipment with high sensitivity to molecular contamination; there is no capability in house to provide the service at the limit of detection required by the customers, therefore RAL Space wish to put in place a contract with a supplier who can provide this service. The Contract duration shall be for an initial period until 31st December 2022, with two optional extensions of 1 year each.

 

More information

 

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The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

 

How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

STFC Procurement

Address

Science & Technology Facilities Council
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Oxford
OX110QX
UK

Telephone

01235446553

Email

stfcprocurement@ukri.org