Supply of Cytometer to Aberystwyth University

Supply of Cytometer to Aberystwyth University

The University of Aberystwyth is in the processing of setting up world-class laboratories for the study of host-pathogen interactions in species of veterinary interest.

United Kingdom-Aberystwyth: Cytometers

2020/S 125-307287

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Aberystwyth University
Postal address: c/o Finance Office, Student Welcome Centre, Penglais Campus
Town: Aberystwyth
NUTS code: UKL1 West Wales and The Valleys
Postal code: SY23 3FB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: lep27@aber.ac.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.aber.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1009

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: University

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Supply of Cytometer to Aberystwyth University

II.1.2)Main CPV code

38434510 Cytometers

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Aberystwyth is in the processing of setting up world-class laboratories for the study of host-pathogen interactions in species of veterinary interest. Study of host-pathogen interactions requires the elucidation of the host cells participating in the response to the host. Cell cytometry is one of the tools used to determine which cells are responding to different pathogens under different conditions. To that aim, the University is inviting tenders for the provision of a high-quality and high specification cell cytometer in order to analyse particularly rare populations that may play an important role in the host’s response to different pathogens and/or vaccines.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 317 727.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

38434510 Cytometers

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL1 West Wales and The Valleys
Main site or place of performance:

Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Aberystwyth is in the processing of setting up world-class laboratories for the study of host-pathogen interactions in species of veterinary interest. Study of host-pathogen interactions requires the elucidation of the host cells participating in the response to the host. Cell cytometry is one of the tools used to determine which cells are responding to different pathogens under different conditions. To that aim, the University is inviting tenders for the provision of a high-quality and high specification cell cytometer in order to analyse particularly rare populations that may play an important role in the host’s response to different pathogens and/or vaccines.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical evaluation / Weighting: 80 %
Price – Weighting: 20 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 317 727.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 1
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

The University will be using the short 15 day period on the basis of the short timescales for funding of this project and having previously published itt_81481 utilising a full timeline.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 077-183152

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/07/2020
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/07/2020
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Procurement Office, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A minimum of two members of the procurement department.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: the authority is using eTenderWales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=102576

(WA Ref:102576)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/06/2020