Supply of Elemental Analyser

Supply of Elemental Analyser

IBERS. Procurer reference: AU/IBERS/CJN/EA

Value of tender: £60000
CONTRACT NOTICE – NON OJEU
Is this notice funded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO)?
No
Contract Type
Supplies
SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
Name of the organisation
IBERS
Contact Name
Mr Cameron Pope
Address
IBERS, Aberystwyth University , Gogerddan , Aberystwyth , Ceredigion , ,
Postcode
SY23 3EB
Phone
01970 823015
Fax
01970 823017
EMail
cmp@aber.ac.uk
Web Address
http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/ibers/
SECTION II: DETAILS OF THE CONTRACT
Type of supplies contract
Purchase
Is it a framework agreement?
No
Title of the contract
Supply of Elemental Analyser
Description of the contract

In order to support our work on feed and soil evaluation we wish to purchase an elemental analyser

we wish to obtain

A machine capable of analysis of C, N and H in samples ranging from a few mg to circa 5 g/5mls

A solution that allows automated sample loading and data processing for at least 30 samples per run

A system that has the capability to handle both liquid and solid samples

A system that has low consumable costs and is easy to maintain and service in the laboratory

We would also be interested in options that expand the analysis to include S and/or O2

Classification of contract (CPV codes)
38000000 – Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses).

SECTION III: AWARD CRITERIA
Contract will be awarded based on:

Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:1. value for money and fitness for purpose.


SECTION IV: Administrative Information

Instructions to suppliers

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Regards

Mike Smith

Procurement Manager

Aberystwyth University

Reference Number
AU/IBERS/CJN/EA
Deadline Date
20.07.2012
Deadline date refers to
Receipt of tenders.
Does this contract relate to a Project / Programme funded by EU funds?
Yes
WISE2.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract