Supply of Flow Analyser and Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter

Supply of Flow Analyser and Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter

Supply, Delivery and Installation of a Flow Analyser and Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter and related accessories, consumables, service and maintenance.

UK-Dundee: analysis apparatus

2012/S 71-117970

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of Dundee
Procurement Office, Caird Cottage, 170 Nethergate
For the attention of: Procurement Manager
DD1 4HN Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1382386811
Fax: +44 1382386688

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dundee.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00105

Further information can be obtained from: University of Dundee
Procurement Office, Caird Cottage, 170 Nethergate
For the attention of: Procurement Manager
DD1 4HN Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1382386811
Fax: +44 1382386688
Internet address: http://www.dundee.ac.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: University of Dundee
Procurement Office, Caird Cottage, 170 Nethergate
For the attention of: Procurement Manager
DD1 4HN Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1382386811
Fax: +44 1382386688
Internet address: http://www.dundee.ac.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: University of Dundee
Procurement Office, Caird Cottage, 170 Nethergate
For the attention of: Procurement Manager
DD1 4HN Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1382386811
Fax: +44 1382386688
Internet address: http://www.dundee.ac.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of a Flow Analyser and Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of Dundee, College of Life Science, Dow Street, Dundee, DD1 5EH.
NUTS code UKM21

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)

Supply, Delivery and Installation of a Flow Analyser and Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter and related accessories, consumables, service and maintenance. Also trade in of existing equipment; a FACS Calibur Analyser and a FACS Vantage cell sorter with DIVA upgrade.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=225746.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38432000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

1 off each
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Supply, delivery and installation of a fluorescence activated cell sorter and related accessories, consumables, service and maintenance

1)Short description

Fluorescence activated cell sorter.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38432000

3)Quantity or scope

1 off
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Supply, delivery and installation of a flow analyser and related accessories, consumables, service and maintenance

1)Short description

Flow analyser.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38432000

3)Quantity or scope

1 off
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Trade in of a FACS calibur analyser

1)Short description

Trade in of a FACS calibur analyser.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38434000

3)Quantity or scope

1 off
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Trade in of a FACS vantage cell sorter with DIVA upgrade

1)Short description

Trade in of a FACS vantage cell sorter with DIVA upgrade.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38434000

3)Quantity or scope

1 off
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process;
(2) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Shortlisted candidates shall be financially vetted.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards;
(2) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests;
(3) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;
(4) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(5) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate;
(6) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
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
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

003/2012
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: 15.5.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.5.2012 – 13:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 22.5.2012 – 13:00
Place:

Procurement Office, Caird Cottage, Dundee, DD1 4HN.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Three Officers of the University.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Tender documentation is available for download by registering at www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk.

Any queries relating to this requirement should be posted using the Q&A link on www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk.

Interested parties should ensure that any queries are anonymous as University responses shall be sent to all interested parties, along with the original query.
(SC Ref:225746).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University of Dundee
Procurement Office, Caird Cottage
DD1 4HN Dundee
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University shall incorporate a minimum of ten (10) calendar days standstill period between notification to tenderers of the intention to award the contract and the final conclusion of the award of contract. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two (2) working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of three (3) working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from (please refer to the address in Part VI.4.1 of the contract notice).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.4.2012