Supply of Microscopes to Aberystwyth University

Supply of Microscopes to Aberystwyth University

Two electron microscopes are required for a combined purchase price of GBP 405 000 including VAT.

United Kingdom-Aberystwyth: Microscopes

2020/S 082-194731

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
Postal code: SY23 3FB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lee Pereira
E-mail: lep27@aber.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1970628716
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 Microscopes to Aberystwyth University

II.1.2)Main CPV code

38510000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Two electron microscopes are required for a combined purchase price of GBP 405 000 including VAT. Both to be delivered and installed before the end of December 2020.

They will be of strategic importance in expanding the measurement capabilities that the University provides and reliability of the equipment is paramount to maintaining and supporting the wide array of experimental work conducted within the facility. The instruments are intended to be easily operated by PhD students after training.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 405 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL1
Main site or place of performance:

Aberystwyth University.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Two electron microscopes are required for a combined purchase price of GBP 405 000 including VAT. Both to be delivered and installed before the end of December 2020.

They will be of strategic importance in expanding the measurement capabilities that the University provides and reliability of the equipment is paramount to maintaining and supporting the wide array of experimental work conducted within the facility. The instruments are intended to be easily operated by PhD students after training.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 405 000.00 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
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

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

Date: 25/05/2020
Local time: 10:00
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: 25/05/2020
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Procurement Office, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A minimum of two members of the procurement team.

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=101481

(WA Ref:101481)

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:

22/04/2020