Supply Virus Particle Counting System to Public Health England

Supply Virus Particle Counting System to Public Health England

Public Health England requires the provision of a virus particle counting system for use in its High Containment Microbiology Laboratories.

Scientific provision of a virus particle counting system

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses) – 38000000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract

£35,000

Procurement reference

tender_254837/898174

Published date

26 October 2020

Closing date

10 November 2020

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

16 November 2020

Contract end date

15 November 2021

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

 

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

 

Public Health England (PHE) requires the provision of a virus particle counting system for use in its High Containment Microbiology Laboratories.

The system will be used for quantification of virus banks required for the characterisation of ACDP Hazard Group 4 agents.

The proposed solution MUST be able to fulfil all of the following requirements:

– Be able to quantify virus particles in inactivated banks of viruses
– Be able to analyse particles within the size range of 40 nm to 10 µm.
– Be able to calculate the concentration of virus samples within the range of 1E5 to 1E11 / mL
– Provide information on specific size subtypes.
– Be able to characterize individual particles in a sample population
– Be ready to run without the requirement for extensive calibration
– Be portable for use at different sites
– Be suitable for processing inactivated virus samples

If you feel that you can meet the above requirements, please email Imran.rahman@phe.gov.uk

The closing date and time for any queries is 10th November 2020 at 12:00 pm

 

How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Address

61 Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5EQ
London
NW9 5EQ
England

Email

imran.rahman@phe.gov.uk