Tender for a Biological Atomic Force Microscopy

Tender for a Biological Atomic Force Microscopy

The purchase will include instrumentation to hybrid with the Zeiss 510 confocal capacity currently on site.

United Kingdom-Swansea: Microscopes

2020/S 229-565617

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Swansea University
Postal address: Procurement — VC’s Office, Swansea University, Singleton Park
Town: Swansea
NUTS code: UKL18 Swansea
Postal code: SA2 8PP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sue Davies
E-mail: procurement@swansea.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1792295890
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.swansea.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0345

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 another address:
Official name: etenderwales BravoSolution
Town: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
NUTS code: UKL18 Swansea
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sue Davies
E-mail: procurement@swansea.ac.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Tender for a Biological Atomic Force Microscopy (bioAFM)

 

Reference number: SU55(21)

II.1.2)Main CPV code

38510000 Microscopes

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The purchase will include instrumentation to hybrid with the Zeiss 510 confocal capacity currently on site and will include provision to image and force characterise the interactions between target compounds and their intended drug delivery moieties/target cells, using all available AFM data channels (specifically height and mechanical z scale information).

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL18 Swansea
Main site or place of performance:

Swansea University Medical School.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Cluster for Epigenomics and Antibody drug conjugate (ADC) Therapeutics (CEAT) is a GBP 2.6 million project, led by the Reproductive Biology and Gynaecological Oncology (RBGO) group at Swansea University Medical School and is aimed at developing new therapeutics for the treatment of ovarian cancer.

The purchase will include instrumentation to hybrid with the Zeiss 510 confocal capacity currently on site and will include provision to image and force characterise the interactions between target compounds and their intended drug delivery moieties/target cells, using all available AFM data channels (specifically height and mechanical z scale information).

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
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.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

CEAT project.

 

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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

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

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

Date: 21/12/2020
Local time: 12:00
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, Welsh

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/12/2020
Local time: 12:30
Place:

Swansea University Procurement.

 

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Category manager.

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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=105880

(WA Ref:105880)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

 

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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/11/2020