Tender for Continuous Wave IR Laser

Tender for Continuous Wave IR Laser

Continuous Wave IR Laser system for battery development with real-time weld process analysis.

United Kingdom-Catcliffe: Lasers

2020/S 106-258315

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The University Of Sheffield, AMRC
Postal address: Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre
Town: Catcliffe
NUTS code: UKD41 Blackburn with Darwen
Postal code: S60 5TZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mary Leverton
E-mail: m.young@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1142226694
Internet address(es):Main address: www.sheffield.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


2576/486/MY/NW/20 Continuous Wave IR Laser

Reference number: 2576/486/MY/NW/20

II.1.2)Main CPV code

38636100 Lasers

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

2576/486/MY/NW/20 Continuous Wave IR Laser system The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for a Continuous Wave IR Laser system for battery development with real-time weld process analysis.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

38636100 Lasers
42610000 Machine tools operated by laser and machining centres

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD41 Blackburn with Darwen
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Continuous Wave IR Laser system AMRC North West has a requirement for advanced battery joining systems and equipment to support manufacturing research activities on battery pack manufacturing. AMRC North West are investigating a range of similar and dissimilar material joining research, which are used in the manufacture of electric vehicle battery module and packs. This tender is for a Continuous Wave IR Laser system for battery development with real-time weld process analysis to be located within an existing class 4 laser suitable passive enclosure in a fixed, vertical orientation.

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

Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 28/09/2020
End: 31/07/2021
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: yes
Identification of the project:


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

List and brief description of conditions:

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:

As per tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: 07/07/2020
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/07/2020
Local time: 00:00

Employee personal address due to Covid-19.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal High Court of Justice
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum ten-day standstill period at the point at which information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek a further debriefing before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract cannot be resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2015 provides for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 30 days).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: