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UKSBS on behalf of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is contracting for a supplier who to provide the services of a mid-range facility in X-ray photoelectron ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
UK shared Business Services Ltd
United Kingdom
Contact person: Melanie Hollingsworth
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: shared business services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

UKSBS PR16195 - X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) facility.

Reference number: UKSBS PR16195
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

UKSBS on behalf of the Engineering and Physical

Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is contracting

for a supplier who to provide the

services of a mid-range facility in X-ray photoelectron

spectroscopy (XPS) for three years contract with an option to extend to five years.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 3 095 447.05 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) Facility providing leading expertise, technical support and training (where required) and instrumentation in XPS, a suitable user relationship with the facility, provision for sample preparation, handling, storage and an appropriate sample environment.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Operational / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Reporting and management / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 20
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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.1.6)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 219-400064
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: UKSBS PR16195
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Cardiff University
CF10 3AT
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKL22
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 3 095 447.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
United Kingdom
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: