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The University of Warwick has a requirement to purchase a high-end atomic force microscope with ancillary modules. The microscope will reside in a central university facility (the Electron Microscopy Research Technology Platform, EM-RTP), will ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Warwick
Argent Court, Sir William Lyons Road
Coventry
CV4 7EZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 02476523188
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKG33

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofwarwick

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

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofwarwick
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofwarwick
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
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Atomic Force Microscope.

Reference number: CJ-08-17-MULTI-EPSRC-AFM-RB
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Warwick has a requirement to purchase a high-end atomic force microscope with ancillary modules. The microscope will reside in a central university facility (the Electron Microscopy Research Technology Platform, EM-RTP), will provide routine imaging for a wide range of users across Warwick University and will service the needs of specialist microscopy users.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
38000000
38510000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG33
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Warwick has a requirement to purchase a high-end atomic force microscope with ancillary modules. The microscope will reside in a central university facility (the Electron Microscopy Research Technology Platform, EM-RTP), will provide routine imaging for a wide range of users across Warwick University and will service the needs of specialist microscopy users.

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: 24
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: 08/09/2017
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
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: 08/09/2017
Local time: 13:00

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:

Please refer to http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofwarwick for further information and to express interest. You will be able to download the full tender documents from this site. Any queries in relation to this requirement should be directed to the University of Warwick via the correspondence functionality of the In-tend system. Failure to do so may result in queries being excluded from the procedure.

The University expressly reserves the rights:

i) Not to award any contract as a result of this procurement process commenced by publication of this notice.

ii) To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition.

iii) To award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the [services] covered by this notice; and

iv) To award contract(s) in stages.

Under no circumstances will the University be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.

The University of Warwick is not a contracting authority for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) and its procurement activities are not subject to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or the obligations under the European Public Procurement Directives, including the European Remedies Directive. Advertisement of any contract in the Official Journal of the European Union or Contracts Finder is at the sole discretion of the University and is undertaken on a voluntary basis with no implied obligation to comply with the procurement legislation.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL
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:
09/08/2017