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Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer equipped with specific components/ capabilities (not complete listing here), Cryo sample handing and Cryo vacuum transfer systems. E.G. - Liquid metal ion gun (LMIG) ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The University of Nottingham
Kings Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
Nottingham
NG7 2NR
United Kingdom
Contact person: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF14

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/

I.2)Joint procurement
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:

Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer (ITT/864).

Reference number: PROC HF ITT/864
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38433100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer equipped with specific components/ capabilities (not complete listing here), Cryo sample handing and Cryo vacuum transfer systems. E.G.

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Liquid metal ion gun (LMIG) (capable of achieving <70 nm lateral resolution)

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Thermal ionization Cs source (capable of low energy depth profiling of inorganic samples)

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Low energy gas ion gun (capable of low energy depth profiling of inorganic samples) to be operated with O2, Ar, and Xe

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Gas cluster ion beam (GCIB) (capable of being utilised as for organic depth profiling and as an analysis ion gun)

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Mass Analyser 1 (capable of a achieving a mass resolution >11,000)

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Mass analyser 2 (capable of achieving mass resolution of up to 240,000 (FWHM))

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Full mass resolution and mass accuracy also in the MS2 (daughter ion) spectra

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Advanced MS/MS (tandem MS) capabilities with precise precursor selection using higher-energy collisional dissociation of the secondary ions

ETC.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 767 246.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
38433100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF14
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer with specific components and capabilities. As detailed in the ITT Documentation available from URL shown in Section I.3 Communications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Warranty maintenance service / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Delivery within 12 months ARO / Weighting: 5
Cost criterion - Name: Total Cost / Weighting: 25
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Cryo Sample Handling System

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33165000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF14
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for sample handling capabilities under cryo-conditions capable of sample manipulation under cryo-conditions following high pressure freezing.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Warranty Maintenance / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Delivery Within 12 Months ARO / Weighting: 5
Cost criterion - Name: Total Cost / Weighting: 5
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Cryo Vacuum Transfer System

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33165000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF14
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for sample transfer capabilities under cryo/vacuum conditions to be compatible with the system detailed in LOT no. 2. This system will enable the transfer of biological samples into an ultra high vacuum Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer instrument and high vacuum EM instrumentation, prepared and maintained in the frozen hydrated state.

Cryo/vacuum-sample transfer chamber should be available under appropriate vacuum and temperature conditions, and within a timely manner, to avoid sublimation and devitrification).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Warranty Maintenance / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Delivery within 12 months ARO / Weighting: 5
Cost criterion - Name: Total cost / Weighting: 25
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)Description
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: 2017/S 112-225124
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: GPO_4236646
Lot No: 1
Title:

Time of Flight secondary Ion Mass spectrometer

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Ion Tof GmbH
Massenspektrometer Heisenbergstr 15
Munich
48149
Germany
NUTS code: 00
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 767 246.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: No Award
Lot No: 2
Title:

Cryo Sample Handling System

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: No Award
Lot No: 3
Title:

Cryo Vacuum Transfer System

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
University of Nottingham
Nottingham
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Not applicable
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

UoN will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenders to change the award decision before the contract is entered into.

Precise information on deadlines for lodging appeals in accordance with Regulation 86 and 87 of the Public Regulations 2015, the Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period starting from the day when contract award was notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a debrief in the award decision at the start of the standstill period. Tenderers have the right to appeal provided within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/08/2017