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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-York: Optimising Extraction and Detection of Hepatitis E Virus
Document Ref:
406837-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
The Food Standards Agency
Date Published:
29 August 2019
Deadline Date:
30 September 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Tenders are invited to carry out a laboratory-based study to develop an optimised method which can be used to extract and detect HEV in wide range of pork meat including offal and pork products.Overview:We would like to commission laboratory-based research project that would optimise the extraction and detection of HEV from raw (fresh and frozen) pork meat and offal and pork products (e.g. sausages) as there is no standardised method available. It is anticipated that that this work will allow us in the future to carry out a survey to quantify the presence of HEV in raw, fresh and frozen pork meat (whole muscle cuts) and offal and pork products (e.g. sausages, ham, etc.) on UK retail sale.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

The Food Standards Agency

Foss House, Peasholme Green

York

YO1 7PR

UK

E-mail: fsa.procurement@food.gov.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.food.gov.uk/

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.food.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.food.bravosolution.co.uk


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

FS307033 — Optimising Extraction and Detection of Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) from Pork Meat and Products

II.1.2) Main CPV code

73000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Tenders are invited to carry out a laboratory-based study to develop an optimised method which can be used to extract and detect HEV in wide range of pork meat including offal and pork products.

Overview:

We would like to commission laboratory-based research project that would optimise the extraction and detection of HEV from raw (fresh and frozen) pork meat and offal and pork products (e.g. sausages) as there is no standardised method available. It is anticipated that that this work will allow us in the future to carry out a survey to quantify the presence of HEV in raw, fresh and frozen pork meat (whole muscle cuts) and offal and pork products (e.g. sausages, ham, etc.) on UK retail sale.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Tenders are invited to carry out a laboratory-based study to develop an optimised method which can be used to extract and detect HEV in wide range of pork meat including offal and pork products.

Overview:

We would like to commission laboratory-based research project that would optimise the extraction and detection of HEV from raw (fresh and frozen) pork meat and offal and pork products (e.g. sausages) as there is no standardised method available. It is anticipated that that this work will allow us in the future to carry out a survey to quantify the presence of HEV in raw, fresh and frozen pork meat (whole muscle cuts) and offal and pork products (e.g. sausages, ham, etc.) on UK retail sale.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

End: 01/12/2022

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 30/09/2019

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/09/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Food Standards Agency

York

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

27/08/2019

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