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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Harwell: Thermal Vacuum Chamber for Satellite and Spacecraft Testing (Space Simulator)
Document Ref:
52188-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Satellite Applications Catapult Ltd
Date Published:
04 February 2019
Deadline Date:
11 March 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The Disruptive Innovation Centre for space facility requires environmental testing and verification and validation to ensure that spacecraft, satellites and associated components can be validated for performance prior to launch and/or terrestrial use. The need for the simulation of conditions which are equivalent to space include near vacuum and a temperature gradient, for this purpose thus a Thermal Vacuum (TVAC hereafter) chamber or space simulator is required.

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

Satellite Applications Catapult Ltd

Electron Building, Fermi Avenue, Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire

Harwell

UK

Contact person: John Thompson

E-mail: procurement@sa.catapult.org.uk

NUTS: UKJ14

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://sa.catapult.org.uk

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

https://sa.catapult.org.uk/work-with-us/opportunities/


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the following address:

procurement@sa.catapult.org.uk

Electron Building, Fermi Avenue

Oxford

OX11 0QR

UK

Contact person: John Thompson

E-mail: procurement@sa.catapult.org.co.uk

NUTS: UKJ14

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.sa.catapult.org.uk

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: Partially publically funded through another Contracting Authority

I.5) Main activity

Other: Innovation and technology

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Thermal Vacuum Chamber for Satellite and Spacecraft Testing (Space Simulator)

Reference number: RFQ FY19-39

II.1.2) Main CPV code

38900000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The Disruptive Innovation Centre for space facility requires environmental testing and verification and validation to ensure that spacecraft, satellites and associated components can be validated for performance prior to launch and/or terrestrial use. The need for the simulation of conditions which are equivalent to space include near vacuum and a temperature gradient, for this purpose thus a Thermal Vacuum (TVAC hereafter) chamber or space simulator is required.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

38900000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ14

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Responses must demonstrate the capability to supply, install and maintain the equipment described in the specification detailed within the invitation documents.

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Additional servicing and maintenance services may be required past the envisaged contract period.

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: 11/03/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/03/2019

Local time: 13:00

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

Satellite Applications Catapult

Harwell

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

31/01/2019

Current Notes