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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-London: Flow Cytometer Instrument
288999-2019
University of Westminster
21 June 2019
10 July 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

The School of Life Sciences is currently upgrading the teaching laboratory space, and as part of this would like to seek tenders for a new flow cytometer instrument to complement the 2 existing instruments. The new instrument will primarily be utilised in teaching undergraduate students and also be capable of delivering high quality results in research oriented flow cytometry. The new instrument which will be required to be delivered prior to the university financial year end of 31.7.2019 should be able to support a demanding teaching and research programme that includes a wide range of investigations including but not withstanding: the teaching use of the required instrument requires a robust and stable performance coupled with the ability to perform diagnostic tests used in a modern haemato-oncology laboratory. It is important that our students are trained on, and become familiar with instruments used in the state of the art immune-phenotyping procedures.

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

University of Westminster

101 New Cavendish Street

London

W1W 6XH

UK

Contact person: Christopher Wilson

Telephone: +44 2079115000

E-mail: c.d.wilson@westminster.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.westminster.ac.uk

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.westminster.ac.uk/business-services/becoming-a-supplier


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent 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

Flow Cytometer Instrument

Reference number: 19/26

II.1.2) Main CPV code

38434510

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The School of Life Sciences is currently upgrading the teaching laboratory space, and as part of this would like to seek tenders for a new flow cytometer instrument to complement the 2 existing instruments. The new instrument will primarily be utilised in teaching undergraduate students and also be capable of delivering high quality results in research oriented flow cytometry. The new instrument which will be required to be delivered prior to the university financial year end of 31.7.2019 should be able to support a demanding teaching and research programme that includes a wide range of investigations including but not withstanding: the teaching use of the required instrument requires a robust and stable performance coupled with the ability to perform diagnostic tests used in a modern haemato-oncology laboratory. It is important that our students are trained on, and become familiar with instruments used in the state of the art immune-phenotyping procedures.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

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


Main site or place of performance:

115 New Cavendish Street, London, W1W 6UW

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The School of Life Sciences is currently upgrading the teaching laboratory space, and as part of this would like to seek tenders for a new flow cytometer instrument to complement the 2 existing instruments. The new instrument will primarily be utilised in teaching undergraduate students and also be capable of delivering high quality results in research oriented flow cytometry. The new instrument which will be required to be delivered prior to the university financial year end of 31.7.2019 should be able to support a demanding teaching and research programme that includes a wide range of investigations including but not withstanding: The teaching use of the required instrument requires a robust and stable performance coupled with the ability to perform diagnostic tests used in a modern haemato-oncology laboratory. It is important that our students are trained on, and become familiar with instruments used in the state of the art immune-phenotyping procedures

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 40

Quality criterion: After sales and training / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Delivery / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Start: 16/07/2019

End: 26/07/2019

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Delivery required by 31.7.2019.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure - Accelerated procedure

Justification:

Instrument required for the start of new Academic year, which starts 1st August, funding available in current year only.

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: 10/07/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/07/2019

Local time: 12:00

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Ms Alison Sylvestre.

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 payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Suppliers interested in this opportunity are requested to register their interest by emailing a.sylvestre@westminster.ac.uk in order that the Authority can collect data on the likely number of interested suppliers and then to send communications to suppliers such as document updates and anonymised clarifications directly. Registration at this stage is entirely voluntary and is free of charge, but it enables the Authority to notify you directly of updates. The procurement documents will in any event be freely available at the site set out in Section I.1).

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

University of Westminster

101 New Cavendish Street

London

W1W 6XH

UK

Telephone: +20 79115000

E-mail: a.sylvestre@westminster.ac.uk

Fax: +20 79115144

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.westminster.ac.uk

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

University of Westminster

101 New Cavendish Street

London

W1W 6XH

UK

Telephone: +20 79115000

E-mail: c.d.wilson@westminster.ac.uk

Fax: +20 79115144

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.westminster.ac.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

18/06/2019