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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Didcot: B07-B High Throughput XPS Electron Analyser
402112-2019
Diamond Light Source Ltd
27 August 2019
23 September 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

The scope of the contract is the design, manufacture, supply, delivery, and commissioning of a hemispherical electron energy analyser which will be fitted to the high-throughput XPS UHV system at the DLS beamline B07 Branch B.

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

Diamond Light Source Ltd

Diamond House, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus

Didcot

OX11 0DE

UK

Contact person: Sue Blake

Telephone: +44 1235778167

E-mail: procurement@diamond.ac.uk

NUTS: UKJ14

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.diamond.ac.uk

I.3) Communication

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

https://tenders.diamond.ac.uk/Home.aspx


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

Other: Scientific Research Facility

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

B07-B High Throughput XPS Electron Analyser

Reference number: DLSITT0411

II.1.2) Main CPV code

38430000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The scope of the contract is the design, manufacture, supply, delivery, and commissioning of a hemispherical electron energy analyser which will be fitted to the high-throughput XPS UHV system at the DLS beamline B07 Branch B.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ14

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of the contract is the design, manufacture, supply, delivery, and commissioning of a hemispherical electron energy analyser which will be fitted to the high-throughput XPS UHV system at the DLS beamline B07 Branch B. The analyser forms part of the system which will be used to perform XPS and NEXAFS measurements under vacuum conditions with automated sample exchange and positioning between a series of vacuum chambers to permit loading and subsequent measurement of multiple (up to 20 5 x 5 mm2) samples at one time.

The analyser will be procured under a contract subject to this performance specification. The system is defined as:

1) UHV hemispherical electron energy analyser (HEA);

2) Suitable detector for the above HEA;

3) All required power supplies for the operation of the HEA;

4) Software and EPICS-compatible drivers for the HEA electronics;

5) Commissioning of the HEA at DLS;

6) Sufficient spare parts with long delivery times to guarantee operation of the system with minimum down-time for a period of at least 2 years from the date of final acceptance.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical quality / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Experience and capacity / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Delivery / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: DLS support effort required / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Duration in months: 13

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: Yes

Description of options:

An integrated bakeout heater and control units may be included as an option and priced separately.

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: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 23/09/2019

Local time: 23:59

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: 24/09/2019

Local time: 10:00

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

Diamond Light Source Ltd

Didcot

OX11 0DE

UK

E-mail: procurement@diamond.ac.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Diamond Light Source 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 for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

22/08/2019