United Kingdom - Belfast: Research and experimental development services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Education
NUTS Code: 
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SUPPLIES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 134-274189

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Queen' University Belfast
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Pamela Rodgers
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: pamela.rodgers@qub.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2890971390
NUTS code: UKN01

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.qub.ac.uk/po

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted 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:

QUB/1637/17 Supply, Delivery, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Research Grade Instruments for Chemisorption and Physisorption.

Reference number: QUB/1637/17

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
73100000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Supplies

II.1.4)

Short description:

Queen's University Belfast (Queen's) wish to procure a range of Research Grade Instruments for Chemisorption and Physisorption, these being;

Item 1 — Brunauer-Emmett –Teller (BET) Physisorption Analysis.

Item 2 — Automated Chemisorption Analysis System.

It is Queen's intention to award this tender to one (1) Economic Operator.

The Research Grade Instruments will be supplied, delivered, installed, commissioned, and maintained at the following address:

Queen's University Belfast, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Goods Entrance, Malone Road, David Keir Building, Belfast, BT9 5AG.

The Contract will include 1-year warranty. Thereafter Queen's reserves the right to extend the maintenance provisions under this contract until the end of the usable life of the equipment.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN01

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Queen's University Belfast (Queen's) wish to procure a range of Research Grade Instruments for Chemisorption and Physisorption, these being:

Item 1 — Brunauer-Emmett –Teller (BET) Physisorption Analysis.

Item 2 — Automated Chemisorption Analysis System.

It is Queen's intention to award this tender to one (1) Economic Operator.

The Research Grade Instruments will be supplied, delivered, installed, commissioned, and maintained at the following address:

Queen's University Belfast, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Goods Entrance, Malone Road, David Keir Building, Belfast, BT9 5AG.

The Contract will include 1-year warranty. Thereafter Queen's reserves the right to extend the maintenance provisions under this contract until the end of the usable life of the equipment.

II.2.5)

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

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Options to extend maintenance beyond this period for a further period of up to 60 months or the end of useful life of the equipment.

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)

Conditions for participation

III.1.1)

Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

An indemnity, guarantee, bond or other form of appropriate security may be required for a contract awarded as a result of this procurement, if deemed appropriate by the University.

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Finance conditions and payment arrangements are provided within the procurement documents.

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.5)

Information about reserved contracts

III.2)

Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)

Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)

Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)

Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

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

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/08/2017
Local time: 16:00

IV.2.3)

Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)

Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

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: 15/08/2017
Local time: 16:15

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)

Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)

Additional information:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/07/2017