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United Kingdom-Belfast: QUB/2164/21 Contract for the Supply, Delivery, Installation, Commissioning, Maintenance and purchase of consumables for a Stimulated Emission Depletion Microscope

Type of document: Contract award
Country: United Kingdom
Publication Ref: (2022/S 000-000836/EN)
Nature of contract: Supply contract
Procedure: Open procedure
Type of bid required: Not applicable

Contract award notice
Supplies

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: Queen’s University Belfast
Postal address: University Road
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT7 1NN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Mrs Gillian Wasson
Telephone: +44 2890973026
Email: [email protected]
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

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/2164/21 Contract for the Supply, Delivery, Installation, Commissioning, Maintenance and purchase of consumables for a Stimulated Emission Depletion Microscope

Reference number: QUB/2164/21
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 38513100
II.1.3) Type of contract Supplies
II.1.4) Short Description: The Advanced Imaging Core Technology Unit at Queen’s University seeks to procure a Stimulated Emission Depletion Research Microscope. The tender will comprise the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of the microscope, as well as ongoing warranty, maintenance and purchase of associated consumables.The Economic Operator must be able to deliver, install and commission the equipment and provide an invoice before 31 March 2022.
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7) Total value of the procurement(excluding VAT)
Value:400000
Currency:GBP
II.2) Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
Main CPV code: 38513100

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
Main site or place of performance:Advanced Imaging Core Technology Unit97 Lisburn RoadBelfast

II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The Advanced Imaging Core Technology Unit (CTU) within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences requires the purchase of a Stimulated Emission Depletion Research Microscope. The microscope shall have super-resolution capabilities (less than 50nm) equipped with sensitive detectors and motorized stage that allow acquisitions of multiple points located at different focus and large sample and software capable of stitching images of large specimens.

II.2.5)Award criteria

II.2.11) Information about options
Options yes
Description of options: Options to extend maintenance and purchase of associated consumables until the end of useful life of the equipment.

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 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.1.8) 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
Notice number in the OJ S:2021/S 000-025740
Section V: Award of contract
Contract No: QUB/2164/21
Lot No: 1
Title: Contract for the Supply, Delivery, Installation, Commissioning, Maintenance and purchase of consumables for a Stimulated Emission Depletion Microscope

A contract/lot is awarded yes
V.2) Award of contract
V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract:2022-01-06
V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received:2
Number of tenders received from SMEs:2
Number of tenders received from other EU Member States:0
Number of tenders received from non-EU Member States:2
Number of tenders received by electronic means:2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Leica Microsystems UK Limited
Town: Milton Keynes
Country: United Kingdom
Nuts code:
The contractor is an SME yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot(excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 400000
Total value of the contract/lot:400000
Currency:GBP

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: Queen’s University Belfast
Postal address: University Road
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT7 1NN
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address:

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
This authority 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 Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) 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:
2022-01-12