Published date: 26 January 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 1 March 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Medical equipments - 33100000

  • Cryosurgical and cryotherapy devices - 33165000

  • Autoclaves - 33191110

    • Measuring instruments - 38300000

    • Instruments for measuring flow, level and pressure of liquids and gases - 38420000

    • Detection and analysis apparatus - 38430000

    • Shakers and accessories - 38436000

    • Checking and testing apparatus - 38500000

    • Microscopes - 38510000

    • Fume cupboards - 39141500

    • Electrical domestic appliances for use with foodstuffs - 39711000

    • Freezers - 39711120

    • Microwave ovens - 39711362

    • Hotplates - 39711430

    • Industrial or laboratory furnaces, incinerators and ovens - 42300000

    • Laboratory centrifuges and accessories - 42931100

    • Thermostatic baths and accessories - 42943000

    • Calibration services - 50433000

    • Installation services of medical and surgical equipment - 51400000

    • Installation services of laboratory equipment - 51430000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£0 to £100,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

26 January 2021

Closing date

1 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

31 May 2021

Contract end date

30 May 2025

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The opportunity is for a Framework Agreement Tender - bidders should note that there is no guaranteed level of expenditure on the Framework Agreement.
LUPC is tendering to establish a multi-provider framework agreement for the supply of general laboratory equipment. The requirement is covered through twelve lots, which include, but is not limited to: centrifuges; environmental control; safety; measurement; environmental storage (fridges and freezers); water purification; laboratory disposal and recycling; gas monitoring and detection; environmental monitoring. general laboratory equipment, liquid handling robotics and automated laboratory systems.
This framework agreement will commence on 31st May 2021 for an initial period of 36 months, with the option to extend the agreement for up to twelve months (subject to satisfactory economic operator performance). The framework will be available to the members of LUPC, NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, NEUPC, SUPC and named NHS bodies in England, as advised in the ITT.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Antonio Ramirez


Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia


+44 207302764