Published date: 29 May 2020

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 date: 17 June 2020

Contract summary


  • Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses) - 38000000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£40,000 to £115,000

Published date

29 May 2020

Closing date

17 June 2020

Contract start date

01 July 2020

Contract end date

01 July 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The University of Warwick has a requirement to purchase the following equipment:

Lot 1 - 2 No floor standing, active drying glass washers with a nominal chamber capacity in the region of 140 litres for the purpose of washing laboratory glassware in a new build facility. The glass washers will be installed in a dedicated ground floor space within the new facility.
Lot 2 - 1 No liquid nitrogen dry storage cryogenic freezer (potentially more subject to funding), to store large numbers of biological samples (over 40,000 samples per freezer). This will be located within a new build facility, and installed at ground floor level. A direct liquid nitrogen feed will be provided from an external tank.

The deadline for tender submissions is Wednesday 17th June 2020 at 12pm midday.

Please refer to for further information. You will be able to download the full tender documents from this site. Any queries in relation to this requirement should be directed to the University of Warwick via the correspondence functionality of the In-tend system. Failure to do so may result in queries being excluded from the procedure.

The University of Warwick is not a contracting authority for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) and its procurement activities are not subject to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or the obligations under the European Public Procurement Directives, including the European Remedies Directive. Advertisement of any contract in the Official Journal of the European Union or Contracts Finder is at the sole discretion of the University and is undertaken on a voluntary basis with no implied obligation to comply with the procurement legislation.

About the buyer

Contact name

Juliette Daniel


Gibbet Hill campus
West Midlands
United Kingdom


+ 44 2476150911


Other information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 17 June 2020