Published date: 12 August 2020

Last edited date: 3 September 2020

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.



Closing: 30 September 2020, 11am

Contract summary

Industry

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

  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

Location of contract

OX11 0QX

Value of contract

£183,000

Procurement reference

RE20347

Published date

12 August 2020

Closing date

30 September 2020

Closing time

11am

Contract start date

3 November 2020

Contract end date

31 March 2023

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Wednesday 30th September 2020 at 11:00

DO NOT apply directly to the buyer.

All tender information MUST be submitted through the Delta eSourcing Portal.


Executive Summary

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), wishes to establish a Contract for a Single Wafer Wet Cleaning System as per the specification detailed in the main tender documentation.

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the "Regulations").

This is a Supplies Contract being procured under the Open OJEU Procedure regulations.

This RFP sets out details of the Contract and expectations of any successful supplier.

This Contract will be awarded to a sole supplier.

The requirements of this Contract must be completed by Monday 15th March 2021.


Brief Description of Requirement

There is strong demand from UKRI - Harwell for a standalone single wafer wet cleaning system based in the ITAC R1 clean room. STFC Business Innovation department would like to procure a system as soon as possible. The equipment will be based in the BID ITAC R1 clean room.The system is a stand-alone wet process single wafer cleaning station capable of cleaning various size, type and thickness substrates.

Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the Document Uploads tab within the Delta eSourcing Portal.

This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the RFP document.

How to Apply

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement.

To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and follow the instructions to register.

If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com and the follow the instructions to 'Login'

Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the Access Code: 64CAY26D43

Please disregard any content in this notice that requests your organisation "to apply directly to the buyer" as this unfortunately a system generated error, that is outside of the Contracting Authorities control.


More information

Attachments

Links

Additional text

DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts)

Responses must be received by the date in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the Delta eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

As a user of the Delta eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Delta messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific tender event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

i. not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;and

ii. to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.


About UK Shared Business Services

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise.

Where UK SBS is not named as the Contracting Authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the Contracting Authority.

Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations.

For full details of our partner base please review the following link: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/contracts/Pages/default.aspx


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer

Contact name

Scientific Research

Address

Polaris House
SWINDON
SN21FF
England

Email

research.tenders@uksbs.co.uk


Closing: 30 September 2020, 11am