GB-Didcot: UKRI-1561 Scanning Electron Microscope

Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: GB-Didcot: UKRI-1561 Scanning Electron Microscope
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. 01235446100, Email:, URL:
Contact: Tess Gawthorn, Attn: Tess Gawthorn
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Scanning electron microscopes. STFC BID ITAC need a large chamber variable pressure Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) with an electron source to achieve nanometre resolution probe with an imaging system to image a large range of samples mainly materials conductive and non-conductive.

The maximum value of the opportunity is £166,000 exclusive of VAT. Any bid received above this maximum budget will be deemed non-compliant and will not be considered.
5. CPV Codes:
38511100 - Scanning electron microscopes.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: UKRI-1561
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category H: 100K to 500K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 30/08/2021 14:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
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12. Other Information:
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 15/09/2021
Period of Work End date: 15/03/2022
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no