UK-Swindon: Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses).

UK-Swindon: Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses).

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Harwell, Swindon, SN2 1FF, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1235446553, Email:
Contact: Laura Lewis
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-1799 Ns OPCPA Pump Laser Reference number: Not Provided
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
38000000 - Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses).

II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.4) Short Description: The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a component Research Council of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), is a world-leading multi-disciplinary science organisation, whose goal is to deliver economic, societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people — and more broadly to the world.

UKRI, the contracting authority, wishes to purchase a laser system that will be used as the pump for a nanosecond OPCPA pre-amplifier that will provide amplified pulses with an energy of up to 1.5J, as part of the EPAC Project.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 28/01/2022

VI.6) Original notice reference:

Notice Reference: 2022 - 398145
Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
Date of dispatch of the original notice: 07/01/2022

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority

VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1

Section Number: IV.2.2
Place of text to be modified: Not provided
Instead of:
Date: 11/02/2022
Local Time: 14:00
Date: 25/02/2022
Local Time: 14:00

VII.2) Other additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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