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 and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1793867000, Email:
Contact: David Church
Main Address:
NUTS Code: IE052

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

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-2003 Freia Collimation Vessel 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 subject of work is the design and supply of the Freia collimation vessel, which maintains a vacuum
environment for optimal neutron transport. The collimation vessel is located inside the instrument cave,
upstream of the sample position.
The vessel is installed on a concrete base, which provides a stable foundation. Within the vessel a
number of components are mounted on translation stages, to enable the instrument to be reconfigured
to different operating modes.
Included within the scope of work is:
• The design of the equipment that is to be supplied
• All sourcing, manufacturing and assembly activities associated with the supply of the
equipment (unless otherwise stated within the specification).
•The delivery of the vacuum vessel assembly to the STFC RAL site, and all packaging and handling activities associated with this delivery.
• Defining, implementing, and documenting the results of, the quality control and assurance plan

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 14/03/2022

VI.6) Original notice reference:

Notice Reference: 2022 - 423148
Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
Date of dispatch of the original notice: 18/02/2022

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: This opportunity has been terminated. The new reference number is UKRI-2081.
Instead of:
Date: 25/03/2022
Local Time: 16:00
Date: 10/03/2022
Local Time: 16:00

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.

This opportunity has been terminated. The new opportunity is under reference UKRI-2081.
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