GB-Swindon: UKRI-1856 METIS LMS Pre-Disperser Prism

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-1856 METIS LMS Pre-Disperser Prism
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. 07394 401259, Email:
Contact: Sarah Grant, Attn: Sarah Grant
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Spectrometers. A Zinc Selenide prism that is used to “pre-disperse” the science beam in a low resolution spectrometer to select a small range of wavelengths to be transmitted to the echelle grating in the main spectrometer optics. This will be carried out in two phases. The first is to develop and
demonstrate the antireflection coating. The second is to manufacture the prism and apply the developed antireflection coating.
5. CPV Codes:
38433000 - Spectrometers.

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-1856
9. Awarded to:

Winlight Optics
135 Rue Benjamin Franklin, Pertuis, 84120, France
Tel. 06 23 96 13 96 , Email:
Contact: Sacha Pluskwa, Attn: Sacha Pluskwa
Value Cost: 70,700
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 09/06/2022
11. Number of Tenders Received: 2
12. Other Information:
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Period of Work Start date: 10/06/2022
Period of Work End date: 09/12/2023