GB-Swindon: UKRI-1674 Resonant Mass Dummy

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CompetitiveContractAwardNotice - GB-Swindon: UKRI-1674 Resonant Mass Dummy
1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-1674 Resonant Mass Dummy
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. 07394 401259, Email:
Contact: Sarah Fleming, Attn: Sarah Fleming
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Calibration services. The Iron Chicken is a calibration and test device to allow full scale proof trials of vibration test equipment in the National Satellite Test Facility. The device is required to provide resonant behaviour which can mimic medium and large satellites and specifically to provide a tuneable overturning moment to prove the capacity of shaker systems.
5. CPV Codes:
50433000 - Calibration services.

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-1674
9. Awarded to:

AEON Engineering Ltd
293 Silverdale Road , Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 6EH, United Kingdom
Tel. +440161 9874660 , Email:
Contact: Rob Gabrielczyk, Attn: Rob Gabrielczyk
Value Cost: 118844.0
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 24/01/2022
11. Number of Tenders Received: Not Provided
12. Other Information:
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13. Description of Amendment / Addition: Price increase due to cost increases of materials
Shortfall of manufacturing costs: £33,960 ex VAT
Risk/Contingency (15% allowing for further fluctuation in material costs): £5,094 ex VAT TKR-2022810-PRO-20767047
Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 26/01/2022
Period of Work End date: 15/04/2022
Award Criteria: