UK-Swindon: Analysers.

UK-Swindon: Analysers.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is published by:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1) Name and addresses
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1 FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1223267175, Email: MRCProcurement@ukri.org
Main Address: www.ukri.org
NUTS Code: UK

I.4) Type of the contracting authority (in the case of a notice published by a contracting authority)
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main Activity (in the case of a notice published by a contracting authority)
Other activity:


Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-2675 RCAH Analyser.
Reference number: UKRI-2675

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
38434000 - Analysers.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES

II.1.4) Short Description: This is a VEAT Notice for our intention to purchase an analyser.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 168,503
Currency: EUR


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
Not provided

II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKJ14 Oxfordshire


II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
This VEAT notice is to notify of our intention to award a contract for the supply a Fida1 System 480 analyser. UKRI intend to award this contract based on our requirement for an analyser that is able to measure the diffusion co-efficient of biomolecules, calculate hydrodynamic radius and measure monodispersion, aggregation and viscosity. The system must be able to analyse biomolecules in complicated liquids like blood serum or cell lysates. No other suppliers offer equipment with the required functionality or sensitivity. UKRI intends to award a contract to Fida Biosystems ApS as the only provider of equipment capable of meeting our requirements and considers that award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition is justified under regulation 32(2)(b)(ii) of the PCR 2015 because competition is absent for technical reasons.

II.2.5) Award criteria
(Directive 2014/24/EU / Directive 2014/25/EU)

Price - Weighting: 100



II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information:
UKRI intends to award a contract to Fida Biosystems ApS as the only provider of equipment capable of meeting our requirements and considers that award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition is justified under regulation 32(2)(b)(ii) of the PCR 2015 because competition is absent for technical reasons.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Negotiated procedure without prior publication (in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU)

IV.1.3) Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:Yes

IV.2)Administrative Information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
Notice number in OJ S: Not provided

Section V: Award Of Contract/Concession

Award of Contract/Concession No: 1
Contract No: Not Provided Lot Number: Not Provided Title: Not Provided

V.2) Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of contract award decision: 05/12/2022.

V.2.2) Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No .

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire, No. 1:
Fida Biosystems ApS, N/A
Fruebjergvej, Copenhagen, 32100, Denmark
Tel. +45 53727870
NUTS Code: DK
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: Yes


V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot/concession:
Initial estimated total value of the contract: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot/concession 168,502.92
Currency: EUR

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting:
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No


Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.3) Additional Information:
To view this notice, please click here:
https://ukri.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=742288858" target="_blank">https://ukri.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=742288858
GO-2022126-PRO-21662853 TKR-2022126-PRO-21662852
VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review Body
UKRI Legal Department
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1 FL, United Kingdom
Email: legal@ukri.org

V1.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not Provided .

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 06/12/2022


Annex D1 - General Procurement
Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union
Directive 2014/24/EU

1. Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU

No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to: Not provided

The products involved are manufactured purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the directive: No

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason: absence of competition for technical reasons

Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive: No

Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive: No





Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market: No

Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms: Not Provided



3. Explanation

Please explain in a clear and comprehensive manner why the award of the contract without prior publication in the Official Journal of the European Union is
lawful, by stating the relevant facts and, as appropriate, the conclusions of law in accordance with the directive: (500 words maximum)
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition is justified under regulation 32(2)(b)(ii) of the PCR 2015 because competition is absent for technical reasons. UKRI intend to award this contract based on our requirement for an analyser that is able to measure the diffusion co-efficient of biomolecules, calculate hydrodynamic radius and measure monodispersion, aggregation and viscosity. The system must be able to analyse biomolecules in complicated liquids like blood serum or cell lysates. No other suppliers offer equipment with the required functionality or sensitivity. UKRI intends to award a contract to Fida Biosystems ApS as the only provider of equipment capable of meeting our requirements and considers that award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition is justified under regulation 32(2)(b)(ii) of the PCR 2015 because competition is absent for technical reasons.