GB-SWINDON: Stretcher Gratings EPAC

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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-SWINDON: Stretcher Gratings EPAC
1. Title: GB-SWINDON: Stretcher Gratings EPAC
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7565200218, Email:, URL:
Attn: STFC Procurement
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Optical readers. Proposals are sought by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC, part of UK Research and Innovation, UKRI) for the supply of a bundle of transmission diffraction gratings for use in a pulse stretcher system as part of the Extreme Photonics Applications Centre (EPAC) Project at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in the UK.
5. CPV Codes:
30216100 - Optical readers.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKJ14 - Oxfordshire

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Oxfordshire,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: UKRI-2693
9. Awarded to:

Plymouth Grating Laboratory, Inc
5 Commerce Way Carver, MA, MA 02330, United States
Tel. +1.508.503.1719, Email:
Contact: Sales, Attn: Sales Team
Value Cost: 114,731
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 24/02/2023
11. Number of Tenders Received: 1
12. Other Information:
Other 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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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 14/03/2023
Period of Work End date: 04/04/2024