GB-Cambridge: UKRI-3071 Upgrade of Thorlab Bergamo II microscope

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Cambridge: UKRI-3071 Upgrade of Thorlab Bergamo II microscope
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, Swindon, SN2 1FL
Tel. +44 7593602434, Email:, URL:
Contact: Procurement Manager MRC LMB, Attn: Procurement Manager MRC LMB
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Microscopes. UKRI Requires and upgrade of a Thorlabs Bergamo II rotating multiphoton microscope to include a second scan path and diffractive spatial light modulator (SLM) for 3D optical stimulation of neurons
5. CPV Codes:
38510000 - Microscopes.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKH12 - Cambridgeshire CC

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Cambridgeshire CC,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: UKRI-3071
9. Awarded to:

Thorlabs Inc
National ID: N/A, Thorlabs Inc, 56 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ, 07860-2402, United States
Tel. +44 7583100491, Email:, URL:
Contact: Gavin Mills, Attn: Gavin Mills
Value Cost: 239,039.24
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 08/05/2023
11. Number of Tenders Received: 1
12. Other Information:
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Period of Work Start date: 14/08/2023
Period of Work End date: 29/03/2024