GB-Swindon: UKRI-3307 Electron Beam Weld Trials

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-3307 Electron Beam Weld Trials
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research & Innovation, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7563420665, Email:, URL:
Contact: Elizabeth Gage, Attn: Elizabeth Gage
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Welding equipment. This contract award notice is for welding trials, testing and qualification work for the future manufacture of two particle production targets for the LBNF facility. The LBNF target is a critical In-Kind Contribution included in a US/UK Science and Technology Agreement signed at a governmental level in September 2017 alongside a BEIS capital investment in the LBNF/DUNE project. Following the funding announcement, STFC has is able to have a RAL led team to design and construct the neutrino production target and ancillary components as an In-Kind contribution to the experiment.
5. CPV Codes:
42662000 - Welding equipment.

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-3307
9. Awarded to:

National ID: 03859442, Granta Park , Great Abington, Cambridge , CB21 6AL, United Kingdom
Tel. +441223 891162
Contact: TWI Ltd, Attn: TWI Ltd
Value Cost: 36,920
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 14/08/2023
11. Number of Tenders Received: 2
12. Other Information:
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Suitable for VCO: No
Period of Work Start date: 16/08/2023
Period of Work End date: 31/10/2023