GB-Swindon: UKRI-3515 Fibre Optic DTS interrogator unit for BGS Living Lab

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-3515 Fibre Optic DTS interrogator unit for BGS Living Lab
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7394 204018, Email:, URL:
Contact: Solomon Nwosu, Attn: Solomon Nwosu
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Temperature or humidity surface observing apparatus. This contract is for the procurement of fiber optic temperature sensing system for the BGS Keyworth Campus, a vital component of the BGS-NERC 'Living Lab' project. The system will be used for real-time monitoring of temperature variations in five boreholes within a ground source heat pump array.
5. CPV Codes:
38126300 - Temperature or humidity surface observing apparatus.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKF16 - South Nottinghamshire

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: South Nottinghamshire,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: UKRI-3515
9. Awarded to:

Silixa Ltd
National ID: 6207412, Silixa House, 230 Centennial Park, Elstree , Hertfordshire, WD6 3SN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 208 327 4210, URL:
Contact: Silixa Ltd, Attn: Silixa Ltd
Value Cost: 59,276
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 30/10/2023
11. Number of Tenders Received: 1
12. Other Information:
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Suitable for VCO: No
Period of Work Start date: 31/10/2023
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2024