GB-Swindon: UKRI-3777 ESS Freia Instrument

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-3777 ESS Freia Instrument
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research and Innovation, Science and Technology Facilities Council
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1SZ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7720143639, Email:, URL:
Contact: STFC Procurement, Attn: STFC Procurement
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Controller unit. UK Research and Innovation, Science and Technology Facility Centre had a requirement for a multi-axis motion controller. Due to technical and compatibility reasons, there was only one suitable supplier.
5. CPV Codes:
42967000 - Controller unit.

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:
9. Awarded to:

SmarAct GmbH
Schuette-Lanz-Strasse 9, Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, 26135, Germany
Tel. + 494418008790, Email:
Contact: Sales, Attn: Sales
Value Cost: 29,371.7
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 05/02/2024
11. Number of Tenders Received: 1
12. Other Information:
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Suitable for VCO: No
Period of Work Start date: 06/02/2024
Period of Work End date: 06/02/2025