GB-Swindon: UKRI-3667 SWIMMR Ground based Neutron Monitoring Unit for Lerwick

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-3667 SWIMMR Ground based Neutron Monitoring Unit for Lerwick
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research & Innovation
STFC RAL, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Keyworth, NG12 5GG, United Kingdom
Tel. +4401235446553, Email:, URL:
Contact: Helen Forsythe, Attn: Helen Forsythe
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Measuring instruments. Design and supply installation and commissioning of a suitable compact, commercial neutron monitor, with the required sensitivity, stability and reliability to be used in conjunction with the SWIMMR-N2 (MAIRE+) model and SWIMMR-S1 airborne monitoring instruments.
5. CPV Codes:
38300000 - Measuring instruments.

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-3667
9. Awarded to:

University of Surrey
National ID: RC0006771, Department of Physics, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 5XH, United Kingdom
Tel. 01483300800
Attn: Fraser Baird
Value Cost: 77,000
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 08/03/2024
11. Number of Tenders Received: 1
12. Other Information:
Other Information: Procurement Transparency Data: Redacted contract documents will be made available within the next 30 days, on the UKRI website at:
The Contract was awarded following a negotiated procedure without prior publication, in
accordance with Regulation 32(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Contract Regulations.
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Suitable for VCO: No
Period of Work Start date: 18/03/2024
Period of Work End date: 29/11/2024