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UK Research & Innovation: UKRI-3353 CdZnTe Detectors with Fine Pitch Pixel for High Flux X-Ray Applications

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Notice Summary
Title: UKRI-3353 CdZnTe Detectors with Fine Pitch Pixel for High Flux X-Ray Applications
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: UK Research & Innovation
Nature of contract: Supplies
Procedure: Open
Short Description: STFC require a X-ray detector materials with high stopping power at energies up to 100keV and can operate at very high X-ray fluxes of 108 ph/mm2/s and higher, without polarisation, to meet the needs to the next generation of X-ray science facilities. A selection of detectors are required over the next 3 years to support the development and of a new generation of readout electronics and to inform the a final detector system design.
Published: 18/09/2023 14:12
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UK-Swindon: Detection and analysis apparatus.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             UK Research & Innovation
             https://www.ukri.org/, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 7563420665, Email: Elizabeth.Gage@ukri.org
             Contact: Elizabeth Gage
             Main Address: https://www.ukri.org/
             NUTS Code: UK
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://ukri.delta-esourcing.com/
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: UKRI-3353 CdZnTe Detectors with Fine Pitch Pixel for High Flux X-Ray Applications       
      Reference Number: UKRI-3353
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      38430000 - Detection and analysis apparatus.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
      II.1.4) Short description: STFC require a X-ray detector materials with high stopping power at energies up to 100keV and can operate at very high X-ray fluxes of 108 ph/mm2/s and higher, without polarisation, to meet the needs to the next generation of X-ray science facilities.

A selection of detectors are required over the next 3 years to support the development and of a new generation of readout electronics and to inform the a final detector system design.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 500,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: STFC require a X-ray detector materials with high stopping power at energies up to 100keV and can operate at very high X-ray fluxes of 108 ph/mm2/s and higher, without polarisation, to meet the needs to the next generation of X-ray science facilities.

A selection of detectors are required over the next 3 years to support the development and of a new generation of readout electronics and to inform the a final detector system design. STFC will initially require 20 HEXITEC detectors and plan to purchase up to 500 detectors of different pixel pitches and dimensions over the next 3 years
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 500,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://ukri.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2X5U7S79PM       


Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1) Conditions for participation
      III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
         
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes       
   IV.2) Administrative information
      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 24/10/2023 Time: 14:00
            
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 24/10/2023
         Time: 15:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used Yes       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes       
   Electronic payment will be used Yes       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://ukri.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Swindon:-Detection-and-analysis-apparatus./2X5U7S79PM

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://ukri.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2X5U7S79PM
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             UK Research and Innovation
       Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 18/09/2023

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