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Queen's University Belfast (QUB) seeks to engage with Economic Operators that supply the imaging and patterning equipment listed below. 1: 200kV Field Emission Gun Transmission Electron Microscope (FEGTEM) platform with Scanning Transmission Electron ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Pamela Rodgers
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKN01

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Supply, Delivery, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Imaging and Patterning Equipment.

Reference number: QUB/1615/17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38510000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Queen's University Belfast (QUB) seeks to engage with Economic Operators that supply the imaging and patterning equipment listed below.

1: 200kV Field Emission Gun Transmission Electron Microscope (FEGTEM) platform with Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM) capability and an Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDX) Detector system as a minimum.

2: Dual-beam focused ion beam (FIB) microscope with specimen lift-out system and plasma cleaning capability.

3: Precision laser lithography and 3D printing system, capable of creating structures with features ranging from the sub-micron to millimetre length scales.

The purpose of this engagement is to review the current market and the technology available in order to clearly specify the equipment technical requirements for a potential future procurement exercise.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Field Emission Gun Transmission Electron Microscope

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
38511000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN01
Main site or place of performance:

Belfast.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

200kV Field Emission Gun Transmission Electron Microscope (FEGTEM) platform with Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM) capability and an Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDX) Detector system as a minimum.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Ion beam (FIB) microscope

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
38510000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN01
Main site or place of performance:

Belfast.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Dual-beam focused ion beam (FIB) microscope with specimen lift-out system and plasma cleaning capability.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Precision laser lithography and 3D printing system

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
38636100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN01
Main site or place of performance:

Belfast.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Precision laser lithography and 3D printing system, capable of creating structures with features ranging from the sub-micron to millimetre length scales.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
03/03/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Economic Operators wishing to participate in this early market engagement exercise are required to register their company details on In-Tend, the QUB's electronic tendering site https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

Once registered, Economic Operators should log on to In-Tend and select Tenders; Current; Early Engagement Exercise - Imaging and Patterning Equipment. Economic Operators are required to express an interest in this specific exercise before being able to access the document. Responses are required to be submitted by no later than 16:00 Friday 7.4.2017.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/03/2017