United Kingdom-Warrington: Optical instruments
|Level of Government:||State & Local|
|Posted Date:||Sep 29, 2017|
|Due Date:||Oct 9, 2017|
United Kingdom-Warrington: Optical instruments
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
STFC MOONS Field Corrector Blanks.
The Multiple Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph (MOONS) will operate at the Nasmyth focus of the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope. MOONS is designed to be a high performance and versatile survey spectrograph, with a large field of view of 25 arc-minutes, capable of simultaneously observing 1 000 objects over the visible and near-infrared wavelength range of 650 nm ? 1 800 nm.
This procurement is for the Field Corrector Blanks for the above project.
UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Royal Observatory Edinburgh, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ, United Kingdom.
Procurement is for the Field Corrector Blanks for the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope.
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This contract cannot be divided into lots due to the technical complexity of the requirement and the need for an integrated solution.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Electronically via web based portal.
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right.
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates.
If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded.
Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of Bidders.
UK Shared Business Services Ltd wishes to establish an agreement for use by the following UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations) Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) UK Shared Business Services Ltd are able to accept unstructured electronic invoicing.
|TI||Title||United Kingdom-Warrington: Optical instruments|
|AU||Authority name||The Science and Technology Facilities Council|
|HD||Heading||- - Supplies - Contract notice - Open procedure|
|AA||Type of authority||6 - Body governed by public law|
|NC||Contract||2 - Supplies|
|PR||Procedure||1 - Open procedure|
|TD||Document||3 - Contract notice|
|RP||Regulation||5 - European Union, with participation of GPA countries|
|PC||CPV code||38600000 - Optical instruments|
|OC||Original CPV code||38600000 - Optical instruments|
|IA||Internet address (URL)||www.stfc.ac.uk|
|DI||Directive||Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU|
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