GB-Middlesbrough: NHC Molecular Biology Instrumentation

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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-Middlesbrough: NHC Molecular Biology Instrumentation
1. Title: GB-Middlesbrough: NHC Molecular Biology Instrumentation
2. Awarding Authority:
Teesside University
Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1642342166, Email:, URL:
Attn: Procurement
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) equipment. Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) equipment. Biomedical equipment. Reagents for electrophoresis. The contract is for the supply, installation and commissioning of molecular biology instrumentation.
“The National Horizons Centre project is receiving up to £3.2m of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund.
5. CPV Codes:
38950000 - Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) equipment.
38951000 - Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) equipment.
38434540 - Biomedical equipment.
33696600 - Reagents for electrophoresis.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKC1 - Tees Valley and Durham

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Tees Valley and Durham,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: 17.139
9. Awarded to:

Bio-Rad Laboratories Limited
The Junction, Station Road, Watford, WD17 1ET, United Kingdom
Tel. 01923 471 379, Email:, URL:
Contact: Robin Bell-Taylor, Attn: Robin Bell-Taylor
Value Cost: 38,737.11
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 16/08/2018
11. Number of Tenders Received: 5
12. Other Information:
Other 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.
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 17/08/2018
Period of Work End date: 15/03/2019