GB-Newcastle Upon Tyne: T20-0026 Glass Refractive Index Measurement System (GRIM) Tender

Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: GB-Newcastle Upon Tyne: T20-0026 Glass Refractive Index Measurement System (GRIM) Tender
2. Awarding Authority:
Northumbria University
Pandon Building, Camden Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, United Kingdom
Tel. 0191 227 4303, Email:, URL:
Attn: Jon Borley
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses). Northumbria University require a new GRIM system to replace our two older models as they are both extremely slow to process and are unable to be used to contribute to research since they do not meet forensic science standards/guidelines. A newer system with integrated statistical software would enable quicker processing of data within the lab, assisting with our high student numbers at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It would also provide us with an opportunity to be able to undertake studies on trace glass fragments and contribute internationally to world leading research within this field
5. CPV Codes:
38000000 - Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses).

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: NORTH EAST (ENGLAND),
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category J: 25K to 50K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 02/02/2021 17:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Not Provided

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: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 15/03/2021
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2021
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no