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Buying Organisation Newcastle University
Opportunity Type Private Sector
Opportunity Method Contract Opportunity
Notice Type Notice
Nature of Opportunity Works
Contract Description:

The University is establishing a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to enable the purchase of a range of power
electronics equipment that will be tendered under a Lot structure on the DPS.
The Driving the Electric Revolution (DER) is an Innovate UK (IUK) Challenge program to support UK industry
to seize the economic opportunities from the global transition to clean technologies and electrification. The
programme will help businesses across numerous sectors including transport, energy, construction and
agriculture to invest and work together to capitalise on the UK's strengths in this technology.
The DER program vision is "To make the UK globally recognised as the centre of excellence in PEMD
manufacturing processes".
As part of that program, Newcastle University has been awarded a large grant to establish a new DER
Innovation Centre (DER-IC) in the North East of England. The NE DER-IC will concentrate on the prototyping
and scale-up of power electronics and electric motors. This advert is focussed on the power electronics aspect
and the purchase of relevant equipment for that activity.
The Power Electronics Manufacturing DPS Lots are as follows:
1. Pick and Place - die level equipment
2. Pick and Place - packaged devices equipment
3. Die Attach - silver sinter equipment
4. Attach - solder equipment
5. Paste Dispense equipment
6. Screen Printing equipment
7. Robotic Placement equipment
8. Furnaces - general equipment
9. Encapsulation equipment
10. Wire Bonding and Connections equipment
11. Spot Welding equipment
12. Visual Inspection equipment
13. Electrical Test equipment
14. Material and Process Test equipment
Suppliers must indicate which Lots they are applying by completing the relevant Technical Lot Questionnaire(s).
Applications to this DPS can be made by registering via the University's eTendering portal at:
https://procontract.due-north.... contract reference is NU/1609.
The deadline for submitting an application in Round 1 of this DPS is 14.00 GMT on Friday 11 December 2020. If
you miss this Round 1 deadline, a new Round (2) will automatically open.

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Response Deadline 11-12-20 14:00