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Opportunity Type Private Sector
Opportunity Method Contract Opportunity
Notice Type Notice
Nature of Opportunity Works
Contract Description:

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Monday 2nd November 2020 at 11:00.

DO NOT apply directly to the buyer.

All tender information MUST be submitted through the Delta eSourcing Portal.

Brief Description of Requirement

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), wishes to establish a Contract for a Large capacity CNC Milling Machine as per the specification detailed in the request for proposal.

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the "Regulations").

This is a Supplies and Services Contract being procured under the Open OJEU Procedure regulations. The OJEU reference number for this requirement 2020/S 184-445373.

The RFP sets out details of the Contract and expectations of any successful supplier.

This Contract will be awarded to a sole supplier.

Aims of the requirement

The aim of this procurement is to secure a competitive offer on a ISIS Instrument. Operations has the requirement for an upgrade to the machining and modification of large components such as shielding. This will be essential in the success of our involvement in the ESS project and the delivery of Endeavour projects at ISIS.

The machine must have the capacity to perform both horizontal and vertical milling operations using an automatic universal head.

This will provide the workshop with the capacity to machine large items without the need for 2 different types of machines or the need to change the milling head manually.


The sourcing company should be able to provide: -
• a machine that meets the minimum specification required in this request for proposal documentation;
• a 12 month warranty as standard;
• training and installation of the equipment on site.

Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the Document Uploads tab within the Delta eSourcing Portal.

This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the RFP document.

How to Apply UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link and follow the instructions to register. If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: and the follow the instructions to 'Login' Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the Access Code: YAFGCW5287

Please disregard any content in this notice that requests your organisation "to apply directly to the buyer" as this unfortunately a system generated error, that is outside of the Contracting Authorities control.

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Response Deadline 02-11-20 11:00