The University of Birmingham invites tenders for supply of a quantum stabilisation
platform for the motion control of quantum gravimeter systems. The stabilisation
platform workstation will form part of a physical demonstrator, i.e. facilities created as
part of the Quantum Technologies Hub - the EPSRC funded project.
This will be used to ensure vertical alignment of an atom interferometer quantum
sensor during mobile operation & provide vibration isolation so that the sensor doesn't
exceed its dynamic range. The equipment is an essential integral part of the sensor suite
to be used in the real-world map-matching activity. The requested equipment will be
integrated into the field-capable gravity gradiometer.
Overall budget for this item is up to £300,000.00 excluding VAT, including delivery to
the University of Birmingham, training and manuals and warranties over the length of
the Quantum Technologies Hub grant i.e. 30th November 2024.
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This project may be funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) or;
- European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) or;
- Research Councils UK (RCUK), the strategic partnership of the UK's seven
. KEY INFORMATION FOR TENDERERS
1.1 All main correspondence should go via the University's In-Tend website. Your tender
documents and information must be submitted via In-Tend by the date and time
specified; www.in-tendhost.com/university... All requests for information will be by on-line questionnaires which are "pre-loaded"
onto the In-Tend system.
1.3 If you are requested to submit separate documents please follow the instructions
provided on In-Tend ideally in PDF format unless otherwise requested.
1.4 In-Tend will maintain an auditable copy of any document uploaded by bidders.
1.5 Key information for this tender is highlighted below:
Tender return date Friday 11th September 2020
Tender return time 12 noon
Last date for clarification questions Friday 4th September 2020
Standstill Period Minimum 10 Days
Procurement officer Pauline Harrison-Johnson
Emergency contact number 0121 414 8541
Tender procedure used OJEU Open Tender
Email address (please note the In-Tend Portal is
the primary contact for this tender) P.E.Harrison@bham.ac.uk
* Please note that there will be no extensions to the deadline for returns except in