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Title: 2741/JN — FutureCat: Standard Test Protocol Management for Benchmarking the Performance of New Battery Cathode Materials (FutureCat Standard Test Management)
Published by: The University of Sheffield
Publication Date: 06/04/2021
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Contract Award Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

The University of Sheffield seeks to benchmark the performance of the new cathode materials developed by the FutureCat project in a robust and industrially relevant manner, there is a need to establish standard test methods and data management protocols that can be used by all academic partners. An independent provider of expertise in measurement and testing of battery cathode materials, sitting at the intersection of academic innovation and real world exploitation is required. The aim is to provide assurance to future commercialisation partners that the testing is robust and the results are reproducible. The provider will support the FutureCat project by developing and maintaining a suite of standard protocols for fabrication, testing and post mortem evaluation of Li-ion cells used in the project.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

The University of Sheffield

Procurement Office, The Arts Tower, Western Bank

Sheffield

S10 2TN

UK

Contact person: James Noble

E-mail: james.noble@sheffield.ac.uk

NUTS: UKE32

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

2741/JN — FutureCat: Standard Test Protocol Management for Benchmarking the Performance of New Battery Cathode Materials (FutureCat Standard Test Management)

Reference number: 2741/JN

II.1.2) Main CPV code

73110000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The University of Sheffield seeks to benchmark the performance of the new cathode materials developed by the FutureCat project in a robust and industrially relevant manner, there is a need to establish standard test methods and data management protocols that can be used by all academic partners. An independent provider of expertise in measurement and testing of battery cathode materials, sitting at the intersection of academic innovation and real world exploitation is required. The aim is to provide assurance to future commercialisation partners that the testing is robust and the results are reproducible. The provider will support the FutureCat project by developing and maintaining a suite of standard protocols for fabrication, testing and post mortem evaluation of Li-ion cells used in the project.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 374 527.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

73110000

73120000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI


Main site or place of performance:

The main place of performance will be the providers location.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The University of Sheffield seeks to benchmark the performance of the new cathode materials developed by the FutureCat project in a robust and industrially relevant manner, there is a need to establish standard test methods and data management protocols that can be used by all academic partners. An independent provider of expertise in measurement and testing of battery cathode materials, sitting at the intersection of academic innovation and real world exploitation is required. The aim is to provide assurance to future commercialisation partners that the testing is robust and the results are reproducible. The provider will support the FutureCat project by developing and maintaining a suite of standard protocols for fabrication, testing and post mortem evaluation of Li-ion cells used in the project.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 90

Price / Weighting:  10

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2020/S 230-568433

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1

Contract No: 2741/JN

Title: FutureCat: Standard Test Protocol Management for Benchmarking the Performance of New Battery Cathode Materials (FutureCat Standard Test Management)

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

18/03/2021

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 1

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

NPL Management Ltd

2937881

National Physical Laboratory, Hampton Road

Teddington

TW11 0LW

UK

NUTS: UKI

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 380 000.00 GBP

Total value of the contract/lot: 374 527.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield

S10 2TN

UK

E-mail: james.noble@sheffield.ac.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

University of Sheffield

Procurement Office, Arts Tower

Sheffield

S10 2TN

UK

E-mail: james.noble@sheffield.ac.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01/04/2021


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Main Contact: james.noble@sheffield.ac.uk
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73120000Experimental development servicesResearch and experimental development services
73110000Research servicesResearch and experimental development services

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