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Title: QUB/1781/18 Contract for the Provision of RNA/DNA Sequencing Analysis
Published by: Queen's University Belfast
Publication Date: 11/01/2019
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Contract Award Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Queens University Belfast (Queen’s) wishes to procure services for the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) analysis of polyA-mRNA and whole exomes (DNA) from samples of total RNA and genomic DNA, respectively, derived from cancer cell lines in the Queen’s biobank. The service should include sample quality control, library preparation, and NGS on a suitable sequencing platform and timely transfer of generated data to Queen’s. The purpose of this analysis is to support the validation of gene signature biomarkers that are being designed in Queen’s for the identification of molecular subtypes of cancer.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Queen's University Belfast

University Road

Belfast

BT7 1NN

UK

Contact person: Mrs Gillian Wasson

Telephone: +44 2890973026

E-mail: g.wasson@qub.ac.uk

NUTS: UKN

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.qub.ac.uk/po

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

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

QUB/1781/18 Contract for the Provision of RNA/DNA Sequencing Analysis

Reference number: QUB/1781/18

II.1.2) Main CPV code

73110000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Queens University Belfast is procuring services for the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) analysis of polyA-mRNA and whole exomes (DNA) from samples of total RNA and genomic DNA, respectively, derived from cancer cell lines in the Queen's biobank. The service includes sample quality control, library preparation, and NGS on a suitable sequencing platform and timely transfer of generated data to Queen's. The purpose of this analysis is to support the validation of gene signature biomarkers that are being designed in Queen's for the identification of molecular subtypes of cancer.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 740 000.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

73111000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKN


Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Queens University Belfast (Queen’s) wishes to procure services for the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) analysis of polyA-mRNA and whole exomes (DNA) from samples of total RNA and genomic DNA, respectively, derived from cancer cell lines in the Queen’s biobank. The service should include sample quality control, library preparation, and NGS on a suitable sequencing platform and timely transfer of generated data to Queen’s. The purpose of this analysis is to support the validation of gene signature biomarkers that are being designed in Queen’s for the identification of molecular subtypes of cancer.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price

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:

2018/S 207-472740

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: QUB/1781/18

Title: Contract for the Provision of RNA/DNA Sequencing Analysis

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

07/01/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 5

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 4

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 5

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

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Fulgent Genetics

Temple City

CA91780

US

NUTS: 00

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: 925 000.00 GBP

Total value of the contract/lot: 925 000.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Queen's University Belfast

University Road

Belfast

BT7 1NN

UK

Telephone: +44 2890973026

E-mail: procurement@qub.ac.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to Tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

Queen's University Belfast

University Road

Belfast

BT7 1NN

UK

E-mail: procurement@qub.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: https://in-tend.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/01/2019


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Main Contact: g.wasson@qub.ac.uk
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IDTitleParent Category
73111000Research laboratory servicesResearch services
73110000Research servicesResearch and experimental development services

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