Procurement of laboratory equipment

07 December, 2018 | Mobile Labs Project | 17 views
  1. The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany acting through KfW Development Bank (KfW), Frankfurt, has extended grant no. 2015 68 229 to the East African Community (EAC), Arusha, Tanzania for the Regional Network of Public Health Laboratories for Communicable Diseases. This project concerns the establishment of such network. 
    The Contracting Authority intends to apply a portion of the funds to eligible payments under the contract(s) for which these Bidding Documents are issued.
  1. The East African Community (EAC) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of laboratory equipment and consumables to the EAC, Arusha, Tanzania (for later distribution by EAC to partner laboratories in EAC countries) and supply of vehicles to partner laboratories in EAC member countries. The procurement procedure will be conducted in accordance with EAC Procurement Guidelines and KfW’s “Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Works and associated Services”.  

The tender comprises the following lots (which slightly differs from earlier publication in October 2018, but comprises in total the same equipment and consumables):

Lot 1 4WD Vehicles

Lot 2 Laboratory equipment

Lot 3 ICT equipment

Lot 4 Laboratory consumables

Lot 5 Generators

Lots for equipment with specified makes/products

Lot 6 PCR machines- manufacturer Bio-Rad Laboratories and transport boxes – manufacturer Thermodyne

Lot 7 Pipettes – manufacturers Eppendorf, Thermo scientific

Lot 8 Glove boxes with blower units – manufacturers Bodo Könnecke Messtechnik-Präzisionsmechanik and OWR

Lot 9 Blower units for personal protection – manufacturer Scott Safety 

Lots for reagents with specified makes/products

Lot 10 Extraction kits – manufacturer Qiagen

Lot 11 qPCR kits – manufacturer Altona Diagnostics

Lot 12 qPCR kits – manufacturer Seegene

Separate lots for   some laboratory equipment

Lot 13 ELISA Microplate washers and ELISA plate readers

Lot 14 Small and large heavy duty transport cases

Bidders may bid for any of the above or for all lots. Bids shall be submitted for all items within the lot (except for lot 6, for which a bid for one or both line items may be submitted) and will be evaluated and awarded on a lot-by-lot basis, except for lot 6, which will be be evaluated and awarded per line item . Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding as specified in the instructions to bidders, and is open to all eligible bidders. 
Besides delivery, the supply includes installation, training and maintenance during 2 years as specified item by item in the tender documents.

  1. Eligible bidders are manufacturers or suppliers from any country. Interested eligible bidders may obtain a complete set of Bidding Documents in the form of a PDF file, free of cost, by downloading or request a complete set by sending an email to any of the following addresses:

 East African Community, Secretariat
Mr. Ponventra Anjimbi
EAC Close, Afrika Masharaki Road
Arusha, Tanzania
Email: panjimbi@eachq.org
Phone: +255 758 079 557 / +255 27 2162100

The tender documents may also be obtained from:

GOPA Infra
Mr. Pieter Riemersma
Hindenburgring 18,
61348 Bad Homburg, Germany
E-mail: pieter.riemersma@gopa-infra.de
Phone: +49 6172681746   
Fax +49 6172 25748

  1. The bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of

Lot 1 4WD Vehicles - € 8.100 or equivalent in USD

Lot 2 Laboratory equipment - € 5.200 or equivalent in USD

Lot 3. ICT equipment - € 1.600 or equivalent in USD

Lot 4 Laboratory consumables - € 2.000 or equivalent in USD

Lot 5 Generators– bid security not required

Lots for equipment with specified makes/products 

Lot 6 PCR machines only – - € 7.000 or equivalent in USD

Lot 7 Pipettes– - € 800 or equivalent in USD

Lot 8 Glove boxes with blower units– - € 2.300 or equivalent in USD

Lot 9 Blower units for personal protection – bid security not required

Lots for reagents with specified makes/products

Lot 10 Extraction kits – manufacturer Qiagen- € 700 or equivalent in USD

Lot 11 qPCR kits – manufacturer Altona Diagnostics- € 2.800 or equivalent in USD

Lot 12 qPCR kits – manufacturer Seegene- € 1.600 or equivalent in USD

Separate lots for some laboratory equipment

Lot 13 ELISA Microplate washers and ELISA plate readers- € 2.500 or equivalent in USD

Lot 14 Small and large heavy duty transport cases – bid security not required

  1. Bids must be delivered to the address below to reach NOT later than 10:30 a.m. on January 7, 2019:


EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY SECRETARIAT
ATTN: The Secretary, Procurement Committee
East African Community Headquarters
EAC Close, off Barabara ya Afrika Mashariki
P. 
O. Box 1096
Arusha, TANZANIA
Telephone Number: +255 27 2162100 OR +255 27 2504253/8;
Fax Number: +255 27 2162190 OR +255 27 2504255 

 Bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders or their representative, who choose to attend, on the same day at 11:00 a.m. at the same address above.

  1. The EAC reserves the right to accept or reject one or all the tenders without assigning any reason thereof. Award of contract(s) will be subject to approval by the EAC and no objection by KfW.
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