Public Sector Network Tender Alert


(NU/1609-8) Supply of an Automated Optical Inspection System

The Driving the Electric Revolution (DER) is an Innovate UK (IUK) Challenge program to support UK industry to seize the economic opportunities from the global transition to clean technologies and electrification. The programme will help businesses across numerous sectors including transport, energy, construction and agriculture to invest and work together to capitalise on the UK's strengths in this technology. As part of that program, Newcastle University has been awarded a large grant to establish a new DER Innovation Centre (DER-IC) in the North East of England. The NE DER-IC will concentrate on the prototyping and scale-up of power electronics and electric motors. This tender is focussed on the power electronics aspect and specifically the purchase of relevant automated optical inspection (AOI) systems for in-line optical inspection of circuit boards pre and post reflow furnace processing. The scope is for the supply, delivery, and commissioning of the equipment as detailed in the Invitation to Tender document, with after sales support, a minimum 12 months parts and labour warranty and maintenance. This requirement was only advertised to all Sellers appointed to Lot 12: Visual Inspection of (NU/1609) Power Electronics Manufacturing Dynamic Purchasing System.


Dave Anderson
Newcastle University
Procurement Services, Kingsgate
United Kingdom
+44 1912085360

Contract value: 250000-250000

Published: 20 Apr 2021, Receipt by: 24 Mar 2021