Public Sector Network Tender Alert


410649-2012: UK-London: Data-processing machines (hardware)

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) is undertaking this recurrent tendering process on behalf of the National Desktop and Notebook Agreement and leads a multi-HE Consortia working party that oversees the procurement of Desktop, Notebook, Tablet and Workstation PCs and similar equipment for the Higher Education sector and associated public sector bodies throughout the UK.
LUPC is seeking to establish framework agreements for participating institutions with three or more suppliers across three lots. It is envisaged that these arrangements will commence on 1.8.2013 and will continue for a period of three years with the facility to extend for a further one year subject to agreement between the parties. This requirement automatically covers Full or Associate Members within the higher education regional purchasing consortia as follows: LUPC
( and NWUPC(
including all future Members. Members of the consortia either already are or may be drawn from the Higher Education sector, Further Education sector, the Research Council and other Public and Third Sector bodies principally but not exclusively from the education, arts, sciences and cultural sectors.

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London Universities Purchasing Consortium (a company limited by guarantee reg. no. 04784719)
Floor 2M, University of London Union, Malet Street
For the attention of: Mike Kilner
WC1E 7HY London
Fax: +44 2078631699
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Address of the buyer profile:
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: It is intended to award a framework agreement divided into three Lots covering the followingcategory headings:Lot 1 Desktop PCs including Workstations and Thin-ClientLot 2 Notebook/Laptop PCs including Mobile Workstations and TabletsLot 3 Desktop and Notebook One-Stop ShopEstimated value excluding VAT: 310 000 000 GBP

Published: 27 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 13 Feb 2013