|RFx ID :||19293985|
|Tender Name :||ADVANCE NOTICE Laboratory Equipment Panel Syndicated Agreement – Request for Proposals|
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|Open Date :||Tuesday, 5 December 2017 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)|
|Close Date :||Wednesday, 31 January 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)|
|Tender Type :||Notice of Information (Advance Notice) (NOI)|
|Tender Coverage :||Cluster [?]|
|Required Pre-qualifications :||None|
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The Ministry for Primary Industries Manatū Ahu Matua (MPI), alongside Crown Research Institutes, District Health Boards and Universities (the Collective) have a requirement for the supply of a broad range of generic laboratory equipment across multiple laboratories in Aotearoa New Zealand.
The Collective currently includes: University of Auckland te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau, AgResearch; NZ Forest Research Institute trading as Scion; The New Zealand Insitute for Plant and Food Research Rangahau Ahumāra Kai; Callaghan Innovation; Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua; University of Canterbury te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha; the Institute of Environmental Science and Research; Victoria University of Wellington te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko te Ika a Māui, and the University of Otāgo te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo. Canterbury DHB te Poari Hauora ō Waitaha are observers in this process, and will not at this stage form part of the Collective. Please note the Collective are not bound by the outcome of the RFP to join the panel arrangement. Decisions on this will be made at their own discretion during the post-evaluation negotiations and contracting stage.
We intend to go to market in late January 2018. The opportunity will be advertised on the Government Electronic Tenders Service (GETS). Please ensure you are subscribed to the appropriate tender and tender categories, and all questions can be submitted once the tender is live on GETS through the questions portal.
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