This Invitation for Bids for the Procurement Of Laboratory Research Equipment follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. 591 of 2nd July, 2007 and 4 National Dailies of the same date. (IFB No: SHESTCO/GDS/2012/01)
The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a Credit from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of Science and Technology Education Post-Basic Project (STEP-B Project), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the contract for the procurement of an Integrated Nano-indentation System with Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM)
The Science and Technology Education Post-Basic Project, (STEP-B Project: Sheda Science & Technology Complex, Abuja), now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Procurement of the following:
Description: Integrated Nano-indentation System with Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM).
Bid Security: At least 2.5% of bid price
Bid Validity: 90 days
Delivery Period: Within 60 days
Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) , a procedure specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines.
Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Project Manager, Science and Technology Education Post-Basic Project, Sheda Science & Technology Complex, Abuja and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below, between the hours of 9.00 am to 4.00pm Mondays to Fridays, except on public holidays.
Qualifications requirements include:
- Evidence of previous supply (sale) of similar equipment for the past 5 years,
- Audited financial statements for the last three years,
A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically shall not be applied. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.
Submission Of Bids:
A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non refundable fee of N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira only) or US $70.00 (Seventy Dollars only). The method of payment will be Cash or Bank Draft in favour of STEP-B Project, Sheda Science & Technology Complex, Abuja. The Bidding Documents will be collected by the representative of the Bidder or by courier services on request which shall be at the bidder’s cost.
Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 12:00 noon local time on 10th October, 2012. Late bids will be rejected.
Opening Of Bids:
Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives, who choose to attend in person at the address below on 10th October, 2012 at 12:00 noon local time. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of at least 2.5% of bid price in local currency or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.
The address referred to above is:
The Project Manager,
Science and Technology Education Post-Basic (STEP-B) Project,
C/o Sheda Science & Technology Complex, Abuja
Tel: 08034094144, 08051654985