Market Engagement Opportunity: High Value Laboratory Equipment


NWUPC are undertaking market engagement for the renewal of the HE Sector Framework Agreement for HVLE accessed by NWUPC members and the members of the other participating regional consortia- APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, and SUPC.

The current agreement has the following lotting structure:

  • Lot 1: Sequencers
  • Lot 2: NMR Spectrometers
  • Lot 3: Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEMs)
  • Lot 4: Micro-array Equipment
  • Lot 5: Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEMs) 
  • Lot 6: MRI Scanners for Clinical Use
  • Lot 7: Diffraction Apparatus
  • Lot 8: MRI Scanners for Research Use
  • Lot 9: Molecular Spectrophotometers
  • Lot 10: Polycrystalline & single crystal X-Ray  analysis equipment 
  • Lot 11: Image based High Content Screening and Analysis Equipment
  • Lot 12: Atomic Spectrophotometers
  • Lot 13: Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) and (QPCR) 
  • Lot 14: Raman Microscopes
  • Lot 15: X-Ray Microscopes
  • Lot 16: X-Ray elemental analysis equipment
  • Lot 17: Raman Spectrophotometers
  • Lot 18: Focused Ion Beam Microscopes
  • Lot 19: MRI Scanners for Veterinary Use
  • Lot 20: Scanning Probe Microscopes
  • Lot 21: Sintering Furnaces
  • Lot 22: Dilution Refrigerators
  • Lot 23: EPR (ESR) Spectrometers

NWUPC are seeking the input of the market on several areas to help inform the structure of the Framework and the scope of requirements.

You can find supporting information on the current NWUPC led HVLE Agreement in the slide presentation below.

Once you have read the supporting information, please continue to the NWUPC HVLE Market Engagement Survey 2022 for your opportunity to feed into the strategy process.

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