Announcements

Procurement of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography Laboratory Equipment for High Schools

27.06.2019

Invitation for Bids

 

Republic of Armenia
Center for Education Projects PIU SA
IBRD Loan No.8342-AM;
IDA Credit No. 5387-AM

Contract Title: Procurement of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography Laboratory Equipment for High Schools
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): ICB- 1/2019
for Lot 1 identification number is: ICB- 1/2019 (Lot 1_“Physics Laboratory Equipment”)
for Lot 2 identification number is: ICB- 1/2019 (Lot 2_“Chemistry Laboratory Equipment”)
for Lot 3 identification number is: ICB- 1/2019 (Lot 3_“Biology Laboratory Equipment”)
for Lot 4 identification number is: ICB- 1/2019 (Lot 4_“Geography Laboratory Equipment”)

1. The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Education Improvement Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts for “Procurement of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography Laboratory Equipment for High Schools”.

2. The Center for Education Projects Project Implementation Unit State Agency (CFEP PIU SA) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Procurement of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geography Laboratory Equipment for High Schools in Armenia:
Lot 1 - Short Description of the
Equipment
Quantity per High School Total Quantity
1 Physics Laboratory Equipment 1 package 87 packages

Lot 2 - Short Description of the
Equipment
Quantity per High School Total Quantity
1 Chemistry Laboratory Equipment 1 package 84 packages

Lot 3 - Short Description of the
Equipment
Quantity per High School Total Quantity
1 Biology Laboratory Equipment 1 package 84 packages

Lot 4 - Short Description of the
Equipment
Quantity per High School Total Quantity
1 Geography Laboratory Equipment 1 package 48 packages

Bids will be evaluated on a per lot basis. Discounts, if any, offered for each lot will be considered in the evaluation of bids. Discounts for combined lots will be taken into account in evaluation of bids.

The main qualification criteria:

i. The Bidder should have been in the business of laboratory equipment supply at least from January 1, 2014.

ii. The Bidder should have successfully implemented at least 2 contracts of laboratory equipment supply for each submitted lot with at least the same total amount of each contract no less than the amount submitted for the current lot started from January 1, 2014 and completed before the bid submission deadline.

iii. The Bidder shall demonstrate that the technical and performance characteristics of the Goods it offers meet technical specification requirements presented in the Bidding Documents.

iv. The Bidder shall submit Audit Reports inclusive Auditors’ Opinion(s) and attached Notes to the financial statements for previous three years: 2016; 2017; 2018.


3. Bidders may bid for one or several lots, as further defined in the bidding document. Bidders wishing to offer discounts in case they are awarded more than one contract will be allowed to do so, provided those discounts are included in the Letter of Bid.

4. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers January 2011 revised July 2014 (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

5. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Center for Education Projects PIU SA (CEP PIU), Mr. Grisha Hovhannisyan, info@cfep.am during office hours 10:00 to 17:00 hours as well as bidding documents from the CFEP website: www.cfep.am
Center for Education Projects PIU SA
Director: Mr. Grisha Hovhannisyan
Address: 73 Simon Vratsyan street, 2nd floor, Yerevan 0070, Republic of Armenia
Telephone: : +374 10 575690
Facsimile number: +374 10 559750
*Electronic mail address: info@cfep.am.

6. A complete set of bidding documents (only in electronic format) in English may be obtained by interested eligible bidders free of charge from the CFEP website: www.cfep.am as well as upon submission of a written application to the info@cfep.am e-mail address (the bidding documents will be delivered to the interested bidders via file transfer system).

7. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 16:00 on August 08, 2019. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below at 16:00 on August 08, 2019.
8. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of not less than the below listed amounts or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency for each lot:

Lot 1: US$ 9 000
Lot 2: US$ 6 000
Lot 3: US$ 10 000
Lot 4: US$ 1 000

A bidder who chooses to submit bid for more than one lot should submit separate bid security for each lot.

9. The address(es) referred to above is:
“Center for Education Projects” PIU SA of MoES, II floor, meeting room,
73 S. Vratsyan Street, Yerevan, 0070, Republic of Armenia,
ph.: +374 10 575690 ext. 27,
web site: www.cfep.am
e-mail: info@cfep.am.
Attention: Mr. Vardan Poghosyan

 

 

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