Announcements

Invitation for Bids

22.02.2024

COUNTRY: Republic of Armenia
NAME OF PROJECT: ADDITIONAL FINANCING FOR
“EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT”

IBRD Loan No.9389-AM;
Contract Title: PROCUREMENT OF CONFOCAL RAMAN
MICROSCOPE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF RESEARCH AND
EDUCATIONAL CENTER FOR THE MICROFABRICATION OF OPTICAL SYSTEMS
Reference No. ICB-2024/1-YSU
1. The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Additional Financing for Education Improvement Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for the Procurement of the confocal Raman microscope for Establishment of Research and Educational Center for the Microfabrication of Optical Systems implemented by the Yerevan State University Foundation under CIF grant project.
2. The Yerevan State University now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the Procurement of the confocal Raman microscope for Establishment of Research and Educational Center for the Microfabrication of Optical Systems implemented by the Yerevan State University Foundation under CIF grant project.
3. Bidding will be conducted through international competitive procurement using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” dated July 2016 (revised November 2017, August 2018 and November 2020) (“Procurement Regulations”), and is open to all eligible Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations.
4. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from the Head of the project Mushegh Rafayelyan (mushegh.rafayelyan@ysu.am) and inspect the bidding document during office hours from 09.00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m. except Saturdays and Sundays, as well as National Holidays at the address given below.
5. Electronic version of the bidding document in English can be downloaded by interested eligible bidders free of charge from the YSU Web site: www.ysu.am. Alternatively upon submission of a written request to the e-mail addresses mushegh.rafayelyan@ysu.am,
gnumner@ysu.am (the bidding documents will be delivered to the interested bidders via file transfer system). Moreover, the YSU shall not be liable for fault or incomplete downloading from the website, or further in case of missing the Addenda to the Bidding Document.

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before on April 3, 2024, 12:00 (Local Time). 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 on April 3, 2024, at 12:00 (Local Time).
7. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration.
8. Attention is drawn to the Procurement Regulations requiring the Borrower to disclose information on the successful bidder’s beneficial ownership, as part of the Contract Award Notice, using the Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Form as included in the bidding document.
9. The address referred to above is:
YEREVAN STATE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION
Alex Manoogian 1, 0025, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia
Attn: Head of Project, Mushegh Rafayelyan
Alex Manoogian 1 (central building), 1 st floor, 205 room
Tel: + 374 98521265,
E-mail: mushegh.rafayelyan@ysu.am,
Web site: www.ysu.am 

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