New supplier announced on HVLE Framework

NWUPC are delighted to let you know that we now have a signed agreement in place with Illumina and the supplier can now be utilised on Lot 1 - Sequencers and Lot 4 - Micro-Array Equipment of the High Value Laboratory Equipment (HVLE) Framework - LAB3123 NW.
This National agreement is available to members of;
  • Advance Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC)
  • Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW)
  • London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC)
  • North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC)
  • North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)
  • Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)

Benefits of using the HVLE Framework include;

  • Collaborative agreement – consolidation of spend.
  • A multi Supplier Framework Agreement will ensure that Suppliers remain competitive through the life of the Framework Agreement; and Members have an OJEU compliant route to the market.
  • Put together with ERDF requirements in mind.
  • Time saving, members can use the framework rather than completing a full tender process.
  • Agreement is managed centrally with KPIs in place.
  • BT1 savings 11.48%.
Start Date: 1st August 2019                      
End Date: 31st July 2021
Extension Date: 31st July 2022 & 31st July 2023
Suppliers currently awarded to Lot 1 – Sequencers are:
  • Agilent Technologies LDA UK Limited
  • Becton Dickinson UK Ltd
  • Illumina Cambridge Ltd
Suppliers currently awarded to Lot 4 - Micro-Array Equipment are:
  • Agilent Technologies LDA UK Limited
  • Illumina Cambridge Ltd
Full details of this agreement, including the Buyers Guide, pricing information and supplier contact details can be found at HE Contracts.
For any further questions on this Framework, please contact Category Manager for HVLE, David Yates -