Invitation for Bids Date:
23 March 2016
Loan No. and Title:
2750/2751-VIE: University of Science and Technology of Hanoi Development (New Model University) Project
Contract No. and Title:
UIU-USTH GDS006 – Laboratory Equipment Package 2
Deadline for Submission of Bids:
05 May 2016; 2:00 P.M. (local time)
The Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has received a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi Development (New Model University) Project (hereafter called “USTH”), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the contract for “Laboratory Equipment Package 2”. Bidding is open to Bidders from eligible source countries of ADB
The University Implementation Unit of USTH (UIU-USTH) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the supply of laboratory equipment for USTH.
International Competitive Bidding (ICB) will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single-Stage: One-Envelope procedure and is open to all Bidders from eligible source countries as described in the Bidding Document.
Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the Bidding Document from 9:00 to 14:00, from 21 March 2016 to 05 May 2016 excluding weekends and holidays, at the address given below: Addressee: University of Science and Technology of Hanoi Name and address of Contact Person: Prof. Le Tran Binh, UIU Director UIU-USTH office, Service and Training Building, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet street, Hanoi Floor/Room number: 702, 7th floor, UIU-USTH meeting room Hanoi 10000 Vietnam Telephone: (84) 4 3791 7205 / Facsimile number: (+84-4) 37 91 72 02 email: [email protected]
The Bidding Document, in English language, may be purchased by interested Bidders from 21 March 2016 and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of US$200.00 at the above address. No liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery. Only eligible Bidders with the following qualifications should participate in this bidding: (i)
Bidders must have been operating for at least 5 years, have a positive net worth with an average annual turnover of at least US$5 million over the last 3 fiscal years. Bidders will be required to submit audited financial statements for the last 3 fiscal years as certified by an accredited auditor.
Bidders must have successfully completed at least 2 contracts as main supplier in the last 5 years, each worth at least US$2,000,000 for supplying the equipment.
Bidders must have successfully completed/substantially completed at least 1 contract as main supplier in the last 5 years, which worth at least USD 500,000 for supplying the Lab equipment and 1 contract which worth at least USD 300,000 for supplying IT equipment or Bidders must prove capable of a similar nature with the Package. Bidders will be required to submit certified copies of the Notification of Contract Award, Contract and Owner’s Certifications of Acceptance. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.
A pre-bid meeting which potential bidders may attend will be held on 6 April 2016 at 9:30 am at the above address.
Bids must be delivered to the above address at or before 14:00 05 May 2016 (local time). All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security as described in the in the Bidding Documents. Late bids shall be rejected.
Bids will be opened immediately in the presence of the Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at 14:00 05 May 2016 at the above address.
UIU-USTH will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by Bidders in connection with the preparation or delivery of Bids.