4 Bioreactors Type DasGip with autosampler and upgrading 2 DasGip

Solicitation number 23-58211

Publication date

Closing date and time 2024/02/27 14:00 EST


    To coordinate with existing equipment, the Human Health Therapeutics Research Center of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) requires additional purchase of 4-vessel DASgip Bioreactor model SR 1500ODLS, including process computer for small scale systems, including operation system (OS) software, DASware® control 6 with licenses, and PC hardware interface and boxes to connect to the existing master controller for increasing the capacity of parallel experiments to 12 vessels.
    The HHT must acquire an automated sampler with compatible designed for DASgip type bioreactors model SR 1500ODLS with 4 vessels. The Bioreactor and autosampler must communicate directly with each other for operation, programming and automatic sample planning during fermentations. Therefore, the autosampler must operate under the same operation system (OS) software, DASware® control 6 with is license due to compatibility.
    Finally, NRC must upgrade the existing 2 DASGip to ensure proper operation. Two process computers for small scale systems, including operation system (OS) software, DASware® control 6 with licenses, and PC hardware must be purchased to upgrade to DASware 6 software. The existing computers needs to be replaced, therefore both systems will be upgraded from DASware® control 5 to 6.

    The equipment that NRC desire to acquire must include the following component:

    • 4-vessel DASgip Bioreactor model SR 1500ODLS and its interface boxes.
    • Upgrade of the main operation system (OS) software, DASware® control 6.
    • Upgrade of the main operating system of the existing 2 DASgips under operation system (OS) software, DASware® control 6.
    • Addition of an automatic sampler for 4 vessels communicating with the operation system (OS) software, DASware® control 6.
    • Upgrade the main operating system for the bioprocess autosampler.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 6 month(s).

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)
    • Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    National Research Council Canada

    1200 Montreal road

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0R6
    Contracting authority
    Kacendra Dion

    6100 Avenue Royalmount

    Montréal, Québec, H4P 2R2
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    Notice type
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    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Contract duration
    6 month(s)
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