University of Wisconsin - Madison REQUEST FOR BID
University of Wisconsin - Madison REQUEST FOR BID THIS IS NOT AN ORDER AGENT: Janet Bresnahan Questions regarding this bid – see Section 3.1 For Submittal of Bid Instructions – see Section 1 Bid prices and terms shall be firm for sixty (60) days from the date of bid opening, unless otherwise specified in this Request for Bid by the UW-Madison Purchasing Services. OFFICIAL SEALED BID NUMBER: 14-0026 ISSUE DATE: 01/09/14 DUE DATE: Unless otherwise noted, public openings will be on the date and time specified. Award(s), if any, will be made as soon thereafter as possible. 01/15/14 2:00 PM CST The bid abstract will be on file and is open to public inspection only after award determination has been made. If NO BID (check here) and return. 14-0026 / AMENDMENT #1 / COMPREHENSIVE LAB ANIMAL MONITORING SYSTEM Amendment #1 issued to: (1) add the words “without calorimetry” to item 2 (Page 16); and (2) answer question received from bidder. Change is highlighted. Replace Page 16 of 26. If this amendment is not signed and returned, your bid may be disqualified. All other terms and conditions remain the same. Please revise and submit your bid accordingly. In signing this bid, we have read and fully understand and agree to all terms, conditions and specifications and acknowledge that the UW-Madison Purchasing Services bid document on file shall be the controlling document for any resulting contract. We certify that we have not, either directly or indirectly, entered into any contract or participated in any collusion or otherwise taken any action in restraint of free competition; that no attempt has been made to induce any other person or firm to submit or not to submit a bid; that this bid has been independently arrived at without collusion with any other bidder, competitor or potential competitor; that this bid has not been knowingly disclosed prior to the opening of bids to any other bidder or competitor; that the stated statement is accurate under penalty of perjury. I certify that the information I have provided in this bid is true and I understand that any false, misleading or missing information may disqualify the bid. By submitting a bid, the bidder certifies that no relationship exists between the bidder and the University that interferes with fair competition or is a Conflict of Interest, and no relationship exists between such bidder and another person or firm that constitutes a Conflict of Interest. Further, bidder certifies that no employee of the University whose duties relate to this request for bid assisted the bidder in preparing the bid in any way other than in his or her official capacity and scope of employment. The Bidder certifies by submission of the bid that neither it nor its principals is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any federal department or agency. COMPANY NAME: COMPANY STREET ADDRESS: COMPANY CITY, STATE & ZIP: SIGNATURE: DATE : TYPE OR PRINT NAME: TITLE: TELEPHONE NUMBER: ( ) FAX NUMBER: EMAIL ADDRESS: FEIN NUMBER: DUNS #: ( ) UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON, WISCONSIN 53715-1218 AMENDMENT #1 BID NO.: 14-0026 PAGE 16 OF 26 ATTACHMENT B: SPECIFICATIONS (Continued) LOT 2 – INSTRUMENTATION ITEM DESCRIPTION 2 Treadmill: (without calorimetry): 2.1 Minimum of 3 lanes for mice 2.2 Variable speed, inclination, and acceleration 2.3 Electric shocker with shock detection 3 Rotarod: 3.1 Rotating rod for at least 4 mice 3.2 Programmable speed and acceleration rate 3.3 Animal fall time detection 4 Grip strength tester: 4.1 Grip strength meter with ability to test both fore and hind limb strength 4.2 Computerized/digital detection of grip strength 5 General Requirements: 5.1 Instrumentation must integrate with the software and equipment in Lot 1 (CLAMS) 5.2 5.3 5.4 An image of the instrumentation must be provided with your bid response Installation and training proposed in Lot 1 (CLAMS) should include any vendor recommended installation and/or training for the instrumentation A minimum of one hard copy equipment/operation manuals is required for each instrument. MEET SPECIFICATIONS YES NO AMENDMENT #1 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR 14-0026 (COMPREHENSIVE LAB ANIMAL MONITORING SYSTEM) Q1: Please advise if the RFB is for a Calo Treadmill or just a Treadmill without Calo? A1: The Treadmill is without calorimetry.
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