Tenders and projects

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

Call for tender from FAIR for White Rabbit Switches download

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 11 Apr 2014

FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) is a new international accelerator facility which is currently under construction in Darmstadt, Germany.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

STFC tenders: CERN MS-4010/TE - Manufacturing and Supply of Printed Circuit Boards

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 24 Mar 2014

CERN have released a market survey for: MS-4010/TE - Manufacturing and Supply of Printed Circuit Boards. A small excerpt of the technical specification and qualification criteria is included below.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

The ESRF has released a tender for: ESRF CFT 2217 : X-ray Mirror for UPBL09B White Beam Mirror System

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 19 Mar 2014

STFC has been asked to recommend UK companies which could respond to this tender.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council

Funding Announcement TSB- Developing Civil Nuclear Supply Chain

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 10 Mar 2014

The Technology Strategy Board, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) are launching two brand new competitions for 'Developing the civil nuclear supply chain' with up to £13 million being made available.

MS-4004/IT - Supply and support of High Performance Ethernet Network Switches

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 3 Mar 2014

CERN have released a market survey for: MS-4004/IT - Supply and support of High Performance Ethernet Network Switches. This Market Survey concerns the supply of layer 2 and layer 3 Ethernet switches with 10/100/1000baseT Ethernet ports and/or 10/40Gigabit Ethernet ports.

UKTI Big Science Roadshow 2014

UKTI Big Science Roadshow 2014 weblink

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 24 Feb 2014

UKTI and partner organisations are travelling across England to raise awareness of procurement opportunities from large-scale global scientific infrastructure projects.

MS-3998/TE/LHC - Supply of MgB2Wire for the Superconducting Link Project at CERN

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 21 Jan 2014

CERN have released a market survey for: MS-3998/TE/LHC - Supply of MgB2Wire for the Superconducting Link Project at CERN

TSB Funding Competition: Manufacturing Electronic Systems of the Future weblink

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 17 Jan 2014

The Technology Strategy Board is about to launch a £4.75m competition stimulating innovation and growth in electronics manufacturing.

DO-28568/TE/EPC - Supply of a current output DCCTs with 1000:1 ratio and 600A nominal current

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 28 Nov 2013

CERN have released a price enquiry for DO-28568/TE/EPC - Supply of a current output DCCTs with 1000:1 ratio and 600A nominal current.

Rainford Solutions wins large order for Vanguard® from CERN

Rainford Solutions Ltd 2 Apr 2014

Rainford Solutions celebrates its successful tender win for the supply of its Vanguard® range of outdoor electrical enclosures to be used for further research projects at European particle physics laboratory near Geneva.

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ESRF Upgrade Programme

ESRF Upgrade Programme: Documentation weblink

ESRF 26 Jul 2013

Documentation related to the Upgrade Programme

New buildings

ESRF Upgrade Programme: New buildings weblink

ESRF 26 Jul 2013

Producing nano-sized beams needs long beamlines, which, at the ESRF, will reach 120 metres and in two cases even 250 metres. A combination of two extended experimental hall buildings along with a satellite building for the very long beamline ID16 with two end stations addresses this need.

Synchrotron radiation instrumentation

ESRF Upgrade Programme: Synchrotron radiation instrumentation weblink

ESRF 26 Jul 2013

Making available state-of-the-art instrumentation and associated enabling technologies are one of the pillars of the Upgrade Programme. Driven by the upgrade beamline projects, many different key technological areas have been identified and tackled.

Accelerator and X-ray source improvements

ESRF Upgrade Programme: Accelerator and X-ray source improvements weblink

ESRF 26 Jul 2013

The reliability and high performance of the accelerator complex producing the X-ray beams has always been a key element of the ESRF’s success.

Beamline floor plan

ESRF Upgrade Programme: Beamline portfolio 2015 weblink

ESRF 26 Jul 2013

The first phase of the Upgrade includes the development of eight Upgrade Beamline projects along with refurbishment of existing beamlines.

The ESRF Upgrade science case

ESRF Upgrade Programme: The ESRF Upgrade science case weblink

ESRF 26 Jul 2013

X-rays are ideally suited for studying matter at the atomic length- and time-scales. Scientists use brilliant beams of X-ray photons for experiments in physics, chemistry, health and life sciences, material sciences, environment, industrial research and increasingly cultural heritage.

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