Radiation Monitoring Network
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Published date: 9 September 2022
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.
Contract summary
• Nuclear safety equipment – 35113210
• Repair and maintenance services of security and defence materials – 50600000
• Installation services (except software) – 51000000
Location of contract
Value of contract
£14,000,000 to £17,000,000
Procurement reference
Published date
9 September 2022
Closing date
10 October 2022
Closing time
Contract start date
1 August 2023
Contract end date
31 July 2028
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Restricted procedure (above threshold)
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

RIMNET (Radioactive Incident Monitoring Network) is a radiation monitoring and emergency response system which was installed in 1988 to monitor the consequences for the UK of radiological incidents abroad following lessons learned from the Chernobyl accident in 1986. The system is now utilised in the UK response to all major radiological events. The network consists of over 200 gamma dose rate monitors around the UK. The contract will be for the operation, maintenance and eventual replacement of the current network, as well as the supply of new monitors to enhance the current technology. The contract will be for a period of 5 years + up to 2 extension years.

This procurement will take the form of a Restricted Procedure under the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations (DSPCR) 2011. If you wish to participate and view the Invitation to Tender documents, please register on Jaggaer and agree to the terms and conditions of the Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement. Following this, please read the High Level Instructions to Tender attached and respond to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire by 12 noon on the 10th October 2022. Bidders who pass the pre-qualification stage will be notified and sent the tender documents.

How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

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