Further Suppliers confirmed to HVLE framework


Further suppliers have been confirmed to the High Value Laboratory Equipment (HVLE) framework as we now have their signed agreements in place.

Siemens can now be utilised on Lot 6 - MRI Scanners for Clinical Use, Lot 8 - MRI Scanners for Research Use and Lot 19 - MRI Scanners for Veterinary Use.

Illumina can now be utilised on Lot 1 - Sequencers and Lot 4 - Micro-Array Equipment.

As a reminder, this national agreement is available to NEUPC members, and provides numerous benefits including:

  • Consolidation of spend through the collaborative agreement
  • Competitive suppliers through the life of the agreement, which provides an OJEU compliant route to market
  • The agreement was put together with EDRF requirements in mind
  • Use of the agreement rather than a full tender process saves members time
  • The agreement is managed centrally by NWUPC with KPIs in place
  • BT1 savings of 11.48%


Full details of this agreement, including the Buyers Guide, pricing information and supplier contact details can be found at HE ContractsFor any further questions on this Framework, please contact Matt Johnson, STEMed and Laboratory Category Manager at NEUPC.