Procurement

Buyers | Suppliers | Research Consumables & Equipment

UK SBS has a strategic alliance with the Crown Commercial Service to realise the benefits from collaborative procurement for UK public sector. Our collaborative approach to buying goods and services on behalf of Government and the wider public sector is focused on achieving the highest quality and maximum value for money, supporting public service providers to deliver more for less.

As a public sector mutual, UK SBS share the commitments and aims of the public sector – to deliver efficient and effective services while supporting innovation and growth in the UK economy.

How do I find out which procurement agreements I can use?

The ‘Live Agreements’ table below outlines the procurement frameworks and agreements put in place by UK SBS and available for use by public sector organisations. To understand the scope of, and how to access an agreement, view the buyer guide for the relevant agreement. A list of public sector organisations that can use each agreement is provided within the framework information.

Research Consumables & Equipment

​​Name:​​ ​​Ref:​ Scope:​ ​​Start date:​ End date:​
Laboratory Consumables RE160396 Glassware, Plastics, and Disposable Pipettes, Syringes, Needles 28/05/2017 30/11/2021
Oligonucleotide Synthesis and DNA Sequencing Services ​RE18190 Oligonucleotide Synthesis and DNA Sequencing Services ​01/04/2019 ​31/03/2022
Non Disposable Handheld Pipettes, Repeaters and Pipette Controllers RE18203 Non Disposable Handheld Pipettes, Repeaters and Manual Dispensers 16/11/2018 15/11/2021
Molecular Biology and Laboratory Chemicals RE18339 Molecular Biology and Laboratory Chemicals 09/07/2019 08/07/2022
Maintenance, Service and Repair of Laboratory Equipment DPS RE20476 Dynamic Purchasing System for the procurement of Maintenance, Service and Repair of Laboratory and Scientific Equipment 27/11/2020 26/11/2022​
Low Value Laboratory Equipment DPS RE20505 Dynamic Purchasing System for the procurement of Low Value Laboratory Equipment 01/12/2020 30/11/2022​
High Value Laboratory Equipment DPS RE20510 Dynamic Purchasing System for the procurement of High Value Laboratory Equipment 08/12/2020 07/12/2022​

  View all our agreement details. ​​