Laboratory consumables

To proceed with the purchase of laboratory consumables, it is necessary to complete the Purchase Request.

The methods of purchase the consumables (non-computer) are the following:

  • 0 – 5000 € (excluding VAT)
    • Purchase outside MEPA: introduce minimum 3 quotes* assuring rotation of the suppliers. Within the purchase request, insert the quotes as attachments to the item: "characteristics of goods/services requested"
    • Tender on MEPA (electronic market): insert in the purchase request the list of material indicating quantity, description, producer code and producer names (NO supplier codes)
  • 5000 – 40000 € (excluding VAT)
    • Purchase outside MEPA: introduce minimum 5 quotes* assuring rotation of the suppliers (not recommended because of the 5 quotes). Within the purchase request, insert the quotes as attachments to the item: "characteristics of goods/services requested"
    • Tender on MEPA (electronic market): insert in the purchase request the list of material indicating quantity, description, producer code and producer names (NO supplier codes)

The contract is awarded to the supplier with the lowest price and full offer.

*quotes = pdf of online trolleys are also accepted. It should be noted that the number of estimates is also limited to those that are incomplete; in other words, offers where one or more required producer codes are not available.

Types of laboratory consumables: printed circuit boards (1), connectors, capacitors, sensors, diodes, soldering alloys, resistors, switches, magnets, batteries, tubes and hardware.

(1) For requests regarding printed circuit boards, please contact the purchasing office in advance.