Intention notice — Framework agreement for heart valves, catheter based implantation.


Award of a contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union


Sykehusinnkjøp HF
Ragnhild Aslaksen
Tollbugata 7
9800 Vadsø

Short description

Sykehusinnkjøp HF would like to enter into framework agreements on behalf of the regional health authorities for heart valves, catheter based implantation with CoMedAS (organisation number 912 268 845) for Symetis ACURATE.

The framework agreements will be signed with Comed AS as the company has taken over the distribution rights for Symetis Acurate in Norway. The products are already used by the Norwegian health authorities.

The open tender contest for the procurement of heart valves, catheter based implantation was held in 2014 and the contracts started 1.9.2014. The maximum contract period was four years. Parallel framework agreements were signed with six different tenderers, of which Acurate TA was prioritised as number eight.

The award of contract without a prior notice is pursuant to the Public Procurement Regulations §14-4C.

The contract was awarded to Comed AS as the company is the only company with the distribution rights for relevant heart valves in Norway. As the products are already used by the Norwegian health authorities, Comed can offer the required assistance, service and training for using the product, as well as the requirements in the previous competition for the contract.

All communication on this intention notice shall go via the communication module in Mercell.

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