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UK SBS RE160440 AKTA Servicing and Maintenance Contract

UK Shared Businesss Services Ltd | Published January 17, 2017  -  Deadline February 23, 2017
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50000000

UK Shared Business Services Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a contract for AKTA Servicing and Maintenance. An AKTA is a liquid chromatography instrument specifically designed to allow biomolecule purification and separation. The platform covers all major chromatographic and cross flow filtration techniques, from the research laboratory to process development and manufacturing.

The duration of this contract will be 2 years

The estimated start April 2017 and end March 2019

date

See Section III.2.1) for access to procurement documentation.

UK SBS RE160440 AKTA Servicing and Maintenance Contract

UK Shared Business Services Ltd | Published January 17, 2017  -  Deadline February 22, 2017
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50000000

UK Shared Business Services Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a contract for AKTA Servicing and Maintenance. An AKTA is a liquid chromatography instrument specifically designed to allow biomolecule purification and separation. The platform covers all major chromatographic and cross flow filtration techniques, from the research laboratory to process development and manufacturing.

The duration of this contract will be 2 years

The estimated start April 2017 and end March 2019

date

See Section III.2.1) for access to procurement documentation.

Solar developments for Public & Private Sector

Public Power Solutions | Published March 17, 2015  -  Deadline March 18, 2019
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09000000, 09300000, 09330000, 09331000, 09331100, 09331200, 09332000

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Expressions of interest sought from organisations meeting the requirements for Solar developments including roof top, ground/water base and car park canopies across the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

Specific Lots: Lot 1 EPC, provision of individual project finance; Lot 2: Construction Finance /Off -Take/Development; Lot 3: ICP, design & construction plant infrastructure & grid connection; Lot 4: PPA Providers, understanding of DECC requirements for FIT-CfD; Lot 5: Legal Services/EU Law/compliance, contracts management; Lot 6: Project Managers, On site H&S, management reporting, site security; Lot 7: Planning Consultancy Services; Lot 8: O&M ongoing management of operational solar park throughout its lifespan; Lot 9: Trust Fund Managers, allocation & management of funds for community projects; Lot 10: Registered Electricity Suppliers wishing to engage in local community schemes and any current or proposed community energy offer.

Organisations can express interest in multiple lots providing they are all part of their core business offering.

 

UK SBS RE160396 Supply of Laboratory Consumables Request for Proposal

UK Shared Business Services Ltd | Published February 3, 2017  -  Deadline March 10, 2017
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UK Shared Business Services Ltd. as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Pan Government Collaborative Framework Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies identified at VI.3 (and any future successors to these organisations), which include Central Government Departments and their Arm's Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities.

The above Public sector Bodies have a need for Laboratory Consumable supplies that will be provided under the framework agreement.

UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the ‘Regulations’).

This is a Supplies Contract.

The award of this Contract will be based on nine Lots:

Lot 1 — Plastics Major;

Lot 2 — Tissue Culture;

Lot 3 — Centrifuge bottles, Tubes & Containers (Sterile and Non-Sterile);

Lot 4 — Filter Paper & Membranes;

Lot 5 — Histology & Microscopy Glassware;

Lot 6 — Laboratory Glassware & Bottles;

Lot 7 — Storage Boxes & Racks;

Lot 8 — Syringes, Needles and Blood Collection;

Lot 9 — Disposable Pipettes & Tips.

This Framework will be made accessible for use on a pan government basis. This will facilitate the greater aggregation of public sector demand and enable public sector to leverage greater efficiencies.

The duration of this framework will be 3 years + 1 Year potential extension. The estimated start date for this framework is 28.5.2017 and the end of the contract will be 27.5.2020, if the 1 year extension is agreed this contract will terminate on 27.5.2021.

See Section III.2.1) for access to procurement documentation.

UK SBS Multipass Amplifier

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LTD | Published February 9, 2017  -  Deadline March 3, 2017
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38000000

Proposals are sought by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) for the supply of a multipass Amplifier for the Central Laser Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. About UK Shared Business Services Putting the business into shared services UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our customers improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. It is our vision to become the leading provider for our customers of shared business services in the UK public sector, continuously reducing cost and improving quality of business services for Government and the public sector. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. Core services include Procurement, Finance, Grants Admissions, Human Resources, Payroll, ISS, and Property Asset Management all underpinned by our Service Delivery and Contact Centre teams. UK SBS is a people rather than task focused business. It's what makes us different to the traditional transactional shared services centre. What is more, being a not-for-profit organisation owned by its customers, UK SBS' goals are aligned with the public sector and delivering best value for the UK taxpayer. UK Shared Business Services Ltd changed its name from RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd in March 2013. Our Customers Growing from a foundation of supporting the Research Councils, 2012/13 saw Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) transition their procurement to UK SBS and Crown Commercial Services (CCS - previously Government Procurement Service) agree a Memorandum of Understanding with UK SBS to deliver two major procurement categories (construction and research) across Government. UK SBS currently manages £700m expenditure for its Customers. From the 2nd April 2014 the Government is introducing its new Government Security Classifications (GSC) classification scheme to replace the current Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect of this is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All potential suppliers should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the new GSC: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

UK SBS PS17028 DIT Survey Methods Training

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published February 16, 2017  -  Deadline March 6, 2017
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80000000

**THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS TENDER IS 06th MARCH 2017, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY DIRECT TO THE BUYER** This requirement is designed to train and up-skill DIT economists, statisticians, social researchers and operational researchers to be able to commission high profile surveys of businesses such as UK Trade and Investment Performance and Impact Monitoring Survey (PIMS) , Small Business Survey (SBS) etc. Please refer to annex A which includes links to these surveys. It is essential that DIT analysts have sufficient skills and knowledge of survey methodology where the business is the unit of analysis to lead on the large studies that are due to be commissioned. DIT is currently commissioning high profile surveys as part of their research work to understand characteristics of the exporter population, the key drivers of businesses' success in exporting and how to better support and attract investments in the UK. With these information and feedback, DIT would be able to improve the quality of the services offered to businesses. In particular, analysts need to be aware of the best practice associated with surveying businesses, to make a step change improvement in the validity of the large business surveys DIT commission. For this reason, it is essential for this requirement to focus on survey methods with the business at the center of the unit of analysis. This training should therefore deliver the following: 1.	Provide a comprehensive understanding of the full survey research process and questionnaire design 2.	Provide an in-depth understanding of the different ways of conducting survey research and how to target the right respondents in business surveys 3.	Enhance skills in analysing survey data, coding, classification and deriving confidence interval 4.	DIT analysts become well-informed customers of contractors and proficient procurers of survey research Overall the training should provide analysts with a stronger understanding of the key survey methodological process and issues and also provide a common platform for departmental consistency in survey methods. Additionally, we are looking for a proposal for a separate training session on multivariate analysis in survey methods. The participants will be analysts with a background in economics and statistical analysis.

UK SBS PS17013 STSC Finance Plan for Mayoral Development Corporation

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published February 15, 2017  -  Deadline February 23, 2017
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66000000

**THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS TENDER IS 23rd FEBRUARY 2017, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY DIRECT TO THE BUYER** The Homes and Communities Agency have engaged a specialist environmental and engineering consultancy (CH2M) to provide support regarding certain activities to understand the current status of the Redcar Steelworks site. CH2M will provide preliminary estimates of certain decommissioning and demolition costs that can be used in the financial model to the successful supplier. Employees of South Tees Site Company Limited will be available to share their knowledge of the Site and provide preliminary estimates on certain other costs for the financial model. A financial model and business plan for South Tees Site Company Limited has already been prepared and this contains estimates of the cost of forthcoming 'Keep Safe' activity. The main output of the work will be developing a new financial model with multiple scenarios (and will be included in a wider business plan for STDC), which will need to be approved by the Mayor once elected.

UK SBS PR16215A STEMM-CCS Instrumented Seabed Lander

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published January 31, 2017  -  Deadline March 15, 2017
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34930000

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS TENDER IS 15TH MARCH 2017, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY DIRECT TO THE BUYER. UK Shared Business Services Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a contract for the purchase of an instrumented seabed lander is required for gathering various sub-sea environmental data as described in the specification document. The lander will form part of a suite of instrumentation required to support the EU Horizon 2020 project "Strategies for Environmental Monitoring of Marine Carbon Capture and Storage" (STEMM-CCS) that is to be carried out in the North Sea during 2017 to 2019.

UK SBS PR16245-A - Subsea Multi-Corer

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published January 24, 2017  -  Deadline February 23, 2017
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73300000

To express your interest in this opportunity e-mail ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk. . To register on our e-sourcing portal click on https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.ukand follow the link "Register for CCS eSourcing". . UK Shared Business Services Ltd, acting as the Contracting Authority, is putting into place a contract of behalf of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) . A Multi-Corer system is required by BAS scientific work involving the collection of both biological material & geological sediment. . The proposed system must be highly capable & proven to work in the harsh environment within which BAS operates. . (Please Note : Specification details are availabeas an attachment via Emptoris) . Further Multi-Corer Systems may be required by BAS in coming years, hence within this tender opportunity BAS wishes to enter into a Contract under which it has the option to purchase an additional 2-3 units over the duration of the Contract. . The key operational capabilities of the proposed multi-corer system are : - A Modular Framework Construction - Reliable Deployment to 6000m - Provision of 12 sample tubes, each being at least 60cm in length & 10cm in diameter - Have the ability to adjust penetration depth of the core tubes - Delivery of the Multi-Corer system before the end of April 2017

UK SBS RE17028 Raman Spectrometer

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published February 9, 2017  -  Deadline February 24, 2017
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38430000

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Friday 24th February 2017 14:00 DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal. Portable Raman spectrometer, equipped with a laser operating in the visible part of the spectrum Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document. How to Apply As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement. To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice. If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk Your email must clearly state: •	the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; •	the name of the registered Bidder; •	the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

UK SBS RE160396 Supply of Laboratory Consumables Request for Proposal

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published February 2, 2017  -  Deadline March 10, 2017
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15994200

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Friday 10th March 2017 at 14:00 DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal. Framework Overview UK SBS wishes to establish a Contract for the provision of Laboratory Consumables. UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the "Regulations"). This is a Supplies Contract. The award of this Contract will be based on nine Lots: Lot 1 - Plastics Major Lot 2 - Tissue Culture Lot 3 - Centrifuge bottles, Tubes & Containers (Sterile and Non-Sterile) Lot 4 - Filter Paper & Membranes Lot 5 - Histology & Microscopy Glassware Lot 6 - Laboratory Glassware & Bottles Lot 7 - Storage Boxes & Racks Lot 8 - Syringes, Needles and Blood Collection Lot 9 - Disposable Pipettes & Tips This Framework will be made accessible for use on a pan government basis. This will facilitate the greater aggregation of public sector demand and enable public sector to leverage greater efficiencies. It is intended that multiple providers will be appointed for each of the Lots detailed above, Potential Providers are invited to tender for one or more Lots on an individual basis. Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document. How to Apply As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement. To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice. If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk Your email must clearly state: •	the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; •	the name of the registered Bidder; •	the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

UK SBS MetOp Panel Mount Connector with ESCC 3402005 Validation

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published February 9, 2017  -  Deadline February 27, 2017
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31711100

The final date and time for the submission of bids has been extended to Monday 27th of February 2017 at 11:00 due to technical issues. DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal. Brief Description of Requirement The Meteorological Operational (MetOp) satellite programme is a joint operation by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (Eumetsat) to provide weather data services to monitor the climate and to improve weather forecasts. MetOp-A was launched in 2006 with MetOp-B following in 2012 and the C version is being built by the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory's Space Division. The three satellites provide a continuous delivery of high-quality data for medium- and long-term weather forecasting and climate monitoring until 2020. The requirement RE17094 is for Huber + Suhner Astrolab connectors to the specification of 29109-V15-001 only. No alternatives will be accepted. Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document. How to Apply As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement. To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice. If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk Your email must clearly state: •	the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; •	the name of the registered Bidder; •	the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

UK SBS PS17033 UKRI Executive Search for the Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published February 20, 2017  -  Deadline February 28, 2017
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79600000

**Please do not submit bids directly to the Buyer** UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), is a new research and innovation body which will be set up to strengthen the strategic approach to future challenges and maximise value from government's investment of over £6bn per annum in research and innovation. It will deliver a strengthened, unified voice for the UK's research and innovation funding system, facilitating the dialogue with government and partners on the global stage. It will build on the UK's world class research and innovation performance enabling the system to respond rapidly and effectively to current and future challenges. Delivering these benefits requires strong and empowered leadership within UKRI. The creation of UKRI will retain the key characteristics of the current system that have underpinned the UK's success, such as discipline leadership and autonomy, and dual funding. UKRI will provide strategic oversight of the functions of the seven Research Councils , Innovate UK, and the Higher Education Funding Council for England's (HEFCE) research and knowledge exchange funding functions (to be known as Research England). The UKRI Chief Finance Officer will be integral in ensuring the success of this new organisation. Membership of the UKRI Board is a key issue for stakeholders during the passage of the Higher Education and Research Bill, and will be critical to ensuring the success of UKRI. The UKRI Board will consist of the Chairman, UKRI Chief Executive Officer, UKRI Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and 12 Non-Executive Directors. This campaign is specifically for the recruitment of the UKRI Chief Finance Officer. Government are interested in candidates from the national and international field with the appropriate corporate governance skills and include high-quality scientific leaders familiar with the academic, philanthropic and business research communities. The appointed search and recruitment firm will be required to deliver search requirements for the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)vacancy in order for the successful applicant to be appointed no later than May/ June 2017. This post is not currently regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments (OCPA). However, the campaign process will still aim to follow the best practice according to those appointment principles. The job specification contains aspects which would usually be associated with a Chief Operating Officer (COO) role. The successful head hunters will need to identify candidates that can undertake the combined typical CFO and COO roles as fully described within the job specification as well as individuals that would only be suitable to undertake those roles typically associated with a CFO.

UK SBS RE160477 IMU/GNSS Hardware and Flight Management system ITQ Invitation to Quote

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published February 10, 2017  -  Deadline February 22, 2017
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32000000

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Wednesday 22nd February 2017 at 14:00 DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal. Hardware and software to integrate a PhaseOne iXU150 camera and Somag CSM130 for use on aerial platforms including Prion3 UAV. Key Features & Capabilities 1.	Hardware provided must be compatible with PhaseOne iXU150 camera. 2.	Hardware provided must be compatible with Somag CSM130 gimbal (mount). 3.	System must be able to control the gimbal. 4.	Hardware must include a suitable IMU/GNSS unit mounted to the camera to allow post processing of images for aerial photography. 5.	IMU/GNSS camera mounting bracket if required. 6.	IMU/GNSS antenna connection to be either TNC or SMA. 7.	IMU/GNSS must log at the following minimums raw IMU data (200 Hz), raw GNSS data (5 Hz). 8.	Provides an external pulse to the IMU for event marking. 9.	The system will use data from the IMU/GNSS to control the gimbal and camera, allowing the camera to be fired a precise locations. 10.	All cables required for the full camera system integration. 11.	System must be capable of been used for aerial photography. 12.	Provided solution must include a flight management system capable of been programed with a flight plan. 13.	All software will be provided to allow for the creation flight management, loading, simulation and reporting of the flight management system data. 14.	Planning software must support WGS84 coordinate system as a minimum. 15.	System must provide forward motion compensation. 16.	Proposed solution will be test flown by the system provider/manufacturer prior to delivery. 17.	Features of the system will be comparable for installation in to a UAVE PRION3. 18.	System must work from any of the following voltages 5V, 12V or 24V. 19.A maximum weight of less than 1kg is preferred. Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document. How to Apply As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement. To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice. If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk Your email must clearly state: •	name and reference for the procurement; •	name of the registered Bidder; •	name and contact details for the registered individual sending email

UK SBS RE160486 PEACE Operations Support

UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED | Published January 30, 2017  -  Deadline February 22, 2017
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73000000

The final date and time for the submission of bids has been extended to Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 at 14:00 DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal. Brief Description of Requirement The overall context of this tender is the ongoing ESA four-satellite Cluster mission which was successfully launched in July and August 2000. Each Cluster spacecraft contains a complete suite of eleven instruments to measure magnetic and electric fields, electromagnetic waves, and particles. The Cluster nominal mission phase started on 1 February 2001. Planned to last for 2 years, it has been extended numerous times and on 22 November 2016 ESA's Science Programme Committee (SPC) approved a further two year extension to the end of 2018 with an option on a further extension up to end 2020 (TBC by the ESA SPC meeting in February or June 2017). From the beginning, a critical part of the Cluster Science Ground Segment has been the Joint Science Operations Centre (JSOC) located at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, a facility operated by the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). In addition to JSOC carrying out its baseline operational activities ESA has now requested, starting on 1 January 2017, that JSOC also carries out specific Operations Support for the PEACE instrument on each of the four Cluster Satellites. However, STFC does not possess the in-house expertise, or systems, to be able to carry out PEACE Operations Support and will therefore subcontract this work out. The specific context, and purpose, of this tender is to seek specific operational support for the PEACE instruments on each satellite, the details of which are given in the Statement of Work for PEACE Operations Support, document Appendix A DS-JSOC-SoW-0001. Further details of the Cluster mission, the PEACE instrument and its operation are given in the list of Appendix B Applicable Documents found in the PEACE Statement of Work. Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document. How to Apply As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement. To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice. If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk Your email must clearly state: •	the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
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