This competition relates to the supply of reference DNA sampling kits for collection of buccal cells. The laboratory currently generates approximately 5000 reference profiles per annum This is expected to significantly increase upon enactment of DNA database legislation. The legislation is expected within the next 12 months.NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the eTenders Web Site at http://www.etenders.gov.ie/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=423992.The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a 'Tender Submission Postbox' facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.etenders.gov.ie/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=423992.Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.