Published date: 6 July 2015

This notice was replaced on 6 July 2015

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 9 March 2017)

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Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£0 to £164,000

Procurement reference


Published date

6 July 2015

Closing date

31 July 2015

Contract start date

6 August 2015

Contract end date

31 March 2016

Contract type

Service contract

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



It is expected that the winning bidder will:
1) In conjunction with FIA, design and deliver a 10 day capacity building programme to be delivered in Santiago, Chile starting (if possible) on Monday 31st August 2015 for a group of up to 30 Chilean Young Innovator participants.
2) In conjunction with FIA, design and deliver a capacity building and mentoring programme for the 10 successful project owners who pass on from Stage 2 to Stage 3, to be delivered over a 6 month period in the UK and Chile, from September 2015 to March 2016.
3) Report to Innovate UK on the success and learnings from the programme, having devised a process for capturing data on the outputs and outcomes of the both stages.

More information


Additional text

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About the buyer

Contact name

Alistair Staunton-Lambert


North Star House, North Star Avenue