Published date: 10 July 2019

Last edited date: 10 July 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 26 July 2019

Contract summary


  • Database software package - 48611000

  • Electronic data management (EDM) - 48613000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£0 to £80,000

Procurement reference

HDR UK RFP - Metadata Catalogue

Published date

10 July 2019

Closing date

26 July 2019

Contract start date

26 August 2019

Contract end date

9 January 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Single tender action (non-OJEU)

A direct contract with a single supplier, without competition.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

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Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is the national institute for health data science. Its mission is to unite the UK's health data to make discoveries that improve people's lives. By working in partnership with the NHS, industry, academia and patients, and providing safe and secure access to rich health data, it aims to better understand diseases and discover new ways to prevent, treat and cure them. HDR UK is leading the development and delivery of the UK-wide Digital Innovation Hub Programme. For more information visit

Health Data Research UK is requesting proposals for a metadata catalogue as a component of the Health Data Research Innovation Gateway (the Gateway). The Gateway is part of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Digital Innovation Hubs Programme.

HDR UK is seeking an organisation capable of providing a suitable metadata catalogue that meets the specifications outlined in the Request for Proposal (RFP) document ( It is will be fully API-enabled, allowing it to be used in a flexible manner and support ongoing development of the Gateway.

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020 3371 1393