Published date: 5 February 2020

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: 6 March 2020

Contract summary


  • Computer equipment and supplies - 30200000

  • Audio-visual equipment - 32321200

  • Network cabling - 32421000

    • Networking, Internet and intranet software package - 48200000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£1 to £13,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

5 February 2020

Closing date

6 March 2020

Contract start date

18 May 2020

Contract end date

17 May 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

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This Selection Questionnaire (SQ) has been issued by The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult ("The Authority") as collaboration lead on behalf of the Catapult Centres and their Trading Subsidiaries (the "Buying Authorities"), as part of a competitive procurement exercise in accordance with the "Restricted" procedure for tendering under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended from time to time), or Chapter 8, Below Threshold Procurement, Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended from time to time).

The ICT Framework Agreement will be a multi-supplier Framework Agreement. The Authority has undertaken an assessment of the requirements of the Buying Authorities and has deemed this Framework Agreement to be suitable for division into the following four (4) Lots:
• Lot 1 - ICT Equipment (Hardware & Software)
• Lot 2 - Cabling Services
• Lot 3 - Software Licencing
• Lot 4 - Audio Visual & Associated Services (Supply, Installation & Support)
Tenderers are to note that Contract awards made under the terms of this ICT Framework Agreement, may be co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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The estimated value of this Framework Agreement is based on historical spend analysis provided by the Catapult Centres split over four (4) Lots. The Catapult Centres do not guarantee any volume or value of work from this Framework Agreement

About the buyer

Contact name

Sheena Thomson


121 George Street
G1 1RD
United Kingdom


+44 3330041418


Closing: 6 March 2020