Published date: 8 January 2018

Last edited date: 8 January 2018

This notice was replaced on 18 March 2021

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Awarded contract (published 18 March 2021)

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Contract summary


  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference

DFERPPU 2017/084

Published date

8 January 2018

Closing date

22 January 2018

Contract start date

2 April 2018

Contract end date

31 July 2019

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Expressions of interest are sought to undertake a study of children that have joined family members in England under the Dublin Regulation. Full details are provided in the attached expression of interest.

Expressions of interests submitted must be no more than 1000 words overall. Please do not include website links or references. Anything longer than 1000 words will be disregarded.

More information


Additional text

The deadline for EOIs is 12 noon, Monday 22nd January 2018.

The Word count limit for EOIs is 1000 words.

About the buyer

Contact name

Maura Lantrua


2 St Paul's Place
S1 2FJ