Published date: 31 May 2017

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: 14 June 2017

Contract summary


  • Research and development consultancy services - 73200000

  • Community health services - 85323000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

31 May 2017

Closing date

14 June 2017

Contract start date

15 June 2017

Contract end date

14 June 2018

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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The University of Plymouth is looking to procure the provision of specialist support that will support the programme objective to engage the Social Care Sector (in particular care Homes) across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to develop their awareness and capability to adopt emerging Ehealth products and services as part of the EPIC programme

E-health Productivity & Innovation Cornwall & Isles of Scilly (EPIC) is a project part funded by the European Regional Development Fund that will use a new, user led approach to take digital health in C&IoS from a nascent market to one which is more developed, productive, accepted and embedded within the health and care sector to drive economic growth and productivity.
EPIC is being led by the University of Plymouth (UoP), who will be the accountable body for ERDF. It will be delivered in partnership with a range of delivery and strategic partners to ensure healthcare professionals, commissioners, policy makers and innovators can drive and adopt change. Creative England is a key delivery partner in the EPIC programme.

About the buyer


University of Plymouth