Published date: 13 January 2021

Last edited date: 13 January 2021

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 12 February 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Research laboratory services - 73111000

Location of contract

Yorkshire and the Humber

Value of contract

£668,000 to £740,000

Procurement reference


Published date

13 January 2021

Closing date

12 February 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 June 2021

Contract end date

31 August 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

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

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The University of Sheffield is out to tender on behalf of The Medical School (specifically the 'The Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN)') for laboratory services relating to the testing of a new drug for the treatment of Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

Scope of Requirement:
The full specification can be found in the tender documentation which will be sent to you once you have expressed your interest.
Tender Process and Documentation:

This is an open tender exercise. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University`s e-tendering system

If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at

Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.

Closing date for receipt of tenders: Friday 12th February 2021 at 12 noon (UK time).

FTS Publication reference: 2021/S 000-000690 and 2021/S 000-000710 (Corrigendum notice)

More information

Linked Notice


Additional text

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Jamie Shaw






Closing: 12 February 2021, 12pm