Published date: 21 October 2021

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: 5 November 2021, 11am

Contract summary

Industry

  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

  • Market and economic research; polling and statistics - 79300000

Location of contract

SN2 1FL

Value of contract

£25,000

Procurement reference

PS21188

Published date

21 October 2021

Closing date

5 November 2021

Closing time

11am

Contract start date

29 November 2021

Contract end date

15 March 2022

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?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Friday, 5th November 2021 at 11:00

Brief Description of Requirement

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) are inviting proposals to deliver a scoping exercise to identify emerging research priorities in the area of CCUS. Up to £30,000 (inc. VAT) is available to support this work and the final outputs must be delivered by 15 March 2022. This opportunity is open to proposals from teams working in both the UK and India - applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have a well-established UK-India partnership and an ability to deliver evidence covering both countries.

Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the Document Uploads tab within the Delta eSourcing Portal.

This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria as set out in the ITQ document.

How to Apply

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement.

To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link https://www.delta-esourcing.com/ and follow the instructions to register.

If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/ and the follow the instructions to 'Log in'

Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the Access Code: 8RXU59VEHA


More information

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DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Procurement Regulations that apply to this opportunity.

Responses must be received by the date and time in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the Delta eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered by the Contracting Authority further for this opportunity. Interested organisations should ensure that they allow a sufficiency of time, prior to the deadline to allow all sections to be completed in full and any attachments to be uploaded.

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Please note it is your organisations responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:

i. not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

ii. to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and under no circumstances as part of your organisations participation in this opportunity, will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any organisation as a result. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a contract with any successful organisation(s), this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of your organisation in doing so.

About UK Shared Business Services

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise.

Where UK SBS is not named as the Contracting Authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the Contracting Authority.

Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations.

For full details of our partner base please review the following link: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/contracts/Pages/default.aspx


About the buyer

Address

Polaris House, North Star Avenue
SWINDON
SN21FL
England

Email

professionalservices@uksbs.co.uk