Published date: 24 October 2021

Closed future opportunity - This means that a potential contract has passed its approach to market date. A buyer can choose to consider any supplier interest or convert this notice into an opportunity ready for live procurement.


Approach to market date: 2 November 2021

Contract summary

Industry

  • Research consultancy services - 73210000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£60,000

Procurement reference

tender_288847/1008281

Published date

24 October 2021

Approach to market date

2 November 2021

Contract start date

1 March 2022

Contract end date

1 March 2023

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes


Description

FUTURE OPPORTUNITY and OPEN PRE-MARKET ENGAGEMENT invitation (see MS Teams Link below): 2-November-2021 from 10:00 - 11:00. PLEASE FIND THE DRAFT SPECIFICATION ATTACHED TO THIS NOTICE.
DgC will host an open pre-market engagement where the project team will go over the technical specification (scope of service) and request audience feedback specifically whether or not the 2 areas of research (famer data and vet data) should be handled as one large project or divided into to 2 completely separate ITT's. .

DEFRA is looking for a research partner for a project to explore the extent and type of data collected about on farm activities by a range of vets and also a number of farmers. The research should cover data collection by farmers and by vets practicing on farms dealing with six in-scope species (see below).

This brief is for the purpose of enabling an initial discussion with potential contractors for this work to discuss the work further prior to the issue of formal ITT through the usual bidding processes. The whole process will be governed by our standard processes for dealing with contractors so that the process is open and fair to all possible contractors who may wish to bid. Full details of the process, requirements, timings etc will be included in the formal ITT when issued.

The project will focus on the following 2 areas:
- PART 1: FARMER DATA RESEARCH
- PART 2: VET DATA RESEARCH

Open engagement event MS Teams Link:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19:[EMAILMATCH_0]/0?context={"Tid":"770a2450-0227-4c62-90c7-4e38537f1102","Oid":"423bde3e-85a5-4b36-a590-2aa9350a5763"}

We hope you can attend.
Kind regards,

Jon Rosenfeld | Senior Category Officer | Defra Environmental Goods and Services Commercial Team |
Future Farming and Countryside Programme | Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs |
Mobile: 44(0)7393 008200 | Office: 44(0)20 7714 2099
Email: jonathan.rosenfeld@defra.gov.uk | FFCPCommercial@defra.gov.uk; DGCEnquiries@defra.gov.uk
DEF 2 Marsham St, London SW1P 4DF


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FUTURE OPPORTUNITY and OPEN PRE-MARKET ENGAGEMENT invitation (see MS Teams Link below): 2-November-2021 from 10:00 - 11:00. PLEASE FIND THE DRAFT SPECIFICATION ATTACHED TO THIS NOTICE
DgC will host an open pre-market engagement where the project team will go over the technical specification (scope of service) and request audience feedback specifically whether or not the 2 areas of research (famer data and vet data) should be handled as one large project or divided into to 2 completely separate ITT's.

DEFRA is looking for a research partner for a project to explore the extent and type of data collected about on farm activities by a range of vets and also a number of farmers. The research should cover data collection by farmers and by vets practicing on farms dealing with six in-scope species (see below).

This brief is for the purpose of enabling an initial discussion with potential contractors for this work to discuss the work further prior to the issue of formal ITT through the usual bidding processes. The whole process will be governed by our standard processes for dealing with contractors so that the process is open and fair to all possible contractors who may wish to bid. Full details of the process, requirements, timings etc will be included in the formal ITT when issued.

The project will focus on the following 2 areas:
- PART 1: FARMER DATA RESEARCH
- PART 2: VET DATA RESEARCH

Open engagement event MS Teams Link:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19:[EMAILMATCH_0]/0?context={"Tid":"770a2450-0227-4c62-90c7-4e38537f1102","Oid":"423bde3e-85a5-4b36-a590-2aa9350a5763"}

We hope you can attend.
Kind regards,

Jon Rosenfeld | Senior Category Officer | Defra Environmental Goods and Services Commercial Team |
Future Farming and Countryside Programme | Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs |
Mobile: 44(0)7393 008200 | Office: 44(0)20 7714 2099
Email: jonathan.rosenfeld@defra.gov.uk | FFCPCommercial@defra.gov.uk; DGCEnquiries@defra.gov.uk
DEF 2 Marsham St, London SW1P 4DF


About the buyer

Contact name

Defra Commercial Team

Address

DEF 2 Marsham Street
London
SW1P 4DF
England

Email

jonathan.rosenfeld@defra.gov.uk