Published date: 2 July 2020

Open early engagement - This means that a procurement idea is currently active, it is in the early stage of development and judging interest from potential suppliers.

Closing date: 31 December 2022

Contract summary


  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

  • Market and economic research; polling and statistics - 79300000

  • Business and management consultancy and related services - 79400000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Procurement reference


Published date

2 July 2020

Closing date

31 December 2022

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The Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) is one of a network of elite technology and innovation centre's set up by Innovate UK. The ESC works with companies that are focused on exploiting the opportunities created by the need to transform global energy systems; not only playing a part in accelerating technology based solutions, but also engaging with Government to address the market mechanisms and business models that will be required to enable such solutions.

ESC is looking to setup a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) framework to have a robust supply chain to support the work ESC's Consumer Insights (CI) team undertakes and is seeking application from suitable suppliers who have the skills,experience and capability to provide their service to one or more of the key areas CI cover. Applicants may select 1 or more of the Lots and providing you meet the minimum criteria your application will be successful.

More information



Additional text

To apply to join the Consumer Insights DPS framework please follow the instructions below:

To register your companies interest and request for an application pack please send an email to:

Please ensure in the subject line you mark it as:

"CI DPS Application request".

If you do not enter the above in the subject line your email will not be read. Please allow up to 5 working days to receive the application pack and please note there is no deadline for applications and ESC will accept new application up to the end of the contract period.

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

Paul Midgley


18 Priory Queensway
B4 6BS


0121 203 3700