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What is Technology Products & Associated Services 2?

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Nov 18, 2022

The Technology Products and Services 2 Framework aims to provide Public Sector buyers with a simple, flexible and efficient way to purchase technology products and associated services.


This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Laptops
  • Desktops
  • Mobile phone
  • Printers and scanners
  • Servers
  • Storage disposal
  • Refurbished/repurposed devices
  • Off-the-shelf software and associated services

This is a Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework, available to all public sector buyers from across the UK. Established in 2022, this now replaces the current Technology Products and Associated Services (TePAS) Framework but will offer the same range of products and services. With a big focus on sustainability, the new government framework is intended to allow buyers to buy products and services from resellers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in an environmentally conscious and cost-effective manner.

Technology Products and Services 2 is projected to have the same overall spend as the previous version of the framework, at around £8bn. TePAS, which ran from 2019 and is due to end in December 2023, has allowed buyers to select products and solutions from 40 suppliers across 4 Lots. Over 60% of suppliers on the previous framework are SMEs.

However, as per recent market engagement activities, the Lot structure has been altered to encompass 8 Lots, instead of the previous 4.

Lot

Description

Scope

1

Hardware & Software & Associated Services

End-user devices, infrastructure and software

2

Hardware and Associated Services

End-user devices and infrastructure

3

Software and Associated Services

General software

4

Information Assured Products & Associated Services

High-security accreditation products

5

Health and Social Care Technology

Health-specific technology products

6

Education Technology

Education-specific technology products

7

Sustainability & Circular IT

Refurbished kit and secure disposal services

8

Catalogue

Catalogue function for lower-value products

In 2021/22 a total of over £2.8 billion of public money was spent by using CCS agreements.

AIMS OF THE FRAMEWORK

Offering a ‘one-stop shop’ for customers, the new framework aims to provide a complete range of technology products and services for various purchase models. It also seeks to simplify the customer experience, enabling sustainability by providing end-to-end services for the lifecycle of technology products.

As per the announcement at the Market Engagement session at the end of October, the timeline for this procurement exercise is as follows:

Activity

Date

Final Business Case

November 2022

Bid Pack Preparation

December 2022/ January 2023

Contract Notice Available on Find A Tender

February 2023

Framework Award

September 2023

Project Goes Live

October 2023

Length of Framework

30 Months with an extension of up to 18 months

Buyers for the current framework purchase a wide variety of products through further competitions, spanning items such as desktop computers, tablets and laptops through to Microsoft Office software suites and encryption software for high security buyers such as the MoD. Due to the change in Lot structure, there are additional requirements for TePAS 2, including Education and Healthcare-specific technology products and a specific Lot for refurbished IT hardware and disposal.

WHAT DO I NEED TO CONSIDER WHEN BIDDING FOR FRAMEWORKS SUCH AS TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 2?

Based on what we know about the previous TePAS Framework, we can expect the new framework to last 4 years. Each previous iteration of this framework has had a strong focus on accessibility for SME suppliers, and it is anticipated that Technology Products and Services 2 will be no different.

As the documentation for this iteration has yet to be formally released and market engagement is currently ongoing, the full details of this framework are not yet publicly available. As with all large government frameworks, the application process can be intensive to ensure the suitability of suppliers.

Tender documentation is expected to be released in February 2023, as per the timeframe given during the Market Engagement event, when the number of suppliers sought per Lot should also be announced. As with all frameworks, winning a place on them doesn’t automatically guarantee work from it. However, it is still a great way to secure a pipeline of work.

As part of your bid, you’ll almost certainly be required to complete a mandatory Standard Selection Questionnaire document which is split into three parts:

Part 1 - This covers basic information about you, including contact details, trade memberships, details of any parent companies and group bidding

Part 2 - This covers a self-declaration to confirm whether any of the exclusion grounds apply. For example, fraud or corruption

Part 3 - This covers a self-declaration to confirm that you meet the selection criteria in respect of financial standing and technical capacity

Part 3 will cover things such as:

  • Economic and Financial Standing - CCS will ask for evidence to demonstrate your financial stability. This is usually in the form of accounts
  • Technical and Professional Ability - You’ll need to provide Case Studies of your experience in providing the required services/products. Any information around KPIs, testimonials, volumes of work you currently deliver are key to this section
  • Insurance levels – These are usually set out at £5 million, as a minimum, for Employers’, Public and Professional Liability

From what we know about CCS Frameworks, holding a valid and current Cyber Essentials Certificate is also an essential requirement. This must be either a Cyber Essentials Basic Certificate or the Cyber Essentials Plus Certificate. From the previous iteration, suppliers on Lot 4 for Information Assured Products are also required to be List X accredited.

The qualitative score will be assessed through a number of written questions. From what we've seen from other recent CCS IT procurement, these are likely to be tightly character limited. Their preference lately has been to use questions which provide detailed guidance and specific sub-criteria to answer which against the character counts, mean that conciseness is key. Addressing all criteria sufficiently is also a must to score highly meaning that detail is important, as is evidence (even if the room is restricted for this).

There will of course also be some form of pricing schedule or catalogue to complete, though all of this, and the precise weightings for each will be apparent upon Framework launch

So that you’re in the best possible position to complete your bid when the application process opens, it’s important to get this information in place now.

HOW THE FRAMEWORK WILL OPERATE (ONCE AWARDED)

Previously, with TePAS, the process to secure work through the Framework was through further competition, although we don’t expect this to be altered significantly, there could be new additions to the types of questions asked.

With Social Value becoming on even bigger focus within public sector tendering, TePAS 2 is looking to reflect this by announcing at their recent market engagement event plans to reflect current government Procurement Policy Notes and social value themes including combatting climate change, tackling economic inequality, providing equal opportunities and wellbeing.

Whilst we await the official requirements and scoring for TePAS 2, due February 2023 as per the Market Engagement event, we can look to the previous iteration for guidance as to what can be expected in terms of criteria. TePAS used a relatively uncommon scoring system, whereby the weighting of the quality and pricing submissions were changeable dependent upon the further competition requirements. Thus individual buyers on the framework could decide to evaluate pricing as being worth anywhere between 10% to 100% of the total score for example.

Previously, the quality submission had been scored using these criteria:

  • Quality and further product discretion
  • Buyer service and satisfaction
  • Logistics and delivery capabilities
  • Goods and service fitness for people
  • Understanding buyer needs
  • Associated services as described within the Lot

Looking at these areas, there are things that companies who wish to bid can do right now to get ahead and prepare for the formal release of TePAS2. Creating key elements such as method statements or organisational charts and making sure critical documents such as CVs and case studies are up to date and relevant to this framework will save both time and resources further down the line.

BID WRITING SUPPORT FOR TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 2

Whilst the specifics of the Technology Products and Services 2 requirements are yet to be confirmed, there are several areas that Thornton & Lowe can support you with now so that once the tender is released, you are in the best position to win work. This could include reviewing your current/previous content, supporting you to compile key information and evidence, conducting targeted research or reviewing/improving your bid process to ensure that you can get the most from the available time.

As professional bid writers, we can also help you respond to Crown Commercial Services tenders, such as Technology Products and Services 2 once it is released. Our bid consultancy services will ensure you fully understand the requirements for this critical tender. Our services include but are not limited to:

  • End to End Bid Management - managing your bid for Technology Products and Services 2 from conception to completion
  • Support for Specific Bid Elements - targeted support to areas such as case studies, additional evidence or social responsibility
  • Read, Review and Comment - expert feedback to add value to your bid
  • Bid Design - bringing structure and a professional, brand oriented design to support your bid

Thornton & Lowe can help you add significant value to your offering, showcasing your services to win work on this competitive framework.

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Value: 23000000
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Provision of a School Age Counselling Service
UK Greenock Inverclyde Council

The service will be child centred and governed by the Inverclyde GIRFEC Practice Guidance with a single point referral system and one door philosophy of help and support. It will deliver key strands of activities including but not limited to the following:a) One to one counselling and assessment and interventions for children and young people (including intensive interventions /crisis-based work depending on need);b) Group work;c) Drop in sessions for children & young people in schools;d) Improved links with GPs, community link workers and primary care and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services CAMHS; 2.11.e) Support to parents and families to support children and young persons;f) Support and consultation for teachers and school staff;g) Professional learning and training for teachers and staff to increase capacity and resilience to respond, manage and safety plan for children & young people.h) Utilisation of technology to support engagement, virtual approaches and delivery of the service;i) Preventative activities with the broader population to raise the profile of the service;j) Development and delivery of appropriate promotional and communication media and materials for the service to raise awareness of the service and how to access the service;k) Provision of a service throughout the school holidays; andl) Link and work collaboratively with existing services.

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Published: 2024-02-07
Deadline: 2024-03-08
2024-02-07 2024-03-08
Fleet Management Services
UK London The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

In the case of technology requirements, the BBC may involve its technology partner (Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited) to assist in the scoping and drafting of invitations to tender and/or the evaluation of tenders. However, the final decision as to which is the most economically advantageous (by reference to the award criteria) will be made by the BBC. The awarding authority reserves the right not to award a contract and to annul the procurement process at any stage. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments will be made in sterling. The contract shall be subject to English law. The awarding authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any tender and reserves the right to accept part of a tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender document.

Value:
Published: 2024-02-05
Deadline:
2024-02-05
Consultant for Digital Dairy Chain in Cumbria
UK Glasgow University of Strathclyde

The Digital Dairy Chain is seeking the services of a single supplier to be delivered in the Cumbrian Region and drive industry engagement and support businesses from across the Cumbria region to access funding, knowledge, research and development facilities and expertise from Strathclyde University, University of West of Scotland and SRUC with the aim of increasing industrial engagement in R&D activity. A key focus of the work required will be to facilitate cross-over between the technology and dairy sectors. Innovation vouchers will be used to support this initiative and drive industry co-investment in R&D activity. The supplier will required to understand the challenges within the dairy sector and present those challenges collaboratively, with one of the academic partners, as an opportunity for an Innovation Voucher application to the DDC Innovation Voucher panel which meets on a quarterly basis.Experience of working with the SME community in Cumbria is essential as is knowledge of other funding opportunities within the sector.

Value: 200000
Published: 2024-02-03
Deadline: 2024-03-04
200000 2024-02-03 2024-03-04
Procurement for Housing: Planned Works Framework
UK Stirling Procurement for Housing Ltd (t/a PfH Scotland)

Established in 2004, Procurement for Housing (PfH) is a national procurement consortium dedicated to the social housing sector and supported by the National Housing Federation (NHF), Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and HouseMark. Collectively our Members manage more than 90% of UK’ social housing stock, with PfH helping them to achieve efficiency savings using a wide range of services including framework agreements, dynamic purchasing systems, spend analyses, strategy reviews, consolidated billing and comprehensive reporting. PfH is a contracting authority under Regulation 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“PCR 2015”) and a central purchasing body under regulation 37 PCR 2015.Please refer to www.pfh.co.uk for additional information.PfH is administered by Inprova Limited and is headquartered in the North West of England with over 20 years of expertise and experience offering a complete procurement solutions package across outsourcing, technology and consultancy. By integrating procurement services and technology, Inprova operates as a delivery partner, supporting business performance improvement for the public sector.PfH is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Suppliers to be part of it's Planned Works Framework. The framework will operate nationally and will cover 19 lots.

Value: 675000000
Published: 2024-02-02
Deadline: 2024-04-04
675000000 2024-02-02 2024-04-04
Request for Information - Sludge Treatment Technology Providers and Associated Services
UK Belfast NI Water and its subsidiaries

The RFI documentation can be requested from sourcing@niwater.com

Value:
Published: 2024-02-02
Deadline:
2024-02-02
Global Talent Visa – Digital Technology Endorsing Body Services
UK London Home Office

Market Engagement Prior to the procurement the Home Office will run a market testing exercise to seek valuable input from the market to understand supplier / market appetite, capacity and capability, along with an understanding of potential risks and opportunities. UKVI are also seeking input from the market to establish the most attractive way of packaging and scoping the procurement for Digital Endorsing Body services that ensures the service is delivered by experts in the field with the highest levels of integrity and customer satisfaction. The Home Office’s intention is to conduct an Open Procedure competition to identify a partner to fulfil this service. The intention is to run this process from summer of 2024, which may be subject to change. Two rounds of market engagement will be conducted. 1st Round: Request For Information (RFI) Following publication of the initial PIN, a first round of market engagement was undertaken. An RFI was issued requesting data and insight from the market to support this procurement with a response deadline of 8th January 2024. Participation was not a prerequisite to join the 2nd round. 2nd Round: RFI and Virtual Supplier Event A second round of market engagement will be conducted consisting of a 2nd RFI questionnaire and virtual supplier event. The RFI will focus on building a more detailed view of the market, along with the virtual supplier event which will seek to engage with prospective bidders and provide further information on the Global Talent visa process and commercial procedure. To participate in the 2nd round of market engagement, participants will be required to sign and return a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). The RFI will be managed electronically via the Home Office’s eSourcing Portal (Jaggaer). To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the eSourcing Portal and provide a contact name and email address to receive the RFI. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Portal, this can be done online at https://homeoffice.app.jaggaer.com by following the link ‘To register click here’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Once registered on the eSourcing Portal, a registered user can request access to the NDA by emailing GTVDigitalEB@homeoffice.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state the exact name that you used to register on Jaggaer. Once enabled by the Buyer you should receive a link to the NDA from Jaggaer. Once an NDA is submitted you will be given access to complete the RFI on the Jaggaer portal and will be sent an invitation with instructions for the virtual supplier event. We will endeavour to process requests to take part in the RFI and receive an NDA in two working days. We will endeavour to process completed NDAs and allow access to the RFI in two working days. For eSourcing Portal technical assistance please contact the Jaggaer Supplier Helpdesk at customersupport@jaggaer.com or 0800 069 8630 (0800 - 1800hrs). Timetable Dates and times may be updated, with any changes notified via the Jaggaer eSourcing Tool. • PIN Publication - 07/12/23 • Suppliers registration on Jaggaer - 07/12/23 • Suppliers receive access to 1st RFI - Once registered • 1st RFI Clarification Questions start - 07/12/23 • 1st RFI Final Clarification Questions to be received 12pm on - 04/01/24 • 1st RFI Target Final Q&A Log published - 05/01/24 • 1st RFI responses deadline 1700 GMT - 08/01/24 • Suppliers sign and return NDA from - 01/02/24 • Suppliers receive access to 2nd RFI - 07/02/24 or on NDA receipt • Suppliers virtual supplier event registration by 12pm on - 09/02/24 • Virtual supplier event - 15/02/24 • 2nd RFI Final Clarification Questions to be received by 12pm on 19/02/24 • 2nd RFI Target Final Q&A Log published - 20/02/24 • 2nd RFI Responses deadline 1700 GMT - 22/02/24

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Published: 2024-02-01
Deadline:
2024-02-01
Provision of Architect for the Charles Huang Advanced Technology & Innovation Centre (CH-ATIC) (RIBA Stages 0-7)
UK Glasgow University of Strathclyde

The Brief is for the Consultant to provide architectural services for the construction of the Charles Huang Advanced Technology & Innovation Centre (CH-ATIC). This includes a range of services that fall under RIBA Stages 0-7. Please note, the Consultant will be required to perform the roles of Lead Designer, Architect & Principal Designer, and will be responsible for delivering the Scope in full either inhouse, or via subconsultants.CH-ATIC will deliver a state-of-the-art Innovation & Entrepreneurship Hub that enhances the University’s delivery of one of the UK’s most dynamic and successful ecosystems for the creation of high potential innovation driven enterprises. CH-ATIC will also connect to the wider innovation district to support start-ups and SMEs to ensure inclusive growth and broaden the reach of our industry-led clusters through our collaborative R&D programmes and engagement activities.CH-ATIC will create a dedicated Social Innovation Hub that connects the business, policy and legal expertise within our award-winning Business School and Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty, with our local communities and public bodies, to enable the translation of disruptive technologies and innovative solutions into viable and socially responsible, businesses, products and services.Aligning with the UK and Scottish Governments’ commitment to net zero, CH-ATIC will aim to create an exemplar climate neutral building that responds to the climate emergency, and reflects innovative design and construction methods so that, as far as possible, the building is carbon neutral for energy and adapted to climate change. They will also escalate learning and deployment of innovative technologies, and construction solutions as we transition to net zero.The project objectives, include, however, are not limited to:- Working to a maximum construction contract value of c. GBP 18million, maximise the working space within the 8 floors, c. 60,000 square feet (5,535 sqm), and create a welcoming entrance to the building, with a new front façade and internal reception area:- Refurbish the existing building to the design standard(s) / framework(s) specified by the University, it is envisaged that this will be as close to EnerPHit standard as possible, however, may include targets from other standards / frameworks (such as RIBA Sustainable Outcomes (2030) / Net Zero Public Sector Buildings Standard). This is in keeping with the University’s KPI16 commitment to achieve net zero by 2040 by targeting a saving of around two thirds of embodied carbon as compared with a new building, whilst targeting net zero in operation; and- Create open, inclusive working spaces for multiple groups notionally (and flexibly) split by cluster (5G, Industrial Informatics, Fintech, HealthTech and Space), and organisation (University and non-University / partner spaces), that respond to the need for collaborative, quiet, private and group working spaces, promote collaboration and chance-encounters and encourage people to come into, stay and interact within the building.Please note, the anticipated construction strategy is to adopt a two-stage design & build, whereby the University is intending to tender / appoint a Contractor under a PCSA during RIBA Stage 3 – Developed Design. At the end of RIBA Stage 4 – Technical Design, the University will either enter a works / construction contract with the same Contractor appointed under a PCSA, and tender the work packages via that same Contractor, or will conduct a new tender exercise to appoint a Contractor.Please note, the University intends to novate only the Architect, M&E Engineer, and Civil / Structural Engineer to the appointed Contractor for the works / construction, prior to commencement of RIBA Stage 5 – Construction. Subconsultants will also novate as required, with reports to be assigned accordingly.

Value:
Published: 2024-02-01
Deadline: 2024-03-04
2024-02-01 2024-03-04
Step-up, step-down Mental Health Supported Living Service contract
UK NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Newcastle City Council

The service promotes a pathway to future independent living, greater social inclusion, through location of people within a community. The service offers a safe environment with the support of on-site staff through-out the day and the security of overnight staff. The care and support are based on individual need which may include the use of assistive technology where appropriate.The accommodation provides care and support for up to seven people at full capacity.This comprises of:• 7 x self-contained flats, each containing 1 bedroom, bathroom and kitchen diner with a garden area. The 7 people will represent the core cohort and form the basis of the service• A self-contained ground floor one bedroom flat, for the successful Provider to operate from.The seven people living in one of the self-contained flats do so under a license agreement (limited to two years).The Council manages referrals for the self-contained flats, in all cases they will be for short term use.The 7 flats are commissioned by using Individual Service Funds (ISF) which can be used flexibly to support people to achieve their outcomes.The service supports adults who are eligible for social care support as a result of being vulnerable or their lifestyle. The age range of people to be accommodated and referred within the service is 17.5 years to 28 years.Adults will be resident within Newcastle upon Tyne and be assessed as eligible to receive care under Care Act 2014, following a needs assessment.

Value: 354146
Published: 2024-02-01
Deadline: 2024-02-26
354146 2024-02-01 2024-02-26
Provision of Architect for the Charles Huang Advanced Technology & Innovation Centre (CH-ATIC) (RIBA Stages 0-7)
UK Glasgow University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde (“the University”) is seeking to establish a Contract for the Provision of Architect for the Charles Huang Advanced Technology & Innovation Centre (CH-ATIC) (RIBA Stages 0-7) (UOS-30807-2023).

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Published: 2024-01-31
Deadline: 2024-03-04
2024-01-31 2024-03-04
Eastern Base Project Manager and Contract Administrator
UK London City of London Corporation

The City of London Corporation (the City) invites Tenders for the provision of a Project Manager and Contract Administrator role on the Eastern Base Project. All Individuals working on this project MUST have received their Non-Police Personal Vetting level 3 and Security Clearance or be in the process of obtaining and this is a Pass / Fail requirement. The Eastern Base project has the ambition of creating an operational 24/7 base for City of London Police in the eastern side of the City. The aim is for this to be a purpose built, modern and future proof building with integrated technology allowing City of London Police to deliver a range of benefits for the long-term safety and security of the City of London.The project is currently completing RIBA Stage 3, the design team have been appointed to developed RIBA Stage 4 and 5 and deliver under a Traditional / Standard Building Contract. A contractor has been appointed on a two-stage basis, their duties during RIBA Stage 4 (Pre-Construction Services Agreement) include achieving their NPPV3+SC clearance, assisting with buildability, logistics, programming and package procurement. The contractor is also undertaking minor works to the existing retail units during the PCSA. The estimated construction value of the Main Works is circa £18m.

Value: 200000
Published: 2024-01-31
Deadline: 2024-02-29
200000 2024-01-31 2024-02-29
Frontline Colleague App Platform, development, and support
UK York Northern Trains Limited

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

Value:
Published: 2024-01-31
Deadline:
2024-01-31
Data Infrastructure Criticalities
UK LONDON Department for Science, Innovation and Technology

The Department for Science, Technology and Innovation (DSIT) ('the Department') is inviting Tenders for a contract for Data Infrastructure Criticalities Research. The detailed requirements are set out in the Specification of Requirements at Section 2 ('the Specification').

Value: 217000
Published: 2024-01-28
Deadline: 2024-02-26
217000 2024-01-28 2024-02-26
TVCA-PROC-0277 Smart Infrastructure Pilots Programme
UK Darlington Tees Valley Combined Authority Group, and Teesside International Airport

TVCA have received funding from the Department of Science, Innovation and Technology to procure and test smart multi-purpose columns. These columns must comply with PAS 191:2023 specifications.

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Published: 2024-01-23
Deadline: 2024-02-20
2024-01-23 2024-02-20
Provision of Technology Enabled Care Alarm Receiving Service
UK Paisley Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire Council, on behalf of Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership is seeking a Provider to provide, monitor, manage and operate a Technology Enabled Care Alarm Receiving Service which will be available to Service Users living within the Renfrewshire area who are in receipt of the Technology Enabled Care Service (TECS).Further information is contained within the Invitation to Tender documentation.

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Published: 2024-01-20
Deadline: 2024-02-19
2024-01-20 2024-02-19
FAE- 22 -019 Heavy Duty Technology Equipment including CNC Machines, Circular Saws and Laser Cutting Machines
UK Ballymena Education Authority

The Education Authority (EA) invites tenders for the supply and delivery of Heavy Duty Technology Equipment including CNC Machines, Circular Saws and Laser Cutting Machines to individual schools and EA locations within Northern Ireland for a period of 4 years. This Framework Agreement will contain 2 lots as follows: Lot 1 – Heavy Duty Technology Equipment (6 Sections) and Lot 2 – CNC Machines and Laser Cutting Machines ( 9 Sections). This framework agreement is let by the Northern Ireland Education Authority (“EA”) and is open to the EA, including NI educational bodies as follows and at some point during the life of the framework agreement these bodies may wish to utilise the agreement and should have access, at any point, with the permission of EA. This framework agreement is not intended to replace any current contracts/framework agreements that participating or non-participating institutions may already have in place. https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/services/schools-plus Primary and Post Primary schools under the control of the EA, Catholic Maintained Schools, Independent Schools in NI, Irish Medium Schools in NI, both Controlled and, Voluntary Grammar Schools, Nursery School for NI (both controlled and Catholic Maintained), school meals kitchens on-site at all of these schools, and Controlled Youth Centres. https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/further-education-fe-colleges Further Education Colleges in NI, https://www.nicie.org/parents/school-finder/ Grant Controlled Integrated Education Schools in NI, https://www.isc.co.uk/schools/northernireland/ Independent School in NI, Libraries NI: https://www.librariesni.org.uk/Libraries/, EA Teachers’ and Educational Centres, Council for the Curriculum, Examination and Assessment NI (CCEA), Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, Middletown Centre for Autism, Controlled Schools Support Council (CSSC), Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE)

Value: 3275000
Published: 2024-01-20
Deadline: 2024-02-19
3275000 2024-01-20 2024-02-19
Provision of Technology Enabled Care Alarm Receiving Service
UK Paisley Renfrewshire Council

The contract is for a Technology Enabled Care Alarm Receiving Service which will be available to Service Users living within the Renfrewshire area who are in receipt of the Technology Enabled Care Service (TECS).

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Published: 2024-01-19
Deadline: 2024-02-19
2024-01-19 2024-02-19
Invitation to tender for Technology Enabled Care
UK Gloucester Gloucestershire County Council

Gloucestershire County Council are inviting suitable providers to tender for their Technology Enabled care service. The aim of the service is to ensure that individuals across the county are provided with a high quality, innovative technology, monitoring and support service that enables them to live as independently as possible in their homes or in other support settings.

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Published: 2024-01-19
Deadline: 2024-02-16
2024-01-19 2024-02-16
Provision of a Technology Partner for South Yorkshire Supertram, with an initial requirement to provide a multi-functional management platform to replace the current AVL, Prediction Engine, Content Management System.
UK Sheffield South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Group

The aim of this procurement focuses on achieving two key objectives:• The procurement of a long-term ‘Technology Partner’ to allow SYMCA to upgrade and replace arange of SC&C assets as asset condition, obsolescence and funding allows.• The procurement of an expandable multi-functional management platform, also known as a trammanagement system (TMS), to allow a range of functions to be managed on the tramway (includingtram-train services).

Value: 50000000
Published: 2024-01-18
Deadline: 2024-02-14
50000000 2024-01-18 2024-02-14
Wrap Around Care Service
UK Worcester Worcestershire County Council

The aim of the service is to support people to return, and remain, at home following a stay in hospital by delivering 24/7 care in the person’s own home for an intensive short period (between 2 and 10 days). This should prevent, or delay, the admission into residential care and promote personalisation and independence. The service will be flexible and responsive to the support needs of the individual in the service, while being mindful of the short-term nature of this service. This period should allow future care / support requirements to be identified through a full assessment of care and support needs and for any new service required to be identified and delivered efficiently. Proactive early planning for move on from the service will be critical to enable flow through the service and onto other longer term support services, should they be required. This includes request for services such as assistive technology and planning with the individual, their families and carers to support the move to funded services, whether supported by the Council or not. The contract term is for two years with a potential extension to a third year dependant upon funding.

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Published: 2024-01-18
Deadline: 2024-02-23
2024-01-18 2024-02-23
Flexible Framework for the Provision of Supported Living for Adults and Older People
UK Glenrothes Fife Council

Fife Health and Social Care Partnership (“the Partnership”) requires to commission a Supported Living Service (both personal care and non-personal i.e., Housing Support Services) from a variety of external service providers. It is recognised that in some circumstances the Partnership may wish to commission a service that comprises of Housing Support only. On that basis this Contract is open to Providers who do not have dual registration for Care and Support and Housing Support, however it is the preference that Providers will have dual registration.Fife’s Health and Social Care Partnership is committed to personalisation and outcome-based services for individuals of all ages and abilities and is seeking to appoint a range of partner organisations to deliver outcome focused support to adults, ranging from 16 years old upwards with a range of identified support needs throughout Fife, under a Framework agreement.Any partner organisations must be able to demonstrate experience and commitment to working innovatively with individuals with the Framework of self-directed support and have sound experience and practice in maximising the benefits of individual budgets. They must also evidence strong skills in forming and maintaining relationships with families of individuals.Objectives for the Framework are to ensure that individuals have access to support that aspires to the highest level of quality and promotes the right of each individual to have as much choice and control as possible. Key elements of success from desirable organisations include robust evidence of promoting and delivering:- personal preferences.-fluctuating levels of required support.- continuity and consistency in provision of individual outcome focussed support.- innovative approach which takes into account the potential to link with informal networks of support, community resources as well as embracing the use of assistive technology i.e., Just Checking to improve outcomes for the supported person.- Supporting positive risk taking.The Provider will provide practical and personal care over 24 hours a day and 365 days a year to the Supported Person living in their own home and will be in line with the service aims and objectives specified within the specification.

Value: 21200000
Published: 2024-01-14
Deadline: 2024-02-09
21200000 2024-01-14 2024-02-09
Facility management software - Life sciences
UK CV4 8UW University of Warwick

The University of Warwick has a requirement to purchase a Facility Management Software for over 200 instruments, across 12 facilities, and provide an integrated booking system that can be rolled out across multiple platforms simultaneously, alleviate technical manager administrative time, simplify access and enhance visibility of technologies to users and provide auditable financial, training and compliance records. This software will support the Research Technology Platforms (RTPs), Bio-Analytical Shared Resource Laboratories (BioSRLs) and Horticultural Services in the School of Life Sciences (SLS).Please refer to http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofwarwick for further information. You will be able to download the full documents from this site. Any queries in relation to this requirement should be directed to the University of Warwick via the correspondence functionality of the In-tend system. Failure to do so may result in queries being excluded from the procedure.The University of Warwick is not a contracting authority for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) and its procurement activities are not subject to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or the obligations under the European Public Procurement Directives, including the European Remedies Directive. Advertisement of any contract in the Official Journal of the European Union or Contracts Finder is at the sole discretion of the University and is undertaken on a voluntary basis with no implied obligation to comply with the procurement legislation.The deadline for submissions is Friday 9th February 2024 at 12pm midday.

Value: 85000
Published: 2024-01-13
Deadline: 2024-02-09
85000 2024-01-13 2024-02-09
New Mobilising System
UK Cambuslang Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

SFRS are a national organisation delivering front-line services locally from three strategically positioned hubs, or Service Delivery Areas (SDA) based in the North, West and East of Scotland.SFRS is seeking to procure a new externally hosted mobilising solution based on a commercial, off the shelf (COTS) solution or platform to support the SFRS in meeting its commitments and to assist in delivering on its strategic objectives.The scope of the New Mobilising System will include for the following as a minimum:- Facilitate the answering of emergency calls, aid control operators in ascertaining the location and nature of emergencies and initiate the mobilisation of appropriate resources.- Provide management of telephony and radio calls, provide a facility to manage incident activity and to mobilise and control resources associated with all SFRS operations.- Provide management information and reporting systems, and call recording and storage systems for control operator activity.- Analysis, review and re-engineering of business processes, teams and data supported by the new technology.- Design and delivery of a staff training programme for operators, users, and those who interact with the system.- Provision of 999 telephony

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Published: 2024-01-13
Deadline: 2024-03-11
2024-01-13 2024-03-11
Waste Management Services
UK UK-Oldham: Information technology services. First Choice Homes Oldham

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

Value:
Published: 2024-01-12
Deadline:
2024-01-12
New Mobilising System
UK Cambuslang Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

SFRS is seeking to procure a new externally hosted mobilising solution based on a commercial, off the shelf (COTS) solution or platform to support the SFRS in meeting its commitments and to assist in delivering on its strategic objectives.The scope of the New Mobilising System will include for the following as a minimum:- Facilitate the answering of emergency calls, aid control operators in ascertaining the location and nature of emergencies and initiate the mobilisation of appropriate resources.- Provide management of telephony and radio calls, provide a facility to manage incident activity and to mobilise and control resources associated with all SFRS operations.- Provide management information and reporting systems, and call recording and storage systems for control operator activity.- Analysis, review and re-engineering of business processes, teams and data supported by the new technology.- Design and delivery of a staff training programme for operators, users, and those who interact with the system.- Provision of 999 telephony

Value:
Published: 2024-01-11
Deadline: 2024-03-11
2024-01-11 2024-03-11
World Service Global Business to Business Hybrid IP/Satellite Distribution Services to the BBC
UK London The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

In the case of technology requirements, the BBC may involve its technology partner (Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited) to assist in the scoping and drafting of invitations to tender and/or the evaluation of tenders. However, the final decision as to which is the most economically advantageous (by reference to the award criteria) will be made by the BBC. The awarding authority reserves the right not to award a contract and to annul the procurement process at any stage. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments will be made in sterling. The contract shall be subject to English law. The awarding authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any tender and reserves the right to accept part of a tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender document. Please register your interest in this project by taking the following steps: 1 - Register your company on the Jaggaer eSourcing portal (this is only required once): 1.1 Go to https://bbc.bravosolution.co.uk 1.2 - Click the link on the login page to register. 1.3 Accept the terms and conditions and click 'Continue'. 1.4 - Enter your correct business and user details. 1.5 - Note the username you chose and click 'Save' when complete. 1.6 - You will shortly receive an email with your temporary password. 2 - Express an interest in the tender: 2.1 - Login to the portal with the username/password. 2.2 - Click the 'PQQs/ITTs Open to all Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). 2.3 - Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content. 2.4 - Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your 'My PQQs/My ITTs page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only. 2.5 - You can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'PQQ/ITT Details' box. 3. Responding to the tender: 3.1 - Click 'My Response' under PQQ/ITT Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining). 3.2 - You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. 3.3 - Note the deadline for completion, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). 3.4 You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help, or contact the Jaggaer eSourcing help desk.

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Published: 2024-01-11
Deadline:
2024-01-11
Science & Technology Venture Capital Fellowship
UK London Department for Science, Innovation & Technology

Value:
Published: 2024-01-10
Deadline:
2024-01-10
Science & Technology Venture Capital Fellowship
UK London Department for Science, Innovation, & Technology

Value:
Published: 2024-01-09
Deadline:
2024-01-09
Science & Technology Venture Capital Fellowship
UK London Department for Science, Innovation & Technology

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Published: 2024-01-09
Deadline:
2024-01-09
Provision of an Alarm Receiving Centre with Disaster Recovery
UK Leicester Leicester City Council

Leicester City Council is seeking to upgrade its current Telecare Alarm Receiving Centre to enable the monitoring of digital communication protocols, in addition to existing analogue communication protocols. The Council currently has circa 4,500 people registered at the Alarm Receiving Centre.Leicester City Council requires a digitally enabled Telecare Alarm Receiving Centre that will support elderly and/or disabled people to live safely and as independently as possible through the use of telecare and other Care Technology devices.To support the delivery of Telecare services in Leicester, the Council also requires a Disaster Recovery Call Centre Solution so that emergency calls can be handled at a remote location should this be required.

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Published: 2024-01-07
Deadline: 2024-02-08
2024-01-07 2024-02-08
Supply and Delivery of Technology Enabled Care Goods
UK Paisley Scotland Excel

This lot includes, but is not limited to digital dispersed alarm units that communicate with the receiving center and connects with the relevant peripheral devices

Value: 25000000
Published: 2024-01-05
Deadline: 2024-02-08
25000000 2024-01-05 2024-02-08
Supply and Delivery of Technology Enabled Care Goods
UK Paisley Scotland Excel

This contact notice is in relation to the renewal framework for Supply and Delivery of Technology Enabled Care Goods, on behalf of the 32 local authorities in Scotland. It is anticipated that the scope of Goods and Services covered under the framework will include, but not be limited to: Digital dispersed alarms, alarm triggers, health and care peripherals, smoke alarms, GPS devices with ancillary monitoring and phones and key storage compartments, and may include ancillary services as described, and works in connection with the installation of Goods.

Value: 25000000
Published: 2024-01-04
Deadline: 2024-02-08
25000000 2024-01-04 2024-02-08
Request for Information - Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Information and Technology Services and Support
UK Belfast Procurement and Logistics Service

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Published: 2024-01-02
Deadline:
2024-01-02
DDaT23365 Overall Redesign and Implementation of Our Network (ORION) Integrator
UK SWINDON UNITED KINGDON RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) (UK Research and Innovation) is starting a project for a fresh design from the ground up, for all STFC sites across the Digital Infrastructure managed network architecture, cabling, switching, routing, and security. The redesigned architecture should take into account the needs of the next 5-10 years and be flexible enough to grow for years beyond that.STFC wish to work with a partner to:• Define a 15+ year network architecture for STFC based on cutting edge network concepts which will last well beyond a single hardware refresh cycle.• Create both high-level and low-level designs for the migration of the STFC networks into the new architecture. The high-level tasks will be:o STFC and partner to complete HLD.o Partner to introduce vendors to STFC, who will visit STFC to propose how their technologies would address the HLD.o STFC to sign off the HLD solution.o Partner designs the low-level design for the solution.o STFC goes out to market to purchase the solution products on a framework. Procurement of hardware out of scope of this tender.• Run a proof of concept (POC).• Identify the hardware required to deliver the network to STFC.• Take a lead in rolling out the approved logical and physical design.• Work with STFC during the first hardware lifecycle to support the new network infrastructure. Full details of the current STFC network are provided in the supporting procurement documentation.

Value: 1500000
Published: 2023-12-23
Deadline: 2024-01-22
1500000 2023-12-23 2024-01-22
A NETWORK OF COLLABORATIVE AND IMMERSIVE LEARNING HUBS FOR LONDON SOUTH EAST COLLEGES CONSORTIUM
UK Bromley London South East Colleges (LSEC Consortium)

The requirement is for the Supplier to supply and install collaborative and immersive technology at 28 campus locations within the Greater London Authority area. 12 sites will be full learning suites and 16 will be mini learning labs.

Value: 1532060
Published: 2023-12-23
Deadline: 2024-01-26
1532060 2023-12-23 2024-01-26
T0527 - Firewall Software, Hardware and Licences
UK LONDON Trinity House

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

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Published: 2023-12-23
Deadline:
2023-12-23
Digital Support for Business
UK Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Council

The key purpose of this project programme is to strengthen the knowledge and skills of SMEs in Aberdeenshire about digital technology, thus enabling them to enter new markets, trade internationally, increase business efficiency and (potentially) increase staff employed. Up until 2022 this requirement was under the banner of DigitalBoost, but unfortunately this programme is no longer going. The funding for this project has been secured through Shared Prosperity Funding which is funded through Levelling Up from the UK Government.This project seeks to support SME’s in their journey along the digital maturity curve and offer a suite of products to help strengthen their knowledge and skill and free at the point of delivery.

Value: 250700
Published: 2023-12-22
Deadline: 2024-01-22
250700 2023-12-22 2024-01-22
Places for People - South Rings Refurbishment
UK UK-UK-London: Fitted kitchens.: Construction work. Places for People Homes Ltd

Places for People wish to enter a contract with an experienced contractor to complete a major upgrade and refurbishment, with mechanical and electrical services, and low carbon technology to their office at South Rings Business Park, Craven Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston, PR5 6BZ. Places for People is a national housing provider and has offices throughout the UK. The office at South Rings includes a 24 hour customer contact centre, a wide range of organisational business related functions including, facilities for agile working, training facilities and meeting rooms. The form of contract is likely to be a JCT Design and Build with contractor’s design portion. Places for People will be responsible for procurement and installation of FF&E. The office was built in 2008 and is now due a major refurbishment. The successful contractor will be required to begin construction work in March 2024 and complete the project in March 2025. All employees currently based at South Rings will be decanted and relocated for the duration of the project, however a maintained access may be required to maintain and respond to the onsite data centre.

Value: 7000000
Published: 2023-12-21
Deadline: 2024-01-26
7000000 2023-12-21 2024-01-26
North Northamptonshire Council - Assistive Technology Equipment Framework
UK Kettering North Northamptonshire Council

North Northamptonshire Council (hereafter referred to as the "Council") wishes to invite Tender Responses for the supply of assistive technology equipment in respect of this requirement.This procurement process is being managed by the Council in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.In recent years In recent years, the digital revolution has changed our world. Our long-term vision for Health, Social Care and Housing sees huge opportunity for using modern digital technology to transform the way our services are provided.New assistive technology will play an ever-increasing role in supporting healthy and fulfilling lives. This strategy document sets out a vision for how we can use a more preventative approach rather than a reactive approach using the best of the latest technology to support people within North Northamptonshire to thrive.The service will be available to all residents of North Northamptonshire. The service will provide to those that are self -funders and those who are eligible for a free provision under NNC Eligibility Criteria. Assistive Technology will form part of a person's support plan and will be available to people who have direct payments or a personal budget as well as people for whom the Council arranges their care.

Value: 3000000
Published: 2023-12-20
Deadline: 2024-01-16
3000000 2023-12-20 2024-01-16
Consolidated ERP Solution: Unity Programme - Technology (including ERP) & Technical Delivery Partner
UK LONDON H M Revenue & Customs

HMRC is the contracting authority for this procurement and will utilise the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation (CPN) to carry out this procurement exercise in line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015). For the purposes of this procurement, the requirements have been subdivided into two categories. The first of these categories relates to software, which covers the provision of a software package that delivers all the functional and non-functional requirements. The second category pertains to a Technical Delivery Partner (TDP) for system integration, which is required to support the in-scope Unity cluster organisations to transition from their legacy technologies to the new Unity Technology Solution, to be provided by the aforementioned software supplier.HMRC is aware that the organisations who seek to provide software services are likely to be different to those who provide system integration services. Additionally, given the size, scale, and business criticality of the requirements, HMRC is intending to establish strategic working relationships with the suppliers leading delivery of the services (TDP and software). HMRC intends to establish two contracts via this one joint procurement exercise: one system integration (TDP) contract and one software contract.Suppliers are required to submit a joint bid for this procurement and HMRC will only accept consortium bids comprising of one primary software supplier and one system integrator (TDP). Bids that propose alternative contracting models (e.g. a prime contractor model) will not be accepted, however, HMRC reserves the right to implement an alternative contracting model if it is not satisfied with the progress/outcome of joint negotiations including regarding the collaboration agreement, or where it sees merit in doing so.An initial contract term of 5 years (60 months) is proposed for the system integration services (TDP) contract, with a 2-year extension option, allowing for a maximum term of 7 years (84 months). For the software contract, the contract will possess an initial term 10 years (120 months), with extension options of 3 years (36 months) and 2 years (24 months) respectively; this provides a maximum duration of 15 years (180 months).The estimated contract value for the system integration services (TDP) contract is £100m - £115m, whilst the estimated contract value for the software agreement is £355m - £385m.Suppliers are asked to familiarise themselves with the structure of the CPN, which will be applied within this procurement as follows:Stage 1: Suppliers are asked to complete the Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ), which will constitute a request to participate in this procurement process. All SQ submissions will be evaluated in line with a scoring matrix (please see further details in procurement documents) and a selection of suppliers will be shortlisted to participated in the subsequent stages of this procurement process. HMRC intends to shortlist a maximum of five bidders at this stage (please see further details in the procurement documents).Stage 2: Those suppliers who have been shortlisted following the conclusion of Stage 1 will be invited to submit initial tenders in line with the requirements of the procurement documentation, which will be provided as part of the invitation to submit initial tenders (ITSIT). All tenders submitted at this stage are to be deemed capable of acceptance and the Authority reserves the right to evaluate these initial tenders and award the contract without any subsequent negotiations.Stage 3: Following the submission of initial tenders, it is the intention of the Authority to conduct negotiations with all bidders. The practicalities of these negotiations will be outlined within the procurement documentation for those organisations who are invited to submit an initial tender. HMRC reserves the right to reduce the number of tenders to be negotiated b

Value: 500000000
Published: 2023-12-16
Deadline: 2024-01-15
500000000 2023-12-16 2024-01-15
HBC1223 Provision of EV chargers
UK Borehamwood Hertsmere Borough Council

Hertsmere Borough Council (the Council) wishes to enhance the opportunities for residents and visitors to charge their electric vehicles in the Hertsmere region. As such is inviting submissions from experienced operators for the provision and operation of at least 25 electric vehicle chargers for the benefit of town centre users (businesses, employees, visitors, and residents) at the following locations: • Council owned car parks • Council owned leisure centres • Council owned properties including, but not limited to, Elstree Film Studios, Bushey Country Club, Wyllyotts Theatre, Radlett Centre• Destination points (on street parking bays in town and district centres)The Council will expect to see a well thought out geographical network that is futureproofed that will minimise or eliminate the risk of becoming redundant technology at the end of the agreement with the provider. It is expected that as a part of the agreement that the provider will upgrade, repair, and maintain all electric charging points throughout the course of the contract to the highest standard to meet this expectation with a turnkey service that enables minimal confusion and easy accessibility for our visitors and residents. The council is expecting to receive a long term revenue income from this contract.The estimated total value of the Contract is stated in II.1.5) of this notice and is for the initial term inclusive of the approximate value for extensions . The Contract will be awarded for an initial term of ten years, with the option to extend the Contract up to five further years. Please note that the contract requirements will be subject to available financial resources, supplier performance and flexibility to meet changing demands.Organisations should be aware that due to the nature of the Services provided, any Contract formed as a result of this procurement process shall be executed as a deed. Organisations should seek independent legal advice on the implications of this prior to submitting their bid, where appropriate.

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Published: 2023-12-16
Deadline: 2024-01-22
2023-12-16 2024-01-22
Provision of Technology and Associated Services Lot 3
UK Hengoed Caerphilly County Borough Council

Caerphilly County Borough Council, working in conjunction with the Welsh Government and all twenty-two (22) Local Authorities in Wales is seeking to add Lot 3 covering Teaching and Learning Tools onto the established Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of technology, products and associated services for all Local Authorities and maintained schools in Wales.

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Published: 2023-12-15
Deadline: 2025-01-31
2023-12-15 2025-01-31
Provision of Corporate and Education technology, products and associated services
UK Hengoed Caerphilly County Borough Council

Caerphilly County Borough Council ('Caerphilly CBC'), working in conjunction with the Welsh Government and all twenty-two (22) Local Authorities in Wales is seeking to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of corporate and education technology, products and associated services for all local authorities and maintained schools in Wales.

Value: 200000000
Published: 2023-12-15
Deadline: 2025-01-31
200000000 2023-12-15 2025-01-31
Community/Grouped Living Alarms
UK Monmouth Monmouthshire Housing Group

MHA are seeking to provide residents in our community (independent) living schemes with a personal alarm service that will allow them to benefit from new digital technology and connection. We are keen to take advantage of new innovative solutions that are person-centred in approach and will focus on using data to help us design our service responses and help prevent negative impact on wellbeing from the effects of ageing and to support our residents to live well and independently for longer.

Value: 300000
Published: 2023-12-15
Deadline: 2024-01-31
300000 2023-12-15 2024-01-31
Professional and Consumer Cameras and Accessories Framework Agreement
UK London The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

In the case of technology requirements, the BBC may involve its technology partner (Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited) to assist in the scoping and drafting of invitations to tender and/or the evaluation of tenders. However, the final decision as to which is the most economically advantageous (by reference to the award criteria) will be made by the BBC. The awarding authority reserves the right not to award a contract and to annul the procurement process at any stage. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments will be made in sterling. The contract shall be subject to English law. The awarding authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any tender and reserves the right to accept part of a tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender document.

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Published: 2023-12-15
Deadline:
2023-12-15
ISS LITE - Construction Phase
UK COVENTRY Cadent Gas Limited

Cadent are required to protect its CNI Portfolio and have identified Austrey as requiring a LITE integrated security solution (ISS) installation to increase security, remove obsolescence and provide a standard approach across our estate. The Works are to build the ISS Lite solution in accordance with the Approved G/17 Design Pack and to Cadent's CAD/SHES/PM/45 specification. The Contractor will act as both Principal Contractor responsible for engaging and managing any sub-contractors or consultants required for the Works. The works will include, but not be limited to, the following elements;• Site Mobilisation and access including arrangements for Temporary Security and Welfare.• Removal of existing 2.4m high palisade fence and installation of new fencing solution.• Installation of all associated ducting and bases related to the technology requirements of the ISS System• Installation of a new ISS Kiosk and UPS system.• Installation and Commissioning of the ISS equipment, including integration into the Cadent ARC.• Handover of all documentation in line with Cadent Databook requirements.Austrey - 410m

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Published: 2023-12-14
Deadline: 2024-02-28
2023-12-14 2024-02-28
Invitation to Tender for SaaS Finance, Budgeting and Reporting Systems
UK London Workers Education Association

The WEA are currently implementing a Digital Transformation Strategy which impacts all areas of the business. Replacement of back-office software is an integral part of the digital transformation road map. Current internal systems require updating to meet business demands and to improve internal efficiency within the services provided. WEA are therefore seeking to procure a new SaaS Finance, Budgeting and Planning systems which will be interoperable with other systems. The current back office internal systems are server-based systems with the IT strategy planning migrate to SaaS technology for future system implementations. We expect that the implementation will take place between 1st March 2024 to 31st July 2024. The estimated value includes both the initial capital elements as well as ongoing support for the contract duration. The total potential planned contact length for this system selection is a 6 year contract to be formed of an initial 3 year contract to be followed by three further 1 year break clauses.

Value: 513500
Published: 2023-12-14
Deadline: 2024-01-18
513500 2023-12-14 2024-01-18
Editorial Optimisation Tool
UK London The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

In the case of technology requirements, the BBC may involve its technology partner (Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited) to assist in the scoping and drafting of invitations to tender and/or the evaluation of tenders. However, the final decision as to which is the most economically advantageous (by reference to the award criteria) will be made by the BBC. The awarding authority reserves the right not to award a contract and to annul the procurement process at any stage. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments will be made in sterling. The contract shall be subject to English law. The awarding authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any tender and reserves the right to accept part of a tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender document.

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Published: 2023-12-13
Deadline:
2023-12-13
Provision of Design Research Participants
UK London The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

In the case of technology requirements, the BBC may involve its technology partner (Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited) to assist in the scoping and drafting of invitations to tender and/or the evaluation of tenders. However, the final decision as to which is the most economically advantageous (by reference to the award criteria) will be made by the BBC. The awarding authority reserves the right not to award a contract and to annul the procurement process at any stage. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments will be made in sterling. The contract shall be subject to English law. The awarding authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any tender and reserves the right to accept part of a tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender document.

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Published: 2023-12-13
Deadline:
2023-12-13
UKRI-3441 Ball Bonder for Studding and Wire Bonding of Microelectronic Components
UK Swindon UK Research & Innovation

UK Research and Innovation's (UKRI) Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) wishes to establish a Contract for the provision

Value: 180000
Published: 2023-12-10
Deadline: 2024-01-19
180000 2023-12-10 2024-01-19
NHS 24 Contact Centre Customer Relationship Management System
UK Glasgow NHS 24

NHS 24 is exploring options for replacement information technology solutions to deliver functionality of IT systems generically known as Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Contact Centre.NHS 24 wishes to award a contract with a suitably qualified supplier to provide an integrated Contact Centre and CRM system. This would be a contract for 5 years plus 2 year extension for a user friendly integrated system provided as software as service and cloud hosted. This would include:-Technical platform implementation, maintenance, and support- Customisation of workflows and process automations- OMNI-channel ready, including high availability/high resilience.- Availability of ‘Out-of-the-box’ Management Information and Business Intelligence- Integration with other systems both internal and external (including Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics and Workforce Management).NHS 24 are interested in hearing from suppliers who can deliver a fully functioning integrated Contact Centre (CC) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution. The intention is that the solution will be implemented by September 2025. It is important that the contract, solution and supplier support NHS 24 to provide safe digital services that connect the people of Scotland to the care they need. This includes supporting innovation throughout the duration of the contract, so that we offer choice and convenience to people seeking healthcare advice.Our mission is to provide the right care at the right place, 24/7. There are around 2m calls to NHS 24 each year and over 100m page views on the NHS Inform website. Through this contract award there is the opportunity to enhance our digital services with a modern multi-channel approach. High availability, so the people of Scotland can have confidence to reach us, all day every day, and increased flexibility to allow us to respond to the needs of people seeking healthcare advice (for example that IVR options can be changed by NHS 24 to reflect live service pressures or people can interact while on the IVR) are key considerations.Potential bidders are encouraged to attend an event on Friday 15th December 2023 – 9:30 to 1pm where presentations from NHS 24 will supplement the information in the bidders pack with the aim of providing useful information about NHS 24 and the procurement. This will be held via Teams and if you wish to attend, please provide an e-mail address and contact details via the Message Board in PCS-Tender, and you will then receive an invite next week to join the event.

Value: 28000000
Published: 2023-12-10
Deadline: 2024-01-17
28000000 2023-12-10 2024-01-17
PR9514 - Invitation to Tender for the Provision of a Digital Productivity RPA Platform
UK London Partners Procurement Service (PPS)

The Digital Productivity Team are seeking to appoint a commercial partner to provide the technology architecture to build the Digital Productivity Platform (“DPP”)The DPP is a vendor technology agnostic cloud-based technology ecosystem offered on a utility-consumption model making it financially viable to all healthcare organisations regardless of their size or technical capability removing all barriers to adoption.This platform will deliver a recurrent revenue to TPHC based on customer usage. The Digital Productivity Platform is a key component to support the strategic delivery of TPHC’s five (5) year plan. Due diligence has been applied to the strategic vision and is supported by senior management.

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Published: 2023-12-10
Deadline: 2024-01-10
2023-12-10 2024-01-10
Building Information Mamagement (BIM) Framework
UK London A2Dominion

A2Dominion is embarking on a project to populate component asset data within an asset management system for circa 60 18m+ high rise buildings.The buildings are the legacy estate and represent a retrospective production of data models.The Consultant shall produce point cloud surveys (or similar technology) and 3D models, delivered as REVIT files with a 3D image viewer for existing buildings

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Published: 2023-12-10
Deadline: 2024-01-15
2023-12-10 2024-01-15
IT Services Outsource Tender Via CCS Framework RM6100 Lot 4
UK Lewes East Sussex Fire Authority

East Sussex Fire Authority, of which East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) are part, provides prevention, protection and response services to more than 800,000 people within the area of East Sussex and the City of Brighton & Hove. Our purpose is to make our communities safer.ESFRS' technology estate covers Head Office & Training Centre locations, plus 24 fire stations across East Sussex. It also includes operational mobilising technology, data centre presence in Guildford & Salfords, but excluding 999 control room services, which are provided by Surrey Joint Fire Control.We have published a PIN for 5 reasons:1 Early Notification2 Market Engagement3 Transparency4 Information Dissemination5 SME ParticipationThe contract is expected to last for 5 years, with an option to extend for up to 2 years. As an IT Service tender, potential suppliers will be required to show they can support and deliver a wide range of technology services. To encourage bids from SMEs we will allow consortium bids.ESFRS has defined three key stages under a new contract that are required to establish the service and then maintain the service in the medium to long term.1 Day one services – 8 categories, 72 services2 Transition of IT Services to new contract3 Transformation - including cloud migrationThe following lifecycle of the contract will be covered through the tender. Further details will be developed over the course of the procurement process.- Investigation- Transition- Establishment- Maintain- Transformation- Continual Service Improvement- Technology Leadership- Industry KnowledgeESFRS expects the winning bidder to be an integral part of the organisation, working in partnership with the IT Governance team, and other key business stakeholders, to ensure the delivery of effective IT & technology services.Current services fall into 8 categories.1 Application Support (Troubleshooting; Maintenance; Monitoring; Configuration; Security & Compliance; Bug Fixes; Backup & Recovery)2 Cloud Support (Technical Assistance; Configuration & Optimisation; Security & Compliance; Monitoring; Migration & Integration; Backup & Recovery)3 Datacentre Support (Infrastructure Management & Maintenance; Software Support; Security & Compliance; Monitoring & Troubleshooting; Backup & Recovery)4 IT Security Support (Risk Assessment; Infrastructure Setup; Incident Response; Monitoring; Awareness; Compliance & Governance; Vulnerability Management)5 Network Support (Setup & Configuration; Monitoring & Maintenance; Issue Resolution; Security; Upgrades)6 Operational Fire Support (Maintenance & Monitoring; Integration & Upgrades; Security; Risk Assessment & Compliance; Fault Diagnosis & Resolution; Data Management)7 Service Delivery (Strategy; Service Design; Service development; End User Devices; Service Transition; Service Levels; CRM)8 Service Management (Service Design & Transition; Service Operation; CSI; Change, Incident, Problem & IT Asset Management; SLA Management; Reporting)Some of the key principles that ESFRS would expect to underpin working in partnership would include:- A reduction in IT & technology costs in real terms over the medium to long term- Maximising the value from existing and new IT investment- Delivery of measurable improvements in technology performance & availability- Avoidance of the need to change on a "cost per unit" basis for services- Improving the service to operational & business stakeholders- Providing thought leadership in opportunities from emerging technologies- Encouraging technology cooperation & collaboration across fire & rescue services- Engagement with other emergency services and local authority stakeholders- Providing opportunities to enhance community fire safety thought public engagementWe are a community focused service and expect our suppliers to demonstrate their how they will deliver to sustainability, social res

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Published: 2023-12-09
Deadline:
2023-12-09
NHS 24 Contact Centre Customer Relationship Management System
UK Glasgow NHS 24

The NHS 24 Digital Transformation Programme is exploring options for replacement of several of the information technology solutions used to deliver services to patients in Scotland. This document and procurement process are focused on finding solutions for an integrated Contact Centre (CC) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution. These are the two main systems NHS 24 uses to interact directly with people who have urgent medical needs and are essential for us to effectively triage them safely .

Value: 28000000
Published: 2023-12-08
Deadline: 2024-01-17
28000000 2023-12-08 2024-01-17
Global Talent Visa – Digital Technology Endorsing Body Services
UK London Home Office

Market Engagement Prior to the procurement the Home Office will run a market testing exercise to seek input from the market to understand supplier / market appetite, capacity and capability, along with an understanding of potential risks and opportunities. UKVI are seeking input from the market to establish the most attractive way of packaging and scoping the procurement for Digital Endorsing Body services that ensures the service is delivered by experts in the field with the highest levels of integrity and customer satisfaction. The Home Office’s intention is to conduct an Open Procedure competition to identify a partner to fulfil this service. The process is expected to run from summer of 2024, which may be subject to change. We may choose to conduct a second round of market engagement focused on building a more detailed view of the market (participants may be asked to sign and return an NDA to participate). If deemed appropriate/necessary, we may also choose to hold a virtual supplier briefing session to engage with prospective bidders and provide further information. In the event a virtual supplier briefing session is held, this notice will be updated and RFI respondents will be made aware of the details to participate. 1st Round: Request For Information (RFI) Following the publication of this PIN, there will be an RFI questionnaire requesting data and insight to support this procurement. To participate in the initial RFI, participants will not be required to sign and return a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). The Home Office does not expect suppliers to share commercially sensitive or confidential information in this RFI stage. The RFI will be managed electronically via the Home Office’s eSourcing Portal (Jaggaer). To participate in this procurement, participants must be registered on the eSourcing Portal and provide a contact name and email address to receive the RFI. If you have not registered on the eSourcing Portal, this can be done at https://homeoffice.app.jaggaer.com by following the link ‘To register click here’. Please note that you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Once you have registered on the eSourcing Portal, access to the RFI will be provided. 2nd Round: RFI We may choose to conduct a second round of the RFI process focused on building a more detailed view of the market (participants may be asked to sign and return an NDA in order to participate). Interested participants will be notified in advance of any subsequent RFI, and access to the NDA can be then requested by emailing GTVDigitalEB@homeoffice.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state the exact name that you used to register on Jaggaer. Once enabled by the Buyer you should receive a link to the NDA from Jaggaer. Once you have submitted an NDA you will be given access to complete the RFI on the Jaggaer portal. We will endeavour to process requests to take part in the RFI and receive an NDA in two working days. We will endeavour to process completed NDAs and allow access to the RFI in two working days. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Portal please contact the Jaggaer Supplier Helpdesk at customersupport@jaggaer.com or 0800 069 8630 (0800 - 1800hrs). Timetable These dates and times may be updated, with messages noting any changes provided via the Home Office Jaggaer eSourcing Tool. • Publication on the PIN - 07/12/23 • Suppliers registration on Jaggaer - 07/12/23 • Suppliers sign and return an NDA - N/A • Suppliers receive access to RFI - Once registered • Suppliers register for Virtual Supplier Briefing session - TBC • Clarification Questions start - 07/12/23 • Virtual Supplier Briefing session - TBC • Final date for Clarification Questions to be received 12pm on - 15/12/23 • Target Date Final Q&A Log published - 18/12/23 • RFI responses deadline 17:00 GMT - 21/12/23

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Published: 2023-12-07
Deadline:
2023-12-07
Business Support Consultancy for Technology, Innovation & Green Growth for Offshore Renewables (TIGGOR2) - ORE/23/119
UK Glasgow Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

The structure of TIGGOR 2 will be similar to TIGGOR 1. However, ORE Catapult would like to secure the services of a consultancy. The chosen contractor will deliver the Business Support Programme (BSP) on behalf of ORE Catapult.ORE Catapult have prepared an Invitation to Tender (ITT) document to identify a suitable Business Support Programme delivery partner. The chosen partner will be required to deliver support to 26 businesses from September 2023 to February 2025 whilst ensuring that activities are compliant with the Subsidy Control Act 2022.

Value: 200000
Published: 2023-12-01
Deadline: 2024-01-05
200000 2023-12-01 2024-01-05
Business Support Consultancy for Technology, Innovation & Green Growth for Offshore Renewables (TIGGOR2) - ORE/23/119
UK Glasgow Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

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Published: 2023-11-30
Deadline:
2023-11-30
BBC East Bank Fit Out Works
UK London The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

In the case of technology requirements, the BBC may involve its technology partner (Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited) to assist in the scoping and drafting of invitations to tender and/or the evaluation of tenders. However, the final decision as to which is the most economically advantageous (by reference to the award criteria) will be made by the BBC. The awarding authority reserves the right not to award a contract and to annul the procurement process at any stage. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments will be made in sterling. The contract shall be subject to English law. The awarding authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any tender and reserves the right to accept part of a tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender document.

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Published: 2023-11-30
Deadline:
2023-11-30
The Evaluation of Market Ready agricultural Technology Options (TEMaRTO)
UK London Defra Network eTendering Portal

The Delivering Clean Growth through Sustainable Intensification (CGSI) project has been critical in developing a rigorous, evidence-based decarbonisation pathway for agriculture that demonstrates compliance with the 5th and 6th carbon budget (CB) periods. This work directly informed development of the Carbon Budget Delivery Plan (Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, 2023) and planning for Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) standards.<br/><br/>In preparation for the legal establishment of CB7 (2038 to 2042) it is time to refresh and update the evidence of the CGSI. We propose that this refresh looks to build on the successes of CGSI by filling evidence gaps around currently unquantified or exploratory measures in the CBDP, identify new mitigation technologies and innovations, refresh the trajectory in preparation for CB7, and explore potential for a long-term service agreement to test and implement evidence-based policy decisions. In advance, the successful contractor will receive a list of the unquantified/exploratory measures (also found in the published Net Zero growth plan), but also encouraged to explore other alternative emerging solutions. The refresh should adopt and enforce Maximum Technical Potential (MTP), ensuring the MTPs given for each measure are robust and credible. (MTP represents the maximum carbon savings that would be possible if we ignore limitations of cost, logistics and other non-market barriers). In reality the effective potential will be significantly lower or take longer than 30 years to deliver (i.e., not necessarily contributing to the 2050 target).

Value: 1
Published: 2023-11-30
Deadline: 2024-01-12
1 2023-11-30 2024-01-12
The Evaluation of Market Ready agricultural Technology Options (TEMaRTO)
UK London Defra Network eTendering Portal

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Published: 2023-11-29
Deadline:
2023-11-29
Framework Agreement for the Provision of Video Commissioning
UK Stafford Staffordshire County Council

Staffordshire County Council is looking to recruit the services of video production companies with the relevant skills and experience to provide filming, editing, animation and post-production support, to join a panel or providers for use by all departments across the council.We are looking for creative and innovative companies that can work with colleagues across the council on the development of their concepts and briefs, advise on filming techniques, formats and storytelling, and utilise the full range of modern technology to produce video content with impact. This includes the capture of drone and time-lapse footage, video animation, and audio/soundtrack services.

Value: 350000
Published: 2023-11-28
Deadline: 2024-01-08
350000 2023-11-28 2024-01-08
National Framework Agreement for MMC Category 1 Construction Systems
UK Stirling Procurement for Housing Ltd (t/a PfH Scotland)

Established in 2004, Procurement for Housing (PfH) is a national procurement consortium dedicated to the social housing sector and supported by the National Housing Federation (NHF), Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and HouseMark. Collectively our Members manage more than 75% of UK’ social housing stock, with PfH helping them to achieve efficiency savings using a wide range of services including framework agreements, dynamic purchasing systems, spend analyses, strategy reviews, consolidated billing and comprehensive reporting. PfH is a contracting authority under Regulation 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“PCR 2015”) and a central purchasing body under regulation 37 PCR 2015.Please refer to www.pfh.co.uk for additional information.PfH is administered by Inprova Limited and is headquartered in the North West of England with over 20 years of expertise and experience offering a complete procurement solutions package across outsourcing, technology and consultancy. By integrating procurement services and technology, Inprova operates as a delivery partner, supporting business performance improvement for the public sector.Working collaboratively, bB and PfH are seeking to re-procure a framework for MMC Category 1 construction systems.The intent is that the Framework will support positioning modern construction methods as amainstream solution for the development of new homes and in doing so push the boundaries of design standards with innovative, future-proofed solutions that achieve the highest environmental and sustainability standards during the term of the framework. Further details are contained within the project documents, which will be available to download once an expression of interest has been lodged.

Value: 400000000
Published: 2023-11-24
Deadline: 2024-01-05
400000000 2023-11-24 2024-01-05
Provision of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Digital Hub to the Net Zero Technology Centre Limited
UK Aberdeen Net Zero Technology Centre Limited

Provision of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Digital Hub to the Net Zero Technology Centre Limited

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Published: 2023-11-22
Deadline: 2023-12-06
2023-11-22 2023-12-06
Architecture and Business Analysts Managed Service
UK LONDON Metropolitan Police Service

LOT 1 - Enterprise Architecture- The successful bidders in each lot will have a bench of appropriately vetted specialists to provide specific skills in business analysis or technology architecture. They will deliver analysis or architectural outcomes and artefacts, such as Requirements Workshops, Business Process documentation, Business Cases, data models or High Level Solution Architectures. This work will be according to a schedule drawn from a fixed priced catalogue, with variation for scale and complexity.

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Published: 2023-11-19
Deadline: 2023-12-17
2023-11-19 2023-12-17
SDWAN Network Connectivity
UK Glasgow ScotRail Trains Limited

ScotRail Trains Limited (SRT) invites prospective suppliers to participate in this procurement process to support a technology refresh programme which will implement a new way of delivering our wide area network technology. ScotRail envision two parts to this procurement. The first being the provision of new circuits to meet the bandwidth needs described in the site inventory list. The second is to transform ScotRail’s existing IT Infrastructure from MPLS and deploy a new SD-WAN solution with the aim of providing increased access and control, reduced cost, improved application performance, enhanced network visibility and security. The full scope of the requirements is contained within the ‘SR031 SDWAN Network Connectivity – Specification Document’ and supported by excel attachment ‘SRT Current Site Inventory List’ which can be accessed via our Wax e-Sourcing portal. Interested suppliers are invited to submit a PQQ via the portal by the stated deadline https://scotrail.wax-live.com/S2C/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ListEvents.aspx

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Published: 2023-11-19
Deadline: 2023-12-18
2023-11-19 2023-12-18
Holy Trinity School ~ Cleaning Tender
UK Worcestershire Holy Trinity School

In September 2014, Holy Trinity became a Free School. A Free School in England is an independent, state-funded school which is free to attend but which is not controlled by the Local Authority. The school is governed by the Holy Trinity Academy Trust, a non-profit charitable trust that signed a funding agreement with the Secretary of State.The school has a wide range of facilities, which help to support a broad and balanced curriculum, shared by both primary and secondary pupils. Being housed on one site ensures continuity of education and eases transition from primary to secondary education and transition through to Sixth Form.Holy Trinity is unique because it is an all-age co-educational school, on the same site. Children who enter at age 4 will be able to continue, if they and their parents wish, until their school education ends at age 18.The school has a wide range of facilities, which help to support a broad and balanced curriculum, shared by both primary and secondary pupils. These include a concert hall and gym, two libraries, an information technology suite, swimming pool, science laboratories and a home economics room, as well as outdoor sports courts.The contract will commence on 1 August 2024 for an initial period of three years, ending on 31 July 2027, with the opportunity to extend for a further period of two years at the discretion of the governing body. This contract will be fixed price in nature with the successful Supplier guaranteeing both the number of input hours to the contract and the quality of cleaning provision. We are seeking a suitably experienced Supplier who has current experience of working within the school marketplace, ideally with a strong operational base within the Kidderminster area, thus allowing for both adequate contract support and operational flexibility that is to be delivered to support the contract as and when required moving forwards into this contract term. The scope of the contract covers all cleaning provision within the school buildings. The successful Supplier will be expected to deliver a concise and detailed method of management reporting at the end of each month, thus updating the school senior management team on the contract performance.Any variations to the contract that are requested by the Client should be invoiced at the agreed rate and should be calculated on an hourly rate per employee needed to carry out the variation to the satisfaction of the contract supervising officer. The Client’s requirement shall be for 180 academic days, 0 inset days and 20 days periodic cleaning per annum.Please see SQ document for more information.

Value: 550000
Published: 2023-11-18
Deadline: 2024-01-12
550000 2023-11-18 2024-01-12
SDWAN Network Connectivity
UK Glasgow ScotRail Trains Limited

ScotRail Trains Limited (SRT) invites prospective suppliers to participate in this procurement process to support a technology refresh programme which will implement a new way of delivering our wide area network technology. ScotRail envision two parts to this procurement. The first being the provision of new circuits to meet the bandwidth needs described in the site inventory list. The second is to transform ScotRail’s existing IT Infrastructure from MPLS and deploy a new SD-WAN solution with the aim of providing increased access and control, reduced cost, improved application performance, enhanced network visibility and security. The full scope of the requirements is contained within the ‘SR031 SDWAN Network Connectivity – Specification Document’ and supported by excel attachment ‘SRT Current Site Inventory List’ which can be accessed via our Wax e-Sourcing portal. Interest suppliers are invited to submit a PQQ via the portal by the stated deadline https://scotrail.wax-live.com/S2C/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ListEvents.aspx

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Published: 2023-11-17
Deadline: 2023-12-18
2023-11-17 2023-12-18
Presentation Packaging (Hard/Rigid)
UK Pontyclun Royal Mint

Overview The Royal Mint (TRM) have committed to become Net Zero by 2050, as validated by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi). Purchased goods and services, which includes presentation packaging, falls within our Scope 3 calculation which accounts for xxxx% of the total emissions omitted by TRM. Our current presentation packaging range comprises predominantly of walnut wood veneer cases which include wood base blocks/pads that house the coinage. Supplementary componentry, along with variations in layout and design, have resulted in 287 unique item codes being actively procured in the past 3 years alone. Whilst this form of packaging has undoubtedly served its purpose and offered a premium experience to our customers for a number of years, we have confidence that through advancements in technology, along with a greater global awareness of everyone’s responsibilities to reduce their respective carbon footprint, this is an opportune time to seek solutions that will enable us to achieve our sustainable packaging ambitions listed below: #1 Positive contribution to Net Zero • The Royal Mint has committed to become Net Zero by 2050, as validated by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) • Purchased goods and services including product and transit packaging sits in our Scope 3 emissions. • Knowing the greenhouse gas (CO2e) emissions associated with individual packaging items is increasingly critical to our net zero strategy. #2 Reduction in Range including Modularity • We would like to introduce modularity into our packaging ranges – so that a smaller number of packaging options can cater to a higher number of product propositions. • The aim being that this will help reduce product roadmap complexity but also wastage arising from overordering different packaging options. • This modularity could apply to the packaging shape, size, colour, etc and would have a neutral or positive impact on the customer experience. #3 Use of less and/or alternate Materials • The Royal Mint is interested in understanding if less materials can be used in an existing packaging solution. • Additionally, we want to utilise more sustainable materials in our packaging solutions. (e.g.: natural, lower carbon, recycled). • While some of our packaging is already recyclable – and some packaging is inherent to the product proposition, we are also interested in the feasibility of customers reusing or recycling individual packaging items. #4 Showcase Ambitions & Innovations • We have started trialling on-pack messaging to highlight specific product innovations and wider sustainability ambitions at The Royal Mint however we would be interested in options to further incorporate these mar-comms opportunities into our packaging solutions (without comprising ambition #2) Next Steps With the above in mind, The Royal Mint has issued this prior information notice to raise awareness of our intentions to approach the market in what will be undoubtedly be a thorough and comprehensive tender process. We will now enter a phase of exploratory work, undertaking market research that will enable The Royal Mint to formulate a tender that we intend to release to the market in Quarter 1 of 2024.

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Published: 2023-11-16
Deadline:
2023-11-16
Lifeline / Community Alarms and connected Telecare
UK Peterborough Peterborough City Council

The provision of community alarms, referred to locally as Lifelines, and connected telecare technology is an important element of the early intervention and prevention agenda helping to support people to remain living in the home of their choice for as long as possible.The City Council requires a digital lifeline and telecare service for its residents (population 216,000) providing ‘peace of mind’ and reassurance to carers and families. The service will need to be ‘person centred’ in its approach encompassing the latest technology alongside more traditional solutions in order to achieve outcomes:o Promotion and maintenance of independence, well-being, and quality of life for customers in their own homeo Manage and minimise risk for people living at homeo Reduce social isolationo Detect deterioration and enable more early intervention for people with long term conditionso Enhance people’s sense of dignity and increased confidenceo Reassurance for informal carerso Prevent, reduce, delay escalation of needs and hospital / care home admissionso Supporting safe hospital dischargeo Supporting the prevention, reduction and delay in people needing formal packages of care and supporto Embrace the use of new technology, as it becomes availablePeterborough City Council prioritises Technology Enabled Care and has a “think TEC first” approach across all the social care teams so as to deliver better outcomes for people and deliver demand management savings for the Council through interventions that avoid, prevent, and delay the need for traditional social care and support.PCC commissioners acknowledge that the national digital switchover, due to be completed by end of 2025, is a significant catalyst to the telecare industry, making many existing analogue solutions obsolete. It is therefore important that that the Lifeline service offers a fully digital solution.

Value: 1000000
Published: 2023-11-15
Deadline: 2023-11-29
1000000 2023-11-15 2023-11-29
Neonatal Electronic Patient Record System
UK Paisley NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde has a requirement to deliver a robust Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) cloud based Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system.The Health Board is seeking to work towards a full EPR system that will take them forward with a system that will have the ability to adapt with the ever-changing technology advances in Neonatal care. Utilising a system that takes away manual aspects and becomes and paper light service.

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Published: 2023-11-15
Deadline: 2023-12-15
2023-11-15 2023-12-15
Vernon Park, Wolverhampton. WV10 7HP
UK Stafford Staffordshire County Council

The proposed development comprises a 10,176m2 single commercial warehouse (B8 Use Class) including flexible ancillary offices (5% of total), together with 143 car parking spaces, 11 HGV parking spaces plus 12 loading bays, covered cycle storage for 38 cycles and landscaping to all boundaries.The flexible two-storey office block is located on the prominent southwest elevation, so that it presents an attractive appearance to the scheme when viewed from the A460 Cannock Road. The office elevations are intended to create a high-quality business park environment, using areas of glazing to emphasise prominent entrance areas, and providing focal points, clearly visible from the approach to the buildings.The main car parking area is in front of the offices providing immediate access and ensuring that cars and HGVs are separated at the earliest opportunity. Pedestrian access routes have been connected back to the existing footpaths on the estate road which in turn link back to existing provision on the A460 Cannock Road. The Landscaping Scheme is key to the development and is made up of a combination of tree planting, amenity planting, and native planting to assist the integration of the proposed development into the existing good quality landscape at Vernon Park and visual environment and create a high-quality setting for passers-by and staff. The landscaping scheme is being developed in accordance with the ecological recommendations and alongside native species, will include wildflower planting within the amenity area. Existing trees on the boundary are to be protected.A high standard of sustainability is being targeted for the development which will utilise renewable technology in the form of PV panels located on the roof. In order to support an aspiration towards the target of net zero operational carbon, the MEP services will be based on an 'all electric' strategy which takes advantage of the recent change in the carbon factors of electricity. This will include heating and cooling provided by VRF with local fan coil units and ventilation with high efficiency heat recovery. Lighting shall be LED throughout and will be complete with intelligent controls for occupancy and daylight. The development is targeting BREEAM excellent which is reflected in the design.The schemes will be procured under individual JCT 2016 design and build forms of contract with Client amendments, which are enclosed in the tender documentation.The intent is for the Architect (UMC Architects), Civil and Structural (Rodgers Leask Ltd) designers to be novated to the successful Contractor. The appointed M&E Consultant (Couch Perry Wilkes) will be retained by the Employer during construction in a monitoring engineer role.

Value: 12000000
Published: 2023-11-10
Deadline: 2023-12-19
12000000 2023-11-10 2023-12-19
A Noise Limit for Offshore Wind Pile Driving: Feasibility Assess & Pilot Program
UK London Defra Network eTendering Portal

The purpose of this project is to test the feasibility of introducing a piling noise standard in English and Welsh waters, and to deliver a rigorous scientific design for the piling noise standard trials. <br/><br/>Defra is designing a piling noise standard as part of a suite of offshore wind environmental standards (OWES), as committed to in the British Energy Security Strategy (BESS, April 2022).<br/><br/>Recognising the impact that the loud, impulsive noise from offshore wind pile driving can have on a range of marine species, particularly harbour porpoise, it is expected that the standard would reduce piling noise to a set decibel limit.<br/><br/>The exact threshold value of the decibel limit for piling is yet to be determined, and work is needed to determine what threshold value is achievable in English and Welsh waters. The standard will need to be tested in a trial setting prior to full implementation to ensure that it is functional and the technology available can lead to decibel limit being met.

Value: 260000
Published: 2023-11-10
Deadline: 2023-11-09
260000 2023-11-10 2023-11-09
Bioresource and Process Emission Planning System
UK Glasgow Scottish Water

Purchase of prescriptive analytical technology used to support collaborative scenario planning, strategic investment decision making and performance improvement. This solution requires the capability to cover: •The wastewater bioresource system planning incorporating production, transport, treatment, recycling/outlets. •A Net Zero Carbon decision support tool that assesses the most optimal emissions reduction interventions including sensitivity analysis to identify lowest cost based on a target emissions glidepath, covering both nitrous oxide and methane from wastewater treatment and bioresource processing. •Be able to base the decision-making tool on various emissions factors used locally, nationally, and globally. •Be able to adapt to inform long term strategic decisions over 25 years as well as short term asset and operational change and identify operational improvement. •Be able to adapt to and incorporate new emerging technology inputs as they arise. •Incorporate key measures including cost (capex and opex), asset deterioration, carbon, growth, carbon offset costs, emissions factors, and potential mitigation range. •Be able to adapt the solution to include the latest regulatory requirements. •Provision of a core analytics platform incorporating data integration, optimization, visualization, reporting and user interface layers

Value: 1300000
Published: 2023-11-09
Deadline: 2023-12-07
1300000 2023-11-09 2023-12-07
Supply, Delivery, Installation & Commissioning of a Semiconductor contact mask aligner for 4” wafers
UK Glasgow University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is looking to purchase Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of a Semiconductor contact mask aligner for 4” wafersThe equipment will be installed in the cleanroom suite of the University’s Technology and Innovation Centre. It is essential to maintain delivery of photonic and electro-photonic microsystems in a number of major projects, involving funders including RCUK, EU and RA Eng, and aligning with strategic themes including quantum technologies, optical communications and neurophotonics. The rapid patterning of large wafer areas possible using the mask aligner is appropriate for repeated microfabrication when device designs become optimized, and offers high throughput. This capability complements the more flexible but slower patterning method of laser lithography also available in the cleanroom, that is more appropriate for prototyping.

Value: 120000
Published: 2023-11-08
Deadline: 2023-11-23
120000 2023-11-08 2023-11-23
Procurement for the provision of a Framework Agreement for Integrated Resource Management Planning Technology Partners to Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (NHS England)
UK Leicester NHS England (through Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit)

Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM) is seeking to let a Framework for the provision of Integrated Resource Management Planning Technology Partners. The systems should be agile and have the flexibility to respond to evolving technology and operational requirements as these emerge. AGEM has developed a new service offering for customers which enables customers to join as members with an annual fee which is scaled according to the requirements of the customer and the size of the organisation. AGEM now requires system partner(s) to enable this vision.Our vision is to provide both a strategic planning tool to enable population level integrated planning and a range of connected operational planning tools to support effective resource management. The tools created will enable decision makers at different levels across the health and care system to understand the current performance, their target operating model - and performance requirements, together with the evidence base on best practice. The Framework term will be 36 months, with a total framework value of £15.855m over the 36 months. A maximum of 3 bidders will be awarded a place on the framework.This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of AGEM.Atamis: Interested providers will be able to view this notice via the 'Live Opportunities' list on the e-procurement system, Atamis, available on the following link: https://health-family.force.com/s/WelcomeBids must be received via the Atamis e-procurement system by no later than midday 4th December 2023

Value: 13221666
Published: 2023-11-05
Deadline: 2023-12-04
13221666 2023-11-05 2023-12-04
School of Chemistry: Refinery Gas Analysers and GC x GC
UK Guardbridge University of St Andrews

RequirementsAll items are considered as a single package1.1. 2 x Refinery Gas AnalysersThe RGAs will be used to determine catalyst performance through continuous in-line analysis of tail gas on each reactor unit. The following specifications are required:- Simultaneous detection of hydrocarbons (up to C14), permanent gases, and hydrogen with a single injection.- Heat traced up to point of injection. The RGA’s will be used for hot tail gas analysis with heating tracing (180 C) up to the reactor sampling point.- Flameout detection and automatic reignition- Workstation and software1.2. 2D GCThe 2D GC will be employed for detailed analysis of complex liquid product mixtures. The following specifications are required:- Quantitative analysis of complex hydrocarbon mixtures containing alkanes, alkenes and oxygenates up to C100. For reference, the work reported by Partington et al, Journal of Analytical Science and Technology (2020) 11:42, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40543-020-00235-5, gives a good overview of product slates likely to be encountered. We anticipate a high degree of branched hydrocarbons, which will further complicate product separation.- Mass spec detection- Workstation and software1.3. Sustained OperationCosts for servicing and maintenance contracts for 4 years beyond the warranty period shall be provided and will cover:- Annual preventive maintenance visit.- Access to telephone and email support during office hours.- Service visits (travel and labour).- Service parts.Expected response time from receiving the enquiry should also be included.1.4. DocumentationSystem documentation will be delivered in the following form;- 1 x Paper Copy- 1 x Electronic Copy (USB-Stick)The documentation shall include, but not be limited to;- Calibration reports and certificates where applicable- Functional test reports- User manual(s)- UKCA marking & documentation- Training at customer site- Delivery under Incoterms 2010 DAP, St Andrews University, UKPlease see tender documents for full details.

Value: 200000
Published: 2023-11-05
Deadline: 2023-12-05
200000 2023-11-05 2023-12-05
ALIGN Laser CubeSat UKSA NSIP Phase 3 - Lot 2 - Satellite components
UK Newcastle upon Tyne Northumbria University

We are completing the build of three 6U CubeSats as part of a technology demonstration mission funded by the UK Space Agency. This mission will see the launch of two 6U CubeSats into a sun-synchronous Low Earth Orbit (expected 450 km altitude) in 2026/7. The third 6U CubeSat is our reference model. The payload being developed for assembly integration and testing within the 6U CubeSat bus is a 2U laser communications terminal. The mission goal will be to demonstrate inter-satellite laser optical communications across a range of link lengths up to 1000 km and at least 1 Gbps data transfer rates between the 6U CubeSats. There will be a requirement for a number of ground-passes for frequent data downlink of the experimental results log files and the mission is anticipated to last for 1 year, including a deorbit final stage. CubeSat parts.

Value: 260000
Published: 2023-11-05
Deadline: 2023-12-05
260000 2023-11-05 2023-12-05
ALIGN Laser CubeSat UKSA NSIP Phase 3 - Lot 1 - CubeSat Parts
UK Newcastle upon Tyne Northumbria University

We are completing the build of three 6U CubeSats as part of a technology demonstration mission funded by the UK Space Agency. This mission will see the launch of two 6U CubeSats into a sun-synchronous Low Earth Orbit (expected 450 km altitude) in 2026/7. The third 6U CubeSat is our reference model. The payload being developed for assembly integration and testing within the 6U CubeSat bus is a 2U laser communications terminal. The mission goal will be to demonstrate inter-satellite laser optical communications across a range of link lengths up to 1000 km and at least 1 Gbps data transfer rates between the 6U CubeSats. There will be a requirement for a number of ground-passes for frequent data downlink of the experimental results log files and the mission is anticipated to last for 1 year, including a deorbit final stage.

Value: 108000
Published: 2023-11-05
Deadline: 2023-12-05
108000 2023-11-05 2023-12-05
Design, Implementation and Support Services: Microsoft Azure, Data, Power Platform and Office 365
UK Bristol Office for Students

The Office for Students have been transitioning legacy technology to our Microsoft Power Platform Technology, Dynamics 365 CRM, Azure and cloud technologies and associated 3rd party software running in this cloud environment since 2020 and continue to have a wide array of programmes and projects in our IT programme portfolio.We seek a Microsoft Gold partner compliant with ISO27001 and ISO 9001 standards, that will be able to provide resources and expertise for the timely delivery of our ongoing and future projects, and enhance our in-house capability in the following areas:•project management•business analysis•data analysis•data and solution architecture•business application development•quality assurance and testing•network/infrastructure management•routine and ad-hoc maintenance services for smooth transition of projects from delivery into operations and beyond•ITIL4 driven process development

Value: 2000000
Published: 2023-11-05
Deadline: 2023-12-04
2000000 2023-11-05 2023-12-04
Specialist Programme Support for Emerging Technology and Infrastructure Development activities
UK Edinburgh Crown Estate Scotland

Our role in managing the growing Emerging Technology & Infrastructure Development portfolio requires direct engagement and commercial advice on future development projects and technical advice to underpin market rent reviews and lease renewals for existing assets. To ensure CES takes an objective, defensible view of market transactions we are seeking to rely on third party advice and at times a flexible support resource in relation to this portfolio.

Value: 80000
Published: 2023-11-03
Deadline: 2023-11-30
80000 2023-11-03 2023-11-30
Colchester 5G Enabled Connected Tourism
UK Colchester Colchester City Council

Colchester, recognized as Britain's oldest recorded city and one of the fastest-growing UK boroughs, is located in North Essex and aims to position itself as a pioneering, digitally connected hub in the Eastern region of the UK. This vision involves harnessing advanced technologies such as full-fibre connectivity, 5G networks, and the Internet of Things (IoT). The scope of work centres on sourcing a wireless technology partner to design, build, and operate a 5G-enabled AR/VR connected tourism experience. This experience will span both within the Colchester Castle building and outdoors along the Roman Walls. The solution should be scalable to accommodate future growth and seamlessly integrate evolving wireless technologies. The contractor is expected to commit to enhancing public cellular 5G coverage across Colchester, addressing existing connectivity gaps. Further details can be found in tender pack.

Value: 500000
Published: 2023-11-03
Deadline: 2023-11-24
500000 2023-11-03 2023-11-24
Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) solution and Antivirus
UK Castleford Wakefield and District Housing Limited

We would like to invite suppliers to detail their proposals to providing a replacement Security Operation Centre (SOC) and Security Incident Event Monitoring (SIEM) solution including Antivirus that will be used by our Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Team.We require a fully managed 24 x 7 x 365 service including all associated software, hardware and licences.

Value: 650000
Published: 2023-11-03
Deadline: 2023-12-22
650000 2023-11-03 2023-12-22
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