Agricultural Research Contract

Agricultural Research Contract

 The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) as the UK’s leading public funding agencies for the environmental and biological sciences have launched a pre-competitive funding programme to address water and nutrient-related challenges hindering the delivery of sustainable agricultural systems. 

PS140182: Consultancy Service to Sustainable Agriculture Research and Innovation Club (SARIC)

Reference number:PS140182

Deadline date:01/09/2014

This deadline is for…Submission of finalised tender bid

Contract value:£100,000 – £150,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Wiltshire CCAlthough the majority of the services will be provided at the winning bidder’s premises, the winning bidder may be required to travel to other sites if it is deemed necessary by the customer.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:UK Shared Business Services Ltd.

Description of the contract

THE RELEASE OF THE RELEVANT DOCUMENTATION IS SUBJECT TO A SIGNED NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT BEING COMPLETED, SIGNED AND SENT TO JOSHUA.PAPP@UKSBS.CO.UK Purpose: The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) as the UK’s leading public funding agencies for the environmental and biological sciences have launched a pre-competitive funding programme to address water and nutrient-related challenges hindering the delivery of sustainable agricultural systems. The strategic aim of the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Innovation Club (SARIC) is to support innovative research and research translation that is both scientifically excellent and industrially relevant. By bringing together the UK environmental and biological science research communities, and co-developing the funding programme with industry, SARIC will facilitate the delivery of collaborative and innovative projects to address two key challenges identified by the funding programme’s industry members. The contract will be initially for three (3) years, commencing September 2014, with the possibility of extending for up to a further two (2) years following a performance review. Consideration will be given to job-shares. At this stage, the estimated value is approximately £50,000 per annum.

 

Classification of the contract

73210000Research consultancy services

41120000Non-drinking water

41100000Natural water

41000000Collected and purified water

73200000Research and development consultancy services

73120000Experimental development services

73100000Research and experimental development services

73110000Research services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:36 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameJoshua Papp

Organisation nameUK Shared Business Services Ltd.

AddressConcept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8QQ

Telephone+44 (0)7824373370

Extension number:

Fax

How to apply

PLEASE COMPLETE, SIGN AND SEND THE NON – DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT ATTACHED TO THIS NOTICE TO JOSHUA.PAPP@UKSBS.CO.UK IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE RELEVANT TENDER DOCUMENTATION AND TO EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST IN SUBMITTING A BID FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY.

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