Business Research Contract for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
The aim of this project is to analyse the characteristics of these highly innovative firms within the 2011 UKIS data set, exploring broad research questions.
Characteristics of Highly Innovating Firms in the UK
Reference number: BIS/RBU/004/2012
This deadline is for… closing date for submission of Expression of Interests
Contract value:£0 – £80,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out: Sheffield The work can be carried out by anyone based in the UK, however the Project Manager is based in London.
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: Business, Innovation and Skills
Description of the contract
The aim of this project is to analyse the characteristics of these highly innovative firms within the 2011 UKIS data set, exploring the following broad research questions: 1. Are highly innovative firms also high growth firms, in terms of output, employment and productivity? 2. Do highly innovative firms collaborate more closely with science institutions, especially universities and publicly-supported research establishments? What is the sectoral and regional pattern of such collaboration? What firm characteristics are associated with such collaboration? 3. How do highly-innovative firms respond to recessionary environments in terms of innovation investments?
Classification of the contract
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
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: 01/08/2012 – 29/03/2013
Who to contact
Contact name Carole Hobson
Organisation name Business, Innovation and Skills
Address 2 St Pauls’ Place, 125 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2FJ
Telephone 0114 207 5120