Design Software Supply and Support Contract

Design Software Supply and Support Contract

The SusDRAM:EDA team is seeking a private sector software specialist reseller to support the work of this project, by assisting with the supply of design packages. This includes computer aided design and manufacture (CAD/CAM), and encompasses potentially all aspects of advanced design. 

Design Software Supply and Support for SMEs

Reference number:SP/E/14/618

Deadline date:23/07/2014

This deadline is for…Last date that documents can be requested

Contract value:£55,000 – £60,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:University

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Engineering Dept

Original source URLhttps://in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster/aspx/projectmanage/500

Description of the contract

Lancaster Product Development Unit, the knowledge exchange team for the Engineering Department at Lancaster University has been successful in applying for funding from the European Regional Development Fund to continue its activity in working with a range of businesses from across the northwest region under the banner of a new project, SusDRAM:EDA (Sustainable Design for Rapid/Additive Manufacturing: Engineering Design Academy). The SusDRAM:EDA is a £1.7M funded business support programme, aiming to work with small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from Cheshire, Cumbria, Grater Manchester and Lancashire to engage in collaborative activities with the university allied to advanced manufacturing, for the retention and creation of economic growth in the Northwest of England. The SusDRAM:EDA team is seeking a private sector software specialist reseller to support the work of this project, by assisting with the supply of design packages. This includes computer aided design and manufacture (CAD/CAM), and encompasses potentially all aspects of advanced design. The project aims are rooted in additive manufacturing and solutions should be geared towards this technology area. It is envisaged that one or more suppliers will be appointed as a result of this tender and that the framework agreement will be in place initially until 30th June 2015 from date of award. There may be the potential to extend for a further periods, subject to funding and performance. The University retains the option to extend the contract to complete the works or to undertake any associated, optional works. Lancaster University reserves the right not to award a contract following this tender, nor does it bind itself to accept the lowest price or any quotation. The University reserves the right to terminate the contract in the event of continued unsatisfactory performance. This tender is being conducted electronically using Lancaster University e-tendering system, European Regional Development Fund Programme The work undertaken in this tender is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

48100000Industry specific software package

Additional information

Contract type:Supplies – Purchase

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?Yes : The work undertaken in this tender is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013.

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria below:

Estimated length of contract:01/08/2014 – 30/06/2015

Who to contact

Contact nameAngela Wearden

Organisation nameEngineering Dept

AddressLancaster Uni, United Kingdom, LA1 4YR

Telephone01524 594087

Extension number:

Fax01524 843087

Web address

How to apply

This tender is being conducted electronically using the Lancaster University e-tendering system which can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster/ To receive documents new users must first register and obtain log in details. Existing users should log in to the web site and express interest.

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