Marketing and Communications Contract

Marketing and Communications Contract

Contract summary


Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract

£25k – £35k

Published date

07 March 2017

Closing date

11 April 2017

Contract start date

14 April 2017

Contract end date

31 October 2018



1. Background:
Building Research Establishment Limited (BRE) is commissioning Marketing and Communications support for its Hertfordshire Low Carbon Innovation Network project (The Project). BRE is an independent and impartial, research-based advisory and testing organisation, offering expertise in every aspect of the built environment and associated industries. We help clients create better, safer and more sustainable products, buildings, communities and businesses – and we support the innovation needed to achieve this.
The Project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The Project will provide sector-specific support to local Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to develop innovative low carbon technologies for the built environment. It will utilise the collective demand from buyers of low carbon innovation to attract high growth SMEs and provide them with direct support from potential clients and a delivery team led by BRE.
SMEs will be recruited through four competitions, which will focus on real-world low carbon challenges. The challenges will be identified, defined and articulated by networks of demand side organisations, supported by project partners.
The Project provides innovation support to eligible SMEs, as well as offering opportunities to access major local and national markets and supply chains, and to develop new technologies, including through testing and piloting. It aims to deliver jobs, growth and reduced ca…18
3. Requirements for tendering
The proposal should be structured as follows:
– Introduction / covering letter
– Completed Supplier Questionnaire which accompanies this ITT document
– Completed Pricing Schedule, by person and hours.
– Describe your methodology for meeting the tender requirements including previous experience and proposed personnel – Maximum 2 sides A4
– CV’s of key personnel that will be delivering the work and confirmation of their availability for the project.
– Please provide proof of adequate Professional Indemnity insurance (minimum cover GBP500k)
3.1 Tender Timescale
The following outlines the timescale for the tendering process:
Tender opens 7 March 2017
Tender closes 11 April 2017
Submissions assessed 12 April 2017
Winning tender notified 13 April 2017
Submission must be made electronically, no later than 19:00 BST on 11 April 2017, to:
3.2 Evaluation criteria (2 parts)
Part 1: Selection criteria are as follows:
Company information provided (including PI cover) YES/NO (compulsory)
Relevant Policies in Place* YES/NO (compulsory)
Companies not providing required information and relevant policies will not be considered
Previous Experience 30%
Team & availability 10%
*Required policies:
-equality & diversity
-environment / sustainability
Part 2: Award criteria are as follows:
Methodology (including quality and timescale): 40%
Price: 20%


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