Business Research Contract

Business Research Contract

Baseline study for assessment of the current and future size of the sectors targeted by the Technology Strategy Board’s Catapult Programme.

Reference number: PS120039

Deadline date:19/09/2012

This deadline is for… Return of completed bid submissions

Contract value:£50,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Swindon

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: RCUK SSC Ltd


Description of the contract

The Technology Strategy Board is committed to collecting evidence about the economic and other impacts of its programmes of support for innovation in businesses. It invites bid for an assessment of the current size and composition of the relevant business sectors targeted by its proposed network of Catapult centres and for the development of a methodology to track the development of these sectors over the lifetime of the centres – expected to be 10 years.


Classification of the contract

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

73200000 Research and development consultancy 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: 01/10/2012 – 31/12/2012


Who to contact

Contact name Jonathan Smith

Organisation name RCUK SSC Ltd

Address , SN2 1FF


Extension number:



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How to apply

Any supplier questions & answers that are deemed relevant to share with other potential bidders will be collated and uploaded to this Contracts Finder advert by cop Monday 17th September 2012. Bidders are advised to check after this time for any such updates.