Co-ordinator for Virtual Food Authenticity Network – DEFRA
The requirement seeks to appoint a Coordinator responsible for the newly established virtual food authenticity network which aims to bring together those laboratories involved in food authenticity testing.
This deadline is for…Interest in tendering
Contract value:£1 – £100,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out:United Kingdom
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes
Name of the buying organisation:DEFRA
Description of the contract
The requirement seeks to appoint a Coordinator responsible for the newly established virtual food authenticity network which aims to bring together those laboratories involved in food authenticity testing. Recommendation four (4) of the Elliott review published in September 2014 focused on the capability of laboratory services in food authenticity testing. It recognised that there were a number of different disciplines and techniques involved in food authenticity testing and recommended the creation of a network of centres of excellence which would help bring together all those involved in authenticity testing to provide a more coherent and coordinated approach covering the range of authenticity techniques.
Classification of the contract
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:24 Months