Co-ordinator for Virtual Food Authenticity Network – DEFRA

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.

Reference number:21694

Deadline date:09/03/2015

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.

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Classification of the contract

90700000Environmental 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:24 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameprocurement@defra.gsi.gov.uk

Organisation nameDEFRA

Address, SW1P 3JR

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