Export Research Contract for UK Trade and Investment

Export Research Contract for UK Trade and Investment

Analytical Research to gain further understanding of the factors which influence export engagement among UK SMEs.

Reference number: UKTI/TN003/12/2012

Deadline date:21/01/2013

This deadline is for… receipt of bid proposals by BIS/UKTI

Contract value:£20,000 – £30,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Business, Innovation and Skills – UK Trade and Investment


Description of the contract

UK Trade & Investment is seeking to commission data analysis of the 2012 wave of the BIS Small Business Survey, to investigate factors that may stop more UK Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from exporting, or limit their export actively either by exporting intermittently or by stopping exporting. Findings from the research will be used to inform future policy development relating to government support for export related business services.


Classification of the contract

79311400 Economic research services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 8

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: 4 Months


Who to contact

Contact name M Khalid Nadeem Khan

Organisation name UK Trade and Investment

Address First floor Abbey 2, 1 Victoria Street, London, London, SW1H 0ET

Telephone 020 7215 6885

Extension number:


Web address


How to apply

See attached Invitation to Tender document for detailed instructions