Help to Grow Digital Evaluation – Pre-Market Engagement Session 18 August 2021 

Help to Grow Digital Evaluation – Pre-Market Engagement Session 18 August 2021

BEIS is procuring a number of evaluation projects to support the recently announced programmes- Help to Grow: Digital and Help to Grow: Management, which aim to boost firm-level productivity.

HTG Digital Evaluation

UK Shared Business Services Limited

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Research and development consultancy services – 73200000
  • Market and economic research; polling and statistics – 79300000

Location of contract

SW1H 0ET

Procurement reference

PS21121 – HTG Digital Evaluation

Published date

9 August 2021

Closing date

17 August 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

** Please note this is not a call for competition, This is a PIN notice for a Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy requirement**

BEIS is procuring a number of evaluation projects to support the recently announced programmes- Help to Grow: Digital and Help to Grow: Management, which aim to boost firm-level productivity.

Help to Grow: Digital is a £300m flagship programme that will provide information and advice to SMEs, helping them to understand their digital technology needs. The platform will also offer a digital technology voucher that provides SMEs with a discount of up to £5,000, covering up to 50% of the cost of a technology solution from a pre-approved list of vendors for up to a year. The voucher will be available for up to 100,000 SMEs over three years and will launch in Autumn 2021. An evaluation partner will join this programme ahead of launch to conduct a process and quasi-experimental impact evaluation, running for four years. The supplier event will involve a summary and details of the programme, the key requirements of the evaluation and a Q+A session.

We would like to invite prospective bidders to attend a pre-market engagement session on Wednesday, 18th August 2021 11:00 – 11:45 via MS Teams.

The agenda for the day is as follows:
• Introductions, • Overview of the requirement, • Evaluation expectations,• Procurement overview, • Discussion / Q&A

Note that the route to market will be via CCS Research Marketplace DPS (RM6018) (www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/agreements/RM6018) and to bid for this work the lead contractor will have to be registered on the CCS Research Marketplace DPS (RM6018) prior to the requirement being launched.

 

More information

 

Additional text
A pre-market engagement session will be held on Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 11:00 – 11:45 via MS Teams. This will provide an opportunity for potential providers to find out more about the aims of the procurement and the process. Providers wishing to attend need to RSVP by Tuesday, 17th August 2021 at 11.00 stating their name, company and email.

This information should be sent to the following email address: professionalservices@uksbs.co.uk for the attention of Victoria Clewer.

Please ensure that the subject heading for the email is as follows:
PS21121 HTG Digital Evaluation Market Engagement Event.

 

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Address

Polaris House, North Star Avenue
SWINDON
SN21FF
England

Email

professionalservices@uksbs.co.uk