Research on Benefits of Technology

Research on Benefits of Technology

Technology Strategy Board Benefits to the Economy Evaluation – dallas programme. Reference number: PS120013

Deadline date:23/07/2012

This deadline is for… Return of completed bid submissions

Contract value:£110,000 – £135,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Swindon The Technology Strategy Board is based in Swindon. The work will be carried out in the UK.

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 a business-led executive non-departmental public body, established by the Government. Its mission is to promote and support research into, and development and exploitation of, technology and innovation for the benefit of UK business, in order to increase economic growth and improve the quality of life. dallas is the culmination of a programme of work under the umbrella of the Assisted Living Innovation Platform (ALIP). The ALIP is promoting independent living and improved quality of life by making technology better, cheaper and more desirable. It aims to significantly advance the technology to meet the demand for independent living from the expected increase in the numbers of people living with long term conditions and age-related disability. For the duration of the dallas programme, a supplier is required to measure the economic and business benefits to the UK (Has dallas produced positive and sustainable wealth creation for the UK?). Further information on the requirement can be found in the Invitation to Bid documentation.




Classification of the contract

73200000 Research and development consultancy services

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related 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: 36 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Jonathan Smith

Organisation name RCUK SSC Ltd

Address , Swindon, SN2 1FF


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How to apply

If you would like to receive the Invitation to Bid, including the full specification, please email