Research Contract – Case for Public Support of Innovation

Research Contract – Case for Public Support of Innovation

RE130081BIS – The case for public support of innovation at the level of the sector, technology and challenge area.Contract value:£60,000 – £80,000.

Reference number: Reference number: RE130081BIS

Deadline date:12/09/2013

This deadline is for… The final date for the submission of completed bid responses is 11:00am Thursday September 12th 2013 GMT. Please note: New Contract Notice is being issued due to the deadline for questions is extended until the deadline for ITT submissions.

Contract value:£60,000 – £80,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

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: UK Shared Business Services Ltd


Description of the contract

This project aims to provide evidence about the kinds of the market and system failures related to innovation which exist with the challenge areas, enabling technologies and cross sectoral competencies. In addition to providing a high level framework/taxonomy, to codify these failures, the report will evidence the extent to which they exist in the UK for each of these areas; NOTE – This is a provisional list of areas to be refined and agreed with BIS during the delivery of the work. Challenge led areas • Energy • Built Environment • Food • Transport • Healthcare Competencies • High Value manufacturing • Digital Services Development areas • Creative industries • Financial services • Design • Emerging technologies (See below) Enabling technology capabilities • Advanced Materials • ICT • Electronics, Photonics and Electrical Systems • Biosciences Related to this, the ‘eight great technologies’ • Big Data • Satellites and Space • Robotics and Autonomous systems • Life sciences, Genomics and Synthetic Biology • Regenerative Medicine • Agri-Science • Advanced materials and Nano-Technology • Energy and its storage This will provide the underpinning evidence base for the next generation of innovation investments, informing where public money should be directed to maximise additionality, achieve tax payer VfM and deliver upon governmental priorities – such as a low carbon economy. Also, this project provides an opportunity to capture and record good practice from TSB’s innovation platforms enhancing the quality of future innovation delivery.


Classification of the contract

73210000 Research consultancy services

73200000 Research and development consultancy services

79311400 Economic research services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 10

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: 5 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Susan Stokes

Organisation name UK Shared Business Services Ltd.

Address North Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1FF


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How to apply

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