Services - 542874-2019

15/11/2019    S221

United Kingdom-Bristol: Research and development consultancy services

2019/S 221-542874

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Jisc
Postal address: One Castlepark, Tower Hill
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BS2 0JA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Christopher Hallahan
E-mail: chris.hallahan@jisc.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: National education and research network provider
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Research and Development Consultancy Framework 2019

Reference number: Proc0132
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Jisc wishes to establish a multi-supplier, multi-lot framework agreement to supply research and development consultancy to support Jisc’s work in the higher and further education and skills sectors. The lots include:

— Lot 1: Developer services,

— Lot 2: User-centred design services,

— Lot 3: Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) services,

— Lot 4: Scholarly communication, information management and library consultancy services,

— Lot 5: Data and analytics services,

— Lot 6: Research and research data management services,

— Lot 7: Teaching, learning and the student experience consultancy services,

— Lot 8: Data, text mining and data visualisation services,

— Lot 9: Testing services,

— Lot 10: EdTech start-up services.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Developer Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 1, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to deliver technical services that range from mobile applications to large web services and include scalable middleware. Specific skills will be required for this Lot:

— requirements and feasibility analysis,

— mobile development,

— scalable middleware,

— web development,

— data processing and analysis.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 + 1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

UX and UI Developer Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 2, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to deliver professional services for user-centred design to ensure our products and services meet our members’ and customers’ needs in efficient, engaging and usable ways.

We welcome applications from agencies that cover the full range of design skills (including front-end web development) and individuals specialising in key skills.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 + 1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) Services

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 3, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to deliver services and support in relation to immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR), also sometimes referred to as mixed or extended reality (MR or XR).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2+1+1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Scholarly Communication, Information and Library Services

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to commission consultancy services support in the development and review of new forms of scholarly communication (including teaching and learning), information management and related library technical solutions.

Experts should be familiar with 1 or more of the following:

Business, licensing and economic/financial modelling; related requirements of the research and education sectors, new forms of scholarly communication and associated metrics and analytics; as well as the related cultural and organisational issues.

Manipulating large datasets to derive trend data, scenarios and new models, with the ability to quickly change those if required to incorporate new data sets or reflect changes to policy, rules, etc. or in response to market intelligence or quantitative and qualitative data. The technical aspects of information management in terms of associated architectures, frameworks, technical standards (including schemas, vocabularies and protocols) and approaches used to support creation, curation, preservation, access, reuse and analysis of digital assets; or technical solutions to better manage and access analogue resources.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 + 1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Data and Analytics

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 5, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders who are experts with a broad knowledge of analytics in both the HE and FE sectors, as well as expertise in 1 or more of the areas listed below.

The experts should be familiar with the technical aspects of learning analytics including data extraction, transform and load, data warehousing, data analysis and visualisation.

Experts should be familiar with the commercial products that offer these functions and with the systems that data will need to be extracted from.

As well as technical information the experts should have a good grasp of the ethical and organisational issues involved in exploiting analytics.

Experts should also be aware of the kind of interventions that institutional staff can make as a result of issues identified via learning analytics.

Experts should understand how learning analytics overlaps with related areas such as business intelligence, intelligent campus and student health and wellbeing.

Experts should be comfortable writing and producing materials that explain complex issues to an audience made up of a variety of institutional roles.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 + 1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Research and Research Data Services

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 6, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to commission expert support in the use of technology in all aspects of the research lifecycle. Experts will need to understand the research process and the technical systems that support it. Experts should be familiar with current pain points for researchers, librarians, IT staff and research managers, the legal and ethical issues involved and future horizons.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 + 1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience Consultancy Services

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 7, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to commission expert support for research and development activities in the use of technology for learning, teaching, assessment, educational and staff development and the support of the overall student experience. We are interested in expertise in all aspects of supporting the student experience with technology.

Experts will understand the pedagogy underpinning technology enhanced learning and will be familiar with practice, processes and challenges in 1 or more of higher or further education or apprenticeships.

They should be aware of the issues that institutional managers and leaders face in providing an excellent learning and teaching experience for all types of students and modes of delivery, including the need for staff and student digital capabilities.

We seek experts who are familiar with the leading systems across the broad picture of technology-enhanced learning and are aware of how they are used in the sectors, with an understanding the potential impact of new and emerging technologies on this area.

An awareness of new horizons in technology use in education is desirable. Knowledge of the use and application of assistive technologies and the use of technology to support inclusion will be an essential component of the knowledge of consultants engaged in this lot.

Experts should be comfortable writing and producing materials that explain complex issues to an audience made up of a variety of institutional roles.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 + 1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Data, Text Mining and Data Visualisation Services

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 8, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to commission consultancy services to work with experts in the use of text and data mining (TDM) and data visualisation to support research in higher and further education. This could involve advising Jisc on how to best organise Jisc services to enable TDM and exploit data for visualisation purposes.

Bidders should understand the technology involved as well as the legal issues and the practical and organisational issues involved in aggregating diverse data sources and engaging in TDM.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 + 1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Testing Services

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 9, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to deliver consultancy services relating to software testing. Experts will need a broad knowledge and experience of software testing across a range of software products. Experts should be experienced in working with internal teams to:

— develop and execute test plans,

— undertake and evaluate unit and regression tests,

— undertake and evaluate User Experience (UX) testing with 3rd parties, such as users from a college or university,

— undertake and evaluate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) with 3rd parties, such as users from a college or university,

— adopt automated testing tools,

— conduct accessibility testing against common standards (e.g. WCAG 2.0) and legislative requirements,

— perform cross-browser testing, including mobile devices,

— perform functional and non-functional testing,

— provide consultancy and testing expertise,

— share best practice to help improve efficiency.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 +1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

EdTech Start-Up Services

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212517 IT software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Lot 10, Jisc wishes to establish a framework agreement with bidders to commission EdTech start-up experts to offer support our EdTech activity, accelerating the growth of EdTech start-ups companies.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding reqs / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further extensions of 12 months and 12 months may be taken by Jisc (so, potentially a combined contract length of 2 + 1 + 1 years).

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 092-222762
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 1
Title:

Developer Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 13
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Jeremy benn Associates Ltd
Town: Skipton
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 1
Title:

Developer Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 13
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ecorys UK Ltd
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 1
Title:

Developer Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 13
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Gooii Ltd
Town: Nottingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 1
Title:

Developer Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 13
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Magnetic North Interactive Ltd
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 1
Title:

Developer Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 13
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Digirati Ltd
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 2
Title:

User-Centred Design Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Magnetic North Interactive Ltd
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 2
Title:

User-Centred Design Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Pure Usability Ltd
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 2
Title:

User-Centred Design Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hidden Creative Ltd
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 2
Title:

User-Centred Design Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Nomensa Ltd
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 2
Title:

User-Centred Design Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Digirati Ltd
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 11
Title:

AR/VR Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hidden Creative Ltd
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 3
Title:

AR/VR Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Daden Ltd
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 3
Title:

AR/VR Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Gleechi AB
Town: Stockholm
NUTS code: SE SVERIGE
Country: Sweden
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 3
Title:

AR/VR Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Gooii Ltd
Town: Nottingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 3
Title:

AR/VR Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Medical Realities
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 4
Title:

Scholarly Communication, Information and Library Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Birmingham City University
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 4
Title:

Scholarly Communication, Information and Library Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Research Consulting Ltd
Town: Nottingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 4
Title:

Scholarly Communication, Information and Library Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hapsis Innovation Ltd
Town: Bellingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 4
Title:

Scholarly Communication, Information and Library Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ken Chad Consulting Ltd
Town: Brentwood
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 4
Title:

Scholarly Communication, Information and Library Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hadfield Consultants Ltd
Town: Oxford
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 5
Title:

Data and Analytics Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Cetis LLP
Town: Lancaster
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 5
Title:

Data and Analytics Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Texuna Technologies Ltd
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 5
Title:

Data and Analytics Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Acuma Solutions Ltd
Town: Stockport
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 5
Title:

Data and Analytics Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Latitude 91 Ltd t/a Skillset
Town: Basingstoke
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 5
Title:

Data and Analytics

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Artefact Transformation and Facilitation Services
Town: Cape Town
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: South Africa
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 6
Title:

Research and Research Data Management

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 11
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Birmingham City University
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 6
Title:

Research and Research Data Management

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 11
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hapsis Innovation Ltd
Town: Bellingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 6
Title:

Research and Research Data Management

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 11
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Research Consulting Ltd
Town: Nottingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 6
Title:

Research and Research Data Management

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 11
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Digirati Ltd
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 6
Title:

Research and Research Data Management

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 11
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hadfield Consultants Ltd
Town: Oxford
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 7
Title:

Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: AS Piellong Research Ltd
Town: Hexham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 7
Title:

Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hapsis Innovation Ltd
Town: Bellingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 7
Title:

Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Cetis LLP
Town: Lancaster
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 7
Title:

Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Anodyne Anthropology
Town: Charlotte, NC
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United States
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 7
Title:

Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ken Chad Consulting
Town: Brentwood
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 8
Title:

Data, Text Mining and Data Visualisation

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Cetis LLP
Town: Lancaster
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 8
Title:

Data, Text Mining and Data Visualisation

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Knowledge Integration Ltd
Town: Sheffield
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 8
Title:

Data, Text Mining and Data Visualisation

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Digirati Ltd
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 8
Title:

Data, Text Mining and Data Visualisation

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Texuna Technologies Ltd
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 9
Title:

Testing Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Sogeti UK Ltd
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 9
Title:

Testing Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Latitude 91 Ltd t/a Skillset
Town: Basingstoke
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 9
Title:

Testing Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Kedu Testing Ltd
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 9
Title:

Testing Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Acuma Solutions Ltd
Town: Stockport
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 9
Title:

Testing Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 9
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Cognizant Worldwide Ltd
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 10
Title:

EdTech Startup Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Emerge Venture Lab Ltd
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Proc0132
Lot No: 10
Title:

EdTech Startup Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hadfield Consultants Ltd
Town: Oxford
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 600 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Jisc
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Jisc will incorporate a standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 article 91 provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/11/2019