Services - 78725-2019

19/02/2019    S35

United Kingdom-London: Research services

2019/S 035-078725

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Postal address: 1 Victoria Street
Town: London
Postal code: SW1H 0ET
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7341092456

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Ageing Society and Clean Growth Grand Challenge Home of 2030 Design Competition: Design and Delivery Partner

II.1.2)Main CPV code
73110000 Research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

BEIS seeks a lead partner to develop and deliver a national design competition for the Home of 2030. The aim of this project is to engage industry and the public around a vision of the building of tomorrow — addressing gaps in the current market, for housing that is energy efficient, suitable for changing needs across a lifetime, good value and scalable. This project was announced by the energy minister Claire Perry at Green GB Week 2018.

BEIS require a delivery partner who has varied and broad development industry, professional and academic connections, with experience in bringing together disparate consortia to solve challenges in order to have the transformational impact required of this project.

Elements of the work outlined can be subcontracted by the lead delivery partner, but the lead delivery partner will have overall responsibility for the delivery of work.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
73100000 Research and experimental development services
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
73300000 Design and execution of research and development
79310000 Market research services
79311400 Economic research services
79315000 Social research services
71242000 Project and design preparation, estimation of costs
71248000 Supervision of project and documentation
72224000 Project management consultancy services
75112100 Administrative development project services
79421200 Project-design services other than for construction work
71220000 Architectural design services
71320000 Engineering design services
71321000 Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings
71321200 Heating-system design services
71322000 Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works
79415200 Design consultancy services
79930000 Specialty design services
79932000 Interior design services
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— research: the delivery partner will need to conduct a study drawing in qualitative and quantitative evidence on the barriers and opportunities for innovation in the sector,

— engagement: we want the sector and the wider public to coalesce around an exercise that develops and promotes a vision for the home of the future. The delivery partner will oversee work — using the hook of the design competition — to promote to communicate this vision to different groups with different perspectives, and encourage value added collaborations within the sector and wider public,

— competition: the delivery partner will need to provide or draw in design and technical expertise — providing skills and resources to help shape the brief, provide insights from research and assist with the evaluation of designs,

— programme management: the programme lead must be skilled in programme management to ensure diverse work strands are delivered on time and to specification.

II.2.14)Additional information

To provide prospective suppliers with the opportunity to gain more detail on the project, BEIS are holding a pre-market engagement day at Room C12, Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, SW1H 0ET on 21st February from 10:30-15:00.

Organisations interested in attending the pre-market engagement day or applying for this contract please contact Bethan Ellis, see above info.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2019214-PRO-14080700

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: