Services - 500380-2017

15/12/2017    S241    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Bristol: Market research services

2017/S 241-500380

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Jisc
One Castlepark, Tower Hill
Bristol
BS20JA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Rachael Littlejohns
E-mail: procurement@jisc.ac.uk
NUTS code: 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.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Jisc market research framework.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79310000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this framework is to construct a pool of expertise that can be used to support the Insight team in the delivery of Jisc’s research and development projects. Jisc are seeking market research agencies with specific experience and expertise in the ed-tech sector. Please see further detail below.

Please Note: Jisc offices will be closed from midday on Friday 22 December to 2.1.2018. During this time no enquiries will be answered. Any enquiries submitted during this time will be answered after 2 January.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: New Product Development (NPD) — related market research.

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73200000
73000000
73210000
79310000
73110000
73100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this Lot is to complete focused pieces of market research to understand the potential of enhancements to existing technology based services under development or ideas for new services.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the title and purpose of the Lot is subject to change prior to the publication of the contract notice and procurement documents.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Engagement Market Research

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73200000
73000000
73210000
79310000
73110000
73100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this Lot is to gather market research in order to understand member usage and attitudes, optimising communications and tracking of perception, satisfaction and brand.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the title and purpose of the Lot is subject to change prior to the publication of the contract notice and procurement documents.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Member journey and UX Market Research

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73200000
73000000
73210000
79310000
73110000
73100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this Lot is to gather market research into member journey life cycles, service design and UX (User experience). This may include UX testing and optimisation of digital and online member journeys.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the title and purpose of the Lot is subject to change prior to the publication of the contract notice and procurement documents.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4: International Market Research

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73200000
73000000
73210000
79310000
73110000
73100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this Lot is to undertake market research to test market opportunities of new and existing technology based products and services in International markets, primarily Europe and US but not exclusively.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the title and purpose of the Lot is subject to change prior to the publication of the contract notice and procurement documents.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
02/01/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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:

In 1.2018, Jisc intends to release a contract notice and pre-qualification questionnaire, and commence a procurement process following the restricted procurement procedure in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU and The Public Contracts Regulations 2015. More detailed information relating to the service required will be provided at that time. Interested providers are invited to contact Jisc via procurement@jisc.ac.uk and express their interest in receiving further communications about the status of this procurement process.

Please note the tender documents will only be made available via our e-procurement site https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk

Interested parties will need to be registered with this portal to access the information and respond to the opportunity. Please remember that this initial registration is not a registration for this opportunity, it is only the registration of the supplier on the portal. When registering, it is recommended that a generic mailbox (such as sales@supplier) is set up, so that information from the system can be sent to more than one representative at the company.

Please feel free to contact procurement@jisc.ac.uk once you have registered and we can notify you once the opportunity has been published.

For further information on Jisc please visit http://www.jisc.ac.uk/aboutus.aspx

Please Note: Jisc offices will be closed from midday on Friday 22 December to Monday 2.1.2018. During this time no enquiries will be answered. Any enquiries submitted during this time will be answered after 2 January.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/12/2017