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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Data services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs
Section II: Object
Artificial Intelligence Dynamic Purchasing System
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the Authority intends to put in place a pan government collaborative agreement for the provision of artificial intelligence services. The scope of the agreement will cover the following:
— general artificial intelligence services,
— discovery and consultancy work related to the use of artificial intelligence in public services,
— development, implementation and support of artificial intelligence systems in the public sector,
— data analytics using artificial intelligence,
— the development and implementation of intelligent virtual assistants and intelligent personal assistants.
Primarily in the UK.
The UK Government is seeking to accelerate the uptake of artificial intelligence services by government departments. The commercial agreement is to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK bodies, including but not limited to Central Government Departments and their agencies, non departmental public bodies, Devolved administrations, NHS Bodies and providers of services to the NHS, local authorities, police, voluntary sector, charities and/or other private organisations acting as managing agents or procuring on behalf of these public sector bodies. The proposed agreement is expected to be a dynamic purchasing system (DPS). This is to be confirmed within Government following market engagement. The Authority considers that this opportunity may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SME’s).
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those suppliers within the artificial intelligence market in order to gain feedback on the proposed format of the commercial agreement.
Further details will be provided when market engagement activities have been finalised and will be communicated.
To participate in market engagement please email:
Please include the following:
1) Organisation name;
2) Contact name;
3) Job title of contact (including responsibility within your organisation);
4) Contact phone number;
5) Contact email;
6) Organisation website link.
The DPS platform will be launched in the Supplier Registration Service (SRS): https://supplierregistration.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/dps
Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.