UK-Swindon: Evaluation consultancy services.

UK-Swindon: Evaluation consultancy services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1793867000, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKK14
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Research and Innovation

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: UKRI-1745 Future Leaders Fellowships Programme Evaluation
Reference number: UKRI-1745
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
79419000 - Evaluation consultancy services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
This PIN is being issued in order to undertake a market consultation exercise with regards to this project. UKRI would like to invite suppliers to attend an engagement session on Friday 14th January 2022 at 10:00 in order to provide information regarding the procurement, the expected outcomes of the procurement and to enable suppliers an opportunity to ask questions regarding this activity. We request that attendance is restricted to key members of your organisation (a maximum of 2). For clarity, this PIN is not a Call for Competition. Not registering an interest shall not prevent any supplier participating in a future procurement, nor is it intended that any information supplied as part of the preliminary market consultation shall place any supplier at an advantage in any future potential procurement process. To register, please go to
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 300,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
UKRI is committed to rigorous evaluation of our key programmes. The aim is to understand the impact of FLF; examine the implementation of the programme & support early explorations of the economic value of FLF. This will inform ongoing programme development, maximise the value of public funding & enable Treasury, BEIS & UKRI to demonstrate accountability for public funds. Audiences for the evaluation include UKRI, BEIS, government & the research and innovation communities of the UK and abroad. The evaluation should help all audiences to understand: whether the FLF scheme activities have been implemented as planned & whether the scheme delivered its intended aims and objectives; to what extent the programme achieved its planned impacts as outlined in the Theory of Change; for whom & in what circumstances did it achieve this;what factors in the context or operation of FLF supported or inhibited the emergence of impacts; whether the intervention is cost-effective & represents good value.
II.2.14) Additional information
To register your interest in attending, please go to the following link: .

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
To view this notice, please click here:
GO-20211216-PRO-19401077 TKR-20211216-PRO-19401076

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 16/12/2021