GB-Cambridge: UKRI-2217 ACS Jisc Read and Publish Open Access Deal

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Cambridge: UKRI-2217 ACS Jisc Read and Publish Open Access Deal
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research & Innovation
Medical Research Council, Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +441793867000, Email:, URL:
Contact: MRC Procurement, Attn: MRC Procurement
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Research and development services.

4. Description: Electronic publishing software package. Publishing services. Journals. ACS Read and publish open access policy to accelerate the transition to open access in the UK and broaden access to ACS' subscription content.
5. CPV Codes:
48312000 - Electronic publishing software package.
79970000 - Publishing services.
22211000 - Journals.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: UKRI-2217
9. Awarded to:

Jisc Services Ltd
National ID: 02881024, 4 Portwall Lane, Bristol, BS1 6NB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0) 7469 190144
Attn: Sonia Guadagnino
Value Cost: 86,874
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 25/05/2022
11. Number of Tenders Received: 0
12. Other Information:
Other Information: Awarded under PCR reg. 32 (2), (b, (ii)
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Suitable for VCO: No
Period of Work Start date: 26/05/2022
Period of Work End date: 31/12/2024