UK-Swindon: Social research services.

UK-Swindon: Social research services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN12 1LF, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7562167366, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKK14

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-2539 Social baseline study for Carbon Storage Research Facility Project Reference number: UKRI-2539
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
79315000 - Social research services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short Description: The requirement is for a social baseline study for Carbon Storage Research Facility (CSRF) project.

In order to improve our understanding of public knowledge and attitudes to CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS), the British Geological Survey (BGS) wishes to acquire a national ‘social baseline’ that provides a snapshot of attitudes to CCS across the UK from a representative sample of the UK population. This baseline of knowledge and attitudes should also provide the opportunity for comparison with future similar activities, should further funding become available, so that changes in social attitudes towards low carbon technologies can be measured over time.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 12/12/2022

VI.6) Original notice reference:

Notice Reference: 2022 - 536139
Notice number in OJ S: 2022/S 000 - 031924
Date of dispatch of the original notice: 10/11/2022

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority

VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1

Section Number: IV.2.7
Place of text to be modified: Conditions for opening of tenders: 14 December 2022
Instead of:
Date: 12/12/2022
Local Time: 14:00
Date: 14/12/2022
Local Time: 14:00

VII.2) Other additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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