UK-Swindon: Evaluation consultancy services.

UK-Swindon: Evaluation consultancy services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1793867000, Email: Corporateprocurement@ukri.org
Main Address: www.ukri.org
NUTS Code: UK

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Research

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-1668 An Evaluation of Research England's Higher Education Innovation Fund Programme
Reference number: UKRI-1668

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
79419000 - Evaluation consultancy services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: Contract Award Notice for UKRI-1668 An Evaluation of Research England's Higher Education Innovation Fund Programme.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 495,000

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKK1 - Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area

Main site or place of performance:
Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Contract Award Notice for UKRI-1668 An Evaluation of Research England's Higher Education Innovation Fund Programme.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80

Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 20


II.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of these options:The contract may be extended by up to 3 months at the discretion of UKRI.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2022/S 000-018562



IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: UKRI-1668
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: UKRI-1668 An Evaluation of Research England's Higher Education Innovation Fund Programme.

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 25/11/2022

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
PA Consulting Services Limited, 00414220
10 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5DN, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKK1
The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 495,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: Procurement Contract Transparency Data: Redacted contract documents will be made available within the next 30 days on the UKRI website at: https://www.ukri.org/about-us/procurement-contract-transparency-data/
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1793867000, Email: Commercial@ukri.org
Internet address: https://www.ukri.org

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 14/12/2022