UK-Swindon: Project management consultancy services.

UK-Swindon: Project management consultancy services.

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

I.1) Name and addresses
UK Research & Innovation, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7563420665, Email:
Contact: Elizabeth Gage
Main Address:

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

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-2310 Hub Function for the UK Rare Disease Research Platform Reference number: Not Provided
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
72224000 - Project management consultancy services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short Description: The UK Rare Disease Research Platform (UK-RDRP) is being established by MRC and NIHR to connect and enhance the UK’s strengths in rare disease research. Rare diseases are defined as diseases with a prevalence of less than one in 2000 individuals, and include disease of genetic and non-genetic origins. The aim of the Platform is to underpin greater collaboration between academic, clinical and industry research with essential patients, research charities and other stakeholders to accelerate the understanding, diagnosis and therapy of rare diseases. The Platform will support networking and activities that enable research and will comprise a number of challenge-led thematic nodes (each led by UK research organisations, e.g. universities), with a single, integrated platform Hub.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 16/02/2023

VI.6) Original notice reference:

Notice Reference: 2023 - 557138
Notice number in OJ S: 2022/S 000 - 000372
Date of dispatch of the original notice: 06/01/2023

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.2.2
Place of text to be modified: Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Instead of:
Date: 20/02/2023
Local Time: 14:00
Date: 27/02/2023
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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