UK-Swindon: Administration services.

UK-Swindon: Administration 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 123456789, Email:
Contact: BAS Procurement
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKK14

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: Scientific Research

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-2619 Community Resource Network Strategic Coordination Programme
Reference number: UKRI-2619

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
75100000 - Administration services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: We are looking for a supplier or suppliers who can work with us to implement the next phase of the Community Research Networks programme. The supplier(s) will be responsible for working in partnership with UKRI to develop and deliver: -A grant administration and applicant support process -A strategic coordination programme The work will begin in January 2024 and will be complete by January 2030. Community Research Networks is a funding call launched by UKRI in July 2022. The purpose of the programme is to fund consortia across the UK to build the capacity, capability and connectivity required to support sustainable and equitable community engagement with research. This programme supports our public engagement strategy objective to make sure the benefits of research and innovation are shared widely by supporting collaboration and valuing diverse forms of knowledge.

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

II.2) Description

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

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: WP1: The Implementation phase grant administration is made up into the following elements: 1.An accessible, secure and easy-to-use application process, including assessment, due diligence, awarding and payment. 2.Applicant support, including briefing sessions and on-demand assistance. 3.Mechanisms to monitor, change, close, reconcile and recover grants. WP2: The Strategic Coordination Programme will be made up of the following four elements: 1.Applicant and awardee support and engagement 2.Peer-to-peer networking, knowledge exchange and professional development 3.Learning and evaluation 4.Network building and thought leadership

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 15
Cost criterion - Name: Approach/Methodology / Weighting: 30
Cost criterion - Name: Team Composition, Skills and Expertise / Weighting: 15
Cost criterion - Name: Project Plan, Project Management & Timscales / Weighting: 15
Cost criterion - Name: Understanding the Project Environment / Weighting: 15
Cost criterion - Name: Social Value / Weighting: 10

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No

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: 2023/S 000-029011

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: Not Provided
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: No

V.1) Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
Notice reference (year and document number): 2023 - 029011

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) 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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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 123456789

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: 12/12/2023