Public Sector Network Tender Alert

 

407767-2012: UK-Truro: Economic research services

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is a former Objective One area and is currently one of two Convergence regions in the UK. Cornwall Council, the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership and the Combined Universities in Cornwall are looking to appoint an organisation or individual to provide effective and timely representation in Brussels as well as intelligence, information, advice and contacts in relation to European policy, programmes and funding streams. There is also a need to raise awareness of Cornwall's profile, challenges and opportunities within the EU and to assist in maximising EU funding opportunities.
It is proposed that a 2 year framework agreement be let with options to extend on an annual basis for a further 2 years.

Ref: PAS 2012.57F.,

Contact:

Cornwall Council
Room A3,16 Carrick House, Pydar Street
For the attention of: Neil Clark
TR1 1EB Truro
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1872224258
E-mail: nclark@cornwall.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1872323507
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: Cornwall Council
Room A3.16 Carrick House, Pydar Street
For the attention of: Emily Kent
TR1 1EB Truro
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1872224204
E-mail: ekent@cornwall.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1872323507
Internet address: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cornwall Council
Room A3.16 Carrick House, Pydar Streer
For the attention of: Emily Kent
TR1 1EB Truro
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1872224204
E-mail: ekent@cornwall.gov.uk
Fax: +44 01872323507
Internet address: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cornwall Council
Room A3.16 Carrick House, Pydar Street
For the attention of: Debbie Osborne
TR1 1EB Truro
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1872224214
E-mail: debbie.osborne@cornwall.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1872323507
Internet address: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

Contract value: The appointed contractor will be required to provide Cornwall Brussels Office services for the whole of Cornwall Council, the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership and the Combined Universities in Cornwall or their successor in title. Parish, Town and City Councils and other public sector organisations and bodies within Cornwall, may at a later date adopt the terms and conditions of this framework agreement.Whilst there is no guaranteed quantity or spend, the estimated value of Cornwall Council spend is likely to be GBP 35,000 per annum, with an estimated additional spend of GBP 10,000 by the Combined Universities in Cornwall and a further estimated GBP 10,000 spend per annum by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership. The potential estimated total value may exceed this range of spend if other organisations decide to participate.The intention is to let a framework agreement for an initial period of 2 years with options to extend on an annual basis for a further 2 years.

Published: 22 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 15 Feb 2013