Public Sector Network Tender Alert


19179-2013: UK-Swindon: Research laboratory services

RCUK SSC Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Framework Agreement for Clinical Research Goods & Services for use by or on behalf of UK bodies.
These bodies include but are not limited to The Science and Technology Facilities Council, The Medical Research Council, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, The Economic and Social Research Council, The Natural Environment Research Council, The Arts and Humanities Research Council, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, The RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd, Central Government Departments and their Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies, Local Authorities, Voluntary Sector Charities, and/or other private organisations acting as managing agents or procuring on behalf of these UK bodies. (see section VI.3, Additional Information).
The Medical Research Council is seeking bodies to provide supplies for the management of clinical trials for medical research
This work will be splits into a number of lots to cover the various aspects of the work.
Within the duration of this framework agreement and during any mini competitions undertaken against this framework, RCUK SSC Ltd may wish to introduce a management charge on suppliers, either at the mini competition stage or within the supplier performance review process. All bidders submitting a bid will be confirming their acceptance of and agreement to its incorporation at the appropriate time

Ref: RE130002,


RCUK-Shared Service Center Ltd
North Star House, North Star Avenue
For the attention of: Allyson Hughes
SN2 1FF Swindon
Telephone: +44 1793867375
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: For the provision of goods and services to be used within the conducting of clinical trials. These trials are to be conducted over a umber of years and throughout the world.

Published: 19 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 11 Mar 2013