NOTIFICATION OF MARKET ENGAGEMENT EVENT The Research Councils (Medical Research Council, Arts & Humanities Research Council, Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council, Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council, Natural Environment Research Council, Economic and Social Research Council and Science & Technology Facilities Council) and Innovate UK have a requirement for Learning & Development Services. The requirement is expected to be procured on an initial 2 year contract with the option to extend for a further period of up to two years. The annual expenditure is expected to be approximately £250,000.00 (please note this figure is not guaranteed and subject to change depending on a number of factors including L&D delivery methods, organisational demand and organisational changes). Please refer to attachment 'UK SBS PS17056 Provision of Personal & Professional Development Training' for more information. This notice is to advise the market of the contracting authorities intentions. A market engagement event will be held on Thursday 15 June 2017 at Polaris House, Swindon, SN2 1FF from 13:00 to 15:00. This will provide an opportunity for potential providers to find out more about the aims of the procurement, the process and an give opportunity to network. UKSBS and representatives from the Research Councils will use the opportunity to gather intelligence Providers wishing to attend should RSVP by Wednesday 07 June 2017 stating the name, title, email and phone numbers for those who wish to attend - please note there is a restriction of up to two attendees per organisation. This information should be sent to the following email address: Joanne.Hughes@uksbs.co.uk Please ensure that the subject heading for the email is as follows: PS17056 Market Engagement Event It is anticipated that the tender documentation will be released in July and the contract awarded by September 2017.
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