UK-Cardiff Bay: Consultancy for an Independent Review of ACCELERATE an ERDF funded Project

Notice Abstract
Three stage evaluation of ACCELERATE, a health innovation technology accelerator project delivered across the whole of Wales to indigenous and inward-investing opportunities, jointly funded by the Welsh Government (WG) and the European Union (EU) through European Regional Development Funds (ERDF).The project is delivered through a collaboration of four organisations – Swansea University, Cardiff University, University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd (Lead Beneficiary) with a project value of £24 million.The three stage evaluation comprises:1. an inception evaluation to be completed by mid February 2019;2. a first-year review to to be completed by end of August 2019; and3. an end-project evaluation to be complete by end March 2021.NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=86938.

Notice Details
CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
Notice Type: SERVICES
1 Authority Details
1.1
Authority Name and Address
Official Name:
Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd
Postal Address:
ACCELERATE, 2 Floor, 3 Assembly Square,
Town:
Cardiff Bay Postal Code:
CF10 4PL Country:
UK
For the attention of:
Sophie Lacey Telephone:
+44 2920467030
E-Mail:
sophie.lacey@lshubwales.com Fax:
Internet Address (URL): http://www.lifescienceshubwales.com
1.2
Address from which documentation may be obtained
Official Name:
Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd
Postal Address:
ACCELERATE, 2 Floor, 3 Assembly Square,
Town:
Cardiff Bay Postal Code:
CF10 4PL Country:
UK
For the attention of:
Sophie Lacey Telephone:
+44 2920468948
E-Mail:
sophie.lacey@lshubwales.com Fax:
Internet Address (URL): http://www.lifescienceshubwales.com
1.3
Completed documents must be returned to:
Official Name:
Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd
Postal Address:
ACCELERATE, 2 Floor, 3 Assembly Square,
Town:
Cardiff Bay Postal Code:
CF10 4PL Country:
UK
For the attention of:
Sophie Lacey Telephone:
+44 2920468948
E-Mail:
Fax:
Internet Address (URL): http://www.lifescienceshubwales.com
2 Contract Details
2.1
Title
Consultancy for an Independent Review of ACCELERATE an ERDF funded Project

2.2
Description of the goods or services required
Three stage evaluation of ACCELERATE, a health innovation technology accelerator project delivered across the whole of Wales to indigenous and inward-investing opportunities, jointly funded by the Welsh Government (WG) and the European Union (EU) through European Regional Development Funds (ERDF).

The project is delivered through a collaboration of four organisations – Swansea University, Cardiff University, University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Life Sciences Hub Wales Ltd (Lead Beneficiary) with a project value of £24 million.

The three stage evaluation comprises:

1. an inception evaluation to be completed by mid February 2019;

2. a first-year review to to be completed by end of August 2019; and

3. an end-project evaluation to be complete by end March 2021.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=86938.

2.3
Notice Coding and Classification
a) Commodity Codes
Code Description
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
b) Delivery Location/Area
Code Location
1018 Swansea
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
2.4
Total quantity or scope of tender
£50,000 inc VAT

3 Conditions for Participation
3.1
Minimum standards and qualification required
4 Administrative Information
4.1
Type of Procedure
Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2
Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority
N/a

4.3
Time Limits
Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
05-12-2018 Time 12:00

Estimated award date
12-12-2018
4.5
Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up
EN
4.6
Tender Submission Postbox
5 Other Information
5.1
Additional Information
(WA Ref:86938)

Relates to the following project/programme financed by EU Community Funds: Operational Programme: ERDF West Wales and the Valleys Programme 2014-20 Operation Number: 81844 Operation Name: ACCELERATE (Welsh Health Innovation Technology Accelerator) – West Wales and the Valleys Operational Programme: ERDF West Wales and the Valleys Programme 2014-20 Operation Number: 81845 Operation Name: ACCELERATE (Welsh Health Innovation Technology Accelerator) – East Wales

Operation Number: 81844

Operation Name: ACCELERATE (Welsh Health Innovation Technology Accelerator) – West Wales and the Valleys

Operational Programme: ERDF West Wales and the Valleys Programme 2014-20

Operation Number: 81845

Operation Name: ACCELERATE (Welsh Health Innovation Technology Accelerator) – East Wales

5.2
Additional Documentation
The following additional documents relating to this notice are available from the site:
LSHW ITT Consultancy Independant Review of ACCELERATE
5.3
Publication date of this notice
06-11-2018
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