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OJEU
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Additional information
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 134-275153

Corrigendum

Notice for changes or additional information

Services

(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 2017/S 128-261529)

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)

Name and addresses
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1UJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Tessa Gawthorn
E-mail: tessa.gawthorn@uksbs.co.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.esrc.ac.uk/

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

ESRC and DFID Evidence and Policy Group (EPG).

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
79000000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

Through this procurement, ESRC and DFID are seeking to tender for an Evidence and Policy Group (EPG) to drive forward their ambition to maximise the impact of the research they jointly fund on policy and practice relevant to developing countries.

The EPG will design and be responsible for the delivery of a strategic programme of work to support and enhance the uptake and impact on policy and practice of research funded through the DFID/ESRC Growth Programme (DEGRP).

The contract will be for an initial duration of 3 years, with the option for further extension for a period of 6 months subject to interest by both ESRC/DFID and the contract holder. The contract will be subject to annual reporting and satisfactory performance assessment against agreed key deliverables and milestones, as set out further below.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/07/2017

VI.6)

Original notice reference
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 128-261529

Section VII: Changes

VII.1)

Information to be changed or added

VII.1.2)

Text to be corrected in the original notice
Section number: I.1
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Place of text to be modified: Name and addresses:
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Section number: IV.2.2)
Place of text to be modified: Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
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Date: 14/08/2017
Local time: 11:00
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Date: 16/08/2017
Local time: 14:00
Section number: IV.2.7)
Place of text to be modified: Conditions for opening of tenders:
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Date: 15/08/2017
Local time: 11:00
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Date: 17/08/2017
Local time: 14:00
Section number: VI.3)
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Bids must be submitted by the closing date and time of 11:00 GMT on the 15.8.2017.

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates.

If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded.

Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of Bidders.

UK Shared Business Services Ltd are able to accept unstructured electronic invoicing.

Read:

Bids must be submitted by the closing date and time of 14:00 GMT on the 17.8.2017.

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates.

If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a Contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded.

Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of Bidders.

UK Shared Business Services Ltd are able to accept unstructured electronic invoicing.

VII.2)

Other additional information: