Covid-19 National Testing Programme: Genomics Quality and Innovation Framework Agreement
A Tender Notice
by SECRETARY OF STATE FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE ACTING AS PART OF THE CROWN THROUGH UK HEALTH SECURITY AGENCY
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- Framework (Services)
- 1 year
- 17 Dec 2021
- 01 Feb 2022 to 31 Jan 2023
- 18 Jan 2022 10:00
UKHSA seeks to establish a Quality and Innovation Framework agreement for pathogen genomics projects. The Framework will provide research and diagnostic laboratories the opportunity to set out the genomic sequencing and data analysis services that they are able to offer to the UKHSA SARS-COV-2 and pathogen genomics programme.
Total Quantity or Scope
The Framework is to be established under Regulation 14 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015. Although this procurement is exempt under Regulation 14, UKHSA will run the procurement process equivalent to the Open Procedure. The Framework seeks to provide research and diagnostic laboratories the opportunity to assist the Authority through work packages in optimising the delivery of Pathogen Genomics activity across its lab networks and supporting activities. The generic requirements to be covered under the framework will include but are not limited to research and development, experimentation, and study for the examination of specimens/samples/sample extracts and the development of methods for pathogen genomic sequencing and data analysis. Interested providers shall have suitable prior experience which includes:- pathogen sample-to-result sequencing - data analysis for pathogens - whole genome sequencing-sequencing data analysis and pipeline development.
The framework agreement will have two optional extensions of one year each as follows:01/02/2023 - 31/01/202401/02/2024 - 31/01/2025
- 73111000 - Research laboratory services
- 71900000 - Laboratory services
- This is a one-off contract (no recurrence)
- Options are available.
- Renewals are not available.
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- FTS 031624-2021