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Spark — The Technology Innovation Marketplace

A Tender Notice

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Dps (Goods)
5 year
15 Mar 2022
To 18 Mar 2028 (est.)
14 Apr 2023 16:00



United Kingdom:

Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers


Crown Commercial Service (CCS) set up a dynamic purchasing system for a period of 48 months and invited bidders to request to participate for the Spark — The Technology Innovation Marketplace DPS. This DPS provides central government and wider public sector departments the opportunity to procure an extensive range of innovative technology products and services. The four (4) distinct elements of the DPS service filters are subject/problem area, delivery method (technology type), geographical location and security level. Appointed Suppliers will be invited by customers (buyers) to submit tenders for relevant services through a call for competition. This notice is to advise this DPS has been extended until 15/04/2023 based on current spend profiling there is no need to increase the total value.

Total Quantity or Scope

The supplier shall have the ability to provide innovative technology products and services to central government and wider public sector departments. Additional information: This is an extension of 12 months following the initial period of 48 months

Renewal Options

Customers may enter into a contract with a supplier for a period of their determining which may exceed the RM6094 Spark DPS Agreement, should this agreement be terminated at any time. The flexibility of the contracting period allows customers (Buyers) to determine appropriate contracting timelines required to enable the supplier to meet customer needs.

CPV Codes

  • 30200000 - Computer equipment and supplies
  • 30162000 - Smart cards
  • 30210000 - Data-processing machines (hardware)
  • 30211100 - Super computer
  • 30212000 - Minicomputer hardware
  • 30215000 - Microcomputer hardware
  • 30216000 - Magnetic or optical readers
  • 30220000 - Digital cartography equipment
  • 30230000 - Computer-related equipment
  • 30231000 - Computer screens and consoles
  • 30232000 - Peripheral equipment
  • 30232100 - Printers and plotters
  • 30233000 - Media storage and reader devices
  • 30236000 - Miscellaneous computer equipment
  • 30237000 - Parts, accessories and supplies for computers
  • 31712000 - Microelectronic machinery and apparatus and microsystems
  • 32000000 - Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
  • 32260000 - Data-transmission equipment
  • 32270000 - Digital transmission apparatus
  • 32333000 - Video recording or reproducing apparatus
  • 32340000 - Microphones and loudspeakers
  • 32400000 - Networks
  • 32420000 - Network equipment
  • 32500000 - Telecommunications equipment and supplies
  • 32510000 - Wireless telecommunications system
  • 33000000 - Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
  • 34000000 - Transport equipment and auxiliary products to transportation
  • 34144900 - Electric vehicles
  • 34150000 - Simulators
  • 34711200 - Non-piloted aircraft
  • 34933000 - Navigation equipment
  • 35700000 - Military electronic systems
  • 38100000 - Navigational and meteorological instruments
  • 38221000 - Geographic information systems (GIS or equivalent)
  • 38650000 - Photographic equipment
  • 42960000 - Command and control system, printing, graphics, office automation and information-processing equipment
  • 45314000 - Installation of telecommunications equipment
  • 45314320 - Installation of computer cabling
  • 48000000 - Software package and information systems
  • 50300000 - Repair, maintenance and associated services related to personal computers, office equipment, telecommunications and audio-visual equipment
  • 51300000 - Installation services of communications equipment
  • 51610000 - Installation services of computers and information-processing equipment
  • 64210000 - Telephone and data transmission services
  • 71316000 - Telecommunication consultancy services
  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
  • 72212460 - Analytical, scientific, mathematical or forecasting software development services
  • 72212482 - Business intelligence software development services
  • 72220000 - Systems and technical consultancy services
  • 72222300 - Information technology services
  • 72240000 - Systems analysis and programming services
  • 72244000 - Prototyping services
  • 72253000 - Helpdesk and support services
  • 72300000 - Data services
  • 72500000 - Computer-related services
  • 73400000 - Research and Development services on security and defence materials
  • 73410000 - Military research and technology
  • 73421000 - Development of security equipment
  • 73422000 - Development of firearms and ammunition
  • 73423000 - Development of military vehicles
  • 73424000 - Development of warships
  • 73425000 - Development of military aircrafts, missiles and spacecrafts
  • 73426000 - Development of military electronic systems
  • 73431000 - Test and evaluation of security equipment
  • 73432000 - Test and evaluation of firearms and ammunition
  • 73434000 - Test and evaluation of warships
  • 73435000 - Test and evaluation of military aircrafts, missiles and spacecrafts
  • 73436000 - Test and evaluation of military electronic systems
  • 80533000 - Computer-user familiarisation and training services


  • This is a one-off contract (no recurrence)
  • Renewals are available.
  • Professional qualifications are sought.

Other Information

** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** This DPS has been extended for 12 Months. The reasoning for this is to establish market requirements for a replacement. The value provided in Section II.1.5) is only an estimate. The Authority cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this DPS Agreement. The Authority expressly reserves the right: (i) not to award any DPS Agreement 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 tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the customer be liable for any costs incurred by the suppliers. (iii) to make changes to the management charge applicable to this DPS in relation to both the percentage charged and the methodology used. We consider that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 ("TUPE") may apply at the call for competition. It is the Supplier’s responsibility to take their own advice and consider whether TUPE is likely to apply in the particular circumstances of the contract and to act accordingly. On 2.4.2014 Government introduced its Government Security Classifications (GSC) scheme which replaced Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All bidders should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this requirement. The link below to provides information on the GSC at: Cyber Essentials is a mandatory requirement for central government contracts which involve handling personal information or provide certain ICT products/services. Government is taking steps to reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet. To participate in this procurement, bidders must be able to demonstrate they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials, for services under and in connection with this procurement.