... to share their pipeline of Research & Evaluation opportunities in the DCMS Digital Infrastructure (including the 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme) and Broadband Delivery UK portfolios. DCMS anticipates a minimum £1.1m of Research and Evaluation work in the next two years and are keen to involve telecoms specialists to improve the technical capability of the Research and Evaluation market.
The purpose of this engagement is to:
- Gauge market interest in the indicative pipeline of work
- Identify barriers to engagement for suppliers who wish to deliver research and evaluation services to DCMS
- Facilitate collaborative engagement and networking between telecoms experts and Research & Evaluation providers by identifying opportunities for collaboration
A Request for Information (RFI) communication is available from DCMS on request, see below. This will enable you to input into DCMS's procurement approach and also participate in networking with Research and Evaluation providers.
A market engagement event will also be hosted by DCMS on 10 April 2019 in BEIS conference centre, Victoria Street. This will cover the pipeline of upcoming and provide an opportunity for in person networking.
If you are interested in receiving the RFI and/or attending the market engagement event, please contact Jacob Coker (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 08 April 2019. If you are unable to attend the event but are interested in engaging, DCMS will share the briefing slides following the event.