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UK-London: Education and training services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Department of Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000, Email:
Main Address:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5) Main activity:
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Future Cyber20
Reference number: 100712
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
80000000 - Education and training services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
As part of the National Cyber Security Programme, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) requires the design and delivery of a Future Cyber20 programme. The programme will accelerate the economic and job creation potential for a select group of innovative, high-impact, UK-based cyber security firms, by providing (amongst other items) expert guidance, a collaborative environment, and a marketing hub to enable participants to grow more rapidly.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 1,600,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The Government has committed to doubling its investment in cyber security to £1.9bn over the next 5 years. As part of this and through the National Cyber Security Programme, DCMS have developed a series of initiatives to boost the UK sector and help support the development of the cyber security ecosystem. This specific intervention is a requirement for a Future Cyber20 programme to accelerate the growth of a group of potential high impact firms. The programme will identify and support UK-based cyber security firms, by providing (amongst other items) expert guidance, a collaborative environment, and a marketing hub to enable participants to grow more rapidly.
II.2.14) Additional information
A supplier briefing event will be held 3rd October 2016, 10:00 to 12.30 at techUK, 10 St Bride¿s St, London, EC4A 4AD, United Kingdom. Please email to by no later than Friday 30 September 2016, 12:00hrs (BST) if you wish to attend providing the name and contact details of all attendees (max of 3 per organisation).

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
The supplier briefing is not mandatory. Information provided on the day will be provided to all Tenderers upon issue of the ITT. All costs and expenses incurred will be covered by the attendees. Under no circumstances will DCMS be liable for any costs or expenses borne by or on behalf of the Company/attendee or any party associated with this procurement process. Please note that the supplier briefing event will include details of other cyber security growth initiatives.
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VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 21/09/2016

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