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CompetitiveContractNoticeAddendum - GB-London: Online Safety Technology ¿ Sectoral Analysis 2019
1. Title: GB-London: Online Safety Technology ¿ Sectoral Analysis 2019
2. Awarding Authority:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 020 7211 6000, Email:, URL:
Attn: DCMS Commercial
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Research and development services.

4. Description: Research services. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and the Home Office jointly published the Online Harms White Paper (OHWP) in April 2019 setting out government¿s proposals for regulation and policies to tackle harms taking place online. The government is currently evaluating consultation responses to the proposals set out in the White Paper and is due to publish its response to the consultation by the end of 2019.
DCMS is seeking to appoint a provider to:
¿Undertake research into the commercial market for products and services relating to online safety in the UK;
¿Conduct an analysis of how the market has developed, key trends, and strengths and weaknesses in this market; and
¿Evaluate how the commercial market relates to the wider innovation ecosystem around online harms.

Together with DCMS analysis of consultation responses and findings from our stakeholder engagement, this research will feed into the government¿s response to the consultation, and our programme of activity to support and grow the UK¿s online safety sector and ecosystem.
5. CPV Codes:
73110000 - Research services.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: LONDON,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: 101664
9. Awarded to:

Perspective Economics Limited
48-60 High Street, Belfast, BT1 2BE, United Kingdom
Tel. 07568 380856
Attn: Sam Donaldson
Value Cost: 67,750
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 07/10/2019
11. Number of Tenders Received: 5
12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 23/10/2019
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2020

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