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1. Title: GB-LONDON: UK-Korean 5G Collaboration Specialist Facilitation and Grant Competition
2. Awarding Authority:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Floor 4, 100 Parliament Street, LONDON, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 0207 211 2388, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk, URL: www.culture.gov.uk
Contact: Margaret Christensen, Attn: Margaret Christensen
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Management consultant services and related services.

4. Description: Research and development services and related consultancy services. Administration services. Administrative services for business operations. Project-design services other than for construction work. Project-management services other than for construction work. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is exploring the opportunity to work with South Korea on a collaborative 5G testbed and trials project, as part of the wider UK Government¿s 5G Testbed and Trials Programme.

Through discussions with the Korean Government and Korean¿s Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute (ETRI) we are proposing a joint UK-Korea 5G collaboration with a focus on ¿Infotainment mobile services in rapid transport environments¿. By this, we mean information and entertainment services (e.g. web browsing, social media, video streaming) provided to passengers in rapidly moving vehicles such as high speed trains or cars on high-speed roads.

The objective of the collaboration is to offer the ability for UK industry, including SMEs, or other organisations to test infotainment services, including possible AR/VR, content or broadcasting solutions, in a rapid transport environments in Korea. DCMS will be offering UK organisations £1.2 million capital grant funding to enable this.

The scope of this Procurement is to secure a UK organisation (the Supplier) who will, through their detailed technical knowledge and their knowledge of and engagement with the wider 5G ecosystem:

1. Facilitate the agreement of a more detailed project scope with counterpart organisations in Korea (The Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute, (ETRI))

2. Design and run an open, fair and transparent grant competition on behalf of DCMS to award UK organisation/s a grant to deliver high quality benefits to the UK through this collaboration.
5. CPV Codes:
73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services.
75100000 - Administration services.
75112000 - Administrative services for business operations.
79421200 - Project-design services other than for construction work.
79421000 - Project-management services other than for construction work.

6. NUTS Codes :
UK - UNITED KINGDOM

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: 101281
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 10/01/2019 12:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Floor 4, 100 Parliament Street, LONDON, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 0207 211 2388, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk, URL: www.culture.gov.uk
Contact: Margaret Christensen, Attn: Margaret Christensen

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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-GB-LONDON:-UK-Korean-5G-Collaboration-Specialist-Facilitation-and-Grant-Competition/554MG4NJ7X

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/554MG4NJ7X
TKR-2018127-PRO-13690487
Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 21/01/2019
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2020
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no


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