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1. Title: GB-London: Cyber Opportunity Areas Scoping
2. Awarding Authority:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
1st Floor,, 100 Parliament Street,, Westminster,, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 020 7211 6000, Email:, URL:
Contact: DCMS Commercial, Attn: DCMS Commercial
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Research and development services.

4. Description: Research services. The contracting authority (DCMS) is looking to appoint a service provider to support ensuring that the UK┐s cyber sector is addressing the needs of the future. In particular, DCMS requires the service provider to map the technical challenges underlying current and emerging threats across the cyber-security landscape and use this to inform how these threats can be grouped and addressed by cutting edge research emerging from both UK and global research labs. This would be used to inform the following:
┐whether new companies can be created to specifically address these challenges more rapidly than the traditional spin-out process, and
┐what academic research the UK should be pursuing over the next 5 years in order to create a sustained advantage on the global stage and the DCMS cyber-security strategy more broadly.
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: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category K:10K to 25K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 04/11/2020 12:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:

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: 01/12/2020
Period of Work End date: 12/03/2021
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no

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