GB-Middlesbrough: Digital Business Simulator and Test bed

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1. Title: GB-Middlesbrough: Digital Business Simulator and Test bed
2. Awarding Authority:
Teesside University
Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1642342166, Email:, URL:
Contact: Procurement, Attn: Procurement
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Computer and related services.

4. Description: Software package and information systems. The Industrial Digitalisation Technology Centre (IDTC) project is receiving up to £1,138,255 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. This project is part funded by the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit
The new open access Industrial Digitalisation Technology Centre (IDTC) will provide a range of knowledge transfer activities designed to grow absorptive capacity and drive digitalisation into regional SME’s. It will provide a collaborative working space and drive awareness of the benefits of industrial digitisation.
We are looking for a digital business simulator and test bed. The simulator will be used for demonstration and R&D on the university campus. The simulator will be used for workshops and accessible to Tees Valley SMEs through the project.
5. CPV Codes:
48000000 - Software package and information systems.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKC1 - Tees Valley and Durham

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Tees Valley and Durham,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: Q20.95
9. Awarded to:

Tascomp Limited
National ID: 01356854, Newburgh Court, , Belasis Hall Tech Park, Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, TS23 4EE, United Kingdom
Tel. 01642 370666, Email:, URL:
Contact: Ashely Tizard, Attn: Procurement
Value Cost: 50,861
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 27/10/2021
11. Number of Tenders Received: 4
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: 28/10/2021
Period of Work End date: 30/06/2023