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CfT: *Pre-market Engagement Exercise* AFBI - Rights to commercialize AFBI-bred forage grass varieties
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CPD - Supplies and Services Division
*Pre-market Engagement Exercise* AFBI - Rights to commercialize AFBI-bred forage grass varieties
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Evaluation Mechanism:
Price/Cost Effectiveness
**PLEASE NOTE - THIS IS NOT A PUBLIC TENDER COMPETITION - MARKET ENGAGEMENT EXERCISE ONLY** The Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) in Northern Ireland is preparing to initiate a procurement process to award a contract for the commercialisation rights to forage grass varieties bred at the AFBI site in Loughgall. AFBI is initiating a market sounding exercise to inform the tender specification for commercialisation rights to AFBI-bred varieties with effect from in or around 1 October 2021. The objectives of this exercise are to: •Engender initial supplier awareness, engagement and opinion, resulting in a confidence around viability of concept; •Gain insight into market possibilities; •Understand risks and issues not previously considered; and •Inform the Procurement Strategy. Please note the deadline for completing the Questionnaire is 15:00 on Monday 17 February 2020. Your completed Questionnaire response must be uploaded within eTendersNI. Respondents are required to download and complete the Questionnaire. To return it you should use the messaging function with the CFT on etendersNI and add the completed Questionnaire as an attachment. If you have any queries in relation to this Questionnaire, please submit this through the eTendersNI messaging system where a member of CPD will respond to your query accordingly.
Procurement Type:
CPC Category:
Other services
2014/24/EU (Classic)
CfT Involves:
A Public Contract
CPV Codes:
77314100-Grassing services
77000000-Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
77100000-Agricultural services
77200000-Forestry services
77310000-Planting and maintenance services of green areas
77315000-Seeding services
Contact Point:
Publish on behalf of:
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute NI
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Award per Item:
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Above or Below OJEU Threshold:
Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
17/02/2020 15:00
Deadline for dispatching invitations:
End of clarification period:
11/02/2020 15:00
Upload of documents within the clarifications:
Tenders Opening Date:
17/02/2020 15:30
Allow suppliers to make an online Expression Of Interest:
Contract awarded in Lots:
EU funding:
Multiple tenders will be accepted:
Contract duration in months or years, excluding extensions:
1 months
Validity of Tender in days or months:
90 days
Date of Publication/Invitation:
27/01/2020 16:51
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