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Today’s Tenders

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Take a look at these Tender opportunities for funding in Knowledge Exchange activities. Please pass this on to any colleagues you feel may also be interested. For more information on any opportunity listed, please contact

WOW for Schools Project Research Requirement

Two work packages are available to deliver research for the Met Office WOW Schools Project. Work Package 1 – Curriculum Review. Work Package 2 – To identify and research business models which would support the scaling of WOW Schools to 500+ schools across the UK.

Deadline for proposals: 28 October

HAZOP Study of an Energy Generating Demonstration System (ERDF)

Aston University’s European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) invites you to submit a quotation for the engineering consultancy service to support the HAZOP study of a combined heat and power generator at the EBRI plant. Prospective tenderers will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge on preparing the required documentation and performing a HAZOP study (systematic and detailed risk assessment) of an energy generating system that consists of a dual-fuel engine, a fuel delivery system, a load bank and a thermal store.

Deadline for proposals: 31 October

Economic Value of Arts and Culture in the North of England

The Arts Council England is seeking a supplier to conduct research which looks specifically at how the arts, museums and libraries sectors contribute to the economy in the North of England. The overall aims of the research are to: • Ensure Arts Council England have a clear, robust and evidence-based understanding of the contribution that arts and culture make to the northern economy; • Gather essential insight into the nature of this contribution to inform the development of policy.

Deadline for proposals: 31 October

Funding available: £30,000

Birmingham Solar PV Study

Birmingham City Council is seeking to appoint a consultant to deliver an appraisal of the ground and roof-mounted solar PV deployment potential across Birmingham, including the following detail: • A high level analysis of the political, economic, social, technical, legal and economic environment relating to the opportunity for solar PV deployment in Birmingham • An analysis of the existing and potential deployment for solar PV.

Deadline for proposals: 01 November

Radar Target Research Unit

Warwick Manufacturing Group has a requirement for the provision of a Radar Target Research Unit.

Deadline for proposals: 11 November


One thought on “Today’s Tenders

  1. Hello there,

    Please could I have more information on WOW for Schools Project Research Requirement?


    Rebecca Batten
    Business Development Manager
    Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Science
    Manchester Metropolitan University
    Rm 123, Geoffrey Manton Building
    Rosamond Street West M15 6LL

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