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The biggest govtech deals of the week (22/6/20)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. In partnership with GlobalData, we’ve drilled down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…

The top prior information notices

This week’s featured PIN

Buyer: Ministry of Justice
Title: Framework: Fixed mobile phone signal disruption technology
The lowdown: The Ministry of Justice has unveiled plans to spend up to £30m on a framework covering mobile phone signal disruption technology. The prior information notice is light on detail, but it’s likely the technology will be used by prisons to prevent the illicit use of smartphones. The deadline for registering interest in 17 July and the framework is set to remain in place for ten years.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Ministry of Justice
Title: Body worn video cameras
Register interest deadline: 15 July 2020
Value: £12m

Buyer: Joint Forces Command
Title: Support to containerised or modular data centres
Estimated publication date: July 2020
Value: £2.5m

Buyer: Westminster Council
Title: e-tendering and contract management software solution
Register interest deadline: N/A
Value: £1m 

Buyer: Wrexham Council
Title: SAN and backup technology replacement
Register interest deadline: 3 July 2020
Value: £500k

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: NHS Supply Chain
Title: Framework: Medical IT software and hardware solutions
The lowdown: The largest tender of the week comes from the NHS, which is putting in place a £591m framework covering medical IT software and hardware solutions. The deadline to apply to be listed on the framework, which will remain in place for four years, is 8 July.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Scottish Water
Title: Telemetry engineering support services
Deadline: 15 July 2020
Value: £27m

Buyer: University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Title: Replacement of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution
Deadline: 22 July 2020
Value: £6m

Buyer: Department for Education
Title: World-class products and services from discovery to live for adults
Deadline: 2 July 2020
Value: £3.5m

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Procurement and Logistics Service on behalf of Health and Social Care Northern Ireland (HSCNI)
Supplier: Epic Bristol
The lowdown: Epic Bristol has secured the largest deal of the week: a huge contract to provide a digital healthcare records system for Northern Ireland. The deal, worth £273m, came into effect on 16 June.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Kent Council
Supplier: Various
: Software, essential hardware and associated services
Award date: 15 June 2020
Value: £500m

Buyer: Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO)
Supplier: Adam HTT
: Commissioning solutions to deliver a range of services
Award date: 15 June 2020
Value: £15-200m

Buyer: South West Police Procurement Department (SWPPD) on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police
Supplier: Phoenix Software
Title: Regional software licence reseller contract
Award date: 14 June 2020
Value: £25m

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