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The biggest govtech deals of the week (23/3/20)

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: Highways England
Title: Pre-tender for a Stopped Vehicle Detection (SVD) solution
The lowdown: One of the largest pre-tenders of the week comes from Highways England, which is looking to splash £32m on a solution to detect stopped vehicles on smart motorways. “[It] must enable early intervention and the setting of road signals that notify road users of the presence of the stopped vehicle,” the notice states. The funding is divided into two lots.
Deadline for registering interest: N/A
Value: £32m

The best of the rest

Buyer: Welsh Government
Title: Pre-tender for a web based software solution to create, share, review, and maintain Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for all children or young people
Deadline for registering interest: N/A
Value: £3m

Buyer: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Title: Pre-tender for the provision of patient flow software services
Deadline for registering interest: 20 April 2020
Value: £N/A

Buyer: Via East Midlands
Title: Pre-tender for the provision of a frontline timesheet mobile application
Deadline for registering interest: N/A
Value: £N/A

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: Business Services Organisation on behalf of Health and Social Care Northern Ireland (HSCNI)
Title: Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS Solution)
The lowdown: Health and Social Care Northern Ireland has unveiled plans to procure a laboratory information management system worth up to £44m. The deadline for applications is 15 April and the contract will remain in place for nine years.
Value: £21-43.9m

The best of the rest

Buyer: Navy Command
Title: Common, controlled and hosted Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) toolset
Deadline: 9 April 2024
Value: £10-20m

Buyer: Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO)
Title: Electronic communications, payments and kitchen management solutions
Deadline: 20 April 2020
Value: £15m

Buyer: Network Rail
Title: Services including the testing, validation, verification and integration of the trackside and on-board ETCS equipment
Deadline: 16 April 2020
Value: £13m

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Ministry of Justice on behalf of HM Courts and Tribunals Service
Supplier: Solirius
Title: Digital Technology Services (DST) software engineering support services
The lowdown: The consultancy firm Solirius has secured one of the largest awards of the week: a £2.9m deal to provide software engineering services to HM Courts and Tribunal Service. The executive agency is currently modernising the country’s courts to the tune of £1.2bn.
Award date: 18 March 2020
Value: £2.9m

The best of the rest

Buyer: NHS Supply Chain
Supplier: Heartflow
Title: 4D non-invasive representation of the coronary artery system
Value: £27.6m

Buyer: Blackburn with Darwen Council
Supplier: Abavus
: Digital customer portal to replace the current customer contact portal
Award date: 19 March 2020
Value: £1-10m

Buyer: Crown Commercial Service on behalf of Joint Forces Command (JFC)
Supplier: Centerprise
: Provision of hardware for LEP network and large node
Award date: 16 March 2020
Value: £4m

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