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The University, having taken advice from Queen's Counsel, has reviewed its governance and income as stated in previous audited financial statements and determined that it is not a 'contracting authority' for the purposes of EU public procurement regime as implemented by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). This applied from 1 August 2018.

It seeks to further grow student numbers in addition to building upon our renowned reputation for working with business in order to increase our income streams and research activity. We recognise that the Higher Education market is becoming much more competitive with much greater emphasis on student choice and that we need the staff, processes and systems to enable us to change and continually improve our performance to meet these evolving needs.

We recognise that our Procurement strategy is a key enabler in helping us to fulfil our Teesside 2027 ambitions and that the implementation of our Procurement Policy and procurement activities that will ensue from our Procurement Strategy will enable us to achieve competitive advantage through making best use of available resources in addition to helping us achieve wider social objectives e.g. carbon reduction, ethical sourcing and support for local industry.

e-Procurement portal

If you are interested in learning more about what opportunities Teesside University have in place currently and for the future please visit our e-Procurement portal where all relevant opportunities are advertised.

e-Procurement portal

Tees Valley Business Directory

The University for low value purchases encourages the use of the local suppliers wherever possible and utilises the below database as one method for selecting suppliers. If you are interested in working with the University for these types of opportunities, please register on the business directory.

Whilst the University cannot guarantee work via this route, it is one approach on low value purchases.

Tees Valley Business Directory

Are you interested in working with more Universities and University Purchasing Consortia?

To do this you will need to understand the framework/consortia approach to responsible procurement.

The link below shoes a webinar to ensure suppliers are aware of the responsible procurement drivers in the sector and also understand how they can support NEUPC and universities proactively in meeting sustainability and social value challenges.

Watch the webinar

Latest opportunities

22.27 - NZIIC High Pressure AutoClave 2

The contract is for the supply of a High Pressure Autoclave Cell, for the use of group 1 gases - H2, CO2, CH4 in the study of adsorbents.

The Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre (NZIIC) is receiving up to £13.5m of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

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.
European Regional Development Fund

Closing date - 13 October 2022 5.00pm

Find out more
European Union - European Regional Development Fund