TEN 478. Invitation to Tender: Design and Digital Services for AeroSpace Cornwall

AeroSpace Cornwall is a programme which promotes research, development and innovation (RD&I), funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cornwall Council. It is delivered by Cornwall Development Company (CDC), an arm’s-length economic development provision of Cornwall Council and part of the Corserv Limited group of companies. AeroSpace Cornwall offers technical and commercial support for businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who are developing new products, services and technologies which could add value to the space and aerospace sectors.

The programme, which runs from December 2019 to December 2022, will support at least sixty businesses through grants and specialist business support whilst leveraging £1,375,639 of match funding from the private sector. It aims to;

  • Increase the performance and competitiveness of local enterprises, create highly skilled jobs and launch new products into the marketplace
  • Develop the ‘innovation ecosystem’ for the space and aerospace clusters by incentivising local businesses to collaborate with other businesses and research institutions to accelerate their innovation.
  • Increase the value and capability of the local space and aerospace clusters and secure ongoing investment in them.

AeroSpace Cornwall also supports inward investors to collaborate with businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, through soft landing packages and investment incentives. AeroSpace Cornwall works closely with other programmes (Cornwall Trade & Investment and Spaceport Cornwall) to ensure businesses experience a ‘joined up’ approach to support and funding and to ensure the overall messaging about Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is aligned.

AeroSpace Cornwall works with manufacturing and engineering businesses who are, or aspire to be, part of the space / aerospace supply chains and digital businesses such as those developing software applications in the satellite communications, earth observation, navigation and meteorology areas.

The AeroSpace Cornwall team wish to commission a single contractor to provide:

  • Website Design, Development and Hosting to include: wireframes, design look and feel, web development, ongoing support, site hosting during the life of the project and maintenance.
  • SEO Strategy and Implementation to include: developing SEO strategy and best practice, website audit, monthly content audit, monthly analytics reports and keywording updates.
  • Design to include: print, editorial, brochures, collateral, Inward Investor pack and other ad hoc design requests, within the limitations of a set budget.

A budget has been set for this commission of  £84,000 (excluding VAT) for design services until 30 September 2022.

How to apply

For full tender details and information on how to apply visit the Contracts Finder website.

Application closing date - 5:00pm - 5th June 2020