European Regional Development Fund

 

This is a re-advertising of the requirement.

Request for Quotation

Marketing Campaign for NHS eProcurement

Background

Kodit UDI Solutions Limited has a strong ambition to accelerate its growth and for this reason is working with Sci-Tech Daresbury as a partner in the Liverpool City Region – New Markets 2 Programme which is part funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This programme will part fund the work requested below and hence accelerate the impact arising for Kodit UDI Solutions Limited.

Kodit are a software company which makes compliance software aimed at companies who need to be UDI (Unique Device Identification) compliant with the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), NHS and EU. As part of this we are also a PEPPOL (Pan-European Public Procurement On-Line) Access Point provider, and have developed a label design tool that produces compliant labels. As the first country to use UDI as being regulatory was the U.S. FDA, Kodit have a partner in the U.S. who we use for our point of sale over there. Kodit are now concentrating on the NHS market in the United Kingdom. As well as UDI we also have a tag and label business and asset management software.

The work required is for a marketing campaign and response management.

 

Why this work?

Kodit has successfully met the requirements of the FDA’s UDI initiative for medical device companies supplying to the U.S market by gaining knowledge of the initiative and developing software to meet those requirements. The software checks for compliant data sets and enables the user to send their data to the global database (GUDID).

With the NHS’s new e-Procurement strategy about to become mandatory for medical device companies supplying to the U.K market, Kodit has developed software to meet these requirements and a compliance service to get companies compliant.

Kodit has the skill set to assist medical device companies in getting compliant for the NHS eProcurement strategy, but lack the expertise in marketing and raising awareness of our offering. We need a marketing campaign to reach out to potential clients and have decided to enlist the help of a marketing company.

 

Goal

With a marketing campaign we can reach out to companies and sign them up for our UDI compliance service thereby helping us to grow and helping medical device companies navigate these complex new regulations. Our aim is to increase our revenue and raise awareness of the services we offer.

 

Ambition

The strategic impact of the work will lead to an ongoing partnership between Kodit and medical device companies where we will be able to assist them in forthcoming NHS, EU, U.S and Canadian healthcare compliance legislation as well as offering them a PEPPOL access point to comply with new legislation for e-transactions. We feel PEPPOL (Pan European Public Procurement On-Line) is an even bigger market than initial ongoing compliance and we want to attract as many companies as possible to use us as an access point. We feel, the best way to attract PEPPOL users is through our initial compliance service, and the best way to attract clients to our compliance service is through a marketing campaign.

 

Specification for Quotation

The requirement will consist of a written A4 size letter to the Officers of UK based medical device companies.

The marketing company will also evaluate the responses of the campaign and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) using surveys and contact management CRM.

The marketing company will also provide an initial response service both by telephone and email to arrange initial call with responders.

Artwork, design & concept from a selection of 5 concepts and up to 3 drafts:

Conversion to an email alert if needed: Any stock images needed:

Purchase of marketing list:
Printing, personalising, packaging & sending: per thousand and based on a total quantity of posting out of:-

1) 3000 letters

2) 6000 letters

3) 9000 letters .

 

Deliverable Timescale

Commencement upon approval of funding.

 

Indicative Budget

Quotes above £7,000 will not be considered

 

Evaluation Criteria

Quotations will be assessed and scored on the following criteria:

Quality/technical Merit 50%
Delivery timescales 20%
Cost/Value for Money 30%

 

Quality/Technical Merit (50%)

Assessment of the technical and professional capability that the potential supplier has to demonstrate that it can deliver the requirement.

 

Delivery Timescale (20%)

Can the supplier meet the timescales/deadline?

 

Cost/Value for Money (30%)

Is the price good value for money?

 

Scoring Methodology

4 Excellent – Proposal meets and in some places exceeds the required standard.

3 Good – Proposal meets required standard.

2 Acceptable – Proposal meets the required standard in most respects, but is lacking or inconsistent in others.

1 Poor – Proposal falls short of expected standard.

0 Unacceptable – Completely or significantly fails to meet required standard or does not provide the relevant answer.

 

Proposal Format

Proposals should clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirement set out above.

 

Deadline and Submission

Proposals are required by 23rd June, 2017

Proposals must be forwarded by email.: annj@kodit.com

 

Date Published:

22nd May 2017

Re-published on 16th June 2017

 

Response to questions arising from this RFQ:

All questions that are raised in regard to this RFQ and the relevant answers supplied will be published to all companies that have submitted quotations.

 

Date of Notification:

All applicants will be notified by email whether they are successful or not by 30th June 2017.

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