Alcuris, an assistive technology company based in Loughborough (Leicestershire) announced this week that they have been appointed to the Spark Dynamic Procurement System (DPS) (scroll down page) provided by Crown Commercial Services (CCS).
A DPS permits buyers to access framework agreements that meet common purchasing requirements across the UK government. The Spark DPS is for emerging, innovative technologies and
- Allows customers access to proven new technology innovations which are useful for solving public sector problems
- Quality and price can be assessed based on individual customer’s requirement
- A dynamic filtering system, giving customers flexibility based on requirements
- Fully compliant with UK and EU regulations.
Suppliers on Spark must demonstrate that they can provide at least one new or innovative technology for one or both of ‘Radical’ and ‘Disruptive’ Innovation. Alcuris submitted its Next Generation Telecare Memo service under the Disruptive Innovation category. The Memo Hub service was entered into TechForce 19 as an Activities of Daily Living (ADL) monitoring system with results here [TTA 6 August]. For more information on the Spark Innovation Marketplace and how it works for buyers, there is a webinar on 18 November (information and registration here). Alcuris press release. Hat tip to Adrian Scaife of Alcuris