Working with Aston

Requirements over £50K


Aston welcomes suppliers to register their interest at ProContractelectronic tendering system for all our tendering needs.  

It is important to check ProContract frequently for tender opportunities as it's the responsibility of the supplier to express an interest. 

The Purchasing
Department does not necessarily notify suppliers of all tender opportunities as they arise.    

Please see the resources list (right) for further information and the opportunities under £25k (below).

ERDF procurement requirements 

EBRI - Training

The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University is a world-leading centre for bioenergy research and technology development that aims to accelerate the commercial deployment of emerging bioenergy technologies in the UK and internationally.

EBRI is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to develop a new centre of excellent in Bioenergy technologies and provide a focal point for supporting regional business with technology transfer and growth opportunities. To support EBRI in this objective, Aston University wishes to procure training services for specific modules of the modelling software Aspen and Aspen Plus.

Aston University invites you to submit a quotation to deliver the required work. A detailed specification of the required work is included in the Invitation to Quote

Should you require further information regarding the scope and nature of the required work, please contact Konstantina Stamouli or Ana-Maria Cortes.

The deadline for submission of quotations will be 5:00 pm on 24 March 2017.



  • *ERDF requirements and Aston procurement requirements over £25,000 will be advertised on https://online.contractsfinder.businesslink.gov.uk/  or OJEU (dependant on thresholds).
Resources & Useful Links

ProContractelectronic tendering system for Aston University Tenders

Gov.uk - guidance for SME/BME’s on how to compete for public sector

Contracts Finder - tenders and request for quotes between £10k and OJEU level are advertised here.

The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO)- Please follow the link for further information on becoming a University Catering Framework supplier.

Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) - Please follow the link for further information on becoming a Consortium Framework supplier.

No Order No Pay - Please follow the link for further information on the finance ordering policy

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