Government will launch a national design competition in the Spring 2019 as part of the Ageing Society and Clean Growth Grand Challenges. This was announced by the Energy Minister Claire Perry at Green GB Week.
The Department wishes to contract a competition organiser. The competition organiser should have significant knowledge of running competitions of this nature and should have substantial profile and credibility with industry. The competition organiser will be responsible for all elements of design, delivery, communication, promotion and evaluation of the competition. They will seek input and approvals of the Competition Steering Group led by Buildings Mission, BEIS at regular intervals as agreed by the steering group.
The competition organiser must also have varied and broad industry and academic connections, with involvement in bringing together disperate consortia to solve challenges.
BEIS require a delivery partner, to help scope, design and carry out the design competition in a way that best delivers the aims of engaging the public and businesses around an affordable and scalable vision for the home of 2030 that is higher quality, more energy efficient, and that also supports people, whatever their age and need, to live healthy and independent lives.
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