Scottish Government seeking £20m Database software development services

23rd September 2019

The Scottish Government are launching a framework for the provision of a database software development service valued at £20 million.


They are working in partnership with Police Scotland, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service, and the legal defence community to develop this dynamic purchasing system. The service is for the secure collection, editing and sharing of digital evidence between multiple organisations. The solution will be required to support the full service journey, capability catalogue and system support for the lifecycle of digital evidence. The service journey includes the collection of evidence from local authorities, businesses and the public, through to the editing of multimedia assets by both police and prosecution, and onward sharing to other parties such as defence agents and the court system.


The initial term of the contract will be 5 years. The contract will include options to extend for a further period or periods up to a maximum of 3 years in total.

The time limit for the submission of tenders is the 25 October.



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