Organisations able to use UK SBS contracts

Core Customers: Associated Bodies

This agreement is available to our core customers:

  • UK Research and Innovation, including
    • The Science and Technology Facilities Council
    • The Medical Research Council
    • The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
    • The Economic and Social Research Council
    • The Natural Environment Research Council
    • The Arts and Humanities Research Council
    • The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    • Innovate UK
    • Research England
  • The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS)

Any UK Research and Innovation institute, research facility, centre or unit may use this agreement. View the complete list.

Other Organisations:

The following organisations may also access the Contract:

  • Animal Health & Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA)
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)
  • Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL
  • Environment Agency (EA)
  • Food & Environment Research Agency (FERA)
  • Food Standards Agency (FSA)
  • Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL)
  • Health Protection Agency (HPA)
  • Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
  • Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB)
  • National Physical Laboratory
  • Natural History Museum
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)
  • Sanger Institute
  • The Francis Crick Institute
  • The Wellcome Trust
  • Trinity College Dublin (TCD)
  • University College Dublin (UCD)
  • UK National Quality Assessment Service (UK NEQAS)

UK Universities:

The following University Purchasing Consortiums may also use the Contract:

  • Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges, Scotland (APUC Ltd)
  • Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW)
  • London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC)
  • North Eastern Universities Purchasing Group (NEUPG Ltd)
  • North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC Ltd)
  • Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)

In addition, individual UK Universities and associated colleges may use the Contract. View the full list of Universities and associated colleges.

Government Departments and Non-Departmental Public Bodies:

Any central government department, executive agency and non-departmental public body may use our contracts. View the full list of Government Departments and Non-Departmental Public Bodies.

NHS Bodies (i.e. Acute Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Primary Care Trusts, Care Trusts, NHS Hospital Trusts, Strategic Health Authorities, Mental Health Trusts, Special Health Authorities) may also use the Contract. View the full list of Authorities and Trusts.