Individual consultant to design and deliver a business incubation workshop for entrepreneurial scientists implementing RSIF funded innovation projects
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROPOSAL
(CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL SELECTION)
Project Name: The Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) for Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Grant No.: D347-3A
Assignment Title: Individual consultant to design and deliver a business incubation workshop for entrepreneurial scientists implementing RSIF funded innovation projects
Reference No: KE-ICIPE-236271-CS-CQS
The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) aim of the assignment will be to assist the RCU in designing and delivering a 5-day business incubation workshop involving entrepreneurial scientists from the two funded innovation projects and their private sector partners. The aim of the workshop is to equip project teams with essential business skills and to support them to develop business models and roadmaps for commercializing their research products.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following website:
The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology now invites eligible individual consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:
- A postgraduate degree in business administration and/or entrepreneurship or related disciplines within technology-based innovation.
- Over 6 years practical experiences in innovation-based business development, business incubation and/or acceleration, or applying modern business incubation processes.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Consultants Qualification” (CQS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at this address (firstname.lastname@example.org) during office hours 08:00 – 17:00 hrs East Africa Time.
Expressions of interest can be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person and deposited in the icipe Tender Box, located at icipe Duduville campus, Kasarani, Nairobi (Carroll Wilson Building, Ground Floor) on or before Wednesday 16th June 2021 at 11.00 am local time.The bids will be opened the same date and time, in the presence of those submitting. The submissions in hard copy should be clearly marked: ‘Expression of Interest and proposal– Individual consultant to design and deliver a business incubation workshop for entrepreneurial scientists implementing RSIF funded innovation projects”. REF: KE-ICIPE-236271-CS-CQS.
Electronic submissions can be sent to email@example.com
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe)
Attn: Susan Kariuki, Procurement Manager
Duduville campus, Kasarani, Nairobi
P.O. Box 30772, 00100 GPO
Tel: +254-20-8632000 , Fax: +254-20-8632001/2