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The James Hutton Institute is eligible to utilise most of the public sector contracts established by Scottish Procurement and participates in these contracts wherever possible. This includes all utility contracts such as electricity, gas and water.

The Institute is also an associate member of APUC (Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges). This allows the Institute to access a broad range of framework agreements covering areas of spend such as scientific equipment, financial services, IT equipment, waste management and disposal, vehicle hire, etc.

For those goods and services not available on Scottish Government or APUC contracts the Institute may collaborate with other organisations such as SRUC and the University of Edinburgh to set up specific framework agreements covering farm supplies and services for example.

All procurement requirements for the Institute are advertised on the Scottish Government's Public Contracts Scotland website and suppliers must be registered on this website in order to receive invitations to quote/tender. Visit the Public Contracts Scotland website for more information. 

Should you require any further information regarding procurement at the James Hutton Institute please contact the Procurement Manager by telephone or email as follows:

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.