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Working with industry

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016
Our industry partners provide a large proportion of our technical capability and support, and related equipment.

We seek to develop strong relationships with these industry partners to deliver improved value-for-money, increased capacity and greater innovation.

Procurement at GCHQ

GCHQ contracts with a range of organisations from small, local businesses to international firms.

Our contracts are awarded by competition between potential suppliers, unless there are compelling reasons why competition cannot be used.

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Contact us

Would you like to send information about products or services that you think might be of interest to us?

If so, contact our Industry Relations Team.

CESG and Information Assurance

GCHQ's work with industry extends beyond the traditional supplier-buyer relationship.CESG, the Information Security arm of GCHQ and National Technical Authority for Information Assurance (IA), works closely with the community which shares an interest in, and is responsible for information security across the UK.

Industry helps us to increase IA good practice and skills, as well as delivering IA and Cyber Security services through CESG. Details on the CESG website.

Improving opportunities for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

The Government recognises the important role of SMEs in delivering UK economic growth and prosperity. We are keen to diversify our supply base to include more SMEs, either working with us directly or via our prime contractors.

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