back to article Low-risk AND rapid? Brit vaccine centre seeks ERP to meet accelerated schedule, and needs it yesterday

The UK's £158m Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (VMIC) has an "urgent requirement" for a £7m SaaS ERP system as the facility's launch is being accelerated due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The government-backed organisation designed to work across universities and industry was first announced in 2018 before the …

  1. sgp

    Why would a 30 user (+ 60 externals) outfit need a 7 million ERP system?

    1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

      There's a lot of snoughts in the trough.

      1. Korev Silver badge

        It probably needs to be GxP compliant which is complicated and time-consuming

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Why would a 30 user (+ 60 externals) outfit need a 7 million ERP system?

      " include consultation, project management, implementation, hosting, service support and upgrades, and disaster recovery. It will need to support a regulated pharmaceutical environment such as industry-standard GxP compliance requirements including EudraLex Volume 4..."

      £7m for all that is not expensive, this isn't a case of getting the local website designer kids to throw some javascript together on an old Linux PC.

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