Arctic Zooplankton Taxonomy

Status Awarded

Contract number 30004692A

Solicitation number 30004692A

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Contract award date

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Contract value

CAD 311,625.00


    This contract was awarded to:

    Université Laval

    Reissue of Bid Solicitation

    This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes previous bid solicitation number 30004692 dated November 3rd, 2023 with a closing of November 27th, 2023 at 2:00 PM AST. A debriefing or feedback session will be provided upon request to bidders/offerors/suppliers who bid on the previous solicitation.

    Background Statement:

    Zooplankton samples are collected as part of Arctic research programs conducted by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Depth stratified (multi-net) and integrated (bongo) samples are collected to assess biodiversity, changes in key prey taxa over time, and to support food web assessments in coastal and offshore environments.

    Objectives of the Requirement:

    The objective of this work is to obtain accurate and precise identification of marine zooplankton collected from coastal or offshore locations in Canada’s Arctic.

    Security Requirement: There is no security associated with this requirement.

    Business address

    1045 avenue de la Médecine, Room 1036-F

    Québec, Québec, G1V 0A6
    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity code
    Region(s) of delivery

    Contract duration

    The contract will be for a period of 62 month(s), from 2024/01/03 to 2029/03/31.

    Commodity - UNSPSC

    • 70101602 - Fishery research or experimentation services
    • 81170000 - Biological science services

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    200 Kent Street

    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0E6
    Contracting authority
    Cal LaKing
    (506) 478-3581
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