Call for Proposals TS7 - Innovative Solutions Canada - Testing Stream
Solicitation number EN578-23IS11
Closing date and time 2023/04/18 14:00 EDT
Last amendment date
SOLICITATION AMENDMENT 001
This solicitation amendment 001 is raised to amend the following:
1. Update the Table of Contents to include Appendix 5 – Pathway to Commercialization – Entry Criteria
2. Update Part 1 - General Information, Section 1.1 Summary to update the Military Problem Statements;
3. Update Applicable Appendices, Appendix 2 - General Definitions, Military Component Problem Statement Topics.
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) Amendment:
This amendment 001 is raised to correct the Contracting Authority email address under the contact information tab.
NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROCUREMENT (NPP)
CALL FOR PROPOSALS EN578-23IS11 TS7
Innovative Solutions Canada Program - Testing Stream (ISC TS) is a R&D program aimed at procuring, testing and evaluating R&D, pre-commercialized goods and services in the late stage development (Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 7 to 9).
Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is issuing a Call for Proposals (CFP) on behalf of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and participating departments, seeking Innovations to address a variety of Problem Statements and Topics which reflect the departmental requirements of participating federal departments and agencies.
More specifically ISED is seeking solutions to the Testing Stream Problem Statements and Topics outlined on the ISC website Open Funding Opportunities page here.
The purpose of this CFP is to create a pool of conditionally qualified suppliers that Canada may select from to address Government of Canada organizations’ requirements. Qualifying into a pool does not guarantee that a contract will be awarded.
SOLICITATION PERIOD: From March 21, 2023 to April 18, 2023
Please refer to the solicitation documents for information related to Proposal Preparation and Submission Instructions, Evaluation Procedures, Basis of Selection and other pertinent information.
SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE: This procurement is set-aside under the Small Business Set-Aside. The Bidder must be a for-profit with 499 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees. This calculation must take into account and include affiliated businesses, such as parent companies and subsidiaries that are either in or outside of Canada.
Note: Suppliers who do not meet this set-aside criteria may be eligible to bid on the second Testing Stream Call for Proposals EN578-23IS12 published on CanadaBuys.
CANADIAN CONTENT: This requirement is solely limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
TESTING DEPARTMENT: Federal Government Organizations
FUNDING MECHANISM: Contract
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM FUNDING: The estimated maximum funding available for all Contracts resulting from this Call for Proposals is: $17M
Disclosure of this estimated funding is made in good faith and does not commit Canada to award a contract, or to contract for the total estimated funding.
Should fiscal funding no longer be available, Bidders will be notified directly. The Contract Award Process will continue and proposals under contract negotiations will take priority when funding is available.
Multiple contracts could result from this requirement.
MAXIMUM CONTRACT VALUE: $1,100,000.00 CAD for the Standard Problem Statements, and $2,300,000.00 CAD for the Military Problem Statements (applicable taxes, shipping, and travel and living expenses are extra, as applicable).
This estimated funding is not a contract guarantee. Conditionally qualified proposals that are matched and selected for contract award may not necessarily receive the component's total maximum contract value. Individual contract values will be negotiated during the Contract Award Process.
QUESTIONS DURING SOLICITATION PERIOD:
Frequently asked questions, as well as on-going Bidder questions will be answered and may be published in an amendment to the Notice Document.
All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority at: TPSGC.PASICVoletessai-APISCTestingStream.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca no later than five calendar days before the Notice closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.
The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s).
No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process
Businesses interested in partnering for this tender opportunity:
Note: Information may not be available in both English and French. This is because the Official Languages Act does not apply.
Public Works and Government Services Canada
11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du PortageGatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5Canada
- Contracting authority
- morgan piironen
10 WELLINGTON STREETGatineau, NCR, K1A 0S5Canada
Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.
Access the Getting started page for details on how to bid, and more.