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TSPS - Ecosystem Project (FEDDEV ONTARIO)

Solicitation number FEDDEV-2022-0704/003

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/08/15 14:00 EDT


    This requirement is for: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

    This requirement is open only to those Supply Arrangement Holders under E60ZT-18TSPS who qualified under Tier 1 for the following category: 2.7 Needs Analysis and Research Consultant:

    • Senior: One (1) resource,
    • Intermediate: Two (2) resources, and
    • Junior: One (1) or two (2) resources.

    The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.

    1. KPMG LLP
    2. Elevated Thinking Inc.
    3. Ference & Company Consulting Ltd.
    4. Hickling, Arthurs, Low Corporation
    5. Global Advantage Consulting Group Inc (Ottawa)
    6. Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
    7. Gelder, Gingras & Associates Inc.
    8. Prologic Systems Ltd.
    9. The Right Door Consulting & Solutions Incorporated
    10. KSAR & Associates Inc
    11. ADRM Technology Consulting Group Corp.
    12. Colliers Project Leaders Inc.
    13. Conseillers en management MARCON inc.
    14. Quallium Corporation
    15. The Institute on Governance

    Description of the Requirement:

    The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario/the Agency) requires consultants to undertake professional services for economic research and analysis.

    The project will help identify gaps and opportunities for the southern Ontario innovation and business supports ecosystem, and include an analysis of priority areas of needs across the region and for FedDev Ontario to consider as it assesses potential approaches to supporting ecosystems. These investments help to foster innovation, create conditions for regional success, grow regional assets, and boost competitiveness in global markets.

    This final report will focus on the following aspects:

    1. Key Drivers for Ecosystem Investments

    2. Areas of Greatest Opportunity for the Southern Ontario Ecosystem

    3. Best Practices and Generating Strong Returns; New Approaches to Ecosystem Support

    4. Considerations for Developing Performance Metrics

    Level of Security Requirement:

    Company Minimum Security Level Required: Reliability

    Resource Minimum Security Level Required: Reliability

    Document Safeguarding Security Level Required: None Required

    Applicable Trade Agreements:

    Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement & CFTA

    Proposed period of contract:

    The proposed period of contract shall be from August 22, 2022 to January 31, 2023.

    Estimated Level of Effort:

    To be determined.

    File Number: FEDDEV-2022-0704/003

    Contracting Authority: Tee (Zenghao) Wang

    Phone Number: (437) 326-9319


    NOTE: The Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) Method of Supply is subject to quarterly refresh cycles. If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact SPTS.TSPS@TPSGC-PWGSC.GC.CA

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
    Contracting authority
    Pietsch, Dianna
    139 Northfield Drive West, Suite 101
    Waterloo, ON, N2L 5A6

    Buying organization(s)

    Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering

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