Solicitation number W8482-218019/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/06/04 14:00 EDT

    Trade Agreement: NONE
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Naval Experimental and Testing - Engineering Charter Services (NEXT-ECS): W8482-218019/A
    Request for Information (RFI)
    This Request for Information (RFI) is to seek feedback from industry on the DRAFT Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for the release of a final RFP.
    Respondents are requested to provide any feedback, comments or concerns they may have to the DRAFT Request for Proposal or any of its Annex.
    This document is not a bid solicitation. This Request for Information (RFI) will not result in the award of any contract. As a result, potential suppliers of any goods or services described in this RFI should not reserve stock or facilities, nor allocate resources, as a result of any information contained in this RFI. Nor will this RFI result in the creation of any source list.
    The procurement of any goods or services described in this RFI will not necessarily follow this RFI.
    Nature of Requirement
    The Department of National Defence’s (DND) Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is searching for innovative ways they can adopt novel technologies, practices and operations to become more efficient and secure. Some of the areas of interests are Digital Twining and Simulation, Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity. In order to ensure these technologies, practices and operations are sufficient to meet current and future fleet requirements, robust testing and evaluations on vessels must be done in close proximity to the existing fleet, and which enable rapid experimenting to enable evaluations to keep pace with technological evolutions.
    All communications regarding this RFI must be directed to the Contracting Authority to ensure fair and transparent treatment of all respondents. Because this is not a bid solicitation, Canada may not necessarily respond to enquiries in writing or by circulating answers to all potential respondents.
    Contracting Authority: Tania Roy 
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Roy, Tania
    (873) 355-3337 ( )
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    6C2, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Nova Scotia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Not applicable
    Commodity - GSIN
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