Software reverse engineering prototypes development
Solicitation number W7701-217332/A
Closing date and time 2021/08/11 14:00 EDT
Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall Proposal Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Title Software reverse engineering prototypes development Description : Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) on behalf of Defense Research and Development Canada (DRDC) located in Valcartier, (Quebec), is seeking bids to select a contractor able to perform various tasks, on demand, in the field of software reverse engineering. To assist software reverse engineers with the various tasks they have to perform, the Kam1n0  and JARV1S prototypes were developed. The main objective of the present contract is to further develop them using data mining and machine leaning techniques, as well as develop new prototypes to support software reverse engineers in their work. To achieve the contract objectives, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) - Valcartier Research Centre (VRC) is looking for a team of researchers with a strong background in assembly code analysis, data mining, and machine learning. The period of the Contract is five (5) years from date of Contract, inclusive. No security requirements is required for the needs. Enquiries during the solicitation period Enquiries regarding this bid must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority named on the Invitation to Tender - Page 1 at e-mail address email@example.com. Enquiries should be received no later than 10 calendar date prior to the date set for solicitation closing to allow sufficient time to provide a response. Enquiries received after that time may result in an answer NOT being provided. Bidders should reference as accurately as possible the numbered item of the RFP to which the enquiry relates. Care should be taken by bidders to explain each question in sufficient detail in order to enable Canada to provide an accurate answer. Technical enquiries that are of a proprietary nature must be clearly marked "proprietary" at each relevant item. Items identified as "proprietary" will be treated as such except where Canada determines that the enquiry is not of a proprietary nature. Canada may edit the question(s) or may request that offerors do so, so that the proprietary nature of the question(s) is eliminated, and the enquiry can be answered to all bidders. Enquiries not submitted in a form that can be distributed to all bidders may not be answered by Canada. The Crown reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada. Standard terms and conditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of, the tender and contract documents. Tender documents Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender documents through the website https://buyandsell.gc.ca service provider. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the service provider. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. Bid receiving IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS RE. BID SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Québec Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority. Bids must be submitted by fax to the number indicated in the bid solicitation or electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. This service allows bidders to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level. Hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) bids will not be accepted for the subject bid solicitation. Given current circumstances and network limitations, some active procurements may be delayed. To stay up to date on the status of specific procurements, please consult Buysandsell.gc.ca. 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.
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Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Public Works and Government Services Canada
11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du PortageGatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5Canada
- Contracting authority
- Parent, Alexandra
- (418) 563-8334 ( )
601-1550, Avenue d'Estimauville
QuébecQuébec, Québec, G1J 0C7
Department of National Defence
101 Colonel By DrOttawa, Ontario, K1A0K2Canada
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