Clean Transportation Initiative Call for Proposals

Solicitation number T8125-13CTI1/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/04/25 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods
    and/or services
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Title:  Clean Transportation Initiative Call for Proposals
    Transport Canada is seeking proposals, through this Clean
    Transportation Initiative (CTI) Call for Proposals solicitation,
    for research and development projects or studies aimed at
    reducing Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and air pollution in
    three transportation sectors: Aviation; Marine, and Rail. 
    The proposed Work must be complete no later than March 31, 2016.
    Only proposals that have a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of 1
    to 6 will be considered. More information about the types of
    proposals that may be submitted and TRLs can be found in the
    Call for Proposals solicitation document.
    The Bidder must provide a co-investment equal to or greater than
    25% of the total project cost. Details about the Bidder's
    co-investment can be found in the Call for Proposals
    solicitation document. 
    The Bidder must not have received a grant under Transport
    Canada's Clean Rail Academic Grant Program.
    The Bidder's Financial Proposal must not exceed $200,000.00 CAD,
    Goods and Services Tax (GST) or the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)
    extra, if applicable. This does not include the co-investment
    made by the Bidder, which will form part of the total project
    The total funding available for all contracts is approximately
    $2,400,000.00 CAD, GST/HST extra. A breakdown of funding by
    fiscal year and by transportation sector can be found in the
    Call for Proposals solicitation document.
    Trade Agreements
    The Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) applies to this
    This procurement is excluded from the North American Free Trade
    Agreement (NAFTA) under Annex 1001.1b-2, Section B, class A -
    Research and Development, and excluded from the World Trade
    Organization - Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
    under Appendix 1, Annex 4.
    The requirement is limited to Canadian suppliers and Canadian
    goods and/or services.
    Basis of Selection - Highest Rated within Budget
    To be declared responsive, a proposal must:
    (a)	comply with all the requirements of the Call for Proposals
    (b)	meet all Mandatory Criteria and Certifications; and
    (c)	obtain the minimum score required to pass the Point-Rated
    Proposals not meeting (a) or (b) or (c) will be declared
    Details of the Certifications, Mandatory Criteria and
    Point-Rated Criteria can be found in the Call for Proposals
    solicitation document.
    Three Pools of Pre-qualified Proposals will be established, one
    for each of the three transportation Priority Areas (aviation,
    marine, rail). 
    The Pools of Pre-qualified Proposals will be determined based on
    the point-rated scores (ranked highest to lowest) for the
    responsive proposals in each transportation Priority Area. The
    Pool of Pre-qualified Proposals will only identify the highest
    ranked proposals up to the available funding. 
    The establishment of the Pool of Pre-qualified Proposals is
    approved in principle and will not constitute a guarantee on the
    part of Canada that a contract will be awarded.
    Once a proposal has been pre-qualified, the Bidder will
    participate in the development of a Statement of Work (SOW)
    based on the Bidder's pre-qualified proposal. The SOW will form
    part of any resulting contract. The price will be subject to
    negotiation. The Bidder may be required to provide additional
    information such as financial information to demonstrate its
    capacity to undertake the Work and price support to demonstrate
    the costs are fair and reasonable. 
    Contracting Authority
    For further information, please contact the PWGSC Contracting
    Brooke Taylor
    Supply Team Leader
    Science Procurement Directorate
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Telephone:  819-956-1674
    E-mail address:
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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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
    Taylor, Brooke
    (819) 956-1674 ( )
    (819) 997-2229
    11C1, Phase III
    Place du Portage
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Transport Canada
    330 Sparks St
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N5
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    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Commodity - GSIN
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