Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) Procurement Process (EN578-15BCIP/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
7 years 3 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2015/04/23 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering procedure
Solely Canadian content
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Bellec, Jean
Contact phone
Contact fax
Contact address
11 Laurier Street
Gatineau  QC
K1A 0S5

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This Request for Information (RFI) seeks information from industry and other stakeholders on their interest, experience(s) with, and concerns regarding the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), formerly known as Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP), competitive procurement process by providing the opportunity to give feedback on the program and its procurement strategy.

The Questionnaire can be completed at the following hyperlink: 
The Questionnaire will take from ten (10) to twenty (20) minutes depending on the number of BCIP experiences applicable to your organization.  All information will be treated confidentially and will have no impact on your future participation in the BCIP.

Canada will analyze and summarize industry input and post the results on its Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS),

Responses may be in English or French, at the preference of the Respondent. 

The issuance of this RFI does not create an obligation for Canada to issue a subsequent Call for Proposals or to negotiate any resultant contracts for the requirement  and does not bind Canada legally or otherwise, to enter into any agreement or to accept any suggestions from industry. 

This industry consultation process is not a Call for Proposals and a contract will not result from this request. 

Potential respondents are advised that any information submitted to Canada in response to this questionnaire may be used by Canada in the development of a subsequent competitive Call for Proposals solicitation.  However, Canada is not bound to accept any expression of interest or to consider it further in any associated documents.

Participation in this process is not a mandatory requirement for any subsequent Call for Proposals.

All enquiries and other communications related to this RFI should be directed to the Contracting Officer as follows:

Jean M. Bellec
Public Works and Government Services Canada 
Acquisitions Branch 
Science Procurement Directorate 
11 Laurier Street 
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 
Telephone: 819-956-1669

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ang_complete.pdf000English- 2015-04-10
fran_complete.pdf000French- 2015-04-10
en_letter_of_interest_amdt_001_full.pdf001English- 2015-04-16
fr_letter_of_interest_amdt_001_full.pdf001French- 2015-04-16