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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2015/08/05 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
Notice type
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Canadian Space Agency
End user entity
Canadian Space Agency

Contact Information

Contact name
Kardum, Robert
Contact phone
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Contact address
6767 route de l'Aéroport
St-Hubert  QC
J3Y 8Y9


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The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is seeking bids from qualified organizations in order to form Topical Teams (TTs) with interest and expertise in Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Space Exploration Science and Space Health Topics in nine (9) specific subject areas, for the purpose of providing a report of updated community science priorities to CSA.

The complete description of the work to be completed under this requirement is in the Statement of Work provided in Annex “A”.

Several contracts for a period of eighteen (18) months each commencing on the date of contract award may be awarded as a result of this RFP. 

Interested bidders are required to submit their proposals in accordance with the instructions provided in this RFP.  

All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority no later than five (5) calendar days before the bid closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered. Bidders should reference as accurately as possible the numbered item of the bid solicitation 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 questions or may request that the Bidder do so, so that the proprietary nature of the question is eliminated, and the enquiry can be answered with copies to all bidders. Enquiries not submitted in a form that can be distributed to all bidders may not be answered by Canada. 

A French version of the RFP will be made available upon request and the closing date will be extended consequently by the amount of time it takes to provide a translated document. Bids can be submitted in either official language of Canada (English or French).

The Canadian Space Agency is not subject to the trade agreements.

Canada retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
9f052-140994a.english.pdf000English- 2015-06-08
9f052-140994a.english.pdf000French- 2015-06-08
9f052-140944a.amndt1eng.pdf001English- 2015-07-28
9f052-140944a.amndt1fra.pdf001French- 2015-07-28


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
9f052-140994.qa1_.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2015-06-17
formulaire_de_demande_dequipe_thematique.docxNot availableFrench- 2015-06-17
topical_teams_application_form.docxNot availableEnglish- 2015-06-17
9f052-140994.qa2_.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2015-06-24
9f052-140994.qa3_.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2015-06-29
9f052-140994.qa4_.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2015-07-29
9f052-140994.qa5_.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2015-08-04

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