Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) - Innovation Call for Proposals 2017 (W7714-17DRDC/A)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2017/11/30 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
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Tendering procedure
Conditional Canadian content
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

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Contact name
Baxter, Emily
Contact email
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Contact address
11 Laurier St
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0S5

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20/10/2017 - The purpose of this amendment is to add the Summary of Feedback document to this Notice. The DRDC Innovation CFP 2017 will open under W7714-17DRDC/B.
28/09/2017 - The purpose of this amendment is to extend the closing date of the Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) for the purposes of publishing a Summary of Feedback document only. The closing date for submissions in response to the RFI remains unchanged.

This pre-solicitation announcement is developed to support the engagement processes for the Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Innovations Call For Proposals (CFP) intended fall 2017.

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) intends to issue a Call for Proposals (CFP) on behalf of Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), an agency of the Department of National Defence (DND). The CFP will be an invitation to the scientific, technical and innovation communities to submit science and technology proposals in support of Canada’s defence, security and safety. The CFP covers a wide range of subjects and seeks solutions to address DRDC's scientific and technological needs/gaps/challenges within the research and development context.

In advance of the CFP, PWGSC is seeking information and feedback from industry, academia and other stakeholders on their interest, capacity and ability to provide research and development services as described in the draft CFP document, a copy of which is being provided via this Request for Information. Feedback is also being solicited regarding the procurement approach and methodology.

The Request for Information (RFI) provides instructions for industry, academia and other stakeholders who are interested in participating in this engagement process. Participation in the engagement process is not a requirement to submit a proposal to the upcoming CFP.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
rfi_drdc_innovations_cfp_2017_eng.pdf000English- 2017-09-06
rfi_drdc_innovations_cfp_2017_fr.pdf000French- 2017-09-06
drdc_innovation_rfi_2017_amendment_001_eng.pdf001English- 2017-09-14
drdc_innovation_rfi_2017_amendment_001_fr.pdf001French- 2017-09-14
drdc_i_cfp_-_amd_002_-_fr.pdf002French- 2017-09-21
drdc_i_rfi_-_amd_002_-_en.pdf002English- 2017-09-21


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
draft_soliciation_doc_fr_cfp_2017.pdfNot availableFrench- 2017-09-06
draft_solicitation_doc_eng_cfp_2017.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2017-09-06
fr_retroaction_des_resultats_rddc_i_2017.pdfNot availableFrench- 2017-10-20
summary_of_feedback_drdc_innovation_2017.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2017-10-20

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