Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program -Competitive Projects—Call for Proposals – Component 1a (W7714-186568)

Tender Notice

Status

Publishing status
Active
Days to closing
1 month 1 day hence

Dates

Publication date
2018/04/09
Amendment date
2018/04/20
Date closing
2018/05/24 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Details

Reference number
PW-18-00823957
Solicitation number
W7714-186568
Region of opportunity
Canada
Region of delivery
Canada
Notice type
Request for Proposal (RFP)
GSIN
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
Open
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Caves, Kate
Contact email
TPSGC.PAIDEeSProjetsComp-APIDEaSCompProjects.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
Contact phone
6132402069
Contact address
10 Wellington
Gatineau  QC
K1A 0S2
CA

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Description

Requirement

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is issuing this Call for Proposals (CFP) on behalf of the Department of National Defence (DND) with the responsibility of providing the knowledge and technological advantage needed to address Canada’s defence and security interests.

The Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program is new and was introduced by Canada’s defence policy “Strong, Secure, Engaged”. The Program fosters a competitive environment and challenges bidders with diverse skills and expertise from a variety of domains to develop innovative S&T solutions to Canada’s defence and security challenges. IDEaS aims to encourage and progress innovative solutions along a 9 level solution readiness level (SRL) S&T maturity Continuum

Trade Agreements
The Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) applies to this procurement.
This procurement is excluded from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) excluded from the application of the World Trade Organization—Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), as well as excluded from the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

Canadian Content

This procurement requires a minimum of 50 percent of Canadian content—goods and services. Bidders must provide a valid Canadian Content certification with the proposal

Security Requirements

Contractors may be required to possess valid security clearances, depending on the nature of the project, in order to have access to information and/or sites necessary for its execution.

S&T Challenges

  1. Understanding and addressing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  2. Recruit, retain, and reach 25% representation of women by 2026
  3. Cognitive Performance Enhancement
  4. Predicting and Optimizing Personnel Performance
  5. Human Performance in Extreme Climatic Environments
  6. Detection and Classification of Objects of Interest
  7. Persistent Maritime Surveillance
  8. Lightweight Ballistic Protection
  9. Chemical, Biological and Radiological (CBR) Hazard Detection and Planning
  10. Proactive Deterrence
  11. Collaboration of Robotic Systems
  12. Resilient Non-Global Positioning System (GPS) Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing
  13. Identification and Characterization of Space Objects
  14. What is in that Full Motion Video?
  15. Making Sense of the Chatter
  16. Cyber Attribution for the Defence of Canada

Bidder's conference

A bidders’ conference will be held in on April 25, 2018, 1pm to 4pm (Eastern Standard Time, EST) at 111 Sussex, Ottawa ON in the Victoria Hall.

Registration :

Donna Brooks

Public Works and Government Services Canada

Acquisitions Branch

Defence Sciences Division

Telephone: (613) 447-6178

Email address: donna.brooks@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ideas_cfp_final_en.pdf000English- 2018-04-09
idees_cfp_final_fr.pdf000French- 2018-04-09

Attachments

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
amendment_001.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2018-04-16
amendment_002.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2018-04-20

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