ARCHIVED Parameters definition and detection limit study for a portable, handheld biological detector (W7702-145645/A)

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Publishing status
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6 years 4 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2013/11/13 14:00 Mountain Standard Time (MST)


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Notice type
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Trade agreement
  • None
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

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Contact name
Scott, Jasmine
Contact phone
(780) 497-3578 ( )
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(780) 497-3510
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Telus Plaza North/Plaza Telus Nord
10025 Jasper Ave./10025 ave Jasper
5th floor/5e étage
T5J 1S6


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TITLE:  Parameters definition and detection limit study for a
portable, handheld biological detector

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) - Suffield,
Medicine Hat, Alberta has a requirement 
to determine the detection limit and engineering parameters
required to develop a small handheld biodetector with integrated
sample collection,  in accordance with the Statement of Work,
Annex "A".

For services requirements, Bidders in receipt of a pension or a
lump sum payment must provide the required information as
detailed in article 3 of Part 2 of the bid solicitation.

To qualify a bid will have to consist of no less than 80% of
goods and/or services of Canadian origin.

Failure to meet any of the following mandatory requirements at
solicitation closing will render your submission non-compliant
and given no further consideration.

The Contractor must meet the following mandatory criteria at
solicitation closing:

1.  Education:                                                  
P. Eng, or MSc or higher with academic training in engineering,
mechanical engineering, microbiology or related field.

2.  Experience:                                                 
Experience in aerosol / bioaerosol science, especially in the
area of biological detection using light scattering and
laser-induced fluorescence.

3. Experience:                                                  
Experience in working with bioaerosol chamber dissemination and
collection techniques.

4. Price Proposal does not exceed the established budget.      

Best technical proposal within the stated budget.

The Department of  National Defence, Defence Research and
Development Canada - Suffield (DRDC S) has determined that any
intellectual property rights arising from the performance of the
Work under the resulting contract will belong to Canada.

It is anticipated that any contract will be effective from date
of Contract to March 31, 2014 inclusive.

The maximum funding available for the Contract resulting from
the bid solicitation is $50,000.00 (Applicable Taxes extra).
Bids valued in excess of this amount will be considered
non-responsive. This disclosure does not commit Canada to pay
the maximum funding available.

The contract may result in follow-on work.

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.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B002.E9976.EBSU000.PDF000English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B002.F9976.EBSU000.PDF000French- Not available

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