Technical Support Services (W7702-145682/A)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 4 years 3 months ago
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2014/06/05 14:00 Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- Notice type
- Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
- Trade agreement
- Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
- Competitive procurement strategy
- Best Overall Proposal
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Department of National Defence
- Contact name
- Jenkinson, Lorraine
- Contact phone
- (780) 497-3593 ( )
- Contact fax
- (780) 497-3510
- Contact address
ATB Place North Tower 10025 Jasper Ave./10025 ave Jasper 5th floor/5e étage Edmonton Alberta T5J 1S6
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: Attachment: None Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall Proposal Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: 1. TITLE: TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES IN SUPPORT OF AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS PROGRAMS 2. SECURITY: The following security requirement (SRCL and related clauses) applies and form part of the Contract. 2.1 The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). 2.2 The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC. 2.3 This contract includes access to controlled goods. Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada. 2.4 Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC. 2.5 The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the: (a) Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex "C"; (b) Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition). 3. REQUIREMENT: Defence R&D Canada - Suffield has an active research and development program that investigates novel robotic systems for use by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The Autonomous Systems Operations - Ground Group has ongoing research in various aspects robotic systems. Examples include: Algorithm development for robotic perception and navigation; Multi-robot cooperative systems; Computer architectures and embedded systems; Sensor development and exploitation; and Novel vehicle platform development. The objective of this contract is to provide technical support in the design, construction, testing, and maintenance of hardware and software components of unmanned ground vehicle systems in support of Autonomous Systems programs at Defence R&D Canada (DRDC) Suffield. To qualify a bid will have to consist of no less than 80% of goods and/or services of Canadian origin. 4. EVALUATION AND SELECTION: Mandatory and point rated technical evaluation criteria are included in Annex "G" of the solicitation. Contractor selection will be based on the highest responsive combined rating of technical merit and price. The ratio will be 70% for the technical merit and 30% for the price. 5. OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Any intellectual property arising from the performance of the Work under the Contract will vest in Canada. DRDC is exempted from the Treasury Board "Policy on Title to Intellectual Property Arising Under Crown Procurement Contracts" approved 1 June 2000 as per DRDC ADM (S&T) IP-02. 6. PERIOD OF CONTRACT: It is anticipated that any contract will be effective for a period of one (1) year with the option to extend the term of the Contract by up to three (3) additional one (1) year period(s). 7. CODE OF CONDUCT CERTIFICATIONS Pursuant to section 01 of Standard Instructions 2003, Bidders who are incorporated, including those bidding as a joint venture, must provide with their bid or promptly thereafter a complete list of names of all individuals who are currently directors of the Bidder. Bidders bidding as sole proprietorship, including those bidding as a joint venture, must provide with their bid or promptly thereafter the name of the owner. Bidders bidding as societies, firms, or partnerships do not need to provide lists of names. If the required names have not been received by the time the evaluation of bids is completed, Canada will inform the Bidder of a time frame within which to provide the information. Failure to comply will render the bid non-responsive. Providing the required names is a mandatory requirement for contract award. Contracting Authority Lorraine Jenkinson Supply Specialist Public Works and Government Services Canada Acquisitions Branch, Western Region Telus Plaza North 10025 Jasper Avenue, 5th Floor Edmonton, AB T5J 1S6 Telephone: (780) 497-3593 Facsimile: (780) 497-3510 E-mail address: Lorraine.Jenkinson@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca IMPORTANT NOTICE TO BIDDERS Notifications about amendments to an opportunity. Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders provides a Web feed to keep you informed about amendments to an opportunity of interest. Get more details on the Government of Canada Web site: https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tenders/follow-opportun ities#20 Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
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