AI-IA Artificial Intelligence Source List (EN578-180001/B)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 4 years 9 months hence
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2025/01/15 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
- Notice type
- Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
- Trade agreement
- Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
- Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
- North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
- World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
- Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
- Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
- Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
- Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
- Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
- Tendering procedure
- Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
- Competitive procurement strategy
- Subsequent/Follow-on Contracts
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- Contact name
- Lessard, Peter
- Contact email
- Contact phone
- (613) 850-7602 ( )
- Contact fax
- ( ) -
- Contact address
Terrasses de la Chaudière 4th Floor, 10 Wellington Street 4th etage, 10, rue Wellington Gatineau Quebec K1A 0S5
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Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements Competitive Procurement Strategy: Subsequent/Follow-on Contracts Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Amendment 002: This amendment 002 is raised to respond to questions from industry. Q2: As an example firm #1 may have completed five different 1 month projects in the last 6 months which would enable them to qualify for Band 3. On the other hand, firm #2 may have a 1 year project which consists of 4 milestones and finishes in March 2020. It seems clear that firm#1 can submit all five 1 month projects as consideration for entry into Band 3. However, we are wondering about the situation for firm #2? Firm#2 may have completed 3 of the 4 milestones in the 1 year project, each with their own deliverables. Would they be able to count those as 3 projects even though the overall project is not finishing till March 2020? A2: The supplier must demonstrate, as a prime contractor or subcontractor, to have successfully delivered AI products, solutions, or services within at least one of the three determined AI areas of work* within the last three years. This includes having clearly describing the scope, complexity, results and outcomes. At least one reference** must be provided per project. Breaking down a single project in to 4 milestones is not considered the same as 4 successfully delivered projects. All other terms and conditions remain the same. *********************************************************************** Amendment 001: This amendment 001 is raised to respond to questions from industry. Q1: Mandatory M1 says that the supplier should have delivered AI products/solutions/services within one of the 3 areas in the last 3 years. Elsewhere in the M1 description, it says that to qualify for Band 3 the supplier should have delivered at least 5 AI projects - there is no mention of a timeline for the latter. To qualify for Band 3, do all 5 cited projects have to be in the last 3 years or for example, can 3 projects have been delivered in the last 3 years and 2 projects 7 or 8 years ago? A1: In order to qualify to Band 1, 2, or 3 of the AI source list, all projects must be delivered within the three years of the source list refresh date of January 13, 2020. All other terms and conditions remain the same. ************************************************************************ INVITATION TO QUALIFY (ITQ) SOURCE LIST REFRESH (Existing suppliers who have already qualified for the AI source list need not re-apply unless they wish to qualify to a higher band) The purpose of this refresh is to re-open the source list to qualify new suppliers to the list of pre-suppliers (hereinafter referred Source List) who meet all of the mandatory criteria (see section 2.3) to provide Canada with responsible and effective AI services, solutions and products. Subsequently, solicitation opportunities will be competed amongst the pre-qualified suppliers on the Source List for AI covering a variety of desired outcomes and needs. Suppliers meeting all the mandatory requirements will be eligible for inclusion on the Source List. This Invitation to Qualify is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA). For subsequent solicitations, the decisions on applicability of Trade Agreements will be made on case-by-case basis based on appropriate criteria. All enquiries must be submitted to Peter Lessard email@example.com no later than 5 calendar days before February 28, 2020. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered. EN578-180001/B Contracting Authority: Lessard, Peter Telephone: (613) 850-7602 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada. ************************************************************************ This notice amendment is to revise the list of qualified suppliers. AI INVITATION TO QUALIFY (ITQ) EN578-180001/A SOURCE LIST 1. Introduction The purpose of this Letter of Interest is to announce the pre-qualified list of suppliers (hereinafter referred Source List) who met all of the mandatory criteria to provide Canada with responsible and effective AI services, solutions and products. Subsequently, solicitation opportunities will be competed amongst the pre-qualified suppliers on the Source List for AI covering a variety of desired outcomes and needs pursuant to Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) No. EN578-180001/A. 2. Source List As indicated in the ITQ, Canada intended to pre-qualify suppliers within three Bands. For a definition of each Band, please see Annex 4 of ITQ No. EN578-180001/A. The qualified suppliers from the ITQ are: Band 1 1. Alithya Group Inc. 2. Contextere Corporation 3. DataPerformers Company Inc. 4. 9324526 Canada Inc. (operating as Elevated Thinking) 5. Horoma Ai Inc. 6. Idlewyld Analytics and Consulting Services, Sysabee, and the DAVHILL Group in Joint Venture 7. R-Brain 8. Solutions GeoLearn Inc. 9. Testfire Inc. (operating as "Testfire Labs") Band 1 and 2 1. 1QB Information Technology Inc. 2. AltaML Inc. 3. Effigis Geo-Solutions Inc. 4. Element Ai Inc. 5. Info Agora Inc. 6. Larus Technologies Group 7. PSW Applied Research Inc. 8. Pymetrics Inc. 9. Stradigi Ai Inc (operating as "Stradigi AI") 10. Systemscope Inc. 11. The AIM Group Inc. and Probe.ai in Joint Venture 12. Wirespeed Networks Inc. 13. CrowdCare Corporation (operating as "Wysdom.AI") Band 1, 2 and 3 1. Accenture Inc. 2. Acumen Solutions Consulting Canada Inc. 3. Amazon Web Services Inc. 4. Advanced Symbolics Inc. 5. Avaya Canada Corp. 6. Calian Ltd. 7. CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc. 8. Cistel Technology Inc. 9. Cognitive Scale Inc. 10. Deliotte inc. 11. Dessa Inc. 12. Diligen Inc. 13. Donna Cona Inc. / Mastech Infotrellis Inc. in Joint Venture 14. DXC Technology Company 15. Ernst & Young LLP 16. Fujitsu Consulting (Canada) Inc. 17. GlobVision Inc. 18. Hitachi Consulting Canada Corporation 19. Hitachi Vantara Inc. 20. IBM Canada Limited 21. IMRSV Data Labs Inc. 22. In2IT Technologies Canada Inc. 23. ipss inc./ ServiceNow Canada, Inc. in Joint Venture 24. Irosoft Inc. 25. KPMG LLP 26. Lemay Solutions Consulting, Inc. 27. Lixar I.T. Inc. 28. Mcafee Canada ULC 29. McKinsey & Company Canada 30. Menya Solutions Inc. 31. Microsoft Canada Inc. 32. MindBridge Analytics Inc. 33. Northern Micro Inc. 34. NewEnergy Community Inc. (dba "NuEnergy.ai") 35. Nuvoola Inc. 36. Open Text Corporation 37. Oproma Inc. 38. Palantir Technologies Inc. 39. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 40. SageTea Inc. 41. SAP Canada, Inc. 42. SAS Institute (Canada) Inc. 43. ServiceNow, Inc. 44. SIA Partners Inc. 45. Sierra Systems Group Inc. 46. Sightline Innovation Inc. 47. Thales Canada Inc. 48. The Funding Portal Inc. 49. ThinkData Works, Inc. 50. Thomson Reuters Canada Limited 51. 9766758 Canada Inc. (operating as "vLex Canada") 52. Xtract Ai Inc. These qualified suppliers will be invited to compete on subsequent for any requirements within the scope and value of this Source List. 3. Enquiries All enquiries regarding this Source List must be submitted to PWGSC AP AI Support at the coordinates detailed below: PWGSC AP AI Support Courriel : TPSGC.PAAideIA-APAISupport.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca Line 2, AI Goods Delivery Date: 15/01/2019 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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