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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
5 years 4 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2013/11/25 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


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Solicitation number
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Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • None
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Canadian Space Agency

Contact Information

Contact name
Niquette, Caroline
Contact phone
(514) 496-3730 ( )
Contact fax
(514) 496-3822
Contact address
Place Bonaventure, portail Sud-Est
800, rue de La Gauchetière Ouest
7 ième étage
H5A 1L6


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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: 
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Project Title

2013 CSA Exploration Core Concept Studies for Space Exploration

Description of Project 

Requirement Development is part of the Exploration Core program
of the Canadian Space Agency. Through Requirement Development,
Exploration Core supports CSA's exploration planning activities
and defines the science and technology developments most likely
to be required in future space exploration missions of interest
to Canada, and assesses potential contributions that Canada
could make to such missions. Concept Studies are part of the
Requirement Development activity 

This requirement requests Concept Studies proposals in the
following areas of space exploration and detailed in Appendix 4
and 5 of Annex A:

¢	Asteroid Rendezvous Sensor for the Asteroid Redirect Mission 
¢	Deep Space Exploration Robotics

Period of Contracts

The Contracts will be for a period of eight (8) months each.

Actual Available Budget

The actual budget available for the two (2) Contracts resulting
from the bid sollicitation is 800 000.00$ as detailed bellow,
applicable Taxes are extra. 

The budget available for each Priority Technology is as follows:

Concept Study Title	Number of Contracts	Maximum funding per
Contract	Maximum funding Option
CS1-Asteroid Rendezvous Sensor for the Asteroid Redirect
Mission	 1	Up to  300 000.00$	N/A
 CS2-Deep Space Exploration Robotics	 1	Up to  300 000.00$	Up to
 200 000.00$

Security Requirements

No security requirements apply to this requirement.

Trade Agreements

This requirement is not subject to the trade agreements.

Intellectual property

Ownership of Intellectual Property will vest with Canada.

Canadian Content

This requirement is limited to Canadian good and services.

Controlled Goods Program

This requirement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program.

Location of Work

The majority of the work is expected to be performed at the
Contractor's facilities. There may be a requirement to travel.
The Contractor is encouraged to propose a methodology which will
facilitate the completion of all the requirements of the work
while minimizing the need to travel. Modern communications
techniques (e-mail, fax, telephone, Internet, etc.) should be
used to maintain a reasonable budget for the project. The
location of meetings will be arranged between the Contractor and
the Project Authority. The final project review meeting is
likely being held at the John H. Chapman Space Centre (CSA's
main facilities) in Saint-Hubert, Quebec.

The contractor must have access to suitable facilities to host
and/or join teleconferences and optionally video conferences of
good quality as they will be used as main mode of communication.

All specifications are detailed in the document entitled Request
for Proposal (RFP)

This PWGSC office provides acquisition services to the public in
both official languages.
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_MTB.B545.E12450.EBSU000.PDF000English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F12450.EBSU000.PDF000French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E12450.EBSU001.PDF001English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F12450.EBSU001.PDF001French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E12450.EBSU002.PDF002English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F12450.EBSU002.PDF002French- Not available

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