MARS 2020 Instrument Ph.0 (9F052-130484/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
8 years 3 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2014/02/03 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


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Solicitation number
Region of delivery
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: The bidder must supply Canadian goods
and/or services
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Project title

Phase 0 Study on a Canadian Instrument contribution to the NASA
Mars 2020 Mission



Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) on behalf of
Canadian Space Agency (CSA) located in St-Hubert, (Quebec) is
seeking bids to conduct Phase 0 studies related to the potential
contribution by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) of an Instrument
on the NASA Mars 2020 mission. 

The Canadian Space Strategy seeks to define a bold vision for
Canada's future in Space, where:
·	Canadians, in a global partnership, work to harness the
potential of space to advance scientific and technical knowledge
of our world and the Universe beyond; and
·	Effective cooperation between government, industry and
research institutions in Canada allows Canadians to take their
place among the top creators and users of space products and
services in the world, and to take full advantage of the
benefits space has to offer.The Phase 0 development focuses on
the identification of the technological and scientific needs and
on the mission analysis. As the initial phase in payload/mission
development, it provides an opportunity for exploring truly
innovative ideas. These studies are thus of importance to the
CSA in encouraging the growth and development of an
internationally competitive Canadian space community and the
advancement of new ideas.

·	Up to two (2) contracts may be awarded.

Period of the Contracts
Maximum duration of twelve (12) months from each contract award.

Actual Available Budget
The actual budget available under this Requirement is 180K$ ( 2
x 90K$), all applicable taxes are extra.

Security Requirements
No security requirements apply to this requirement.

Code of Conduct and Certifications-Bid
Bidders must provide a list of names or other related
informationas needed, pursuant to section 01 of Standard
Instructions 2003.

Former Public Servant
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.

Trade agreements
This requirement is not subject to the trade agreements  

Intellectual property
Ownership of Intellectual Property will vest with Canada.

Canadian content
The requirement is limited to Canadian services

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.E12529.EBSU000.PDF000English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F12529.EBSU000.PDF000French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E12529.EBSU001.PDF001English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F12529.EBSU001.PDF001French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.E12529.EBSU002.PDF002English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B545.F12529.EBSU002.PDF002French- Not available

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