Development of enabling space technologies (9F063-170039/A)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2017/09/12 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Solicitation number
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Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Canadian Space Agency

Contact Information

Contact name
Jurca, Anca
Contact email
Contact phone
(514) 496-3378 ( )
Contact fax
(514) 496-3822
Contact address
Place Bonaventure,
800 rue de la Gauchetière Ouest
Voir aux présentes - See herein
H5A 1L6

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 


In person or by mail:
Place Bonaventure, 1st Floor
800 de la Gauchetière Street West, Suite 1110
Montreal (QC), H5A 1L6

Project title: Development of enabling space technologies for future international Human Spaceflight (HSF) collaborations 

Description: Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) on behalf of Canadian Space Agency (CSA) located in St-Hubert, (Quebec), is seeking bids to develop and advance three (3) enabling Priority Technologies related to potential opportunities for Canadian participation in future international Human Spaceflight (HSF) collaborations. Priority Technologies are those that have been established by the CSA as the critical technologies to be developed to meet objectives set forth by the Canadian Space Strategy. 

For every Priority Technologies (PTs) the work solicited is the development and advancement of these technologies up to potentially Technology Readiness Level 6 (TRL 6) to reduce technical uncertainties and support approval and implementation of specific potential future space missions of interest to Canada.

Period of Contract: Depending on the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) covered by each technology development contract periods are expected to vary between 12 and 30 months.

Intellectual Property: The Intellectual property will vest with the contractor.

Security Requirements: There are no security requirements associated with this requirement.

Trade agreements: This requirement is not subject to the trade agreements.

Canadian Content: The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and Canadian services.

Controlled Goods Program: This procurement could be subject to the Controlled Goods Program. The Defence production Act defines Canadian Controlled Goods as certain goods listed in Canadas Export Control List, a regulation made pursuant to the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA)."

Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity: "The Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity applies to this procurement; see Part 5  Certifications, Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses and the annex titled Federal Contracts Program for Employment Equity  Certification."
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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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E14417.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2017-07-07
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F14417.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2017-07-07
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E14417.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2017-07-18
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F14417.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2017-07-18
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E14417.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2017-08-01
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F14417.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2017-08-01
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E14417.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2017-08-03
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F14417.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2017-08-03

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