Development of enabling space technologies (9F063-160953/C)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/02/14 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
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) 415-4231 ( )
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: 

This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes the Priority Technology 10 (PT 10): Dexterous Interface and Tool For Planetary and Deep Space, of the previous bid solicitation number 9F063-160953/A dated April 18, 2017 with a closing date of June 12, 2017 at 02:00PM.

A debriefing or feedback session will be provided upon request to bidders/offerors/suppliers who bid on the previous solicitation.


For bids delivered starting Monday, January 15, 2018:

In person or by mail:
800 de la Gauchetière Ouest, suite 7300
Portail sud-ouest
Montréal (Québec) H5A 1L6
Fax (soumissions) : 514-496-3822


Project title: Development of enabling space technologies 

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 one (1) Priority Technology that are in line with the Canadian Space Agencys (CSA) priorities and mission roadmaps.
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 this Priority Technology (PT) the work solicited is the development and advancement of this technology up to Technology Readiness Level 4+ (TRL 4+) to reduce technical uncertainties and support approval and implementation of specific potential future space missions of interest to Canada.

Period of Contract: The anticipated duration of this technology development is between 18 and 24 months.  

Intellectual Property: The Intellectual property will vest with the contractor except the "IERIS Document Change Notice" for which Canada will own all intellectual property rights in foreground information

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. Please refer to Part 5 - Certifications and Additional Information.

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 and Additional Information, 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.E14697.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2018-01-05
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F14697.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2018-01-05
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E14697.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2018-01-31
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F14697.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2018-01-31

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