Development of enabling space technologies (9F063-190285/A)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2019/10/22 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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, portail Sud-Oues
800, rue de La Gauchetière Ouest
7e étage, suite 7300
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: 

Project title: Development of enabling space technologies 

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 four (4) Priority Technologies that are in line with the Canada Space Agency’s (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 the 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 5 (TRL 5) 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 vary between 15 and 24 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 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 Canada’s Export Control List, a regulation made pursuant to the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA).

Epost Connect:
This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically. Bidders must refer to Part 2 entitled Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 entitled Bid Preparation Instructions, of the bid solicitation, for further information.

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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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.E15435.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2019-08-12
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F15435.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2019-08-12
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E15435.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2019-09-10
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F15435.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2019-09-10
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E15435.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2019-10-02
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F15435.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2019-10-02
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E15435.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2019-10-04
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F15435.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2019-10-04
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.E15435.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2019-10-10
ABES.PROD.PW_MTB.B575.F15435.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2019-10-10

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