Study of metamaterial optical properties for defence applications (W7701-145749/B)

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Publishing status
Days to closing
4 years 9 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2014/01/29 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


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Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Legendre, Sylvie
Contact phone
(418) 649-2860 ( )
Contact fax
(418) 648-2209
Contact address
601-1550, Avenue d'Estimauville
G1J 0C7

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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
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: 
This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes previous bid
solicitation number W7701-145749/a dated December 3, 2013 with a
closing of December 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm.

(a)	Title: Study of metamaterial optical properties for defence

(b)	Objective:

To provide scientific and technical support for studying
metamaterial electromagnetic and optical properties in the
optical-to-infrared spec-trum for potential military
capabilities in the future. These capabilities may include new
and enhanced electro-optical sensors optics for surveillance and
signature management for enhanced maneuverability.

(c)	Tasks:

This task authorisation contract include the following tasks:

Task 1: Low-index anisotropic metamaterials for beam focusing in
EO detectors
Task 2: Study, design, simulation, fabrication, characterization
of metamaterials

For each of the above task many sub-tasks are associted.

(d)	Work location:

The Contractor must conduct the work at his own premises.

(e)	Client department :

The services will be rendered to Defence Research and
Development Canada (DRDC-Valcartier).

(f)	Period of the contract :

The period of the contract is from the date of the contract to
March 31, 2017 inclusive.

(g)	Estimated funding available

The maximum funding available for the contract resulting from
the bid solicitation is $60,000.00 CAD for the firm portion of
the work (Task 1 of the statement of Work at Annex A) and is 
$790,000.00 CAD  for the portion of the work to be performed on
an as and when requested basis using a task authorization (task
2 of the Statement of Work at Annex A)  (applicable taxes
extra). Bids valued in excess of this amount will be considered
non-responsive.  This disclosure does not commit Canada to pay
the maximum funding available.

(h)	Intellectual property rights 

Any intellectual property rights arising from the performance of
the Work under the resulting contract will belong to the

(i)	Other information :

- The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement
on Internal Trade (AIT).  
- The requirement is limited to Canadian services.

This PWGSC office provide procurement services in French and
English./ Ce bureau de TPSGC fournit des services d'achat au
public dans les deux langues officielles.
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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ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B015.E15775.EBSU000.PDF000English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B015.F15775.EBSU000.PDF000French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B015.E15775.EBSU001.PDF001English- Not available
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ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B015.E15775.EBSU002.PDF002English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B015.F15775.EBSU002.PDF002French- Not available

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