The second Call for Proposals (CFP) for the Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP) has been posted on MERX. To download the CFP, please visit MERX, The Government of Canada’s electronic tendering service, at www.MERX.com, or click here to access it directly.

 
In support of the second CFP, a National Web Bidders Conference will be held on Tuesday July 19th, 2011, from 2pm ADT to 4pm ADT.
 
The purpose of this session is to provide an update on the status of the CICP, details of the second CFP and to provide an opportunity to ask the contracting authority and program personnel specific questions. This session will be available in French and English at the following link http://max.canwebcast.net/10. You can register at that website on the day of the conference. This is the only planned bidders conference and should you be unable to attend this session a written transcript will be made available.
 
Bidders are encouraged to test their browsers ahead of time at the following link:
 
The CICP is a Government of Canada initiative, launched as part of the Government of Canada’’s Budget 2010 commitment to promote Canada’s Economic Growth. The overarching goal of the CICP is to promote innovation and support the development of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Canada
Should you have any questions or concerns about the conference or the CICP in general please contact the CICP team at:
 
Or visit www.buyandsell.gc.ca/innovation for more information.