Bid Opportunities

In accordance with the New West Partnership Trade Agreement (NWPTA), Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Bid Opportunities at the University of Manitoba are listed below.

Current Open Bid Opportunities through the Public Purchasing Portal

The University of Manitoba current open Bid Opportunitiesare listed on this page (see below).
These competitions are hosted at the Public Purchasing Portal through the Bonfire Portal Service at: https://umanitoba.bonfirehub.ca/.

Bidders Responsibility to Monitor Addenda

Please note that Bidders are required to monitor the site where the competition is hosted, i.e. the Public Purchasing Portal through the Bonfire Portal Service, for all addenda. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to ensure all addenda were received and to acknowledge receipt of all addenda on the bid form. Failure to comply may result in your bid being rejected.

Submitting Responses through the Public Purchasing Portal

The University of Manitoba accepts only electronic submission responses through the Public Purchasing Portal at the Bonfire Portal Service and must be submitted prior to the closing time.

Consult the bidding requirements and submission instructions at the above referenced internet portal service site well ahead of the competition closing date and time to allow sufficient opportunity for preparing a response and for uploading submission files. (Allow at least one hour to upload files).

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Bid Opportunities

RFQ BC 020718 CQ - Flow Cytometer System
Closing Date:
February 28, 2018 @ 2:00 P.M. (Winnipeg Local Time)
The University of Manitoba, Purchasing Services, Research and Sciences, is requesting quotations for one (1) Flow Cytometer System, through the Bonfire network.
Contact: Catherine Quan by email at: Catherine.Quan@umanitoba.ca
For competition details refer to: https://umanitoba.bonfirehub.ca/opportunities/13161
RFQ FG 120218 JS - Glenlea Research Station Farm, Harvesting Forage Crops Service
Closing Date:
March 9, 2018 @ 2:00 P.M. (Winnipeg Local Time)
The University of Manitoba, Purchasing Services, is requesting quotations from Contractors with experience harvesting forage crops, through the Bonfire network.
Addenda: Please note that Bidders are required to monitor the site where the competition is hosted, i.e. the Public Purchasing Portal through the Bonfire Portal Service, for all addenda. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to ensure all addenda were received and to acknowledge receipt of all addenda on the bid form. Failure to comply may result in your bid being rejected.
Contact: John Sapienza by email at: John.Sapienza@umanitoba.ca
For competition details refer to: https://umanitoba.bonfirehub.ca/opportunities/13148
RFQ FG 021218 JB - Architecture 2 Building L100, L300 and L400 Workstations
Closing Date:
March 5, 2018 @ 2:00 P.M. (Winnipeg Local Time)
The University of Manitoba, Purchasing Services, is requesting quotations from vendors with experience in providing furniture to large scale institutions/commercial/industrial accounts, through the Bonfire network
Estimated expenditure: $500,000.00
Addenda: Please note that Bidders are required to monitor the site where the competition is hosted, i.e. the Public Purchasing Portal through the Bonfire Portal Service, for all addenda. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to ensure all addenda were received and to acknowledge receipt of all addenda on the bid form. Failure to comply may result in your bid being rejected.
Contact: Jhosselin Bakhat by email at: Jhosselin.Bakhat@umanitoba.ca
For competition details refer to: https://umanitoba.bonfirehub.ca/opportunities/13073 
RFQ FG 020218 JS - Glenlea Research Station Tractor Equipment Lease
Closing Date:
March 6, 2018 @ 2:00 P.M. (Winnipeg Local Time)
The University of Manitoba, Purchasing Services, is requesting quotations from vendors with experience with sales and lease of new, unused farm tractors, equipment, services and parts, through the Bonfire network.
Addenda: Please note that Bidders are required to monitor the site where the competition is hosted, i.e. the Public Purchasing Portal through the Bonfire Portal Service, for all addenda. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to ensure all addenda were received and to acknowledge receipt of all addenda on the bid form. Failure to comply may result in your bid being rejected
Estimated expenditure: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 per year.
Contact: John Sapienza by email at: John.Sapienza@umanitoba.ca
For competition details refer to: https://umanitoba.bonfirehub.ca/opportunities/12991

RFP FG 022018 AC Functional and Space Study Consulting Services for: University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences
The University of Manitoba, Purchasing Services, is requesting tender submissions for this project through the Bonfire Network.
Closing Date: March 13, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. (Winnipeg Local Time)
Open To: Engineering Services Consultants
Budget: $250,000.00
Insurance Requirements: This project requires a minimum General Liability Insurance of $2,000,000 (two million) and Automobile Insurance of $2,000,000 (two million).
Addenda: Please note that Bidders are required to monitor the site where the competition is hosted, i.e. the Bonfire Submission Portal Service, for all addenda. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to ensure all addenda were received and to acknowledge receipt of all addenda on the bid form. Failure to comply may result in your bid being rejected.
Contact: Andrew Cramer by email at: Andrew.Cramer@umanitoba.a
For competition details refer to: https://umanitoba.bonfirehub.ca/opportunities/12701 
RFT 155C160708-05 Faculty of Science Student Advising Expansion
The University of Manitoba, Purchasing Services, is requesting tender submissions for this project through the Bonfire Network.
Closing Date: March 1, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. (Winnipeg Local Time)
Open To: Pre-Qualified General Contractors
Budget: $345,000.00
Insurance Requirements: This project requires a minimum General Liability Insurance of $2,000,000 (two million) and Automobile Insurance of $2,000,000 (two million).
Addenda: Please note that Bidders are required to monitor the site where the competition is hosted, i.e. the Bonfire Submission Portal Service, for all addenda. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to ensure all addenda were received and to acknowledge receipt of all addenda on the bid form. Failure to comply may result in your bid being rejected.
Contact: Jhosselin Bakhat by email at: Jhosselin.Bakhat@umanitoba.ca
For competition details refer to: https://umanitoba.bonfirehub.ca/opportunities/13110