Simple keyword search and advanced search

Customer Service / Connectivity Innovation Network - RFT-10043341

RFT ID RFT-10043341
RFT Type Request for Proposals
Published 6-Jul-2021
Closes 3-Aug-2021 10:00am
Category (based on UNSPSC)
81161700 - Telecommunication Services
Agency Digital & ICT

Contact Person
Michael Burrell
Phone: +61 2 9372 7228

Tender Details

NSWTA is seeking submissions for a lead organisation (Recipient) to set up the Connectivity Innovation Network (CIN or Network) bringing together research, industry and government to solve connectivity challenges facing the NSW Government and the people of NSW and providing a potential path to commercialisation for research solutions.

Network’s Objectives

The Network will deliver on the following objectives, to be finalised in consultation with NSWTA:

1. Create a network of industry and research partners to collaborate and solve connectivity challenges facing the NSW Government and the people of NSW.

2. Rapidly prototype and test solutions using research-based solutions. Solutions that are developed may have multiple and broad use cases beyond government connectivity.

3. The Network becomes self-sustaining in the medium to longer term with active participants across industry, research and government and demonstrated value creation to continue the cycle of funding.

4. The Network will establish strong links with industry partners and commercialisation specialists to assist end-users, academics, and entrepreneurs to progress the technical and commercial readiness levels of promising connectivity solutions.


Refer to Additional Details / Instructions

RFT Type

Request for Proposals - An invitation for expressions of interest / seeking preliminary proposals. In many cases these may be used as a basis for shortlisting tenderers, along with other criteria such as expertise and experience. Prospective tenderers are initially evaluated for their proposal against the relevant selection criteria. A number of those who best meet the criteria are invited to tender. For complex or some other types of procurement, where the product or service outcomes are highly dependent on the content of the proposals received from Tenderers, the outcome may be negotiated.

Additional Details / Instructions

Refer to RFT attached documentation.

Address for Lodgement

N/A online lodgment

Multi Agency Access