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Procurement & Innovation Funding for Defense Needs with the Government of Canada

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Did you know the Government of Canada purchases $24 billion of goods, services, construction, and maintenance projects every year? Learn how your company could add the GoC to your client list!

It’s not just big industry that sells to the Government of Canada!

  • Over 500,000 contracts are awarded each year, with 90% of those contracts being valued under $25K
  • Approximately 2M credit card transactions are processed each year valued at under $10K
  • The majority of the contracts and credit card purchases are made with small and medium sized enterprises

Presented by Procurement Assistance Canada this webinar and specifically the IDEaS program is for all Canadian innovators, from defence primes to academia, SME’s to not-for-profits, municipal/provincial/territorial entities to individuals. You will learn:

  • The procurement process for the Government of Canada
  • About IDEaS – Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security Program
  • How IDEaS is more than just a funding program and is accelerating concepts and propelling solutions forward, building a defence innovation ecosystem
  • The five funding mechanisms IDEaS provides to assist Canadian innovators in solving defence and security challenges

The GoC is looking at solving challenges from every possible angle to bring new thinking to the DND/CAF and welcome thinking from non-traditional sources such as agriculture, the automotive industry, health care sector or any combination of technologies that could offer a breakthrough or new approach for defence and security.

Dolan Bogus - Outreach & Procurement Team Lead, Procurement Assistance Canada

Dolan Bogus is a Procurement Outreach Team Lead at Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC). With over 19 years of Federal Procurement experience, Dolan leads a team of outreach officers in Western Region (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, North West Territories and Nunavut) who work to support smaller and diverse businesses in selling to the Government of Canada and travelling along their bidding journey. Located in Edmonton, Alberta he has held numerous positions within federal procurement, ranging from the purchase of goods and services, business and policy support, to the design of workload management and risk assessment systems for procurement officers across Acquisitions Branch within PSPC.