Request for Proposals: Consulting Services for the Development of a Newfoundland and Labrador HealthTech | BioTech Strategy

Feb 5, 2024 | News

Introduction and purpose

techNL (through Bounce Health Innovation), in collaboration with the NL Department of Industry, Energy and Technology, is undertaking the development of a HealthTech and BioTech Sector strategy for the province. The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contract with a qualified consulting firm/agency to develop a sector strategy that can clearly and accurately describe the current state of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Healthtech and Biotech subsectors as well identify recommendations to accelerate the growth of the sector.

Working with key stakeholders, the successful applicant will undertake a comprehensive assessment of Newfoundland and Labrador’s HealthTech and BioTech (HT/BT) sector, including: economic impact analysis; entrepreneurial ecosystem; SWOC analysis; asset mapping; identification of key gaps and opportunities; investment objectives; and investment attraction opportunities.

The final Sector Strategy report will outline strategic objectives, actions and recommendations that will assist the Department of Industry, Energy and Technology, Bounce Health Innovations, Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services and other key ecosystem private and public sector partners to grow and develop this sector of the provincial economy.


RFP issue date: February 5, 2024
Vendor questions accepted until: February 12, 2024 at 5pm NST
RFP closing date: February 16, 2024 at 5pm NST
Project kickoff: February 21, 2024
Project completion: March 31, 2024

Please note:

The electronic copy of submissions should be in PDF format, and sent to Andy Fisher, Interim Director, Bounce Health Innovation, techNL, via email at no later than Friday, February 16, 2024 at 5pm NST. Questions from interested applicants can be directed to the same address.

Click below to access the full RFP:

RFP – Consulting Services: Development of a Newfoundland and Labrador HealthTech / BioTech Strategy