No, there is no process for registering. All ISI’s procurement opportunities are publicly advertised on the respective provincial tendering sites.
ISI will undertake public solicitations (example RFPs) and define one or more preferred providers.
ISI solicitation opportunities are advertised on the Province of Nova Scotia and/or Province of New Brunswick provincial government tender site. Interested providers will be redirected to the Bonfire portal at https://interuniversity.bonfirehub.ca/portal/?tab=openOpportunities to access the solicitation documents.
ISI membership is restricted to publicly funded post-secondary education institutions in Atlantic Canada. ISI does not have a membership process for the supplier or business community.
Yes, ISI’s solicitation process complies with Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) as well as all applicable provincial and regional regulations governing our members.
ISI does not have a process for supplier sponsored sessions or events.
ISI’s key goal is to provide collaborative value to our membership. If you feel your organization can assist ISI in achieving this goal, please contact ISI.