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Issue Date: 09/11/2020 Contract Number: 2020-17-INS

Innovation Advisory Services


Description:

NYSIF is exercising its’ reserved right to re-release this solicitation on a periodic recruitment basis. NYSIF is seeking proposals from bidders capable of providing Innovation Advisory Services, as further described in the Request for Proposals (RFP). NYSIF is seeking to secure the services of innovative advisors, which are business and technology experts with extensive experience in corporate management, technology development and commercialization, sales and marketing, operational transformation and customer experience. The innovation advisors will use their expertise and experience to collaborate with NYSIF staff to strengthen all avenues of business to remain a leader in the insurance industry.

The solicitation document, including all amendments and clarifications, may be obtained from NYSIF’s Procurement website at www.nysif.com/procurement. Interested parties should e-mail contracts@nysif.com with any questions. Please include “NYSIF 2020-17-INS” in the subject line of the e-mail.

All amendments, clarifications and any announcements related to this procurement will be posted on NYSIF’s website at: www.nysif.com/procurement. It is the sole responsibility of the bidders to check the website for any amendments, clarifications or updates. All applicable amendment information must be incorporated into the bidder’s proposal. Failure to include this information in your proposal may result in the proposal being deemed non-responsive.

Proposals from responsible bidders are due October 2, 2020 by 2:00 p.m. EST. The calendar of events is detailed in the RFP.

Pursuant to State Finance Law § 139-j and § 139-k, this solicitation includes and imposes certain restrictions on communications between NYSIF personnel and a prospective bidder during the procurement process. Designated staff for this solicitation is Megan McClune & Alan Angelo, NYSIF, 15 Computer Drive West, Albany NY 12205, contracts@nysif.com. Contacts made to other NYSIF personnel regarding this procurement may disqualify the prospective bidder and affect future procurements with governmental entities in the State of New York.

NYSIF is committed to achieving its goal of increasing opportunities for New York State Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (M/WBE) and Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOB). Any company that feels it may meet the state requirements for MWBE certification but has not done so already is also encouraged to visit the NYS Empire State Development website at http://www.esd.ny.gov/MWBE.html for more information. We encourage any firm that believes it meets the state requirements for SDVOB certification to visit The Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development within the NYS Office of General Services (OGS) at https://ogs.ny.gov/Veterans/.

Due Date: 10/02/2020 2:00 PM

Contract Term: Five (5) Years

Location:

Ad Type: General


Primary Contact:     Insurance Fund - NYS
Procurement Unit

Megan McClune
Contract Management Specialist 2
15 Computer Drive West
Albany, NY 12205
United States
Ph: 000-000-0000
Fax: 518-437-4209
contracts@nysif.com

Secondary contact:     Insurance Fund - NYS
Procurement Unit

Megan McClune
Contract Management Specialist 2
15 Computer Drive West
Albany, NY 12205
United States
Ph: 000-000-0000
Fax: 518-437-4209
contracts@nysif.com