Delivery partner portal

Hort Innovation’s delivery partner portal is designed to provide a one-stop-shop for our delivery partners.

The portal currently houses a range of resources as listed below, and it will continue to be developed. Updates will be communicated to our delivery partners via our communication channels.

Opportunities to partner with Hort Innovation

Hort Innovation advertises opportunities to become a delivery partner on research, development and marketing projects for Australian horticulture on our website and on tenders.net.

We suggest that you join our delivery partner mailing list to receive email notifications of new opportunities by registering at our Delivery partner registration form.

The relevant documentation for each opportunity is available on tenders.net. To access this information, you will need to become a member of tenders.net by registering on the tenders.net registration page.

Current opportunities

Type
Title
Closing date

Request for Proposal

Peaches, plums and apricots China launch co-promotions

5pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 14 December 2017

Request for Proposal: Peaches, plums and apricots China launch co-promotions (SF17515)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Peaches, plums and apricots China launch co-promotions (SF17515).

The objectives of the services being sought are to help Hort Innovation:

  • Support the launch of Australian peaches, plums and apricots into China
  • Drive awareness and trialling of Australian summerfruit to target premium consumers
  • Build trust and confidence in the Australian summerfruit brand
  • Provide promotional support to encourage targeted distribution and customer loyalty, in consideration of competitive environment.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00 pm (AEDT), Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Request for Proposal

Avocado creative development

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 15 December 2017

Request for Proposal: Avocado creative development (AV17505)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Avocado creative development (AV17505).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • GET people who love to eat avocados
  • WHO want to eat and serve delicious, nourishing food, that they and those around them will enjoy
  • TO feel good (confident, happy, reassured) that they are nourishing themselves and those they care about
  • BY reminding them of the health benefits, inspiring them with delicious meal ideas and building their confidence in selecting, storing and ripening avocados at home
  • SO they buy more avocados more often.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00 pm (AEDT), Friday, December 15, 2017.

Request for Proposal

Lady Finger banana in-store demonstrations

5pm (Sydney time)
Wednesday 20 December 2017

Request for Proposal: Lady Finger banana in-store demonstrations (BA17514)

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Educate consumers on the differences of Lady Finger bananas
  • Target people 25 to 39 years of age and families with children aged 12 years or under.

The delivery partner will be required to develop and execute in-store demonstrations in major and independent supermarkets nationally to educate consumers on the differences of Lady Finger banana. The focus is on education (ripeness and when they are ready for consumption); trialling (tasting the difference); and application (ways to prepare and consume – demonstrating how they don’t go brown when cut).

The in-store demonstrations will start in early- to mid-February when production is plentiful.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Request for Proposal

Building Best Management Practice capacity for the Australian mango industry

5pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 21 December 2017

Request for Proposal: Building Best Management Practice capacity for the Australian mango industry (MG17000)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified service provider to undertake the project: Building Best Management Practice capacity for the Australian mango industry (MG17000).

The objectives of the services being sought are to help Hort Innovation:

  • Facilitate mango industry adoption of Best Management Practice
  • Increase the reach of the mango industry R&D program
  • Garner industry R&D concepts for submission to the Hort Innovation concept pipeline.

The intended outcomes include:

  • Implementation of a suite of extension activities throughout key production regions that keep growers and supply chain participants informed of R&D outcomes and Best Management Practice recommendations
  • Increasing levels of industry participation at extension activities, and in particular growers from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • Collation of up-to-date and accurate industry data; general industry statistics (including crop forecasts, national and regional production, export data and general industry statistics)
  • Collection of industry practice data that demonstrates an increase in the adoption of Best Management Practices over the 3-year project period
  • Identification of new R&D and extension issues and submission of concepts through the Hort Innovation concept pipeline
  • Coordination and leadership provided on export development matters
  • Representation and industry preparedness provided for biosecurity matters.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document which provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), December 21, 2017

Request for Proposal

Vegetable pest and disease basic skills workshops

5pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 21 December 2017

Request for Proposal: Vegetable pest and disease basic skills workshops (VG15028)

Hort Innovation through VegPRO is seeking a training provider via this request to design and deliver: Vegetable pest and disease basic skills workshops (VG15028).

The request is to develop and deliver a total of seven training workshops for Victoria, Tasmania, and the Northern Territory on managing pests and diseases of vegetable crops.

The training will be delivered to vegetable growers and their operational staff who are involved in day to day pest and disease management on farms. The training content and delivery approach must have a strong emphasis on practical, hands-on training. The content must cover disease and pest identification and integrated management options from prevention to control. Content must be tailored to the crops grown and pest and disease issues in the respective regions. Applications can be made to deliver one or multiple training workshops.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Training Service Request document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. This document may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), December 21, 2017

Request for Proposal

Chemical handling for vegetable crops

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 22 December 2017

Request for Proposal: Chemical handling for vegetable crops (VG15028)

Hort Innovation through VegPRO is seeking a training provider via this training service request to deliver a series of workshops on: Chemical handling for vegetable crops (VG15028) that meet ChemCert requirements.

VegPRO is seeking the delivery of fifteen 2-day Chemical Accreditation courses (commonly known as “Chemical Handling Certificate” or “Chemical ticket”) with content that is specific to vegetable crops that are grown in the region where the training takes place and consider market relevant requirements (fresh, processing, export). Applications can be made to deliver one or multiple training courses.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Training Service Request document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. This document may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), December 22, 2017.

Request for Proposal

Technology transfer for pistachio growers utilising regional grower tech groups and events

5pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 11 January 2018

Request for Proposal: Technology transfer for pistachio growers utilising regional grower tech groups and events (PS17002)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Technology transfer pistachio growers utilising regional grower tech groups and events (PS17002).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Facilitate industry innovation and the adoption of R&D by Australian pistachio businesses
  • Encourage mechanisms for information sharing and collaboration amongst Australian pistachio industry members
  • Garner industry R&D concepts for submission to the Hort Innovation investment pipeline.

The successful delivery partner will be required to:

  • Maintain, and where possible, expand the pistachio ‘tech groups’ within the regional areas of the Riverland, Sunraysia and Swan Hill
  • Conduct at least four field days/farm walks annually, at relevant times of the production cycle, to further improve the interaction between industry members of these regional ‘tech groups’
  • Utilise Australian and/or international pistachio experts/technicians at field days/farm walks to give presentations on topical industry R&D matters
  • Compilation of technical information from overseas and Australia and presentation of the material in a range of formats that can be utilised by pistachio growers.
  • Garner industry R&D concepts for submission to the Hort Innovation investment pipeline.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), Thursday, January 11, 2018

Request for Proposal

Understanding the energy savings impacts of tree canopy and other green infrastructure

5pm (Sydney time)
Monday 15 January 2018

Request for Proposal: Understanding the energy savings impacts of tree canopy and other green infrastructure (GC17000)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Understanding the energy saving impacts of tree canopy and other green infrastructure (GC17000).

The research project will build previous heat mitigation research projects to investigate the impact of shade trees, green walls and green roofs on buildings in relation to energy savings that could be derived with a specific focus on peak demand periods. The project must:

  1. Investigate the potential derived benefits of planting trees from a financial and environmental perspective
  2. Make recommendations on the potential solutions that could be implanted in a variety of urban environments from commercial to residential and industrial, taking into account a range of climatic zones around Australia.

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Drive demand for urban greening by demonstrating the financial and environmental benefits of urban greening solutions during peak energy demand periods
  • Promote new industry opportunities for the nursery and garden and turf sectors.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), Friday, January 15, 2018

Request for Proposal

Remote plant performance in urban green space environments

5pm (Sydney time)
Monday 15 January 2018

Request for Proposal: Remote plant performance in urban green space environments (GC16008)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Remote plant performance in urban green space environments (GC16008).

The research project will build on the pool of national and international research by investigating the feasibility of potential new technologies which could be developed to measure and monitor plant performance with a view to reducing the associated costs of plant maintenance.

The key objectives of this program are to:

  • Drive the development of new technologies which will lead to a step change in remotely managing plant performance and maintenance requirements
  • Promote new industry opportunities for the nursery and garden and turf sectors
  • Increase urban greening through the eventual commercialisation and adoption of new technologies that make it easier and more cost efficient to remotely measure plant performance.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), Friday, January 15, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Consumer data roadshow (one part of the Vegetable Consumer Insights Program)

5pm (Sydney time)
Monday 15 January 2018

Consumer data roadshow (one part of the Vegetable Consumer Insights Program) (VG16074)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Consumer data roadshow (one part of the Vegetable Consumer Insights Program) (VG16074).

The objectives of the services being sought are to organise and deliver an annual roadshow to support and extend the Consumer Insights Program over 2.5 years.

  • Facilitate the extension of Vegetable Consumer Insights Program through the organisation and delivery of extension events. These events should increase awareness, interest, usage and understanding of vegetable consumer data among growers and the wider industry
  • Engage growers and other members of the supply chain to participate in the extension events and provide their feedback on the overall program and the extension events through appropriate roadshow feedback surveys and observation. The successful service provider should liaise with service providers of VegNET (VG15049 and related individual regional projects), AUSVEG and other appropriate industry organisations to maximise participation in the extension events.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), Monday 15 January 2018

Request for Proposal

Integrated Pest Management of phytophagous mites on turfgrass

5pm (Sydney time)
Monday 15 January 2018

Request for Proposal: Integrated Pest Management of phytophagous mites on turfgrass (TU17003)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Integrated Pest Management of phytophagous mites on turfgrass (TU17003).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Determine the life cycles of known key phytophagous mites in the Eriophyid, Tarsonemid and Tetranychid families that damage warm season turf grasses
  • Develop an Integrated Pest Management strategy for the control of the mites that is both effective and sustainable
  • Extend the strategy to growers in order to support better management of mites across the industry.

The project will lead to a more detailed understanding of the main mite pest species on warm season turfgrasses and provide effective and adoptable recommendations for the management of these pests.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), January 15, 2018

Request for Proposal

Improved capacity for Integrated Disease Management of couch smut (Ustilago cynodontis) in turf

5pm (Sydney time)
Monday 15 January 2018

Request for Proposal: Improved capacity for Integrated Disease Management of couch smut (Ustilago cynodontis) in turf (TU17002)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Improved capacity for Integrated Disease Management of couch smut (Ustilago cynodontis) in turf (TU17002).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Review the distribution, prevalence and severity of couch smut in the Australian turfgrass production industry by commercially available green and hybrid couches
  • Research management options for couch smut
  • Extend an Integrated Disease Management (IDM) plan to industry.

The project will inform the turf industry on the prevalence and extent of the incidence of couch smut on commercially available green and hybrid couches. Effective and adoptable management options for the disease will be extended across the industry.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00 pm (AEDT), Monday, January 15, 2018

Request for Proposal

Design and development of the Australian honey bee genetic improvement program

5pm (Sydney time)
Tuesday 16 January 2018

Request for Proposal: Design and development of the Australian honey bee genetic improvement program (PH17000)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Design and development of the Australian honey bee genetic improvement program (PH17000).

The key objectives of this program are to:

  • Better understand preferred heritable traits of Australian honey bees
  • Enable the development of a national genetic improvement program (utilising genomic methods where appropriate)
  • Enhance crop pollination and honey production through improved honey bee genetics
  • Develop a consortium through partnerships with the key national and international R&D programs.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Expression of Interest

Australia Fresh Collaborative Market Development Program

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 26 April 2019

Expression of Interest: Australia Fresh Collaborative Market Development Program (AM15004)

Hort Innovation is seeking proposals from suitability experienced and qualified firms interested in partnering with Hort Innovation to deliver a multi country, multi industry coordinated export development program

This Australia Fresh Collaborative Market Development Program is aligned to the Market Development strategic pillar and is an investment program for regional, state or commodity specific organisations that are responsible for the market development of Australian horticulture produce.

The aim of the Program is to support organisations in creating customer loyalty and sustainable market growth, through investment that presents a collaborative and united ‘horticulture food basket’ through aligned programs to the overarching Australia Fresh Program. The cumulative impact of these regional and commodity programs delivers ongoing value for the geographic location or specific industry, while delivering multi industry and national trade outcomes.

The Program is open to Australian organisations responsible for the market development of Australian horticulture produce, that wish to collaborate with Hort Innovation in the development and implementation of an effective mix of market development activities that deliver measurable results.

The following list of co-funding eligible activities will apply for organisations wishing to participate in the program:

  • Tradeshows where there is an Australia Fresh Pavilion
  • One Tradeshow outside of partnering with the Australia Fresh Pavilion
  • One In-bound education/buyer Trade Mission (delivered in conjunction with Australia Fresh)
  • One Out-bound Education Market Visit   (delivered in conjunction with Australia Fresh)
  • Trade communication development (delivered in conjunction with Hort Innovation communications channels).

Hort Innovation has prepared an Expression of Interest (EOI) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties.

The EOI is available from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this) or by emailing tenders@horticulture.com.au.

The closing date for responses is 2pm (Sydney time), Tuesday April 26, 2018.

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Branding and funding resources

Hort Innovation’s brand guide and logo package

Hort Innovation brand guide

The Hort Innovation brand guide was rewritten in July 2017 and provides essential information to assist delivery partners with requirements relating to branding and funding acknowledgement for project outcomes that have been funded by Hort Innovation.

Download the current Hort Innovation brand guide (updated October 2017)

Hort Innovation logo package

Hort Innovation’s logo package provides the logo in a range of formats for various publishing mediums. Requirements regarding the colour and placement of the logo are outlined in Hort Innovation’s brand guide. Any item carrying a logo must be approved by Hort Innovation prior to release and distribution. For approval please contact the Hort Innovation Communications team by email at communications@horticulture.com.au. By downloading the resources you agree to the terms as stipulated in the logo package disclaimer below.

Download the Hort Innovation logo package

Strategic levy investment – resource packages for fund logos and funding blocks

For each fund, the resource package contains logos and funding blocks (both are described in the brand guide). These are supplied in a range of formats for various publishing mediums. Download the packages by using the links below. By downloading the resources you agree to the terms as stipulated in the logo package disclaimer below.

Strategic levy investment – resource packages for current membership campaign advertisements

For each fund, the advertisement resource package contains current membership campaign advertisements. These are supplied in various sizes and a range of formats for various publishing mediums. Download the packages by using the links below. By downloading the resources you agree to the terms as stipulated in the disclaimer below.

Hort Frontiers – resources for fund logos

For each Hort Frontiers fund, a logo package is supplied in a range of formats for various publishing mediums. Download the packages by using the links below. By downloading the resources you agree to the terms as stipulated in the logo package disclaimer below.

Project resources

The project resources, available by using the links below, are currently being updated to reflect the revised branding requirements introduced in July 2017 and will be available soon.

Logo package disclaimer

The logos offered to delivery partners for use in Hort Innovation’s logo packages are the exclusive property of Hort Innovation. Hort Innovation retains all rights, title and interest in the logos. Any use of the logos MUST be in strict compliance with Hort Innovation’s Brand guide. Hort Innovation reserves the right to revoke the consent for use of the logos at any time and for any reason. Hort Innovation reserves the right to change the terms of use in the Hort Innovation’s Brand guide at any time and without prior notice by posting amended terms of use on this website. By visiting this website and/or downloading, accessing or using Hort Innovation’s logos in any way you agree to accept these terms.