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

National almond breeding and evaluation program

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 8 June 2018

Request for Proposal: National almond breeding and evaluation program (AL17005)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: National almond breeding and evaluation program (AL17005).

The objectives of the services are:

  • Develop new varieties with the potential to address industry requirements
  • Generate comparative performance data for selections from previous investments
  • Generate new progenies
  • Communicate performance of new selections to growers.

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, June 8, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Turf industry statistics 2017-18 to 2019-20

5pm (Sydney time)
Tuesday 12 June 2018

Request for Proposal: Turf industry statistics 2017-18 to 2019-20 (TU17005)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Turf industry statistics 2017-18 to 2019-20 (TU17005).

The objectives of the services being sought are to help Hort Innovation and the turf industry to establish baseline industry data for the turf industry to facilitate industry strategic planning, resource prioritisation and the evaluation of the R&D program. Data collected will cover the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years.

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 (AEST), Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Request for Proposal

Improving pest management for the nursery industry

5pm (Sydney time)
Monday 18 June 2018

Request for Proposal: Improving pest management for the nursery industry (NY17009)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Improving pest management for the nursery industry (NY17009).

The objectives of the services being sought is to improve:

  • Understanding of current and potential issues related to changes in chemical use globally as they relate to the Australian nursery industry
  • The available evidence on the value of adopting BioSecure HACCP procedures and the nursery production FMS, leading to greater adoption of effective Integrated Pest Management decision-making practices.

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, June 18, 2018

Request for Proposal

Banana industry R&D co-ordination

5pm (Sydney time)
Tuesday 19 June 2018

Request for Proposal: Banana industry R&D co-ordination (BA17002)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Banana industry R&D co-ordination (BA17002).

The objectives of the services being sought are to help Hort Innovation lead and co-ordinate R&D delivery for the Australian banana industry by:

  • Providing technical input to the development and conduct of R&D projects
  • Facilitating collaborations where beneficial
  • Working with industry extension and communication projects to ensure that the latest R&D developments are being made available to industry in an accurate and timely manner
  • Representing the industry and its R&D at relevant forums, and meetings of relevant government departments and agencies.

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), June 19, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Table Grape Digital Marketing – Japan

5pm (Sydney time)
Tuesday 19 June 2018

Request for Proposal: Table Grape Digital Marketing Strategy (TG17504)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Table Grape Digital Marketing Strategy (TG17504).

This project should:

  • Conduct research to analyse and identify how best to target the functional and emotive needs of consumers with regards to Australian table grapes and imported fruit in Japan
  • Develop a digital marketing strategy underpinned by genuine consumer insights as gained from the research.

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 5pm (AEDT), Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Avocado social media community and content management

5pm (Sydney time)
Wednesday 20 June 2018

Request for Proposal: Avocado social media community and content management (AV17522)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Avocado social media community and content management (AV17522).

The objectives of the services being sought are to develop and deliver a 3-year social media content strategy for Facebook and Instagram aligned with the key pillars of the social media program that will raise the perceived value of avocados and engage, educate, and motivate consumers to purchase avocados.

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), Wednesday June 20, 2018, 

Request for Proposal

Papaya consumer sampling program

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 29 June 2018

Request for Proposal: Papaya consumer sampling program (PP18502)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Papaya consumer sampling program (PP18502).

The objectives of the services being sought are to develop and deliver the Papaya consumer sampling program for financial year 2019–2020.

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 5pm (AEDT), June 29, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Indoor greening and consumer behaviour in retail environments

5pm (Sydney time)
Monday 2 July 2018

Request for Proposal: Indoor greening and consumer behaviour in retail environments (GC17001)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Indoor greening and consumer behaviour in retail environments (GC17001).

The research project will build on previous research to investigate the impact of urban greening in a retail environment. The research should investigate consumer behaviours, attitudes and perceptions of greenery and should include a comparison of living plants and plastic greenery. The research should provide recommendations on the amount and types of urban greening that is most effective in attracting consumer interest.

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Objective 1: to create new market opportunities for stakeholders in Australia’s non-food sector (plant, garden and turf industries)
  • Objective 2: to provide a greater understanding on the relationship between urban greening and consumer behaviour in a retail environment
  • Objective 3: to encourage increased living infrastructure in retail environment as a mechanism for increasing the percentage of green space.

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, July 2, 2018

Request for Proposal

Pear export pilot program

5pm (Sydney time)
Wednesday 4 July 2018

Request for Proposal: Pear export pilot program

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Pear export pilot program (PA18501).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Demonstrate the existence of commercial opportunities for Australian pear exports, and develop functional models of working with:
    – In-country brand marketers (for relevant varieties)
    – Seasonal windows of opportunity identified in the market development strategy
    – Global supply arrangements with foreign retailers
  • Demonstrate to the domestic pear industry an exemplar methodology that can be successfully deployed from end-to-end (farm to overseas consumer) for other export ready growers
  • Increase exports of Australian pear exports into key markets
  • Use targeted consumer insights to define the target market
  • Work with Hort Innovation to ensure that the template developed can be rolled out to other export ready growers
  • Work in a collegiate manner with Hort Innovation, industry and other service providers as required.

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 5pm (AEDT), July 4, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Protecting Australia’s citrus genetic material

5pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 5 July 2018

Request for Proposal: Protecting Australia’s citrus genetic material (CT17008)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Protecting Australia’s citrus genetic material (CT17008).

The objectives of the services are to help Hort Innovation:

  • Maintain a collection of public citrus varieties of importance to industry
  • Ensure availability of true-to-type, virus-free material for propagation
  • Maintain plant health status data.

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, July 5, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Turf industry benefits beyond the farm gate

12am (Sydney time)
Friday 6 July 2018

Request for Proposal: Turf industry benefits beyond the farm gate (TU17006)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Turf industry benefits beyond the farm gate (TU17006).

The objectives of the services being sought are to help Hort Innovation and the turf industry identify and quantify the downstream benefits of turf production as applicable to the relevant economic, social, health and environmental considerations against baseline turf production.

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 (AEST), Friday, July 6, 2018.

Request for Proposal

National papaya breeding and evaluation program

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 6 July 2018

Request for Proposal: National papaya breeding and evaluation program (PP18000)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: National papaya breeding and evaluation program (PP18000).

The objectives of the services are to help Hort Innovation:

  • Commercialise selections with superior qualities from previous investments
  • Develop new F1 hybrid varieties for industry adoption
  • Generate new progenies for the development of new red and yellow selections with improved consumer appeal, quality, and disease resistance
  • Generate comparative performance data for progenies, selections, and new varieties
  • Communicate performance of new selections and varieties to growers
  • Promote industry development.

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, July 6, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Papaya clean seed program

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 20 July 2018

Request for Proposal: Papaya clean seed program (PP18001)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Papaya clean seed program (PP18001).

The objectives of the services are to help Hort Innovation:
• Develop a clean seed protocol targeting causal agents of Papaya Sticky Disease
• Generate clean seed for lines and varieties of importance to industry
• Undertake activities to improve knowledge of Papaya Sticky Disease in Australia.

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, July 20, 2018.

Request for Proposal

Review of end-point phytosanitary treatment against Fullers Rose Weevil

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 20 July 2018

Request for Proposal: Review of end-point phytosanitary treatment against Fullers Rose Weevil (CT16001)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Review of end-point phytosanitary treatment against Fullers Rose Weevil (CT16001).

The objectives of the services being sought are to conduct a literature review for Fullers Rose Weevil (FRW) control in Australian citrus.

This work will:

  • Ensure optimum management of Fullers Rose Weevil in Australian citrus
  • Target future end-point treatment research.

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, July 20, 2018.

Expression of Interest

Australia Fresh Collaborative Market Development Program

5pm (Sydney time)
Sunday 7 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 5pm (Sydney time), April 7, 2019.

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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, have been updated to reflect the revised branding requirements introduced in July 2017.

Milestone Report guide (PDF, December 2017)
Milestone Report template (Word document, December 2017)
Final Report guide (PDF, December 2017)
Final Report template (Word document, December 2017)
Download both guides and templates as a package (Zipped folder, December 2017)

Project M&E guide and template (Word document, September 2017)
Project management guide and template (PDF, February 2017)
Talent release form – adult (PDF, June 2018)
Talent release form – child (PDF, June 2018)
WeTransfer guide (PDF, July 2017)

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.