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

The Australian onion industry communications program

12am (Sydney time)
Tuesday 8 January 2019

Request for Proposal: The Australian onion industry communications program (VN18003)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: The Australian onion industry communications program (VN18003).

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

  • Increase industry understanding and adoption of production best practice as well as awareness and adoption of any emerging production information and relevant production related R&D project outcomes and outputs
  • Provide knowledge transfer to the onion industry value chain on research findings, best practice, emerging risks and opportunities
  • Create a better informed industry to increase farm productivity and produce quality across all business sizes of onion growers
    Promote Hort Innovation membership and engagement with the national R&D programs to all onion levy payers.

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), 8 January 2019.

Request for Proposal

Mushroom communications program

5pm (Sydney time)
Tuesday 8 January 2019

Request for Proposal: Mushroom communications program (MU18001)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Mushroom communications program (MU18001).

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

  • Increase industry understanding and adoption of production best practice as well as awareness and adoption of any emerging production information and relevant production related R&D project outcomes and outputs
  • Provide knowledge transfer to the mushroom industry value chain on research findings, best practice, emerging risks and opportunities
  • Create a better informed industry to increase farm productivity and produce quality across all business sizes of mushroom growers
  • Promote Hort Innovation membership and engagement with the national R&D programs to all mushroom levy payers.

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), 8 January 2019.

Request for Proposal

Exploring IPM-compatible methods for Drosophila suzukii in berry crops

5pm (Sydney time)
Friday 11 January 2019

Request for Proposal: Exploring IPM-compatible methods for Drosophila suzukii in berry crops (MT18010)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Exploring IPM-compatible methods for Drosophila suzukii (SWD) in berry crops (MT18010).

The objectives of the services being sought are to explore SWD behaviour and ecology in different climates and berry crops in order to provide workable solutions for Australian conditions and to help Hort innovation:

  • Increase the chance of managing and containing SWD through increased knowledge of the pest
  • Improve capacity of industry to ensure faster response time to any incursions of SWD by having immediate access to international expertise and experience.

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, 11 January, 2019.

Request for Proposal

Macadamia Marketing Manager

5pm (Sydney time)
Tuesday 15 January 2019

Request for Proposal: Macadamia Marketing Manager (MC18507)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Macadamia Marketing Manager (MC18507).

The objectives of the services are to assist Hort Innovation with:

  • Continued execution of the 2017-2022 strategic marketing and operation plans (Innovation initiative)
  • Development of a 5-year global marketing and market development program 2022-2027 for the Australian macadamia industry
  • Identification, management and monitoring of all contractors to implement the program
  • Identification, collation and analysis of relevant key industry data and statistics
  • Development and maintenance of close working relationships with Hort Innovation, commercial macadamia marketers, including the marketing commitee and the facilitation of their engagement in, and support of, the program
  • Effective communication to domestic and global stakeholders
  • Reporting to levy payers, industry and Hort Innovation on the outcomes of the marketing program.

The services are to support the following industry outcomes:

  • Continue strong demand for Australian-grown macadamias
  • Ensure that Australian grown macadamias continue to achieve a premium price over other origins
  • Maintain low levels of volatility in wholesale prices (and therefore, in grower prices)
  • Increase the wholesale price average (and therefore, the grower price average) over time.

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), 15 January 2019.

Request for Proposal

Passionfruit postharvest best practise review

5pm (Sydney time)
Monday 21 January 2019

Request for Proposal: Passionfruit postharvest best practise review (PF180002)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Passionfruit postharvest best practise review (PF180002).

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

  • Increase industry understanding and adoption of production best practice as well as awareness and adoption of any emerging postharvest information
  • Analyse global trends and innovation and review appropriateness for Australian market
  • Create a better informed industry to increase farm productivity and fruit quality across all business sizes of passionfruit 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), 21 January 2019.

Request for Proposal

Nursery industry natural disaster risk mitigation and recovery plan

5pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 31 January 2019

Request for Proposal: Nursery industry natural disaster risk mitigation and recovery plan (NY18008)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Nursery industry natural disaster risk mitigation and recovery plan (NY18008).

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

  • Phase 1: Determine the impacts of potential natural disasters on Australian nursery industry production i.e. national natural disaster risk assessment
  • Phase 2: Devise an Australian nursery industry natural disaster preparation action plan (based on findings at phase 1) with key components likely to be: Risk mitigation Best Management Practice guide; Natural disaster recovery plan; and Strategy for Implementation and adoption.

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), 31 January 2019.

Request for Proposal

Pilot sterile codling moth releases for the apple industry

5pm (Sydney time)
Tuesday 5 February 2019

Request for Proposal: Pilot sterile codling moth releases for the apple industry (AP18001)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Pilot sterile codling moth releases for the apple industry (AP18001).

The objectives of the services being sought are to explore the potential for importation of sterile codling moth, and if feasible, pilot a sterile codling moth release for the Australian apple industry to:

  • Ensure continuous improvement and awareness of pest management options
  • Support innovation and new technology in pest management
  • Ensure Australian apple and pear growers have up-to-date information from which to base pest management decisions.

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 15 February 2019.

Request for Proposal

VegNET

5pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 14 February 2019

Request for Proposal: VegNET (VG18003)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: VegNET (VG18003).

VegNET will be contributing to Outcome 5 of the Vegetable Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) 2017-2021 – Improved industry capabilities for innovation and adoption and will have a significant responsibility for achievement of Strategy 5.1 – Communication and extension. Outcome 5 is critical for the achievement of all other Outcomes. The SIP is available at: https://bit.ly/2Le21p

The objectives of the services are to help Hort Innovation:

  • Maintain and strengthen the VegNET brand through a more coordinated national approach
  • Implement a framework for the delivery of Industry Development services to the Australian Vegetable Industry
  • Develop a national Industry Development Strategy and supporting plans utilising extension theory and best practice to deliver Industry Development services at a regional level in a strategic and coordinated manner with a team of appropriately skilled and respected individuals
  • Deliver Industry Development services that: improve extension and communication of the Vegetable R&D program to address a geographically and culturally diverse vegetable industry; identify and address industry training needs; create improved industry capabilities for adoption and innovation; drive and monitor the adoption of R&D by Australian vegetable businesses; have measurable impact
  • Facilitate the feedback loop between growers and researchers to ensure that R&D outputs are relevant and accessible to end users, and that industry R&D gaps/needs are reported to Hort Innovation.

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).

Hort Innovation will convene a briefing teleconference with interested respondents at 3:00pm (AEDT) on Thursday 20 December 2018 to assist interested respondents identify potential collaborators. To register for the teleconference and receive the dial-in details please email tenders@horticulture.com.au

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEDT), 14 February 2019.

Request for Proposal

National vegetable industry communications program

5pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 14 February 2019

Request for Proposal: National vegetable industry communications program (VG18000)

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: National vegetable industry communications program (VG18000).

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

  • Increase industry understanding and adoption of best practice and emerging production and supply chain information in relation to R&D project outcomes and outputs
  • Provide knowledge transfer to the vegetable industry value chain through targeted communication channels on research findings, best practice, emerging risks and opportunities
  • Create a better informed industry to increase farm productivity and vegetable quality across all business sizes of vegetable growers
  • Promote Hort Innovation membership and engagement with the national R&D programs to all vegetable levy payers.

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), 14 February, 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, 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, September 2018)
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.