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Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Avocado industry biosecurity capacity and capability building: Phase II (AV21003).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Improve the biosecurity preparedness of the Australian avocado industry by developing diagnostic assays for high priority pests and diseases and by training other laboratories in their use
  • Maintain industry biosecurity readiness by ensuring currently available diagnostic tests remain fit-for-purpose.

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 (you will need to be a member of to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 3:00 PM (AEDT) 4 February 2022. For more information refer to the Hort Innovation website.