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Development Blue-banded bees as managed buzz pollinators

Closing date: 3 March 2021

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Development Blue-banded bees as managed buzz pollinators (PH19001). This investment will sit in the Hort Frontiers Pollination Fund and requires co-investment.

The key objectives of this project are to:

  • Further develop the use of Blue-banded bees for use as pollinators in glasshouses for a range of crops
  • Provide growers multiple options for pollination to safeguard the horticulture industry
  • Develop operating procedures and pollination guidelines in glasshouses for specific crops.

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 5.00pm (AEDT), 3 March 2021.