The Industry Capability Network has stepped up to the plate setting up a forum where manufacturers can find information about government requirements as they tackle the spread of Covid-19.
The following Requests for Information and Expressions of Interest are currently open:
# The Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources has released a Request for Information to obtain information in connection with gaining an understanding of Australian manufacturing of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), closing 31 March 2020. More information is available on AusTender.
# The Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources has released an Expression of Interest for the supply of nasopharyngeal and/or oropharyngeal swabs suitable for COVID-19 sample collection, closing 25 March 2020. More information is available on AusTender.
# The Queensland Government is linking businesses in need with other Queensland companies which may be able to supply the required products or services. More information here.
# The Department for Education requires essential hygiene products for South Australia’s schools and preschools. More information is available here.
You can find the ICN forum for managing supply chain shortages due to COVID-19 here.
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