RFP Process Flow

The UP3 request for proposal (RFP) process connects potential sponsors of campus units and programs with the UC Davis service contract process.

Process:

  1. Opportunity Assessment and Category Launch: Determine campus needs. Assess existing resources and engage with key campus stakeholders and potential partners.

  2. Development of Category Strategy: Convene Industry Working Groups to set specific priorities and criteria for request for proposal.

  3. Category RFP Development and Distribution: Distribute final request for proposal to potential partners and bidders.

  4. Strategy Execution and Recommendations: Receive and evaluate bids. Select a company to enter into exclusive negotiations.

  5. Negotiation, Contract Finalization and Internal Communication: Negotiate and finalize the contract. Inform campus stakeholders and plan external communications.

  6. External Communication and Contract Activation: Partnership announcement to the public. Activation and fulfillment planning begins.


Process Visualization
 

graphic for the rfp process for uc davis up3

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