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RFP Announcement of Opportunity

Request for Proposals—Announcement of Opportunity

GMTO will issue a request for proposals for the final design and construction of the telescope main structure in late 2016.

An Industry Day/Bidders Conference will be held in Los Angeles, California on September 21 & 22, 2016. Schedule and logistical information will be available soon. This event will be by invitation only.

The baseline design for the telescope and high-level requirements will be provided through the GMT web site. Additional information supporting the bidding process will also be provided soon.

Enquiries should be sent to

Please visit the RFP Information Page for the most up to date information.