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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) | Published December 13, 2016  -  Deadline February 3, 2017
 
NATIONAL TRANSIT INSTITUTE
 
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL #3147
 
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
(TCR06)
 
Date for receipt of proposals: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017 by 2:00 PM (EST)
 
The National Transit Institute (NTI) is seeking proposals from qualified professionals to facilitate its existing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise course.  In addition, NTI may periodically request proposers to edit/update the existing course materials.
 
NTI's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise course is a three-day  training course that is designed to assist DBE transit agency staff and FTA regional staff with developing and implementing policies and procedures consistent with US DOT's revised DBE regulations, 49 CFR Part 26, and DOT guidance. This course will provide basic understanding and working knowledge of the US DOT DBE regulations and DOT guidance. Attendees will be provided with the tools necessary to design and implement a DBE program in their organizations or agencies.
 
The course is designed so that maximum input will be elicited from students.  A high level of interaction is encouraged between the instructors and participants.  
 
Rutgers University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to provide opportunities to small business, minority-owned businesses and/or female-owned businesses. These businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.  
 
To obtain a copy of the complete Request for Proposal, email Gail Schmidt at gschmidt@finance.rutgers.edu.  The request must contain "RFP#3147 - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise - TCR06" in the subject line.   Telephone requests are unacceptable.
 
Agency:  The National Transit Institute
 
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
University Procurement Services
33 Knightsbridge Road, 1st Floor, East Wing
Piscataway, NJ  08854
ATTN: Gail Schmidt, Senior Buyer
gschmidt@finance.rutgers.edu 

R--Business Administration Support Services (BASS)

Department of Energy, Federal Locations | Published January 5, 2017
IGF:OT::IGF
This solicitation is for Business Administration Support Services (BASS) within the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).

Service Disable Veteran Owned Small Business Set a

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs | Published January 11, 2017  -  Deadline January 20, 2017
Service Disable Veteran Owned Small Business Set aside RFQ for ammunition
Synopsis:
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Part 12, FAR FAC 2005-92 and DIAR 1413, with additional information included in this notice. The United States, Department of Interior (DOI), BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS (BIA) intends to award a single Firm-Fixed Price contract. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotes RFQ number A17PS00231, in accordance with DIAR 1413 and FAR Part 12.  The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 332992.  This requirement is for a Service Disable Veteran Owned Small Business set-aside.  Only qualified Service Disable Veteran Owned Small Business offerors may submit quotes.

Army Office of Small Business Programs Support

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published January 9, 2017
The U.S. Army Contracting Command- Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG, on behalf of the Army Office of Small Business Support Programs (OSBP) intends to release request for proposal W91CRB-17-R-0003 on or about 12 January 2017 for professional, administrative and technical services, IT systems services, statistical analysis, conference related services and website management support under an competitive 8(a) solicitation . Under this requirement, the contractor shall provide all personnel, supervision, and other items necessary to complete the work. A Firm Fixed-Price (FFP) contract is contemplated. The anticipated period of performance is for one (1) base year and four (4) option year periods. All prospective offerors must have a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code and be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) as http://www.sam.gov.
The official release of the Request for Proposal (RFP) will be posted on the internet at the Federal Business Opportunities, web site located at the following address: http://www.fbo.gov/. The on-line version of the RFP includes all documents of the solicitation package. No hard copy of this RFP will be issued. Amendments, if any, will be posted at the same location as the solicitation. The complete solicitation package, including amendments, should be received and reviewed prior to submitting a response. It is the responsibility of those responding to the solicitation to obtain all amendments and/or other applicable documents.
Jade Gaston is the point of contract for this action, telephone 410-278-0867 or email: jade.c.gaston.civ@mail.mil. All questions and/or comments in response to this solicitation shall be submitted in writing and emailed to jade.c.gaston.civ@mail.mil.
It is the potential offeror's responsibility to monitor the Federal Business Opportunities website on a regular basis for any updates to these documents. Other documents, as necessary, will be posted when available.
 

Pharmaceutical Business Development & Venture Capital Consulting Services

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published January 9, 2017  -  Deadline January 27, 2017
Pharmaceutical Business Development & Venture Capital Consulting Services

Competitive Combined Synopsis/Solicitation 
HHS-NIH-NIDA-SSSA-CSS-17-088
INTRODUCTIONThis is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.  This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This acquisition is being conducted in accordance with the procedures of FAR Part 13--Simplified Acquisition Procedures and FAR Part 12--Acquisition of Commercial Items.The solicitation number is HHS-NIH-NIDA-SSSA-CSS-17-088 and the solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).  NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (NAICS) CODEThe intended procurement is classified under NAICS code 541990 with a Size Standard of $15 Million. SET-ASIDE STATUSThis acquisition is 100% set aside for small businesses.ACQUISITION AUTHORITY This acquisition is for a commercial item or service and is conducted under the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures and FAR Part 12-Acquisition of Commercial Items, and IS NOT expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. 
The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-93-1, dated January 1, 2017. The resultant contract will include all applicable provisions and clauses in effect through this date. DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT 
BackgroundThe NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research, a consortium of 15 NIH Institutes and Centers that support neuroscience research, established the NIH Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN) as a pipeline between the typical endpoint of NIH-funded research and the beginning of industry drug development. The BPN provides neuroscience researchers with funding and access to a full range of industry-style drug discovery and development services and expertise.
The BPN program is intended for projects requiring medicinal chemistry optimization and CRO support through phase I clinical testing. Each project is directed by a Lead Development Team composed of the principal investigator, industry consultants hired by NIH, and NIH staff. This team maps out a research strategy, including milestones, and oversees implementation by contract research providers. Bioactivity and efficacy studies are funded through an award to the principal investigator; other research services are provided without cost to the PI through NIH contracts.
The BPN External Oversight Committee (EOC) was instituted in late 2011 and will continue through 2027 or until all of the projects in the Network are completed. The NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) oversees the EOC. The EOC typically convenes monthly via web-enabled virtual meetings and teleconference calls. Additionally, the EOC meets once per year at NIH for a day long face to face meeting and on an ad hoc basis to evaluate BPN project specific issues.  These additional meetings of the EOC are scheduled around EOC member availability and full participation in such scheduled events is expected.
PurposeThe purpose of this requirement is to procure business development and venture capital consulting services in support of NIH Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network drug discovery and development programs and the associated BPN External Oversight Committee.Project RequirementsThe Contractor shall provide consulting support services to the BPN EOC and NIH Leadership in relation to drug discovery and development programs as follows:•	Review operations and processes of BPN programs and provide recommendations regarding funding and strategic resource strategies.•	Advise regarding suitability and relevance of proposed BPN program business development milestones, recommend revised business development milestones for BPN programs as needed, and evaluate project progress relative to established milestones.•	Analyze potential business development and venture capital opportunities and concerns for future BPN program projects under consideration. •	Recommend potential solutions and assist in implementation of selected strategies to resolve programmatic challenges related to business development and venture capital for drug discovery and development as they arise. •	Mentor BPN executive team and project leaders in scientific entrepreneurship, including but not limited to fundraising, striking partnerships, and licensing procedures, for continued development and improvement of the BPN programs•	Provide feedback to assist in successful work towards scientific and business goals and aspirations of program projects•	Participate in web-enabled virtual meetings and teleconference calls with BPN staff on both a monthly and an ad-hoc-as-required basis.Level of EffortThe estimated level of effort for this requirement is one (1) contractor employee on a part-time basis for ninety (90) hours per year.Government Furnished Information/PropertyNo Government furnished property shall be provided. Project related data will be provided to the Contractor for performance of work efforts. All data provided to the Contractor must be treated as confidential and not be disclosed to any third party.Project data will be collected and stored by BPN.  BPN will provide data as needed to the Contractor each time it requests service. The Contractor may store data up to 12 months after initially receiving it, after that time the Contractor should either delete the data files and sanitize the computer using NIST SP 800-88 (current revision) or if information is still needed contact the COR for approval to store data longer.
Key Personnel:The Contractor employee providing services for this effort shall be considered key personnel.  Key Personnel requirements are as follows:  •	A PhD in a scientific discipline•	At least 15 years of experience providing strategic guidance to government agencies, academic institutions, and/or start-up companies at the executive level in reference to business development and venture capital.
The proposed Key Personnel will become subject to the provisions of Health and Human Services Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) Clause HHSAR 352.237-75 Key Personnel as follows:The key personnel specified in this contract are considered to be essential to work performance. At least 30 days prior to the contractor voluntarily diverting any of the specified individuals to other programs or contracts the Contractor shall notify the Contracting Officer and shall submit a justification for the diversion or replacement and a request to replace the individual. The request must identify the proposed replacement and provide an explanation of how the replacement's skills, experience, and credentials meet or exceed the requirements of the contract. If the employee of the contractor is terminated for cause or separates from the contractor voluntarily with less than thirty days notice, the Contractor shall provide the maximum notice practicable under the circumstances. The Contractor shall not divert, replace, or announce any such change to key personnel without the written consent of the Contracting Officer. The contract will be modified to add or delete key personnel as necessary to reflect the agreement of the parties.
Travel:The consultant may be required to travel within the contiguous United States to provide the services described in this statement of work. Travel reimbursement will be provided for such required travel. All travel arrangements must be made in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations and must be approved by the Contracting Officer and authorized by the Contracting Officer's Representative prior to being finalized or invoiced. Contracting Officer approved and Contracting Officer's Representative-authorized travel shall not exceed $1,500.00 annually.
Please note that time spent travelling may not be billed to the Government. Please see the Federal Travel Regulation for allowable travel expenses, such as fares, rental fees, mileage payments, and other expenses related to transportation per FTR §301-10.2.
Information Security:The Contractor must ensure that any computer system used in the course of this contract shall include the following features:
1.	Any computer used in relation to this contract must be patched with most updated IT Security Patches.2.	Any Contractor computer used in relation this contract must have virus protection loaded and running with definition files that are updated on at least a daily basis.3.	Hard drives and portable media used for this contract must be encrypted using the FIPS 140-2 standard. 4.	Contractors are required to take NIH Security and Privacy Training annually  http://irtsectraining.nih.gov/5.	Contractor are required to sign the NIH non-disclosure agreement  http://irtsectraining.nih.gov/NIH_Non-Disclosure_Agreement.pdf6.	Contractors are required to report any lost or stolen NIH data to the NINDS ISSO within one hour of knowing of the lost or theft even if the data is on a Contractor furnished computer.7.	Contractors are required to adhere to the NIH IT rules of behavior which can be found at  https://ocio.nih.gov/InfoSecurity/training/Pages/nihitrob.aspx8.	Any computers used in reference to this contract must be assessed for vulnerabilities.9.	Any computers used in reference to this contract must be backed up on an external hard drive which is password protected.10.	Any computers used in reference to this contract must have auditing enabled such that if an incident occurred then that event could be reconstructed. 11.	Any computers that are used in reference to this contract must employ at a minimum user name and password authentication or if possible two factor authentication.  12.	Any computer used in relation to this contract must be password protected. All Password must meet the NIH standard such that users must choose passwords that have at least eight characters and at least three of the following types of characters:a.	capital lettersb.	lower case lettersc.	numeric charactersd.	special characters (!@#$%^&*()_+|~-=\`{}[]:";'<>?,./)
Data Rights: The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke shall have unlimited rights to and ownership of all deliverables provided under this procurement including reports, analyses, recommendations and all other deliverables. In addition, it includes any additional deliverables required by contract change. The definition of "unlimited rights" is contained in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 27.401, "Definitions." FAR clause 52.227-14, "Rights in Data-General," shall be incorporated into any resulting award by reference.
Non-Personal Service Statement:The contract employee performing services will be controlled, directed and supervised at all times by management personnel of the contractor. Actions of contractor employees may not be interpreted or implemented in any manner that results in any contractor employee creating or modifying Federal policy, obligating the appropriated funds of the U.S. Government, overseeing the work of Federal employees, providing direct personal services to any Federal employee or otherwise violating the prohibitions set forth in Parts 7.5 and 37.1 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).Collaboration Requirements:It is required that all contractors involved with the NIH community work collaboratively with federal staff and other contractors towards the NIH mission and other affected organizations and follow the direction of the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), and/or the designated Federal Project Manager(s)/Lead(s).  This collaboration includes day-to-day activities, support, development, knowledge transfer and creating and sharing documentation when required.  Confidentiality of Information:Confidential Information means information or data of a personal nature about an individual, or proprietary information or data submitted by or pertaining to an institution or organization. Confidential Information or records shall not be disclosed by the Contractor without written authorization from the Contracting Officer. Whenever the Contractor is uncertain with regard to the confidentiality of or a property interest in information under this contract, the Contractor should consult with the Contracting Officer prior to any release, disclosure, dissemination, or publication.
Period of PerformanceThe required period of performance is a one-year base period from April 15, 2017 through April 14, 2018 and four (4) subsequent one-year optional periods.Place of PerformanceThe primary place of performance shall be Contractor site. Conference calls and email shall be the primary mode of communication; however, the Contractor may be required to work at Government facilities in the continental United States, primarily Bethesda, MD, on an as needed basis.
Contract TypeA Firm Fixed Price Purchase Order with Options to Extend the Term of the Contract is contemplated. Invoicing shall be on a NET30 basis and payment shall be made via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).RESPONSE FORMATResponses to this solicitation must include clear and convincing evidence of the offeror's capability of fulfilling the requirement as it relates to the technical evaluation criteria.  The offeror must submit 1) a technical response and 2) a separate price quotation. The technical response should be prepared in reference to the evaluation criteria identified in this solicitation and may be up to thirty (30) single-sided pages. The price quotation must include an hourly rate for each contract period of performance as well as extended pricing for each period of performance and the full level of effort. Contractors must provide their Company Name, Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), Business Size, Physical Address, and Point of Contact Information in their responses. All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov."EVALUATION CRITERIAThe Government will award a contract resulting from this requirement on the basis of best value, technical factors and price considered. Technical factors together shall be considered more important than price and all technical evaluation factors are detailed below:Factor 1: Technical Approach 
The Contractor's proposal shall address each area of the statement of work requirements in sufficient detail to demonstrate a clear understanding of the statement of work and compliance with requirements. The proposed technical approach shall include information regarding computer systems security plans, collaboration capabilities, and teleconference and email communication skills.
Factor 2: Key Personnel 
The Contractor's proposal shall include a resume or curriculum vitae for proposed key personnel. This document shall be evaluated for conformance to the key personnel qualifications, as well as for the extent and depth of skills related to evaluating opportunities for new ventures and providing information and insights that drive critical business decisions for pharmaceutical research innovations in central nervous system related areas; developing funding strategies; overcoming business challenges; making strategic resource recommendations; leading business development efforts; and licenses fundraising and striking partnerships. Skills related to working with translational multi-disciplinary drug development teams in the biopharmaceutical industry, scientific board advising, and mentoring scientific entrepreneurs shall also be sought.
Factor 3: Past PerformanceThe Contractor shall provide at least two (2) past performance references with knowledge of the contractor's relevant skills and experience related to the requirements outlined in this Statement of Work. References shall include the following information:
a.	Name of Organizationb.	Description of Contractor's Responsibilitiesc.	Contact Name, Title, and Telephone Number
Past Performance shall be evaluated for relevance to the current requirement, as well as customer satisfaction in reference to the following:1)	Interpersonal skills2)	Attention to detail3)	Computer and software literacy4)	Writing, Communication, and Presentation Skills
APPLICABLE CLAUSES AND PROVISIONSThe following FAR clauses and provisions shall apply to this solicitation:1.	All Offerors MUST be actively registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov.
2.	The provision at FAR clause 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items (October 2016), applies to this acquisition.
3.	FAR clause 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items (October 2014) applies to this acquisition.
4.	A completed copy of the provision at FAR clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (October 2016), is required with any offer submitted. This requirement may be met by completion of the provision in the System for Award Management.
5.	FAR clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (May 2015) is applicable to this acquisition.
6.	FAR clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (November 2016) applies to this acquisition as detailed below:
a.	FAR 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First Tier Subcontract Awardsb.	FAR 52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarmentc.	FAR 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set Asided.	FAR 52.219-13 Notice of Set-Aside of Orderse.	FAR 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Re-representationf.	FAR 52.222-3, Convict Laborg.	FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remediesh.	FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilitiesi.	FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunityj.	FAR 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilitiesk.	FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Personsl.	FAR 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchasesm.	FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management
7.	 FAR Clause 52.237-2 -- Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation (April 1984) applies to this acquisition.
8.	The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) are not applicable to this requirement.
In addition, the Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and the certification of business size must be included in the response. All Offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov."
CONTRACTING OFFICER'S REPRESENTATIVEA Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) shall be assigned to the awarded contract.
The COR is responsible for: (1) monitoring the Contractor's technical progress, including the surveillance and assessment of performance and recommending to the Contracting Officer changes in requirements; (2) interpreting the statement of work and any other technical performance requirements; (3) performing technical evaluation as required; (4) performing technical inspections and acceptances required by this contract; and (5) assisting in the resolution of technical problems encountered during performance.The Contracting Officer is the only person with authority to act as agent of the Government under this contract. Only the Contracting Officer has authority to: (1) direct or negotiate any changes in the statement of work; (2) modify or extend the period of performance; (3) change the delivery schedule; (4) authorize reimbursement to the Contractor for any costs incurred during the performance of this contract; (5) otherwise change any terms and conditions of this contract; or (6) sign written licensing agreements. Any signed agreement shall be incorporated by reference in Section K of the contractThe Government may unilaterally change the COR designation for this contract.
CLOSING INFORMATIONResponses to this solicitation must include sufficient information to establish the interested parties' bona-fide capabilities of providing the product or service.  The price quote shall include: unit price, list price, shipping and handling costs, delivery days after contract award, delivery terms, prompt payment discount terms, F.O.B. Point (Destination or Origin), product or catalog number(s); product description; and any other information or factors that may be considered in the award decision.
All responses must be received by the closing date of this announcement and must reference solicitation number HHS-NIH-NIDA-SSSA-CSS-17-088.  Responses shall be submitted electronically via email to Lauren Phelps, Contract Specialist, at lauren.phelps@nih.gov.
 

Small Business Set aside RFQ Jicarilla Agency Back

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs | Published January 10, 2017  -  Deadline January 18, 2017
Small Business Set aside RFQ for Jicarilla Agency Backhoe Loader
Synopsis:
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Part 12, FAR FAC 2005-92 and DIAR 1413, with additional information included in this notice. The United States, Department of Interior (DOI), BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS (BIA) intends to award a single Firm-Fixed Price contract. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotes RFQ number A17PS00228, in accordance with DIAR 1413 and FAR Part 12. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 333120. This requirement is for a small business set-aside company. Only qualified Small Business offerors may submit quotes.

NOAA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I 2017

Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) | Published September 6, 2016  -  Deadline January 18, 2017
The U. S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) plans to seek proposals from small business firms for participation in Phase I of the Fiscal Year 2017 NOAA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Phase I of the SBIR program implements the SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011, contained in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (P.L. 112-81), which reauthorizes the SBIR/STTR programs for six years.
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation's R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and development needs.
During Phase I of the NOAA SBIR Program, small businesses are invited to submit innovative research proposals in response to the priorities outlined in the latest NOAA Strategic Research Guidance Memorandum (SRGM). NOAA's research priorities include (i) Integrated Earth System Processes & Predictions, (ii) Observing System Optimization, (iii) Decision Science, Risk Assessment & Risk Communication, (iv) Data Science, (v) Water Prediction and (vi) Arctic Research. This is the first year NOAA is using these priorities as major overarching topic areas. A description of each of these priorities can be found on the memorandum, located at http://nrc.noaa.gov/CouncilProducts/StrategicResearchGuidanceMemorandum.aspx. Specific subtopics will be available with the final solicitation release. It's in this phase where the small business establishes technical merit, feasibility and proof of concept for the proposed innovative solution. Any organization or individuals receiving awards under Phase I are eligible to compete for a follow-up Phase II award. It is important for potential small business firms to note that intellectual rights to their innovative research ideas belong to them, and is protected under the federal SBIR legislation.
The FY2017 SBIR Phase I solicitation will be issued on or about October 19, 2016. The NAICS Code for this acquisition is 541712. The SBIR solicitation will be available at the Federal Business Opportunities website www.fbo.gov under Solicitation Number NOAA2017-1. Please do not submit questions regarding this specific solicitation at this time. After release of the solicitation, it will be the offeror's responsibility to monitor this site for any amendments to the solicitation. The Government anticipates making multiple Phase I awards, each with a period of performance of six (6) months and a ceiling price not to exceed $120,000.00.
The Eastern Acquisition Division (EAD) requires that all contractors doing business with this Acquisition Office must be registered within the SAM.gov website (formerly the Central Contractor Registration [CCR] database). No award can be made unless the vendor is registered in SAM.gov. For additional information and to register in SAM, please access the following web site https://www.sam.gov and select the Help Tab. In order to register in SAM and to be eligible to receive an award from this acquisition office, all offerors must have a Dun & Bradstreet Number. A Dun & Bradstreet number may be acquired free of charge by contacting Dun & Bradstreet on-line at http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform. A possible source of information for small businesses to use in helping to navigate these systems and learn more about contracting with the government is the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC). In 1985, Congress authorized the Procurement Technical Assistance Program in an effort to help expand the number of businesses capable of participating in the Government Marketplace. The program helps provide matching funds with state and local governments and non-profit organizations to establish these Procurement Technical Assistance Services to provide procurement assistance. They usually provide these services either at low cost or free of charge. You can find your local service center at http://www.aptac-us.org/new/Govt_Contracting/find.php to find out more information.
If you have any general questions, please reference "Solicitation Number NOAA 2017-1" in the subject heading when contacting the following individuals• General questions related to the NOAA SBIR program should be directed to:o Vince Garcia, SBIR Program Manager: (301) 628-1011 or vincent.garcia@noaa.gov• Contract questions related to this announcement should be directed to:o Joan Clarkston, Contract Specialist: (816) 426-7469 or joan.e.clarkston@noaa.gov

Diplomatic Platform Support Services (DiPSS) - Total Small Business Set-Aside

Department of State, Office of Acquisitions | Published January 10, 2017  -  Deadline February 24, 2017
The U.S. Department of State, Office of Acquisition Management (AQM) hereby provides the following notice for the combined synopsis and solicitation for Diplomatic Platform Support Services. This notice constitutes the only solicitation; proposals.The solicitation may result in multiple awards of an Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) type contract in the third quarter of fiscal year 2017. Task orders will be awarded as any type of cost arrangement authorized under FAR Part 16 as appropriate.The scope of work requires the Contractor to provide Program Management, Procurement of Critical Items, Life Support Services, Logistics Services, Operation and Maintenance Services, Construction and Renovation Projects to U.S. Department of State facilities, and other U.S. Government facilities overseas. The work to be acquired under this solicitation is for logistical service, life & mission support services, and all other operation & maintenance services at various government installations located in any country where the U.S. Department of State has a presence, with a focus on high threat contingency environments. Types of projects may include, but are not limited to: food service, maintenance/repair of facilities, full spectrum operations of man camps, sewage and plumbing operations of facilities, leasing properties, refurbishing properties to include upgrading to meet high security requirements, laboratories, dining facilities and related structures, travel services for personnel, to include insurance.This acquisition is set aside for small business. The NAICS number applicable to this solicitation is 561210. The Small Business Administration small business size standard is $38.5 million.The basic contract period of performance will be for 12 months. Each contract contains nine (9) 12-month options for a maximum period of performance of ten years for each contract. The estimated maximum dollar value for all contracts combined, including the base year and all options, is $5,000,000,000. The estimated maximum value may be divided up among contract awardees. The minimum guarantee for a contract is $10,000, which will be paid during the performance period of the contract. Contractors are not guaranteed work in excess of the minimum guarantee.The Contracting Officer or his properly authorized representative, who will issue written task orders to the contractors, will determine the actual amount of work to be performed and the time of such performance. The only work authorized under the contract is work ordered by the Government through issuance of a task order. The Government makes no representation as to the number of task orders or actual amount of work to be ordered. Each task order issued under an IDIQ contract may have a performance period of up to five years. Task orders will range between $5,000,000 dollars and $50,000,000 dollars on average with the ability to be awarded for as low as $25,000 Task orders may fall below or above this limit; however, contractors are not obligated to accept such task orders under the general terms of the contract.Interested parties are encouraged to read the solicitation. Questions regarding the solicitation will be accepted until 12:00PM on Friday, January 27, 2017.

Computer Applications/Business Technology Program - FCI Sheridan, Oregon

Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons | Published December 22, 2016  -  Deadline January 20, 2017
The Federal Bureau of Prisons, Field Acquisition Office in Grand Prairie, Texas intends to issue a solicitation for the provision of Vocational Computer Applications/Business Technology Program for the inmate population of the Federal Correctional Institution, located in Sheridan, Oregon. The contract period shall consist of the Effective Date of Award (EDOA) through 12 months from the EDOA and four 12 month option periods for renewal at the unilateral discretion of the Government. The requirement for this service will consist of estimated 800 sessions per 12 month period (Approximately 20 credit hours per certificate program and up to 40 students per year). Each session will be defined as one (1) college credit hour. It is anticipated the classrooms will be available five days per week between the hours of 7:30am to 10:30am and 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday, excluding Federal Holidays with actual hours being mutually agreed upon by the Contractor and the Government. The occupational education program must fall under the provider's umbrella of accreditation and lead to transferrable credits resulting in a college certificate, A.A., A.A.S. or A.S. degree. Industry-accepted certification is also acceptable. Providers must be accredited by a recognized accrediting agency. The solicitation will be available on or about December 22, 2016 and will be distributed solely through the General Services Administration Federal Business Opportunities website at http://www.fedbizopps.gov. The site provides downloading instructions. Hard copies of the solicitation will NOT be available. Any contractor interested in obtaining a contract award with the Federal Bureau of Prisons must register at www.sam.gov. All future information about this solicitation, including solicitation amendments will also be distributed solely through this site. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring this site to ensure they have the most up-to-date information about this acquisition. The North American Industry Classification System code for this solicitation is 611519 Other Technical and Trade Schools with a size standard of $15 million. The anticipated date for receipt of quotations is 2:00 P.M. CST January 20, 2017, however, this is a projected estimate and quoters should refer to the solicitation (1449 -Block #08) for the actual date quotations are due. The solicitation will be unrestricted. The anticipated date of award is February 1, 2017.

Request for Business Development Proposals for Minority Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Research & Development Consortium (MSRDC)

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published January 19, 2016  -  Deadline January 19, 2017
This request for business development proposals is not governed by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), but rather by the DoD Directive 3210.06. This Public Announcement is a request for business development proposals under the Master Cooperative Agreement W911SR-14-2-0001 which is exclusively for the members of the Minority Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Research & Development Consortium (MSRDC) (hereinafter called the recipient) for technology advancement in areas of importance to the US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) and other DoD agencies (relevant to ECBC). This announcement is open and effective for one year. All business development proposals should be submitted by no later than 19 January 2017. Only those members of the Consortium who have executed (signed) the Consortium Member Agreement (CMA) prior to the due date and are in good standing will be eligible to have their submitted proposals evaluated. For information on joining the Consortium, please contact Mr. Michael Hester at Michael.hester@msrdconsortium.org. For administrative matters or questions pertaining to the content of this announcement, contact: Angel Y. Quander at angel.y.quander.civ@mail.mil and Jemel Hogan at jemel.m.hogan.civ@mail.mil.
 
 

Solicitation for a Concession Business Opportunity for Marina Slip Rentals, Fuel Sales, and Other Services at Ok-A-Beh Marina within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

Department of the Interior, National Park Service | Published November 16, 2016  -  Deadline January 31, 2017
The National Park Service (NPS) will issue a Prospectus soliciting proposals for the award of one Concession Contract to provide Marina Slip Rentals, Fuel Sales, and Other Services at Ok-A-Beh Marina within Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. The Prospectus explains the business opportunity and the terms and conditions under which the NPS will award the Concession Contract. The Director, pursuant to 36 CFR, Part 51, has determined that no Preferred Offeror exists and that this solicitation for commercial services is fully competitive for the respective Contract.
Any proposal, including that of the existing concessioner, must be received by the Chief of Concessions, Intermountain Region, National Park Service, 12795 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 by 4:00 p.m. MT on January 31, 2017, in order to be evaluated and considered for award of the Concession Contract.
The Prospectus will be available at http://concessions.nps.gov/prospectuses.htm Hard copies will be available upon request for a printing cost recovery charge. The fee is $35.00 per copy to be delivered via Federal Express or $30.00 per copy if picked up in person. Persons interested in obtaining a Prospectus should mail, or bring in person, a check or money order made payable to the NPS. (Cash will not be accepted.) You must include a physical address (no post office box) and a telephone number to receive a Federal Express package. Contact the Chief of Concessions, Intermountain Region, National Park Service, 12795 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 or at telephone number (303) 969-2661, during business hours of 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The current concessioner will receive a hard copy of the prospectus at no charge.
To receive notification of responses to questions or amendments to this Prospectus, please give your contact information (name, email address, and phone number) to Jennifer Parker, Chief of Concessions (303-969-2661 or Jennifer_Parker@nps.gov). The NPS will send any additional information specific to the Prospectus in writing, via email, to interested parties who request a hard copy or who have been placed on the contact list. The contact list already includes the current concessioner. Information relative to the solicitation will also be posted to the above mentioned website.

Solicitation for a Concession Business Opportunity for Marina Slip Rentals, Food and Beverage Services, Retail Sales and Camping Services within Fire Island National Seashore

Department of the Interior, National Park Service | Published December 23, 2016  -  Deadline April 25, 2017
The National Park Service (NPS) will issue a Prospectus soliciting proposals for the award of one Concession Contract to provide Marina Slip Rentals, Food and Beverage Services, Retail Sales and Camping Services within Fire Island National Seashore. The Prospectus and any subsequent modifications (including responses to any questions received) will be published on the NPS web site: https://concessions.nps.gov/prospectuses.htm.
The Prospectus explains the business opportunity and the terms and conditions under which the NPS will award the Concession Contract. The Director, pursuant to 36 CFR, Part 51, has determined that no Preferred Offeror exists and that this solicitation for commercial services is fully competitive for the respective Contract.
Questions related to the Prospectus must be received in writing via email to Judy Bassett at the email address by February 22, 2017.
Any proposal must be received by 4:00 p.m. (ET) April 25, 2017. Please send proposals to:
National Park ServiceNortheast Regional Office Attn: Chief of Concessions 200 Chestnut St, Third FloorPhiladelphia PA 19106
Hard copies will be available upon request for a printing cost recovery charge. The fee is $50.00 per copy to be delivered via Federal Express or $45.00 per copy if picked up in person. Persons interested in obtaining a Prospectus should mail, or bring in person, a check or money order made payable to the NPS. Cash will not be accepted. You must include a physical address (no post office box) and a telephone number to receive a Federal Express package. Contact the Chief of Concessions, Northeast Region, National Park Service, 200 Chestnut St; Philadelphia PA 19106 or at (215) 597-4903, during business hours of 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If you choose to retrieve a copy of the Prospectus from the NPS website, please notify Judy Bassett, Chief of Concessions, or judy_bassett@nps.gov so you are placed on the mailing list to receive notifications of any future modifications or other correspondence. The NPS will send any additional information specific to the Prospectus in writing, via email, to interested parties who request a hard copy or who have been placed on the contact list.
 

Technical and Business Support Services

Department of Energy, Federal Locations | Published May 11, 2012  -  Deadline December 31, 2069
8(a) Set-aside. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Golden Field Office (GFO) has a requirement for Technical and Business Support Services that contains technical, scientific, engineering, analytical, management, communications, conferencing, and business administrative requirements. One or more Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) performance-based contracts will be issued. The period of performance is for a twelve (12) month Base Year and four (4) one-year option periods. Task orders will be FFP to the maximum extent practical, or labor-hour level-of-effort. The procurement is 100% 8(a) Set-Aside competed among eligible 8(a) offerors. The contractor will be required to provide support services to approximately seventeen (17) program offices with varying levels of support needs. The contractor shall provide all personnel, management, supervision, materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, and otherwise do all things necessary for, or incident to the requirements set forth in the performance work statement (PWS) not explicitly stated as Government provided. The current NAICS Code is 541330 Engineering Services (Contracts and Subcontracts for Engineering Services Awarded Under the National Energy Policy Act of 1992) with a size standard of $35.5 million. Offerors must be registered in the: Central Contractors Registration (CCR) (http://www.bpn.gov/ccr); in FedConnect at https://www.fedconnect.net/; and in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) at https://orca.bpn.gov. Joint Venture Agreements are allowable on competitive 8(a) set-asides, however, the joint venture agreement must be received by SBA prior to the proposal due date and approved before award of any resulting contract. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS. It is anticipated the Request for Proposals (RFP) solicitation will be issued on the Federal Business Opportunity website at www.fbo.gov on or about June 4, 2012. Telephone calls will not be considered.

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Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published August 3, 2016  -  Deadline September 19, 2020
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

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Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published January 3, 2017
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

NIST Small Business Innovation Research Program, Fiscal Year 2010

Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | Published October 16, 2009  -  Deadline January 22, 2038
- DESCRIPTION -Proposals will be sought from small business firms for participation in the NIST Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.  The SBIR Program is a three-phase program which implements Public Law 102-564, the Small Business Research and Development Enhancement Act of 1992.  The pending Solicitation, SBIR, includes subtopics describing research needed to extend technologies developed at NIST for the purpose of commercializing the NIST technology as well as subtopics describing NIST mission-related research that directly support a NIST project that can be achieved by a small business.
.  The purpose of Phase 1 is to conduct feasibility related experimental or theoretical research or research and development (R&D) in order to determine the scientific or technical merit/feasibility of concepts/ideas as prerequisite for further NIST support under Phase 2 of the SBIR Program.  Awards under the SBIR Phase 1 will be eligible to compete for the SBIR Phase 2 contracts.  SBIR Phase 1 awards will have a value of $90,000.00.  The following are the research topics available for the SBIR Phase 1 FY 2010 solicitation:
Microfluidic Palette for Cellular Response to Chemical Stimuli
Ultra-rapid microtiter plate reader with �detectorless� electrophoresis detection
Multi-well cell culture plate for oxygen measurement and control
Miniaturized Magneto-Optical Trap for Advanced Timing Applications
Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Thermal Detectors
Ultra-thin NbN films for superconducting detectors
Non-linear crystals for photon pair to be efficiently coupled into single mode optical fiber
Pulse Tube Cryocoolers Optimized for Cooling Massive Payloads
A Common Platform for MicroRobotics Research
Massively parallel high temperature probe system for wafer-level reliability testing
Instrument for Characterization of Environmental Soot Aggregates
Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers for Atomic Clocks
Printed Circuit card Assembly (PCA) Testability Coverage Analysis in a Three-Dimensional Visualization Environment
Improved VUV Lamp
Table-Top Broadband VUV Source for Radiometry
High Resolution Hyperspectral Imager
Compact Parametric Down Conversion-Based Source of Entangled Photon Pairs
Sound Static Security Analyzer for Software
Signal Processing Methods for High-Dimensional Microsensor Data Streams
Analysis of New WWVB Modulation Schemes for Future Broadcast
RFID-Integrated Sensor Systems
High-frame rate, foveated 3D imaging system
Self-Calibrating Camera Networks for Rapid Deployment
3D Imaging Sensor System for Robotic Platform
Avoiding parasitic currents on MEMS devices
Dynamic Six Degree of Freedom (6DOF) Vision System
Nanoscale Sidewall Imaging
Filling the Gaps in Nanoscale Length Standards
Sustainability Performance Analysis Tools for Evaluating Manufacturing Processes
High Efficiency, Photon number resolving Visible Light Photon Counters (VLPC)
Standard OWL Reasoning Support for Physical Quantities and Units
3-Dimensional Visualization of Printed Circuit card Assembly (PCA) Tin Whisker Risk Assessment
High-efficiency Photomixers for CW Terahertz Generation
Decision support tools for Sustainable Manufacturing
Tensile Pulse Generator for Heated Kolsky Bar Apparatus
Integrated Actuator for Contact Resonance AFM
High speed and high sensitivity quadrant photodetector
Anion exchange resins for chirality-based separation of single-wall carbon nanotubes
Elevated Temperature Microbalance Instrument for Nanomaterial Characterization
Barrier Fabrics for Fire Safe Furniture and Mattresses
Sustainable Manufacturing Maturity Modeling Tool Development
Ontologies for Enterprise Level Security Metrics
-----The NIST 2010 solicitation will be issued on or about November 2, 2010 and will close January 22, 2010.  Electronic copies of the solicitation will be located at the site http://www.fedbizopps.gov.  No mailing lists will be kept and no hard copies will be available.  Any and all amendments to the solicitation will be posted at the above website.  A public website will be available where technical questions may be submitted by the interested parties and answers provided by NIST experts will be posted.  All other questions regarding the solicitation must be submitted by email to Maria Gray at maria.gray@nist.gov.  Amendments to the solicitation and answers to submitted questions are the total responsibility of the individual or firm proposing.
Contracting Office Address:
100 Bureau Drive, Building 301, Room B125, Mail Stop 1640
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1640

Guess Room Safe - 4534REG4BL

Department of the Navy, United States Marine Corps | Published May 24, 2016  -  Deadline June 1, 2017
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Hewlett Packard Hardware Maintenance Support

Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service | Published January 10, 2017  -  Deadline January 18, 2017
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Control, Automatic

Department of the Army, Defense Logistics Agency Detachment | Published January 10, 2017
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Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command | Published January 11, 2017  -  Deadline January 19, 2017
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