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Liquid Handling System for Extraction Sample Processing

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published July 24, 2015  -  Deadline August 6, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-83, effective July 2, 2015. This combined synopsis/solicitation is set aside for Small Business only. Only Small Businesses under the associated the associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code are invited to submit quotes. The associated NAICS code for this procurement is 334616 with a small business size standard of 500 employees. The National Institutes of Health, Office of Purchasing and Contracts, is seeking a vendor to provide a Liquid Handling System for use in developing rugged, robust, and reliable solid-phase extraction (SPE) and solid-liquid extraction (SLE) methods in both 96-well plate format as well as 1-ml, 3-ml, or 6-ml cartridge format. The extraction methods will be subsequently utilized to extract and process human biological samples from ongoing clinical research studies being conducted in collaboration with NIAID, NIDDK, NCI, and NICHD. See Liquid Handling System Statement of Work within the Combined Synopsis/Solicitation, attached to this announcement. All quotations shall be received no later than 9:00 a.m., Eastern on August 6, 2015. Email submissions of quotations shall be submitted to Lisa.Schaupp@nih.gov, contract specialist. Please submit all questions by July 31, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Responses to questions will be posted to this notice by the Close of Business July 31, 2015.

Pre-cursors for Positron Emission Tomograpy (PET) Drugs

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published June 24, 2015  -  Deadline July 8, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation is being issued using simplified acquisition procedures under the authority of FAR 13.5 Test Program for Certain Commercial Items and is full and open to business of all sizes. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-82, effective June 8, 2015. The Government intends to award an IDIQ, Fixed Price Type Contract with four (4) 12 month Options to Extend the Contract. As an estimated minimum, the Government will order and amount totaling $5,000 during the Contract Period of Performance. The total Contract ceiling amount is estimated in the amount of $600,000. The issuance of Task Orders will obligate funds. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 325412 with a small business size standard of 750 employees. The National Institute of Health, Office of Purchasing and Contracts, is seeking a vendor to provide PET drug precursors to the Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Department of the NIH Clinical Center under cGMP conditions for use in creating PET drugs for human use in clinical imaging studies. See the Combined Synopsis/Solicitation incorporating the Statement of Work, attached. All cGMP FDA Certified Positron Emission Tomography (PET) drug precursor manufacturers are encouraged to provide a quotation/offer in accordance with instructions included in the attached Combined Synopsis/Solicitation NIH-CC-15-012LS. All quotations shall include the firm's DUNS number and shall be received no later than 9:00 a.m. July 08, 2015. Quotations may be received by email sent to the address: Lisa.Schaupp@nih.gov . Please submitt all questions by July 2, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

cGMP Radiopharmaceuticals for Human Use

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published July 1, 2015  -  Deadline July 15, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation is being issued using simplified acquisition procedures under the authority of FAR 13.5 Test Program for Certain Commercial Items and is full and open to business of all sizes. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-82, effective June 8, 2015. The Government intends to award an IDIQ, Fixed Price Type Contract with four (4) 12 month Options to Extend the Contract. As an estimated minimum, the Government will order and amount totaling $1.00 during the Contract Period of Performance. The total Contract ceiling amount is estimated in the amount of $2,500,000.00. The issuance of Task Orders will obligate funds. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 325412 with a small business size standard of 750 employees. The National Institute of Health, Office of Purchasing and Contracts, is seeking a contractor to provide radiopharmaceuticals to Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology and Imaging, NIH Clinical Center under cGMP conditions for human use in clinical imaging studies. See the Statement of Work attached herein. All cGMP FDA Certified radiopharmaceutical manufacturers are encouraged to provide a quotation in accordance with instructions included in the attached Combined Synapsis/Solicitation NIH-CC-15-011387. All quotations shall include the firm's DUNS number and shall be received no later than 9:00 a.m. July 15, 2015. Quotations may be received by email sent to the address: Lisa.Schaupp@nih.gov . Please submit all questions by July 8, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Automatic Vial Filling and Crimping Machine/System for the Pharmaceutical Development Section of the Pharmacy Department, NIH, Clinical Center.

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published April 10, 2015  -  Deadline April 24, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation is being issued using simplified acquisition procedures under the authority of FAR 13.5 Test Program for Certain Commercial Items. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-80, effective March 2, 2015. This combined synopsis/solicitation is set aside for Small Business only. Only Small Businesses under the associated the associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code are invited to submit quotes. The associated NAICS code for this procurement is 333993 with a small business size standard of 500 employees. The National Institute of Health, Office of Purchasing and Contracts, is seeking a vendor to provide an automatic vial filling machine that meets FDA current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) requirements to support the increased demand on formulations of injectables in various sizes of vials for the NIH Clinical Center Protocols. This machine will automatically and aseptically fill various sizes of vials with sterile solutions manufactured by NIH/PDS, to be used as vaccines for children and vaccines for Homeland Security (NICHD). See Automatic Vial Filling Machine Statement of Work, attachment 1 of this solicitation. All cGMP FDA Certified testing laboratories operating as small businesses are encouraged to provide a quotation/offer. Offers shall be submitted directly to the Contract Specialist and Primary Point of Contact listed on this solicitation and in the attached Statement of Work. Attachment: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation NIH-CC-15-004262, Automatice Vial Filling and Crimping Machine/System.

GEMMA MICRO 300 FEED

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published February 26, 2015  -  Deadline March 12, 2015
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) intends to contract, on a sole source basis, with Moore-Clark USA, Inc., 1140 Industrial Way, Longview, WA 98632 to provide 760KG of Gemma Micro 300 Feed. This new feed is needed to provide better nutritional sustenance for the Zebrafish. There have been studies that show Gemma Micro 300 is better suited for research animals, than traditional Zeigler crumble. Moore-Clark USA, Inc. is the sole supplier of Gemma Micro feed products for North America. This includes Gemma Micro 75, 150 and 300. In compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 13.106-1(b) Soliciting from a single source. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals, however; all responses received, before the closing date of this announcement, will be considered by the Government. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed acquisition is based upon responses to this notice and is solely within the discretion of the Government. It is anticipated that the RFQ NIH-NICHD-15-032 will be available fifteen (15) days after the publication date of this synopsis. Receipt of quotations will be due ten (10) days after the release of the RFQ. All interested parties to this solicitation may request a copy of the RFQ package in writing to the attention of Ms. Patricia Haun at Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), 6100 Executive Blvd., Room 5C01, Rockville, MD 20852 or via email Haunp@mail.nih.gov. All requests must contain offerors name, address, telephone number and fax number. Email addresses are encouraged but not mandatory PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive an award, contractor must be registered and have valid certification in the System for Award Management (SAM) [formerly CCR].

Pharmacy Monitoring System Upgrade, Maintenance and Validations

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published May 6, 2015  -  Deadline May 15, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation is being issued using simplified acquisition procedures under the authority of FAR 13.5 Test Program for Certain Commercial Items. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-81, effective April, 2015. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334519 with a small business size standard of 500 employees. This acquisition is set-aside for small business only under the authority of FAR part 19.502-2(b). All cGMP monitoring system manufacturers, service and repair contractors operating as small businesses are encouraged to provide a quotation/offer. The National Institute of Health, Office of Purchasing and Contracts, is seeking to upgrade the current REES monitoring system with a Brand Name or Equal Software System which constantly monitors temperatures of medication refrigerators, freezers, room temperature, room humidity, pressure differentials and particulate levels in the Pharmaceutical Development Section of the Pharmacy Department, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center. A maintenance/validation agreement will be included for a 12 month base Period and four(4) 12 month Options to extend the contract for the maintenance and repair, as needed, of our current REES monitoring system. Please see the attached Combined Synsopsis/Solicitation document for details of the requirement. Proposals and any questions regarding this requirement must be emailed to: Lisa.Schaupp@nih.gov

Orthopedic RehabilitationDynamometer

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published April 24, 2015  -  Deadline May 11, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-80, effective March 2, 2015. This combined synopsis/solicitation is set aside for Small Business only. Only Small Businesses under the associated the associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code are invited to submit quotes. The associated NAICS code for this procurement is 332999 with a small business size standard of 750 employees. The National Institute of Health, Office of Purchasing and Contracts, is seeking a contractor to provide a state of the art Orthopedic Testing and Rehabilitation Dynamometer System to support the increased demand from scientific investigators requiring measurements of strength and fatigue for clinical and research protocols. This System will replace a currently used system that has reached the end of its normal life span and which must be removed by the contractor. Four (4) Optional years of certified Maintenance and Service (Warranty) must be included in the quote as Options that may be exercised at the Governments discretion, and which cannot be funded until and if the Option is exercised. See Orthopedic Rehabilitation Dynamometer Statement of Work attached herein. Quotations shall be submitted by email to the Contract Specialist listed in this announcement. Quotations shall follow the Instructions to Offeror's in the attached Combined Synopsis/Solicitation and shall include IT and Physical Access Security Requirements. Attachments: 1) Combined Synopsis/Solicitation 2) IT and Physical Access Security Requirements

Training on Geochemical Modeling Code "PHREEQC3"

Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Acquisition Management Division | Published March 2, 2016  -  Deadline March 21, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Sub-part 12.6 and 13.5, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposal are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.  The solicitation number is NRC-HQ-84-16-R-0001 and is a request for proposal (RFP).  The contract type intended for this procurement is firm fixed price. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541330, The project title is: "PHREEQC3 Geochemical Modeling Training."Objective:The contractor shall provide students with all the necessary technical background information about the generic theoretical basis and specific computer modelling cod "PHREEQC3", including a description of geochemistry basis, geochemical parameters, and applicable geochmical reactions.   

Audiovisual Equipment Purchase

Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Acquisition Management Division | Published August 24, 2015  -  Deadline August 27, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Sub-part 12.6 and 13.5, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation. Proposals are being requested and a written solicitation is attached to this notice. The solicitation number is NRC-HQ-84-15-Q-0003 and is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The contract type intended for this procurement is a Firm-Fixed-Price type contract. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334310, the title is: "Audiovisual Equipment Purchase." Objective: The Contractor shall furnish audiovisual equipment for the required upgrades for cameras, accessories and other required equipment for NRC Headquarters events. Some items are listed as "Exact Match Only" and we will only be accepting exact match quotations for these items. Any substitutions on exact match line items will be considered unacceptable.

SERVICE CONTRACT

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published May 15, 2015  -  Deadline May 29, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and a separate written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation number is NIHLM2015397 and is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation /contract will include all applicable provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-78. North American Industrial Classification (NAICS) code 811219 with a size standard of $19.0M. This acquisition is being conducted using Simplified Acquisition Procedures in accordance with FAR Part 13. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Digestive, Diabetes & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has a requirement to procure service contract for a Illumina HiSeq2500 and Illumina cBOT. One Year Standard Service Contract; Coverage Includes: Parts & Labor 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding Recognized Holidays Services to be performed: The vendor shall provide a qualified technician to perform maintenance as needed on a Illumina HiSeq2500 (serial 700398) and Illumina cBOT (serial # 600681). This work is specified as the standard contract type, including all parts and labor. The instruments where work will be performed are located on the NIH main campus, Bethesda, MD. This request is for interested firms with the capability of providing the required equipment listed above are requested to submit a capability statement to assist the Government in determining in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 19.502-2(b) whether or not this procurement will be set-aside for any of the programs described above. The continued operation of all these equipment is essential and mission critical as the X-ray diffraction laboratory is an NIDDK resource and over 40 scientists are dependent on it for their research. The intended procurement will be classified under North American Industrial Classification (NAICS) code 811219 with a size standard of $19.0M. Offerors who are capable of providing at a minimum, fifty-one percent (51%) of the required/actual services of this solicitation. The service contract shall for be for 12 months from date of award. The offeror must include a completed copy of the following provisions: 1) FAR Clause 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial items; 2) FAR Clause 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items. As stated in FAR Clause 52.212-2 (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors will be used equally to evaluate offers: Technical Evaluation, Price, and Past Performance. The Government will make award based on Best Value. Note: Past Performance Information: Vendors must submit a listing of the most recent contracts/awards (minimum of 3) which demonstrate similar work in nature to this Solicitation. Contracts/awards may include those entered with the Federal Government, state and local governments and commercial concerns. Include the following information for each contract or subcontract: 1. Name of Contracting Organization 2. Contract Number (for subcontracts provide the prime contract number and the subcontract number) 3. Contract Type 4. Total Contract Value 5. Description of Requirement 6. Contracting Officer's Name and Telephone Number 7. Program Manager's Name and Telephone Number 3) FAR Clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items; 4) FAR Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; 5) FAR Clause 52-212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items - Deviation for Simplified Acquisitions. The Dun and Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and the certification of business size shall be included. The clauses are available in full text at http://www.arnet.gov/far. PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive an award, contractor must be registered and have valid certification in the System For Award Management (SAM) http://www.sam.gov Interested vendors capable of providing the Government with the items specified in this synopsis should submit their quotation to the below address. Quotations will be due fifteen (15) calendar days from the publication date of this synopsis on May 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Offersors shall provide an original and two copies of your quotation. The quotation must reference Solicitation number NIHLM2015471-1. All responsible sources may submit a quotation, which if timely received, shall be considered by the agency. Quotations may be submitted electronically to the attention of V. L. Griffin at griffinv@mail.nih.gov .

Lodging at Military Installations with IHG Facilities

Other Defense Agencies, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences | Published July 12, 2015  -  Deadline August 12, 2015
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The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) located on the Naval Support Activity in Bethesda, MD has a requirement for lodging for its students, faculty, and staff who will be completing rotations and/or visiting various military installations throughout the United States, to include, but not limited to, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia; Fort Hood, Texas; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; Joint Base San Antonio, Texas; and Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii. USU is the Nation's federal health sciences university and is committed to excellence in military medicine and public health during peace and war. We provide the Nation with health professionals dedicated to career service in the Department of Defense and the United States Public Health Service and with scientists who serve the common good. We serve the uniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center with a worldwide perspective for education, research, service, and consultation; we are unique in relating these activities to military medicine, disaster medicine, and military medical readiness. This service will be procured in accordance with the procedures of FAR Part 12 – Acquisition of Commercial Items and FAR Part 13 – Simplified Acquisition Procedures. Sole source determination is made in accordance with FAR 13.106-1(b): (b) Soliciting from a single source. (1) For purchases not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold. (i) Contracting officers may solicit from one source if the contracting officer determines that the circumstances of the contract action deem only one source reasonably available (e.g., urgency, exclusive licensing agreements, brand-name or industrial mobilization). USU intends to negotiate on a sole source basis with Rest Easy LLC (IHG Army Hotels) for lodging to fulfill all lodging requirements for students, faculty, and staff visiting various military installations throughout the United States. The US Army initiated the Privatized Army Lodging (PAL) Program in October 2005. The PAL program was awarded via a competitive process to Rest Easy LLC, which is comprised of Lend Lease as developer and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) as hotel operator. The PAL program is authorized under the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI) legislation (10 USC §§2871-2885) and was solicited under Solicitation No. W912DR-04-R-0082 in October 2005, using a competitive process. It is in the Government’s best interests to issue a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with Rest Easy LLC (IHG) to fulfill all of the lodging requirements for the university. This is not a request for quotes and a solicitation package will not be issued. Sources interested in responding to this requirement must be able to provide compelling evidence that they can provide the above-mentioned requirement as specified. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contractual action based upon responses received is solely within the discretion of the Government. Responses must be received via email at melissa.beale@usuhs.edu by 10:00am EST on 12 August 2015.

LIQUID NITROGEN

Department of the Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery | Published September 12, 2016  -  Deadline September 15, 2016
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Navy Medicine East Contracting Office intends to award a Firm-Fixed Priced contract for Renewal of Liquid Nitrogen. The requirement is needed for its Navy Dosimetry Center, Bethesda, MD. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and the intent is to award a Firm-Fixed Price purchase order. This requirement is a Total Small Business Set-Aside. Interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement or submit a quote. This notice of intent is a request for competitive quotes. All quotes received prior to September 15, 2016 10:00 a.m. EST will be considered by the Government. The North American Industrial Classification System Code is 325120. (Size Standard: 1000 Employees).Section SF 1449 - CONTINUATION SHEETSEE ATTACHED SOLICITATION FOR DESCRIPTION AND TO SUBMIT QUOTES FFPLIQUID NITROGEN PER 100 CFMD MONTHLY DEMURRAGE (TANK RENTAL)DC DELIVERY CHARGEDELIVERY LABOR CHARGE FOB: Destination CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting With Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment OCT 2015 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items MAY 2015 52.212-5 (Dev) Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items (Deviation 2013-O0019) JUN 2016 52.219-6 Notice Of Total Small Business Set-Aside NOV 2011 52.222-19 Child Labor -- Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies FEB 2016 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons MAR 2015 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies To Ban Text Messaging While Driving AUG 2011 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases JUN 2008 52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations JUN 2013 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors DEC 2013 52.233-3 Protest After Award AUG 1996 52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim OCT 2004 52.242-13 Bankruptcy JUL 1995 252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials SEP 2011 252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights SEP 2013 252.204-7003 Control Of Government Personnel Work Product APR 1992 252.225-7036 Buy American--Free Trade Agreement--Balance of Payments Program--Basic (Nov 2014) NOV 2014 252.225-7048 Export-Controlled Items JUN 2013 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports JUN 2012 252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments DEC 2006 252.244-7000 Subcontracts for Commercial Items JUN 2013CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY FULL TEXT52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations. (NOV 2015)52.219-28 POST-AWARD SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM REREPRESENTATION (JULY 2013)52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (FEB 1998) 52.252-6 AUTHORIZED DEVIATIONS IN CLAUSES (APR 1984)252.204-7012 SAFEGUARDING COVERED DEFENSE INFORMATION AND CYBER INCIDENT REPORTING (DEC 2015)252.204-7015 NOTICE OF AUTHORIZED DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION FOR LITIGATION SUPPORT (MAY 2016)252.232-7006 WIDE AREA WORKFLOW PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS (MAY 2013)

STA-R Evolution reagents, kits and other commodities

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published December 21, 2015  -  Deadline January 5, 2016
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items," as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation. Proposals are being requested, and a written solicitation document will not be issued. This solicitation is a Request for quote. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular [2005-79]. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 424210, with a small business size standard of 500 employees. Government anticipates this will be a firm-fixed priced contract with 1 year base and 4 one year option periods from date of the award. Statement of Work - Name Brand Requirement The Department of Laboratory Medicine's Hematology Service (Coagulation) is in need of reagents, kits and other commodities for the Stago STA-R Evolution (2) Objectives: The DLM requires these reagents to perform testing for the NIH Clinical Center patients for Prothrombin Time Assay, activated Prothrombin Time Assay, Fibrinogen Assay, Thrombin Time Assay, D-Dimer Assay, Mixing Studies Assays, Kaolin Clotting Time Assay, Factor Assays, Antithrombin III Assay, Alpha 2 Antiplasmin Assay, Protein C Assay, Protein S Assay, Lupus Anticoagulant Assays, Anti Xa Assays, Plasminogen Assay, Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor -1 Assay, Reptilase Assay, von Willebrand Antigen Assay and monitor therapeutic for Direct Thrombin inhibitor. The testing supports the analyzing of all CC coagulation testing samples obtained for clinical diagnosis. Please see attached for items request All quotations shall be received no later than 12:00PM, ET on December 23rd, 2015. Email submissions of quotations shall be submitted to MILTON.DARTOOZOS@NIH.GOV, contract specialist. Please submit all questions by January 5th, 2016, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Responses to questions will be posted to this notice by the Close of Business December 30th, 2015 PROVISIONS and CLAUSES: The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items applies to this solicitation. The following agenda has been attached to this provision: see above. Certifications Commercial Items FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. (APR 2012). The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions, The clause at FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders, Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses cited are applicable: FAR 52.203-13, FAR 52.209-6, FAR 52.211-6, FAR 52.217-5, FAR 52.217-8, FAR 52.217-9, FAR 52.222-3, FAR 52.222-19, FAR 52.222-21, FAR 52.222-56, FAR 52.222-35, FAR 52.222-36, FAR 52.222-37, FAR 52.223-15, FAR 52.223-18, FAR 52.225-1 and FAR 52.232-33, FAR 52.246-16. Clauses and provisions are incorporated by reference and apply to this acquisition.

811219

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published August 17, 2015  -  Deadline August 21, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and a separate written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation number is NIHLM2015594 and is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation /contract will include all applicable provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83. The North American Industrial Classification (NAICS) code 811219 with a size standard 500 employees. This acquisition is being conducted using Simplified Acquisition Procedures in accordance with FAR Part 13. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Digestive, Diabetes & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has a requirement to procure PARTS AND LABOR FOR STAGE UPGRADE. Contractor shall work with, NIDDK and with the assistance of facility staff, will take possession of the microscope and assure that the technical installation of the stage is correct and upon establishing that the stage is operating to specification NIH will accept the stage as its property. After the new detector has been installed and passes specification the microscope will be turned back to NIDDK. The instrument will at all times remain in the Raman Microscope Room on Level 4 of Building 8. The offeror must include a completed copy of the following provisions: 1) FAR Clause 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial items; 2) FAR Clause 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items. As stated in FAR Clause 52.212-2 (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors will be used equally to evaluate offers: Technical Evaluation, Price, and Past Performance. 3) FAR Clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items; 4) FAR Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; 5) FAR Clause 52-212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items - Deviation for Simplified Acquisitions. Note: Past Performance Information: Vendors must submit a listing of the most recent contracts/awards (minimum of 3) which demonstrate similar work in nature to this Solicitation. Contracts/awards may include those entered with the Federal Government, state and local governments and commercial concerns. Include the following information for each contract or subcontract: 1. Name of Contracting Organization 2. Contract Number (for subcontracts provide the prime contract number and the subcontract number) 3. Contract Type 4. Total Contract Value 5. Description of Requirement 6. Contracting Officer's Name and Telephone Number 7. Program Manager's Name and Telephone Number The Dun and Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and the certification of business size shall be included. The clauses are available in full text at https://www.acquisition.gov/ PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive an award, contractor must be registered and have valid certification in the System For Award Management (SAM) http://www.sam.gov Interested vendors capable of providing the Government with the items specified in this synopsis should submit their quotation to the below address. Quotations will be due on or before August 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Offersors shall provide an original and one copy of your quotation. The quotation must reference Solicitation number NIHLM2015594. All responsible sources may submit a quotation, which if timely received, shall be considered by the agency. Quotations must be submitted electronically to griffin@mail.nih.gov .

Technical Review of Assurance Documents to meet Laboratory Animal Welfare Requirements

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published November 5, 2015  -  Deadline November 19, 2015
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This solicitation is issued as a 100% Service Disabled Veteran Owned business set-aside. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation Request for Quote (RFQ) for commercial services prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes as a formal Request for Quotation (RFQ) and a separate solicitation will not be issued. The resultant award will be a firm-fixed price and will use the Tradeoff process to evaluate quotes. It is anticipated that ONE AWARD will be made from this solicitation. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541990 ALL OTHER PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND TECHNICAL SERVICES. It is the intent of the National Institute of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM); Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW); is to procure services for the general administration and implementation of the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) is responsible for the general administration and coordination of the Policy on behalf of the PHS at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). STATEMENT OF WORK Title: Technical Review of Assurance Documents to meet Laboratory Animal Welfare Requirements Background The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), OER, NIH, is responsible for the general administration and implementation of the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The Policy was promulgated in 1986 to implement the Health Research Extension Act of 1985 that require institutions to establish and maintain proper measures to ensure the appropriate care and use of all animals involved in research, research training, and biological testing activities conducted or supported by the PHS. OLAW is responsible for the general administration and coordination of the Policy on behalf of the PHS. Animal Welfare Assurance System, AWAS, is the database that OLAW maintains for its record keeping system of documents from Assured Institutions. Scope of Work Provide professional staff support and quality assurance to the OLAW Division of Assurances from a remote location and occasionally on site for up to 80 hours per month. Required Tasks • Review and analyze information to process and retain grants and assurance documents for the Division of Assurances. • Review and analyze the AWAS and AWASII database for the Division of Assurances and the Division of Compliance Oversight. Information may include review of data entry, historical data, and follow up in grants or assurance documents for verification of AWAS data. • Review data and make recommendations to the Director, Division of Assurances, regarding the AWAS and AWASII database and system of operations regarding its use. • Prepare reports and evaluations of OLAW activities, and make recommendations to the Director, Division of Assurances on OLAW record keeping processes requiring expertise in the PHS Policy and federal record retention requirements. • Prepare draft materials for improvements to processes regarding the database and related functions. • Participate in meetings with OLAW staff via teleconference or in person as necessary. Mandatory Requirements • Extensive knowledge of PHS Policy, NIH record retention requirements and of application of federal regulatory requirements for the use of animals in research. • Understanding and knowledge of NIH Grants Policy and experience with the NIH grant application process related to the SF 424 and PHS 398. • Comprehensive understanding of animal care and use programs and IACUC oversight of animal model research • Extensive knowledge of the processing and retention of assurance (domestic, foreign, inter-institutional) and annual report documents. Extensive knowledge of AWAS database functionality and database processes Place of Performance Work will be performed remotely. Performance Period The period of performance shall be a one year base from February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017 with four (4) one year option years. This contract may be extended at the request of the government or it may be terminated with 30 days written notice by the government or the contractor. Reporting/Deliverables Review AWAS data and related documents: • for appropriate report and data components • to identify missing components • to ensure AWAS and AWASII processes meet the requirements of o PHS Policy o Records retention requirements • to verify accuracy of data maintained Prepare spreadsheets, monthly QA reports and other specialized reports as requested Review reports and make recommendations to Division Director and/or administrative personnel. Compile and submit final report of activities to include documents and processes reviewed and analyzed and interim reports completed. Contract Type It is anticipated that this contract will be awarded Firm Fixed Price. Evaluation Criteria Factor 1 - Technical Solution - 50 Points • The Offeror will be evaluated on how well the proposal meets the OLAW objectives, and is technically proficient with the PHS Policy, federal records retention requirements and Assurance documents processing. This factor includes the following items: • Providing timely and accurate assistance to OLAW, Division of Assurances. • Reviewing and analyzing animal welfare assurance document records. • Reviewing and analyzing AWAS processes in accordance with animal welfare requirements. • Developing and preparing quality assurance reports related to compliance with animal welfare requirements of the PHS Policy. Factor 2 - Project and Task Management - 25 Points • The Offeror will be evaluated on how well the Offeror addresses their approach to perform task activities management for this effort. This includes such items as planning the activities database and records reviews, organizing, and controlling the execution of the tasks, monitoring progress, status reporting, resolving critical issues, and planning for subsequent phases of work. Factor 3- Past Experience and Performance - 25 Points The evaluation of this factor will provide an indication of the Offeror's ability to: • Review AWAS records for completeness of information retained. • Identify missing components of retained data, grants and assurance documents to ensure they meet the requirements of o PHS Policy o Records retention requirements • Provide recommendations on improvements to AWAS processes to ensure compliance with: o PHS Policy o Records retention requirements • Prepare quality assurance reports and other special reports for review by Division Director and administrative personnel. Questions All questions shall be submitted to Eliza Menchaca via email: eliza.menchaca@nih.gov, by November 16, 2015 at 12:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time). Questions will be answered in writing through an amendment to the RFQ in a timely manner. Questions submitted after this date or by telephone will not be addressed or entertained Quote Submission All quotes shall be submitted to Eliza Menchaca via email: eliza.menchaca@nih.gov, by November 19, 2015 at 12:00pm (Eastern Standard Time). All responses must be in writing and must include pricing information and meet the criteria requirement; and shall not exceed 10 single-sided pages in length, exclusive of the cover page and letter, table of contents, appendices, and resumes. All responses from responsible sources will be considered. Please reference the solicitation # NIHLM2016707 on your quote. All quote submissions must include the following information: a) Tax Identification Number (TIN) b) Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS) c) North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Code: d) Standard Product Code e) Contact Name f) Contact Email address g) Contact telephone and fax number h) Complete business mailing address The vendor shall comply with all applicable Federal, State and Local laws, executive orders, rules and regulations applicable to its performance under this order. The following Federal Acquisition Regulations clauses apply to this solicitation. Offerors may obtain full text versions of these clauses electronically at http://www.acquisition.gov/far/ FEDERAL ACQUISITION REQULATION (FAR) CLAUSES The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference. Full text may be found at https://www.acquisition.gov/Far FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes and Executive orders FAR 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification FAR 52.224-2 Privacy Act

PlateSpin Forge 700 Series with 25 Workloads License

Consumer Product Safety Commission, Division of Procurement Services | Published August 4, 2015  -  Deadline August 24, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, supplemental with additional information included in this notice. This is a firm-fixed price type contract and will be solicited as a Request for Quotation (RFQ) under quote number CPSC-Q-15-0069. Offers are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. It is the responsibility of all interested sources to monitor FedBizOpps for any amendments to the solicitation. This requirement is being issued under the Simplified Acquisition Procedures as a Brand Name or Equal per FAR 52.211-6. It is strongly advised that you review FAR Clause 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999) for information regarding what must be included with your quote if you are submitting an equal to offer. The North American Industrial Classification system (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334112 and the small business size standard is 1,000 employees. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC-2005-82.This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit quotes. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) requires the following items, (One) 1 each PN/ITEM: 873-010948-MLA, Platespin Forge 700 Series with 25 Workloads License. One (1) each PN/ITEM: 877-008126, Platespin Forge 700 Series with 25 Workloads 1-Year Priority Software Maintenance. The NetIQ PlateSpin Forge 700 must be in appliance with the following specifications: a) Two (2) 8-core Xeon E5-2640v2 processors @ 2.5 GHz, b) 128 GB RAM (8 GB x 16), user-expandable to 768 GB, c) 500 GB storage reserved for system software, d) Over 20 TB available storage for backups, e) Six (6) gigabit Ethernet NICs with iSCSl TOE, f) RAID controller and g) Redundant power supplies. This product is used to replicate our hardware based physical serves at Headquarters (HQ) on scheduled and continuous basis to this device which will sit at the Disaster Recovery (DR) location. As physical machines at HQ are synchronized to 5RP they will be converted to Virtual machines that exist on the Platespin Forge appliance. It will support replication of the following operating system: a) Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 (OES 11), b) Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2), c) Windows Server 2012/R2, d) Windows Server 2008/R2, e) Windows 7, f) SUSE Linux Enterprise and g) Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The forge device must be able to handle 25 workloads. The following clauses are included: 52.211-6 Brand Name or Equal (Aug 1999), 52.212-1 - Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items; 52.212-4 - Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; 52.212-5 - Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders - Commercial Items, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-50, 52.225-13, 52.232-33, 52.239-1. Quoters must submit the manufacturer name and model number of units proposed. Any vendor quoting an alternative product must provide complete supporting documentation that the product is equal to the brand name identified and it meets all minimum essential characteristics in the item description cited above. Questions must be received by August 10, 2015. Date and time of submission of quotes: Quotes must be received no later than August 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m. Basis for Award: The government will award this procurement to the lowest priced technically acceptable offeror. The contractor shall be responsible for meeting all aspects of the contract terms and conditions. Quotes, technical literature, warranty documents and any other documents to be submitted in response to this solicitation may be emailed to rsmith@cpsc.gov. Please reference the solicitation number on all documents. Quoters are responsible for confirming receipt of submitted documents. All quotes must be valid through September 30, 2015. All interested parties must be registered and current in System for Award Management (SAM) (www.sam.gov) to be considered.

Maintenance/ service agreement for the Cryo Cooler and its extended parts

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published June 11, 2015  -  Deadline June 16, 2015
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THIS IS A PRE-SOLICITATION NON-COMPETITIVE (NOTICE OF INTENT) SYNOPSIS TO AWARD A CONTRACT OR PURCHASE ORDER WITHOUT PROVIDING FOR FULL OR OPEN COMPETITION (INCLUDING BRAND-NAME). The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Station Support Contracts and Simplified Acquisitions Branch (SSSA) on behalf of the National Institute of Aging intends to negotiate and award a contract without providing for full and open competition (Including brand-name) to Bruker BioSpin, 15 Fortune Drive, Billerica, MA 01821 for maintenance agreement for the Cryo Cooler and its extended parts. NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (NAICS) CODE The intended procurement is classified under NAICS code 334516 with a Size Standard of 500 employees. STATUTORY AUTHORITY This acquisition is conducted under the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Subpart 13.601(a)Soliciting from a single source. (1) For purchases not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold. (i) Contracting officers may solicit from one source if the contracting officer determines that the circumstances of the contract action deem only one source reasonably available (e.g., urgency, exclusive licensing agreements, brand-name or industrial mobilization). (ii) Where a single source is identified to provide a portion of a purchase because that portion of the purchase specifies a particular brand-name item, the documentation in paragraph (b)(1)(i) of this section only applies to the portion of the purchase requiring the brand-name item. The documentation should state it is covering only the portion of the acquisition which is brand-name. DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT Maintenance/ service agreement for the Cryo Cooler and its extended parts. CONTRACTING WITHOUT PROVIDING FOR FULL OR OPEN COMPETITION (INCLUDING BRAND-NAME) DETERMINATION This requirement is for the purchase of a Maintenance/ service agreement for the Cryo • Cooler and its extended parts. The contractor shall include the following: • Coordinate telephone and on site support . Maintain inventory of parts. • Use overnight carrier to transport parts. • Maintain a probe facility at our Billerica MA facility. Maintain the cold head. • Maintain the cyrocooler • Maintain the secondary water cooling system and service as required. • Monitor cryogen levels. Refill cryostat. • Maintain cold head. Maintain the transfer lines. • Maintain the secondary water cooling system. • Generate regular reports of the magnet boil off rates and service activity. The determination by the Government to award a contract without providing for full and open competition is based upon the market research conducted as prescribed in FAR Part 10-Market Research. CLOSING STATEMENT This synopsis is not a request for competitive proposals. However, interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to this notice. Responses to this notice shall contain sufficient information to establish the interested parties' bona-fide capabilities for fulfilling the requirement and include: unit price, list price, shipping and handling costs, the delivery period after contract award, the prompt payment discount terms, the F.O.B. Point (Destination or Origin), the Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and the certification of business size. All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov." A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The information received will normally be considered solely for the purposes of determining whether to proceed on a non-competitive basis or to conduct a competitive procurement. All responses must be received by June 16, 2015 12:00 noon eastern standard time and must reference number HHSN-NIH-NIDA-SSSA-2015-NOI-208. Responses may be submitted electronically to Rodney.brooks@nih.gov or by U.S. mail to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), Station Support / Simplified Acquisition Branch (SSSA), 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room 1B59, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2080, Attention: Rodney Brooks. Contact Rodney Brooks at (301) 402-0751 or Rodney.brooks@nih.gov for information regarding the solicitation. "All responsible sources may submit a capability statement, proposal, or quotation, which shall be considered by the agency."

CELLOMETER VISION

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published April 16, 2015  -  Deadline April 30, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and a separate written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation number is NIHLM2015457 and is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation /contract will include all applicable provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-78. The North American Industrial Classification (NAICS) code 334516 with a size standard 500 employees. This acquisition is being conducted using Simplified Acquisition Procedures in accordance with FAR Part 13. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Digestive, Diabetes & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has a requirement to procure Cellometer Vision with following specifications: FEATURES: Selection criteria The highly-specialized cell work in NIDDK requires all of the following analytical performance criteria: • Total cell concentration for highly viable cell population • Live cell concentration and viability using trypan blue • Cell size measurement • Identify and count cells based on cell size difference • Capture and store cell images • Total nucleated cell concentration without lysing non-nucleated cells • Live nucleated cell concentration without lysing non-nucleated cells • Fluorescence based live cell concentration and viability for cell lines • Transfection efficiency by GFP • Transfection efficiency by YFP • Transfection efficiency by RFP • Live cell concentration and viability using two fluorescents in one sample • AO, PI, EB, DAPI, Hoechst The offeror must include a completed copy of the following provisions: 1) FAR Clause 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial items; 2) FAR Clause 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items. As stated in FAR Clause 52.212-2 (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors will be used equally to evaluate offers: Technical Evaluation, Price, and Past Performance. 3) FAR Clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items; 4) FAR Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; 5) FAR Clause 52-212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items - Deviation for Simplified Acquisitions. Note: Past Performance Information: Vendors must submit a listing of the most recent contracts/awards (minimum of 3) which demonstrate similar work in nature to this Solicitation. Contracts/awards may include those entered with the Federal Government, state and local governments and commercial concerns. Include the following information for each contract or subcontract: 1. Name of Contracting Organization 2. Contract Number (for subcontracts provide the prime contract number and the subcontract number) 3. Contract Type 4. Total Contract Value 5. Description of Requirement 6. Contracting Officer's Name and Telephone Number 7. Program Manager's Name and Telephone Number The Dun and Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and the certification of business size shall be included. The clauses are available in full text at http://www.arnet.gov/far. PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive an award, contractor must be registered and have valid certification in the System For Award Management (SAM) http://www.sam.gov Interested vendors capable of providing the Government with the items specified in this synopsis should submit their quotation to the below address. Quotations will be due on or before April 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Offersors shall provide an original and one copy of your quotation. The quotation must reference Solicitation number NIHLM2015457. All responsible sources may submit a quotation, which if timely received, shall be considered by the agency. Quotations must be submitted in writing to the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, 6707 Democracy Blvd., II Democracy Plaza, Suite 700W, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, Attention: V. Lynn Griffin.

Technical Review of Assurance Documents to meet Laboratory Animal Welfare Requirements

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published April 2, 2015  -  Deadline April 16, 2015
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This solicitation is issued as a 100% Service Disabled Veteran Owned business set-aside. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation Request for Quote (RFQ) for commercial services prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes as a formal Request for Quotation (RFQ) and a separate solicitation will not be issued. The resultant award will be a firm-fixed price and will use the Tradeoff process to evaluate quotes. It is anticipated that ONE AWARD will be made from this solicitation. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 541690 Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services. It is the intent of the National Institute of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine (NLM); Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW); is to procure services for the general administration and implementation of the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) is responsible for the general administration and coordination of the Policy on behalf of the PHS at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). STATEMENT OF WORK Title: Technical Review of Assurance Documents to meet Laboratory Animal Welfare Requirements Background The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), OER, NIH, is responsible for the general administration and implementation of the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (PHS Policy). The Policy was promulgated in 1986 to implement the Health Research Extension Act of 1985 and requires institutions to establish and maintain proper measures to ensure the appropriate care and use of all animals involved in research, research training, and biological testing activities conducted or supported by the PHS. OLAW is responsible for the general administration and coordination of the Policy on behalf of the PHS. Scope of Work Professional support is required due to an increase in the number of assurance documents under review due to a change in Assurance renewal policy. The policy for renewal of Assurance documents every four years leaves OLAW with the immediate need for professional support and expertise in the PHS Policy and, in particular, expertise and familiarity in handling assurance issues. The contractor shall provide professional staff support to the OLAW Division of Assurances remotely for estimated 26 hours per month, additional hours may required per month and will be stated as optional in the contract. Required Tasks • Review and analyze information to process Assurances for the Division of Assurances. Information may include documentation submitted by institutions in response to OLAW requests for new or renewal Assurances, Annual Reports, policy issues and OLAW documents (e.g., guidance, sample documents, operating procedures). • Prepare reports and evaluations of OLAW activities, draft documents (e.g., letters, guidance), and make suggestions to the Director on technical matters requiring expertise in the PHS Policy, implementation of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and AVMA Report on Euthanasia, and laboratory animal medicine. • Participate in meetings with OLAW staff via teleconference as necessary. Mandatory Requirements • Extensive knowledge of the Health Research Extension Act of 1985, Public Law 99-158, the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Policy), the Guide for the Care and Use Laboratory Animals, 8th edition, the Animal Welfare Act and Regulations and the AVMA Guidelines for Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 edition and application of these standards for appropriate review of Animal Welfare Assurance content. All mentioned guides and standards are national standards of the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals used in biomedical research. • Comprehensive understanding of animal care and use programs and Institutional Animal Care and Use (IACUC) oversight of research involving vertebrate animals. • Extensive knowledge of Animal Welfare Assurance documents, (domestic, foreign, inter-institutional) and processes Place of Performance Work will be performed remotely. Performance Period The period of performance shall be a one year base from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 with four (4) one year option years. Reporting/Deliverables Review documents: • For appropriate animal care and use program components • Identify missing components • ensure documents meet the requirements of o PHS Policy o the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals o AVMA Guidelines for Euthanasia o The Animal Welfare Act and Regulations • List clarifications necessary to attain completed document • Prepare correspondence requesting clarification • Review updated responses and acknowledge acceptance of document to administrative personnel, program official and/or grant management. • Compile and submit final report of Assurance activities to include documents reviewed and analyzed and Assurance documents completed. Contract Type It is anticipated that this contract will be awarded Firm Fixed Price. Evaluation Criteria Factor 1 - Technical Solution - 50 Points The Offeror will be evaluated on how well the proposal meets the OLAW objectives, and is technically proficient with the Health Research Extension Act of 1985, Public Law 99-158, the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Policy), the Guide for the Care and Use Laboratory Animals, 8th edition, the Animal Welfare Act and Regulations and the AVMA Guidelines for Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 edition. This factor includes the following items: • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in applying the PHS Policy and provisions of the Guide, the Animal Welfare Act and Regulations, as applicable and the AVMA Guidelines; • Reviewing and analyzing animal welfare documents in compliance with PHS Policy • Developing and preparing correspondence related to compliance with animal welfare regulations Factor 2 - Project and Task Management - 25 Points The Offeror will be evaluated on how well the Offeror addresses its approach to perform task activities management for this effort. This includes such items as planning the activities document review, organizing, and controlling the execution of the task, monitoring progress, status reporting, resolving critical issues, and timely planning for subsequent phases of work. Factor 3- Past Experience and Performance - 25 Points The evaluation of this factor will provide an indication of the Offeror's ability to: • Review documents for completeness of animal care and use program components • Identify missing components of Assurances and grant applications or other similar government documents to ensure they meet the requirements of o The Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Use of Laboratory Animals (Policy) o the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th edition o The Animal Welfare Act and Regulations o AVMA Guidelines for Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 edition • List clarifications necessary to attain completed documents • Prepare effective correspondence for clarification requests, so that responder can effectively reply to requests for clarification • Review updated responses and acknowledge acceptance of documents from federal entities Questions All questions shall be submitted to Eliza Menchaca via email: eliza.menchaca@nih.gov, by April 13, 2015 at 12:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time). Questions will be answered in writing through an amendment to the RFQ in a timely manner. Questions submitted after this date or by telephone will not be addressed or entertained. Quote Submission All quotes shall be submitted to Eliza Menchaca via email: eliza.menchaca@nih.gov, by April 16, 2015 at 4:00pm (Eastern Standard Time). All responses must be in writing and must include pricing information and meet the criteria requirement; and shall not exceed 10 single-sided pages in length, exclusive of the cover page and letter, table of contents, appendices, and resumes. All responses from responsible sources will be considered. Please reference the solicitation # NIHLM2015440 on your quote. All quote submissions must include the following information: a) Tax Identification Number (TIN) b) Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS) c) North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Code: d) Standard Product Code e) Contact Name f) Contact Email address g) Contact telephone and fax number h) Complete business mailing address The vendor shall comply with all applicable Federal, State and Local laws, executive orders, rules and regulations applicable to its performance under this order. The following Federal Acquisition Regulations clauses apply to this solicitation. Offerors may obtain full text versions of these clauses electronically at http://www.acquisition.gov/far/ FEDERAL ACQUISITION REQULATION (FAR) CLAUSES The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference. Full text may be found at https://www.acquisition.gov/Far FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes and Executive orders FAR 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification FAR 52.224-2 Privacy Act

Configurable Stainless Steel Storage Racks, Tables, Gowning Bench and Work Areas

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health | Published September 2, 2016  -  Deadline September 12, 2016
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This a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items", as supplemented with additional information included on this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation number is NIH-CC-16-015410. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ).The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-89.The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code is 339113.1. STATEMENT OF WORK 1.1 Storage racks with stainless steel surfaces, adjustable1.1.1 Specific Requirement1.1.2 Stainless steel surfaces1.1.3 Adjustable to accommodate custom configurations and additions1.1.4 Surfaces resistant to chemical disinfection1.1.5 Autoclavable and/or cart wash compatible. High temperature resistant. 1.1.6 Swaged stainless steel rack posts1.1.7 Provision for casters to configure a mobile rack system1.1.8 Available in the following dimensions: 18"x48"x68", 18"x60"x68", 18"x36"x68", 24"x36"x68", 24"x60"x68" 1.2 Tables with stainless steel surfaces, mobile and immobile configurations1.2.1 Specific Requirement1.2.2 Stainless steel surfaces1.2.3 Seamless work surface1.2.4 Surfaces resistant to chemical disinfection1.2.5 Available in the following dimensions: 30"x60", 30"x48", 30"x30" 1.3 Case cart, stainless steel surface1.3.1 Specific Requirement1.3.2 Stainless steel surfaces1.3.3 Swaged posts 1.3.4 Available in the following dimension: 24"x36"1.4 Gowning bench, stainless steel1.4.1 Specific Requirement1.4.2 Stainless steel surfaces1.4.3 Provision for floor mounting but not required1.4.4 Available in the following dimension: 16"x48"x18" 1.5 Assembly and Installation service1.5.1 Vendor shall offer this service which includes assembly and installation into final location onsite. 2. Deliverables2.1 Items shipped to location of specification. Available either knock down for assembly or assembled.2.2 Assembly and installation service In addendum to FAR 52. 212-2, quotations will be evaluation on 1) technical, 2) past performance and 3) price. Technical is more important than price. The scoring method is a numerical rating. 3. Selection Criteria3.1. Product compatible with department's specifications. 20 points3.2. Vendor can supply all items necessary for complete order. 10 points3.3. Vendor manufacturers and supplies items designed for use in the healthcare industry.10 points3.4. Past performance of manufacturer as evidenced from previous clients going back 3 years.30 points3.5. Best value to the NIH including purchase price, freight or shipping costs, terms and conditions, supply item pricing and any applicable discounts. 30 points 4. Each offeror will be evaluated on its past performance under existing and prior contracts for similar products and services. Performance information will be used for both responsibility determinations and as an evaluation factor against which offeror's relative rankings will be compared to assure the best value to the Government. The Government will focus on information that demonstrates quality of performance relative to the size and complexity of the acquisition under consideration. QUESTIONS DEADLINE: All question requests for NIH are to be submitted via email to michael.falzone@nih.gov by September 8 , 2016, 10:00 a.m. EST. QUOTATIONS DUE: All quotations are due, no later than, 12:00 pm, EST on September 12, 2016 email to micahel.falzone@nih.gov. The solicitation does not commit the Government to pay any cost for the preparation and submission of a quote or proposal. PROVISIONS and CLAUSES: The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items applies to this solicitation. The following agenda has been attached to this provision: see above. Certifications Commercial Items FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. (APR 2012). The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions, The clause at FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statues or Executive Orders, Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses cited are applicable: FAR 52.203-13, FAR 52.209-6, FAR 52.211-6, FAR 52.217-5, FAR 52.217-8, FAR 52.217-9, FAR 52.222-3, FAR 52.222-19, FAR 52.222-21, FAR 52.222-56, FAR 52.222-35, FAR 52.222-36, FAR 52.222-37, FAR 52.223-15, FAR 52.223-18, FAR 52.225-1 and FAR 52.232-33, FAR 52.246-16. Clauses and provisions are incorporated by reference and apply to this acquisition. No phone calls will be accepted.