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Deep Proteomic Profile of Serum Samples with Proteograph Proteomics Platform   2

ID: 75N95024Q00360 • Type: Synopsis Solicitation
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Description

(i) This 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.

(ii) The solicitation number is 75N95024Q00360 and the solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ).

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.

(iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) Number 2024-05, with effective date 05/22/2024.

(iv) The associated NAICS code 621511 and the small business size standard is $41.5 million. This requirement is full and open with no set-aside restrictions.

(v) This requirement is for the following services:

The contractor shall complete a full service project from serum sample to LC-MS data on the proteomic platform and analysis with key insights for 91 samples. Data analysis will include a detailed standard report after an initial 60-minute project consultation and with dedicated 10 hours of data analysis assistance. Analysis must be completed on the Seer Proteograph Product Suite.

(vi) Please see Statement of Work attached.

(vii) The Government anticipates award of a firm fixed-price purchase order for this acquisition, and the anticipated period of performance is six (6) months. The contractor shall provide services at the following Government sites, as well as the contractor's site: NIH Biomedical Research Center, 251 Bayview Blvd., Room 010C214, Baltimore, MD 21224.

(viii) The provision at FAR 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998), applies to this acquisition. This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at these addresses: https://www.acquisition.gov/browse/index/far https://www.hhs.gov/grants/contracts/contract-policies-regulations/hhsar/index.html

(End of provision)

The following provisions apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference:

  • FAR 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Oct 2018)
  • FAR 52.204-16, Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (Aug 2020)
  • FAR 52.204-29, Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act Orders Representation and Disclosures (Dec 2023)
  • FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Products and Commercial Services (Sep 2023)
  • FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Products and Commercial Services (Feb 2024)
  • HHSAR 352.239-73, Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Notice (December 18, 2015)

The clause at FAR 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998), applies to this acquisition. This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at these addresses:

https://www.acquisition.gov/browse/index/far https://www.hhs.gov/grants/contracts/contract-policies-regulations/hhsar/index.html

(End of clause)

The following clauses apply to this acquisition and are incorporated by reference:

  • FAR 52.204-13, System for Award Management Maintenance (Oct 2018)
  • FAR 52.204-18, Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (Aug 2020)
  • FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Products and Commercial Services (Nov 2023). Addendum to this FAR clause applies to this acquisition and is attached.
  • HHSAR 352.222-70, Contractor Cooperation in Equal Employment Opportunity Investigations (December 18, 2015)
  • HHSAR 352.239-74, Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility (December 18, 2015)

The following provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition and are attached in full text. Offerors MUST complete the provisions below and submit completed copies as separate documents with their proposal.

  • FAR 52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment (Nov 2021)
  • FAR 52.204-26 Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation (Oct 2020)
  • FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Products and Commercial Services (May 2024)
  • FAR 52.222-52 Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Certification (May 2014)
  • NIH Invoice and Payment Provisions

(ix) The Government will evaluate quotations or offers in accordance with FAR 13.106-2 and award a purchase order from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose quote conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate quotes:

a. Technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement;

b. Price; and

c. Past performance [see FAR 13.106-2(b)(3)].

(a) Technical and past performance, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price.

(b) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award.

(x) Offerors must include a completed copy of the provision at FAR clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Products and Commercial Services (Feb 2024), with its offer. If the offeror has completed FAR clause 52.212-3 at www.sam.gov, then the offeror does not need to provide a completed copy with its offer.

(xi) There are no additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions applicable to this acquisition.

(xii) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) are not applicable to this requirement.

(xiii) Responses 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 price proposal must include the labor categories, an estimate of the number of hours required for each labor category, fully loaded fixed hourly rate or each labor category, breakdown and rationale for other direct costs or materials, and the total amount.

The Unique Entity ID from SAM.gov, 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.

All quotations must be received by 9:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on Wednesday, July 24, 2024, and reference Solicitation Number 75N95024Q00360. Responses must be submitted electronically to Emily Palombo, Contract Specialist, at Emily.palombo@nih.gov.

Fax responses will not be accepted.

Background
The solicitation is issued for a commercial item or service under the authority of Part 13—Simplified Acquisition Procedures and Part 12—Acquisition of Commercial Items. The associated code is 621511, and the small business size standard is $41.5 million. The requirement is full and open with no set-aside restrictions.

Work Details
The contractor is required to complete a full service project from serum sample to LC-MS data on the proteomic platform and analysis with key insights for 91 samples. Data analysis will include a detailed standard report after an initial 60-minute project consultation and with dedicated 10 hours of data analysis assistance. Analysis must be completed on the Seer Proteograph Product Suite.

Period of Performance
The anticipated period of performance is six (6) months after receipt of award.

Place of Performance
The contractor shall provide services at the following Government sites, as well as the contractor’s site: NIH Biomedical Research Center, 251 Bayview Blvd., Room 010C214, Baltimore, MD 21224.

Overview

Response Deadline
July 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m. EDT Due in 3 Days
Posted
July 10, 2024, 12:02 p.m. EDT
Set Aside
None
Place of Performance
Baltimore, MD 21224 United States
Source
SAM

Current SBA Size Standard
$41.5 Million
Pricing
Fixed Price
Est. Level of Competition
Low
Est. Value Range
Experimental
<$250,000 (solicitation indicates Simplified Acquisition Procedures, which in most cases, applies to contracts expected to be less than $250K in value)
On 7/10/24 National Institute on Drug Abuse issued Synopsis Solicitation 75N95024Q00360 for Deep Proteomic Profile of Serum Samples with Proteograph Proteomics Platform due 7/24/24. The opportunity was issued full & open with NAICS 621511 and PSC Q301.
Primary Contact
Name
Emily Palombo   Profile
Phone
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Additional Details

Source Agency Hierarchy
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF > NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH > NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIDA
FPDS Organization Code
7529-75N950
Source Organization Code
100189048
Last Updated
July 10, 2024
Last Updated By
emily.palombo@nih.gov
Archive Date
Aug. 8, 2024