MRI Imaging System

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
State: Maryland
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
NAICS Category:
  • 334510 - Electromedical and Electrotherapeutic Apparatus Manufacturing
Posted Date: Sep 19, 2017
Due Date: Sep 28, 2017
Solicitation No: HHS-NIH-NIDA-SSSA-NOI-2017-705
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Added: Sep 19, 2017 4:19 pm
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.

The solicitation number is HHS-NIH-NIDA-SSSA-NOI-2017-705 and the solicitation is issued as Request for Quote (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; FAR Subpart 13.5-Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items; and FAR Part 12-Acquisition of Commercial Items, and is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold.


The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Station Support Contracts and Simplified Acquisitions Branch (SS/SA) on behalf of the National Institute of Aging (NIA) intends to negotiate and award a purchase order without providing for full and open competition (Including brand-name) to SDVOSB, Alliant Healthcare Products, 333 Bridge St NW, Suite 1125
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Ingenia 3.0T Omega MRI Imaging System .

This acquisition is conducted as non-competitive for a commercial item or service and is conducted under the authority of the FAR Subpart 13.5-Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items and 13.501 Special documentation requirements and the authority of 41 U.S.C. 1901 and the statutory authority of 6.302-5(b)(6), Sole source awards under the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003 (15 U.S.C. 657f).

The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-94,2005-95 / 01-19-2017.

The associated NAICS code 334510 and the small business size standard is 1250 employees.

The Purchase Description, labeled as Attachment #1 PD is provided as an attachment.

The provision at FAR clause 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

The provision at FAR clause 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.

(a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered.

The offeror shall be evaluated on the ability to meet the requirements contained in the statement of work. Specifically, by providing literature or other documentation demonstrating the ability to meet each element listed in the SOW. One offeror will be selected that is most advantageous to the Government based on their technical ability and costs.

(b) Options. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s).

(c) 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.

The Offerors to include a completed copy of the provision at FAR clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, with its offer.

The FAR clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to
this acquisition.

FAR clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.
52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2016)
52.209-9 Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Jul 2013)
52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Nov 2016)
52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (NOV 2011) (15 U.S.C 657f).
52.222-3 Convict Labor (June 2003).
52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Oct 2016)
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015).
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Sept 2016).
52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015)
52.222-36 Equal Oppurtunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014)
52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (FEB 2016)
52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010)
52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons (March 2015)
52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011)
52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008)
52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer- System for Award Management (JUL 2013).

The following additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions as determined by the contracting officer are necessary for this acquisition and consistent with customary commercial practices:

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

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

Responses 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. Such factors may include: past performance; special features required for effective program performance; trade-in considerations; probable life of the item selected as compared with that of a comparable item; warranty considerations; maintenance availability; and environmental and energy efficiency considerations.

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)"

All responses must be received by the due date specified in this solicitation and reference number HHS-NIH-NIDA-SSSA-NOI-2017-705.

Responses may be submitted electronically to Stacey Polk,

Fax responses will not be accepted.

Request for additional information may be sent to Stacey Polk,

Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Attachment #1 PD
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Attachment #1 PD
Posted Date:
September 19, 2017
PD.pdf (37.88 Kb)
Description: Purchase Description
Contracting Office Address :
6001 Executive Boulevard
Room 4211, MSC 9559
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-9559
United States
Place of Performance :
National Institutes of Health
251 Bayview Blvd
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Stacey M Polk

Related Document

Sep 22, 2017[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation] MRI Imaging System
Nov 6, 2017[Award Notice] MRI Imaging System

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