Notice of Intent to Sole Source

Agency: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
State: North Carolina
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
NAICS Category:
  • 334516 - Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
Posted Date: Aug 5, 2020
Due Date: Aug 7, 2020
Solicitation No: 75N96020P00255
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Notice of Intent to Sole Source
Active
Contract Opportunity
Notice ID
75N96020P00255
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Department/Ind. Agency
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
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NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
Office
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH NIEHS
General Information
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Presolicitation (Original)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-04:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
  • Original Published Date: Aug 04, 2020 03:56 pm EDT
  • Original Response Date: Aug 07, 2020 04:00 pm EDT
  • Inactive Policy: 15 days after response date
  • Original Inactive Date: Aug 22, 2020
  • Initiative:
    • None
Classification
  • Original Set Aside:
  • Product Service Code: J066 - MAINT/REPAIR/REBUILD OF EQUIPMENT- INSTRUMENTS AND LABORATORY EQUIPMENT
  • NAICS Code: 334516 - Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
  • Place of Performance:
    Durham , NC
    USA
Description

THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT TO SOLE SOURCE AND NOT A REQUEST FOR QUOTATION. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, intends to negotiate on a sole source basis and award a contract to Leica Microsystems, Inc. (1700 Leider Lane, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089) for the Service/Maintenance of the Leica SPEII confocal microscope.

This acquisition is being conducted using the procedures under Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Subpart 13.5, “Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items” in accordance with 41 U.S.C. 1901. The FAR as supplemented by the Health and Human Services Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) will be used to evaluate the quote and award this requirement. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this requirement is 334516, “Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing” with a size standard of 1000.

The NIEHS is one (1) of 27 research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This requirement supports the NIEHS Reproductive Developmental Biology Group.

This is NOT a solicitation for quotations, quotation abstracts, or a request for competitive quotations; however, all responses received within 3 days from the date of publication of this synopsis will be considered by the Government. Responses must clearly and thoroughly defend any claims or assertions that attempt to refute the science above. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract action based upon responses to this notice is solely with the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. If no affirmative responses are received within 3 days of this notice to determine whether a qualified source is more advantageous to the Government, a contract will be issued to Leica Microsystems, Inc. There is no solicitation package available. The Contracting Officer for this requirement is Ms. Beth Kuhaneck. All questions or concerns relating to this notice shall be submitted by email to ejinwaemeonu.okeagu@nih.gov.

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Contact Information
Contracting Office Address
  • 530 DAVIS DRIVE
  • MORRISVILLE , NC 27560
  • USA
Primary Point of Contact
Secondary Point of Contact
History
  • Aug 04, 2020 03:56 pm EDTPresolicitation (Original)

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