FBO Notice Date 11/16/17
BIDS Reference Number 116
Document Type: Presolicitation
Research & Development

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, 21702-5014

A -- Research, Integration, and Development of Integumentary [Skin] System for Simulation Training and Education SOL W81XWH-18-SKINCourtney F. Chase, Contract Specialist, Phone 3016198834, Email courtney.f.chase.civ@mail.mil - randy o barry jr, Contracting Officer, Phone 3016193345, Email randy.o.barry2.civ@mail.milThe U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA), on behalf of theDepartment of Defense (DoD), Joint Program Committee 1 (JPC-1), Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Research Program, intends to issue a Request for Proposals. This requirement provides funding for research and development that will provide research, integration, and development of Integumentary [Skin] system for simulation training and education

This pre-solicitation notice is targeted at organizations researching, developing, and offering integumentary simulation systems with physiological tissue characteristics and behavior measurements that will be integrated with a flexibleand modular mannequin concept, such as the Advanced Modular Manikin (AMM), as well as future modular part-task training and education simulation systems which have yet to be developed. This pre-solicitation notice also encourages those working with synthetic materials, polymers, micro-technologies (such as micro-fluidic solutions), those that have researched measuring tissue properties or has access to such data / information, and those that have detailed understanding on physiological responsiveness of human tissues.

This acquisition will be solicited as a Full and Open procurement utilizing the policies and procedures in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15,Contracting by Negotiation. The Government anticipates issuance of 1-2, Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) contracts. The contract is anticipated to have a 24-month base period of performance. The Government reserves the right to change the solicitation procedure and/or period of performance. If for any reason, there are no successful proposals, the Government reserves the right to re-open the solicitation. A solicitation will be posted on or about the middle/end of December 2017 towww.FBO.gov. Solicitations are to be downloaded from the website and no solicitations will be mailed. All proposals shall be sent to the address specified in the solicitation. Please email any questions to the point of contact listed. No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.

System for Award Management: All Offerors submitting proposals must:

• Be registered and certified to receive contracts in the System for Award Management (SAM) under NAICS code 541715 prior to submission;
• Maintain an active SAM registration with current information at all times during which it has an active Federal award or a proposal under consideration by any agency;
• Provide its DUNS number on the proposal it submits to the agency.
• To begin a new registration in SAM, please visit the SAM website at https://www.sam.gov, and go to "Registration/Update Entity" icon on the home screen.

Primary Point of Contact:

Courtney F. Chase
Contract Specialist

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/USAMRAA/DAMD17/W81XWH-18-SKIN/listing.html