FBO Notice Date 09/17/18
BIDS Reference Number 285
Document Type: Modification
Education & Training Services

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC, MICC - West Point, 10996-1514

U -- EMPATICA E4 WATCHES SOL W911SD-18-R-0227SRCSGT DUE 091818 POC Patricialee A Pomarico, Purchasing Agent, Phone 8459386473, Email patricialee.a.pomarico.civ@mail.milSOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS
THIS IS A Sources Sought Notice ONLY. The U.S. Government desires to procure EPATICA E4 WATCHES,QTY 5 on a small business set-aside basis, provided 2 or more qualified small businesses respond to this sources sought synopsis with information sufficient to support a set-aside. Be advised that the U.S. Government will not be able to set aside this requirement if 2 or more small businesses do not respond with information to support the set-aside. Weencourage all small businesses, in all socioeconomic categories (including, 8(a) Business Development Program,Small Disadvantage Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned,Women-Owned Small Business concerns), to identify their capabilities in meeting the requirement at a fair market price. This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes - it does not constitute a Request for Quote
(RFQ)/Invitation for Bid (IFB)/Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFQ, IFB or RFP in the future. This notice does not commit the U.S. Government to contract for any supply or service. Further, the U.S.
Government is not seeking quotes, bids or proposals at this time and will not accept unsolicited proposals in
response tothis sources sought notice. The U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this notice. Submittals will not be returned to the responder. Not responding to this notice does not precludeparticipation in any future RFQ or IFB or RFP, if any is issued. If a solicitation is released,
Base Notice: EPATICA E4 WATCHES- W911SD-18-R-0227 - it will be synopsized on the Governmentwide Point of Entry. It is the responsibility of potential offerors to monitor
the Governmentwide Point of Entry for additional information pertaining to this requirement. The anticipated NAICS code is:334519 Size Standard:500
A need is anticipated for the:

EMPATICA E4 WATCHES

Services to be performed: Records Physiological Signals in Real Time.

In response to this sources sought, please provide:
1. Name of the firm, point of contact, phone number, email address, DUNS number, CAGE code, a statement
regarding small business status (including small business type(s)/certifications(s) such as SDB, 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, WOSB, etc.) and the corresponding NAICS code.
2. Identify whether your firm is interested in competing for this requirement as a prime contractor or not. Identify
subcontracting, joint ventures or teaming arrangement that will be pursued, if any.
3. Information in sufficient detail regarding previous experience (indicate whether as aprime contractor or
subcontractor) on similar requirements (include size, scope, complexity, timeframe, government or commercial),
pertinent certifications, etc., that will facilitate making a capability determination.
4. Information to help determine if the requirement EMPATICA E4 WATCHES is commercially available, including pricing information, basis for
the pricing information (e.g., market pricing, catalog pricing), delivery schedules, customary termsand conditions,
warranties, etc.
5. Identify how the Army can best structure these contract requirements to facilitate competition by and among smallbusiness concerns.
6. Identify any condition or action that may be having the effect of unnecessarily restricting competition with
respect to this acquisition. Provide the specific aspects that unreasonably restrict competition and the rationale for
such conclusion.
7. Recommendations to improve the approach/specifications/draft PWS/PRS to acquiring the identified items/services.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/6ddc24a22156301411abc31cd43b6f94

SET-ASIDE: Very Small Business