FBO Notice Date 01/22/18
BIDS Reference Number 450
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Instruments & Laboratory Equipment

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases/AMOB, 20892

66 -- Service Contract for LSRFortessa and lasers SOL RFQ-RML-E-1889587 DUE 020518 POC Janna Weber, Email janna.weber@nih.gov - Barbara D Horrell, Purchasing Agent, Email horrellb@niaid.nih.govThis notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items using Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This acquisition will be made in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 "Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and solicitation for commercial Items," as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation (a written solicitation will not be issued) and quotes are being requested. The Solicitation number is RFQ-NIAID-E-1889587 and the solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotes (RFQ).
This acquisition will be processed under FAR Part 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures(SAP). The solicitation documents and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-96, 06 November 2017.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 811219, with a business size standard of $20.5M. This requirement is not set aside for small business quotes only.
The National Instituteof Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a requirement for a service agreement for LSRFortessa and lasers for a period of performance of 2/26/18 to 12/31/18.
Equipment to be covered:
• LSRFortessa SORP S/N H647794L6054
• OBIS 640-40 LX Red Lsr S/N no-serial-10101
• OBIS 405-50LX Violet Lsr S/N no-serial-10102
• OBIS Laser Yellow Green 561-50 S/N no-serial-10103
• OBIS 488-50 LX Blue Lsr S/N no-serial-10104
All agreements must provide:
• 2 preventative maintenance inspections and 2 PM kit provided.
• Labor, travel expenses, and parts (excluding consumables and printers). All work to be provided by certified technicians with OEM parts.
• Software revisions and updates
• Unlimited service visits, to include parts, labor, and travel.
• Technical supportservices

This agreement must be invoiced quarterly in arrears. Becton Dickinson Inc. is the manufacturer, and this equipment must be serviced by Becton Dickinson Inc. certified technicians. Must use OEM parts and cover all monitors and computersattached to these systems. Must use certified Becton Dickinson software revisions and updates.

Delivery:
Bldg 10
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20814

All responsible sources who are certified by Becton Dickinson Inc. as authorized third party repair vendors may submit a proposal showing their capabilitiesand past performance repairing this type of equipment. The vendors shall provide certification from original equipment manufacturer that they are authorized toperform these services and have access to OEM parts and supplies. All responsible sources may submit a response that will be considered.
Award will be based on the capability of the item offered to meet the above stated salient characteristics, past performance, delivery, warranty, price and the best value to thegovernment.

The government intends to award a firm fixed price purchase order to the responsible contractor as a result of this RFQ that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. The award will be based on the following; capability tomeet the requirements, delivery, past performance, price and the best value to the government.

The following FAR provisions apply to this acquisition:
FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (Jan 2017)
FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (Nov 2017)
Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at http://www.sam.gov/ in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (Please ensure 52.209-2 -- Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations--Representation. (Dec 2014) is updated in your SAM record)
FAR 52.222-22 Previous Contract and Compliance Reports (Feb 1999)
FAR 52.222-25 Affirmative Action Compliance (April 1984)
FAR 52.204-16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (Jul 2016)
FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management (Oct 2016)
FAR 52.203-98 Prohibition on Contractingwith Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements - Representation (DEVIATION 2015-02)

The following FAR contract clauses apply to this acquisition:
FAR 52-212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (Jan 2017)
FAR 52-212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive OrdersCommercial Items (Nov 2017)
*The applicable subparagraphs of FAR52.212-5 are included in the attachment to this posting.
FAR 52.203-99 Prohibition onContracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (Feb 2015)
FAR 52.204-18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (Jul 2016)
FAR 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013)
FAR 52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance (Oct 2016)
FAR 52.204-19 Incorporation by Reference of Representations and Certifications (Dec 2014)
HHSAR 352.222-70, Contractor Cooperation in Equal Employment Opportunity Investigations (December 2015)
By submission of an offer, the offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award, during performance, and through final payment of any contract, basic agreement, basic ordering agreement, or blanket purchasing agreement resulting from this solicitation (www.sam.gov).
Copies of the above-referenced provisions and clauses are available from http://www.acquisition.gov/far/loadmainre.html & http: //www.hhs.gov/regulation/index.html or, upon request, either by telephone or fax.
To facilitate the award process all quotes must include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows:
"The Terms andconditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion or addition."
OR
"The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:"
(Quoter shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s).)
Submission shall be received not later than 02/5/2018.
Offers may be emailed to janna.weber@nih.gov, no later than 5:00 P.M. eastern standard time on February 5, 2018. Requests for information concerning this requirement must be submitted in writing, e-mailed to janna.weber@nih.gov. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f)
All responsible sources maysubmit an offer that will be considered by this Agency.
Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to, Janna Weber, janna.weber@nih.gov.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/NIH/AMOB/RFQ-RML-E-1889587/listing.html