THIS IS A PRE-SOLICITATION NON-COMPETITIVE (NOTICE OF INTENT) SYNOPSIS TO AWARD A CONTRACT OR PURCHASE ORDER WITHOUT PROVIDING FOR FULL OR OPEN COMPETITION (INCLUDING BRAND-NAME).
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center (CC), Office of Purchasing and Contracts (OPC), Clinical Center (CC) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) intends to negotiate and award a contract without providing for full and open competition (Including brand-name) to:
Infor (US), Inc., 380 Saint Peter Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1313 for additional 25 site license(s.) The NIH CC currently uses the Infor licenses for inventory management in several departments.
NORTH AMERICAN INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (NAICS) CODE
The intended procurement is classified under NAICS code 511210 with a Size Standard of $38,500,000.
The resultant contract will include all applicable provisions and clauses in effect through the Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-99-1, July 16, 2018. This acquisition is conducted under the procedures as prescribed in FAR subpart 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures at an amount not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold ($250,000).
This acquisition is conducted under the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures, Subpart 13.106-1 (b) (1), Soliciting from a single source and is not expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. Contracts awarded using FARPart 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures are exempt from the requirements of FAR Part 6-Competition Requirements.
1. Title: Infor Site Licenses
2. Background Information: The Clinical Center is a clinical research hospital providing medicalservices for patients participating in human research protocols of the NationalInstitutes of Health (NIH). The clinical center provides patient facilities andservices for clinical investigators by the NIH Institutes, conducts research inrelated areas and supervises residency and other training programs.
3. TheMMES is responsible for inventory and supply chain management at the NIH CC.
4. Period of Performance: A base period of one year beginning on or around 09/30/2018.
CONTRACTING WITHOUT PROVIDING FOR FULL OR OPEN COMPETITION(INCLUDING BRAND-NAME) DETERMINATION
Securing these licenses as a standard across the supply chain is important in meeting the needs of the NIH CC as these products are critical to the clinicalresearch mission. The determination by the Government to award a contract without providing for full and open competition is based upon the market research conducted as prescribed in FAR Part 10-Market Research.
This synopsis is not a request for competitive proposals. However, interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to this notice. Responses to this notice shall contain sufficient information to establish the interested parties' bona-fide capabilities for fulfilling the requirement and include a technical proposal, a cost-price proposal, the period of performance, the Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and the certification of business size. All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) www.sam.gov.
A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The information received will normally be considered solely for the purposes of determining whether to proceed on a non-competitive basis or to conduct a competitive procurement.
All responses must be received by September 25, 2018, 1:00 PM Eastern time and must reference solicitation number 18-012524. Responses may be submitted electronically to Susan Nsangou, Contracting Officer, at email@example.com. Fax responses will not be accepted.
"All responsiblesources may submit a capability statement, proposal, or quotation, which shall be considered by the agency."