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Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Oct 05, 2018
Category: Miscellaneous
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases/AMOB, 5601 Fishers Lane, 3rd Floor MSC 9822, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892, United States


The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) intends to negotiate with FlowJo LLC, 385 Williamson Way, Ashland, Oregon 97520, (a small business) on an other than full and open competition basis for the renewal of FlowJos Yearly Site License, quantity - 396.5. This acquisition will be processed under FAR Part 12 - Acquisition for Commercial Items and will be made pursuant to the authority in FAR Part 13.501(a)(1). Only one award will be made as a result of this solicitation. This will be awarded as a firm-fixed price type of contract. Delivery to Bethesda, Maryland 20892 with the period of performance of November 1, 2018 - October 31, 2019. The NIAID Flow Cytometry Core Section of the Vaccine Research Center investigators use the FlowJo software to analyze data generated from flow cytometry and convert it into a graphical presentation appropriate for publications and presentations. The software also permits the investigators to organize and manage complex cytometry experiments, produces detailed patient reports and track and analyze patient batch samples. There is no other software that is compatible with the existing FlowJo software. To make changes at this stage would be detrimental to the investigators who have programmed flow cytometry data for experiments, and the data for the publications and presentations. The statutory authority for this sole source requirement is 41 U.S.C. 253 (c) (1) as implemented by FAR 6.302-1 only one source available, no substitutions possible. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR COMPETITIVE QUOTATIONS. All responsible sources who can provide the required FlowJo Site License may submit a response that could be considered by email (subject line to reference NIAID-NOI-19-1915313) to Tonia Alexander at talexander@niaid.nih.gov, by 1:00 pm eastern standard time Monday, October 15, 2018. All information furnished must be in writing and must contain sufficient detail to allow NIAID to determine if the vendor can meet the above specifications described herein. All responses received by the closing date of this solicitation will be considered by the Government. A determination not to compete this requirement, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government.

Original Point of Contact

POC Tonia L Alexander, Phone: 240-669-5124

Place of Performance

National Institutes of Health, NIAID, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892, United States
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