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Imaris 9.2 Data Visualization and Analysis Software License

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Sep 01, 2019
Category: Books, Maps and Other Publications
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 4211, MSC 9559, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892-9559, United States


(i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii) The solicitation number is HHS-NIH-NIDA-OA-19-009819-CSS and the solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). This acquisition is for a commercial item or service and is conducted under the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13-Simplified Acquisition Procedures and FAR Part 12-Acquisition of Commercial Items. This acquisition is not expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. THIS IS A NON-COMPETITIVE COMBINED SYNOPSIS SOLICITATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT OR PURCHASE ORDER WITHOUT PROVIDING FOR FULL OR OPEN COMPETITION (INCLUDING BRAND-NAME). The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Office of Acquisition on behalf of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) intends to negotiate and award a purchase order without providing for full and open competition (Including brand-name) to Bitplane, Inc., an Oxford Instruments Company, 425 Sullivan Avenue, Suite 3, South Windsor, CT 06074, U.S.A, for the Imaris 9.3 for Core Facilities (CF) Software. This acquisition is conducted as non-competitive for a commercial item or service and is conducted under the authority of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Subpart 13.106-1 (b) Soliciting from a single source. (1) For purchases not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold, contracting officers may solicit from one source if the contracting officer determines that the circumstances of the contract action deem only one source reasonably available (e.g., urgency, exclusive licensing agreements, or industrial mobilization). The rationale for the brand name justification is the unique capabilities of the Imaris 9.3 for Core Facilities (CF) Software. (iii) This solicitation incorporates the provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019-05, effective August 13, 2019. (iv) The associated North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code: 511210-Software Publishers, Size Standard is $38.5 million. (v) Imaris 9.3 for Core Facilities (CF) Software License (vi) Item one (1): Imaris 9.3 for Core Facilities (CF) Software License, Part no: BPI-IM93-CF, Quantity one (1) each. The package consists of one set of licenses for Imaris including each of the following modules: MeasurementPro, ClearView Deconvolution, ImarisTrackLineage, ImarisColoc, ImarisXT, ImarisCell, FilamentTracer, ImarisVantage, ImarisBatch and ImarisStitcher. It is ideally suited for researchers who need the entire functionality of Imaris on a single dedicated workstation or as a floating license. For labs and facilities with growing Imaris usage, this package can be extended with additional packages from Imaris portfolio (which then can be used as floating licenses). Includes 1 year of maintenance. (vii) Governments Anticipated Delivery: Within Thirty (30) Days After Receipt of Order (ARO). Delivery Point: FOB Destination. Delivery Location: National Institute on Aging, 251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 100, Baltimore, Maryland 21224. The successful offeror shall coordinate delivery arrangements with the customer prior to shipment. The Loading Dock hours are as follows: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except on Federal holidays. All products delivered must contain a Packing Slip (with serial numbers as applicable). (viii) The provision at FAR clause 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. (ix) The provision at FAR clause 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The factors used to evaluate offers are the unique technical and performance capabilities of product and cost. Technical and past performance, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price. (x) Offerors are advised to include a completed copy of the provision at FAR clause 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items, with its offer. (xi) FAR clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. (xii) FAR clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. (xiii) There are no additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions applicable to this acquisition (xiv) Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) and assigned rating, is not applicable to this solicitation. (xv) All quotations or offers are due 12:00 Noon, Eastern Time, on September 6, 2019, and must reference the solicitation number noted herein. Quotations or offers must be submitted electronically to the contact person identified herein at debra.hawkins@nih.gov. Fax responses will not be accepted. (xvi) For information regarding this solicitation contact: Debra C. Hawkins Contractor, Acquisition Policy Analyst II, at 301-827-7751.

Original Point of Contact

POC Debra C. Hawkins, Phone: 301-827-7751

Place of Performance

National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland, 21224, United States
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