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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF MARCH 25, 2011 FBO #3408
SOLICITATION NOTICE

66 -- MPBC Pulsed Visible Fiber Laser or Equal

Notice Date
3/23/2011
 
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
 
NAICS
334516 — Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
 
Contracting Office
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Office of Acquisitions, 6120 Executive Blvd., EPS Suite 600, Rockville, Maryland, 20852
 
ZIP Code
20852
 
Solicitation Number
RFQ-NCI-110044-MW
 
Archive Date
4/16/2011
 
Point of Contact
Melissa R. Ward, Phone: 301-402-4509, Caren N Rasmussen, Phone: (301) 402-4509
 
E-Mail Address
wardmr@mail.nih.gov, cr214i@nih.gov
(wardmr@mail.nih.gov, cr214i@nih.gov)
 
Small Business Set-Aside
N/A
 
Description
Contracting Office Address Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Office of Acquisitions, 6120 Executive Boulevard, EPS Suite 600, Room 6072, Rockville, MD 20852, UNITED STATES. Description The National Cancer Institute requires the following instrument. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items, prepared in accordance with format in FAR 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and a separate written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation: No. RFQ-NCI-110044-MW includes all applicable provisions and clauses in effect through FAR FAC 2005-49 (January 2011) simplified procedures for commercial items. The North American Industry Classification Code is 334516 and the business size standard is 500 employees. I. Requirement: The contractor shall provide the brand name MPBC Pulsed Visible Fiber Laser or equal. Contractors providing an or equal shall include manufacturer and model number; and comply with FAR Clause 52.211-6. Only one award will be made as a result of this solicitation. This will be awarded as a firm fixed price type contract. The NCI Experimental Transplantation & Immunology Branch (ETIB), Flow Cytometry Core Facility provides essential optical biology services to the branch and to other investigators in the NCI and NIH. The core is committed to maintaining an up-to-date array of instrumentation for investigators. The NCI ETIB Core has spent the last ten years developing multiwavelength laser systems for flow cytometry, in an effort to enhance the analysis capabilities of this technology. A critical component of this project is a pulsed visible fiber laser. Criteria that will be used to evaluate the new instrument include:  Emission wavelength of 532nm  Peak output of 1 W  Repetition rate of 30 megahertz (MHz) or higher  Picosecond pulsing II. Delivery: Contractor(s) shall deliver the item within 12 weeks after award to: NIH/NCI Bethesda, Maryland 20892. The Contractor that receives the award will be provided with the complete mailing address and point of contact. Upon delivery, contractor must notify the NCI Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) to schedule the installation date and time. III. Installation: To be carried out by the manufacturer and shall occur within approximately one week of delivery. IV. Payment: Payment shall be made after delivery, installation, and successful operation of equipment. Payment authorization requires submission and approval of invoice to the NCI COTR and NIH Commercial Accounts. QUOTATIONS ARE DUE: April 1, 2011 at 11:00am EST. PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES: The following FAR provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition: FAR Clause 52.211-6 BRAND NAME OR EQUAL FAR Clause 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS-COMMERCIAL ITEMS (June 2008); FAR Clause 52.212-3 OFFEROR REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS-COMMERCIAL ITEMS- (January 2011) WITH DUNS NUMBER ADDENDUM {52.204-6 (April 2008)}; FAR Clause 52.212-4 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS (June 2010); FAR Clause 52.212-5: CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS-COMMERCIAL ITEMS (January 2011). The following FAR clauses cited in paragraph (b) of the clause at FAR 52.212-5 are also applicable to this acquisition; FAR Clause 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation FAR Clause 52.222-3 Convict Labor FAR Clause 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies FAR Clause 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities FAR Clause 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity FAR Clause 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities FAR Clause 52.225-1 Buy American Act-Supplies FAR Clause 52.225-5 Trade Agreements FAR Clause 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases Far Clause 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration FAR Clause 52.247-64 Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels Full text copies of the representations and certifications for other cited provisions and clauses may be obtained on line at the NCI website at http://amb.nci.nih.gov or from Melissa Ward, Contract Specialist at wardmr@mail.nih.gov. OFFERORS: Offers must be submitted on an SF-1449 with a completed 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items-with DUNS Number Addendum, signed by an authorized representative of the offeror OR provide a copy of the valid certification registrations of the offeror's Central Contractor Registration (CCR) and Online Representations and Certifications Applications (ORCA). PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive an award, contractor must be registered in and have valid certifications in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) (http://www.ccr.gov) and the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) (http://orca.bpn.gov). Quotations must be received in the NCI-OA contracting office by 11:00 a.m. EST on April 1, 2011. Please refer to solicitation number RFQ-NCI-110044-MW on all correspondence. No collect calls will be accepted. Faxed or electronic mail quotations will NOT be accepted.
 
Web Link
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Record
SN02407912-W 20110325/110323234830-7a55065b323d6591fbf46a9905b1ada9 (fbodaily.com)
 
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