J--626-18-1-2171-0001 BD Bioscience (VA-17-908407)

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Tennessee
Level of Government: Federal
  • J - Maintenance, Repair, and Rebuilding of Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159153899807484
Posted Date: Sep 28, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: VA24917N1150
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Special Notice
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 26, 2017 6:17 pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 9, hereby provides notice of its intent to award a sole-source, firm fixed contract to US BD Biosciences, 2350 Qume Drive, San Jose CA, 95131. The contract is expected to be awarded under FAR 6.302-1. A Justification and Approval for Other Than Full and Open Competition has been prepared. The period of performance shall be a base year beginning 10/01/2017 through 09/30/2022.

The contract will provide for US BD Biosciences, who has proprietary maintenance service for DD flow cytometry. The equipment is located at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System located at the TVHS, York Campus, 3400 Lebanon Pike, Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Nashville Campus,1310 24th Avenue, TN 37212.

The services required meet Department of Veterans Affairs' legal obligation to continue to receive, without interruption, the maintenance support services which is vital to Patient Care.

THIS NOTICE OF INTENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR COMPETITIVE QUOTES. However, interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to this requirement no later than September 29,2017. A determination not to compete this requirement, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.

The Department of Veterans Affairs will NOT be responsible for any costs incurred by interested parties in responding to this notice of intent. Only written responses will be considered. All responses from responsible sources will be fully considered. As a result of analyzing responses to this notice of intent, the Government shall determine if a solicitation will be issued. Any prospective contractor must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to be eligible for award.

Interested parties are encouraged to furnish information by email only with US BD BIOSCIENCES MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR DD FLOW CYTOMETRY SOLE SOURCE in the subject line. All documents submitted will not be returned. All interested parties shall submit clear and convincing documentation demonstrating their capabilities to satisfy the requirements listed above to Contract Officer, Michael Edwards by email at Michael.Edward2@va.gov. The capability documentation should include general information and technical background describing in detail the prospective contractor's capabilities and experience that will demonstrate the ability to support these requirements, including proof of training and certification for performing maintenance and service on the listed equipment and systems.

Point of Contact: Michael Edwards, Contract Specialist (e-mail: Michael.Edwards2@va.gov.)
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Posted Date:
September 26, 2017
Description: VA249-17-N-1150 VA249-17-N-1150.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office 9;1639 Medical Center Parkway;Suite 400;Murfreesboro TN 37129
Point of Contact(s) :
Michael Edwards
Contract Specialist



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