Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Ohio
Level of Government: Federal
  • 65 - Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies
Opps ID: NBD00159272454579089
Posted Date: Oct 4, 2017
Due Date: Oct 18, 2017
Solicitation No: 36C25018Q0007
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Sources Sought
Synopsis :
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This is a Sources Sought (SS) Notice only, not a solicitation announcement and should not be considered as such. There is no solicitation available at this time. The Government will not pay for any information received in response to this SS, nor will the Government compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing the information provided to the Government. This SS does not constitute a commitment by the Government. Any information provided in response to this market survey will be used for informational purposes only and will not be released. Vendor participation is not a promise of future business with the Government. The purpose of this SS is to conduct Market Research to determine an acquisition strategy for the establishment of Immucor Blood Bank Reagents for a base year plus four (4) option years contract.

The Blood Bank uses the Immucor Galileo Echo, which is used for automated Blood Bank testing. This instrument uses solid phase methodology. The instrument performs the blood type, antibody screen, and antibody identification. This testing is required to provide safe transfusions of blood and blood products to patients.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 10, is conducting market research to determine if there are any Large Businesses and if there are a sufficient number of Small Businesses capable of performing the requirements to warrant a set-aside. The proposed solicitation is to furnish all materials, labor, equipment and transportation required to provide supplies to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Cleveland VA Medical Center. Contractor shall also comply with any other federal, state, and local laws applicable to the industry.

Potential sources must demonstrate experience and knowledge of required services and capability to provide such services. Potential sources should submit:

business name and address;

point of contact;

business size, and any applicable business socio-economic category;

capability statement;

provide information for recent and relevant projects similar in nature;

DUNS number;

contract number if applicable; and

brochure of equipment.

The NAICS code for this procurement is 334516 and the small business size standard is 1,000 employees.

Responses to this notice shall be e-mailed to Rachelle Hamer at rachelle.hamer@va.gov. Enter RFQ 36C25018Q0007/ Immucor Reagents Cleveland in the email subject line. Telephone responses will not be accepted. Responses must be received in writing no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2017. This notice is to assist the VA in determining sources only. A solicitation is not currently available.

THE VA IS NOT SEEKING PRICING OR OFFERS OF ANY KIND. There is no guarantee, expressed or implicit, that the market research for this acquisition will result in a particular set-aside or sole source award, or any other guarantee of award strategy. All information is to be provided on a voluntary basis at no charge to the Government.

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Posted Date:
October 4, 2017
Description: 36C25018Q0007 36C25018Q0007.docx
Contracting Office Address :
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office (NCO) 10;6150 Oak Tree Blvd., Suite 300;Independence OH 44131
Place of Performance :
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center;10701 East Blvd.;Cleveland, OH
Point of Contact(s) :
Rachelle J. Hamer

Contracting Officer


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