1 year service contract for two Miseq Illumina brand instruments

State: Montana
Level of Government: Federal
  • 66 - Instruments and Laboratory Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159890046379703
Posted Date: Feb 20, 2020
Due Date: Mar 1, 2020
Solicitation No: RFQ-RML-C-2006215
Source: Members Only
1 year service contract for two Miseq Illumina brand instruments
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General Information View Changes
  • Contract Opportunity Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Updated)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-07:00) MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME, DENVER, USA
  • Updated Published Date: Feb 20, 2020 12:07 pm MST
  • Original Published Date: Feb 20, 2020 11:56 am MST
  • Updated Date Offers Due: Mar 01, 2020 09:00 am MST
  • Original Date Offers Due: Mar 01, 2020 09:00 am MST
  • Inactive Policy: 15 days after date offers due
  • Updated Inactive Date: Mar 16, 2020
  • Original Inactive Date: Mar 16, 2020
  • Initiative:
    • None
  • Original Set Aside:
  • NAICS Code: 811219 - Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
  • Place of Performance:
    Hamilton , MT 59840
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This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items using Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This acquisition will be made in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6 “Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and solicitation for commercial Items,” as applicable, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation (a written solicitation will not be issued) and quotes are being requested. The Solicitation number is RFQ-RML-C-2006215 and the solicitation is issued as a Request for Quotes (RFQ).

This acquisition will be processed under FAR Part 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP). The solicitation documents and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) FAC 2020-04 January 15, 2020

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 811219 Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance, with a small business size standard of $22M. The requirement is being competed full and open competition, un-restricted and without a small business set-aside.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a requirement for:

1 Year Service & Support Contract for MiSeq S/N M03210
1 Year Service & Support Contract for Miseq S/N M03264

Support Plan must include: Full coverage for parts, labor, and travel; Reagent replacement upon HW failures; 1 PM; Remote Technical Support 18x5; 2 business day on-site response target*; control SW and HW updates; on- site applications support; discounts on advanced training; remote monitoring available.

P.O.P. Period of Performance - 04/01/2020 – 03/31/2021

This agreement must be invoiced quarterly or monthly in arrears and confirmed as such in quotation. Illumina is the manufacturer, and this equipment must be serviced by Illumina Certified Technicians. Must use OEM parts and cover all monitors, computers and software and hardware updates attached to these systems. All responsible sources who are certified by Illumina as authorized third-party repair vendors may submit a proposal showing their capabilities and past performance repairing this type of equipment. The vendors shall provide certification from original equipment manufacturer, Illumina, that they are authorized to perform these services, have access to OEM parts and supplies as well as proprietary Illumina software updates. All responsible sources may submit a response that may be considered.

The Contractor shall provide all necessary parts and equipment necessary to perform remedial repair and planned maintenance of the above equipment.

No Government-furnished materials are provided under this contract.

Technical support, remedial repair as needed, and one annual planed maintenance

All work will be inspected and approve by Craig Martens, Genomics Unit, RTS, RTB at the completion of any repairs and at the completion of the annual maintenance.

All work will be completed in accordance with industry standards.

Place of Performance: NIH, Rocky Mountain Laboratories 903 S 4th St Hamilton, MT 59840, United States.

The government intends to award a firm fixed price purchase order to the responsible contractor as a result of this RFQ that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. The award will be based on the following; technical capability to meet the requirements and price.

The following FAR provisions apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (Oct 2018)

FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management (Oct 2018)

(Offerors must complete annual representations and certifications on-line at http://www.sam.gov/ in accordance with FAR 52.212-3 Offerors Representations and Certifications- Commercial Items (Please ensure 52.209-2 -- Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations--Representation. (Nov 2015) is updated in your SAM record)

FAR 52.203-18 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements – Representation (Jan 2017)

52.204–24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video
Surveillance Services or Equipment (August 2019) *** Must complete representation if applicable and if attached to this solicitation- see attachment 52.204-24
The following FAR contract clauses apply to this acquisition:

FAR 52-212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions Commercial Items (October 2018)

FAR 52-212.5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Commercial Items (Jan 2020)
*The applicable subparagraphs of FAR52.212-5 are included in the attachment to this posting.

FAR 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013)

FAR 52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance (Oct 2018)

HHSAR 352.222-70, Contractor Cooperation in Equal Employment Opportunity Investigations (December 2015)

52.252-2 -- Clauses Incorporated by Reference. (Feb 1998)
This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm

By submission of an offer, the offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award, during performance, and through final payment of any contract, basic agreement, basic ordering agreement, or blanket purchasing agreement resulting from this solicitation (www.sam.gov).

Copies of the above-referenced provisions and clauses are available from http://www.acquisition.gov/far/loadmainre.html & http: //www.hhs.gov/regulation/index.html or, upon request, either by telephone or fax.

Submission shall be received not later than 03/01/2020 9:00 am MST

Offers may be mailed, e-mailed or faxed to Diana Rohlman; (E-Mail/ diana.rohlman@nih.gov). Offers shall include RFQ number in the subject line (RFQ-RML-C-2006215). Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f)

All responsible sources may submit an offer that will be considered by this Agency.
Any questions or concerns regarding this solicitation should be forwarded in writing via e-mail to Diana Rohlman @ diana.rohlman@nih.gov.

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  • BETHESDA , MD 20892
  • USA
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