Jun 15, 2017 8:15 pm Request for Information - NIH Clinical Center Environmental Monitoring
The NIH Clinical Center is issuing a Request for Information for the requirement of environmental monitoring for public review and comment. Attached is a draft Statement of Work (SOW.)
The RFI is issued in accordance with FAR 52.215-3, Request for Information or
Solicitation for Planning Purposes (Oct 1997), with the purpose of assisting the
Government in developing the highest quality SOW and solicitation possible. Accordingly, industry is requested to respond to the questions provided in the RFI and comment on all aspects of the draft SOW.
Responses to this RFI must be submitted on or before Friday, June 30, 2017 at 4 pm EST to be considered by the Government. Submissions must be submitted in writing to Contracting Officer cited in this RFI.
The Government may not respond to comments, however, all comments received prior
to the due date and time will be considered and, as appropriate, resulting revisions may
be incorporated into a future solicitation.
The Government is also requesting responses to the below questions:
1. The Government is seeking a potential 24-hour turnaround time. Is this acceptable? What is the typical time? Does the cost greatly increase for this time frame?
2. What is an estimated annual cost for these services? (Any response is non binding.)
3. Some areas are not sufficiently staffed for collecting samples and shipping. Is there an option for these services?
4. What is your organization's experience with requirements similar in size and scope?
This RFI is not a solicitation and the NIH Clinical Center is not requesting proposals at this time. Therefore, it shall not be constructed as a commitment on the part of the Government to award a contract nor does it obligate the Government for costs incurred in the preparation and submittal of proposals in anticipation of a contract. Any subsequent requests for information or solicitations will be announced on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website (www.fbo.gov
). It is the responsibility of the prospective offerors to monitor the internet sites for any releases of information (if any).