SOURCES SOUGHT: Blood Type Testing Supplies
A sources-sought is a market research tool being used to determine availability and adequacy of potential business sources prior to determining the method of acquisition. The intent of this sources-sought notice is to conduct market research to determine if responsible sources exist by determining if this effort can be successfully competed and/or set-aside for small businesses. The proposed North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 325413 – In Vitro Diagnostic Substances, Reagents, Test Kits and Sets, with a corresponding size standard of 1,250 employees. The government will use this information to determine the best acquisition strategy for this procurement. The government is interested in all large and small businesses to include 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, HubZone, and Women-Owned small business concerns.
The Regional Health Contracting Office – Central (RHCO-C), Fort Bliss, Texas, is seeking a five-year (base with four options – 1 October 2023 through 30 September 2028) contract for blood type testing supplies that includes lease of analytic equipment to use those supplies. Contractor shall furnish all parts, labor, equipment, materials, travel, and transportation to perform this contract (See attached draft of purchase description (PD)).
Upon review of industry response to this sources-sought synopsis, the government will determine the solicitation strategy. The government intends to solicit and award a contract for blood type testing supplies. A response to this sources-sought synopsis will not be considered an adequate response to any forthcoming solicitation announcement.
There is no solicitation available at this time.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: It is requested that interested businesses submit to the contracting office a brief capabilities statement. This documentation shall address, at minimum, the following: 1) Written narrative of Contractor’s capability to provide blood type testing supplies and related analytic equipment; 2) Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code; 8(a) business, HUB Zone small business, small disadvantaged business, woman-owned small business, veteran-owned small business, or Service disabled veteran owned small business; and 3) Point of Contact information to include name, email address, telephone and fax numbers.
ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE SUBMITED NO LATER THAN 10:00 AM MOUNTAIN TIME TUESDAY, 9 AUGUST 2022. SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 10:00 AM MOUNTAIN TIME THURSDAY, 11 AUGUST 2022. RESPONSES SHALL BE SENT ELECTRONICALLY TO email@example.com.
The government WILL NOT debrief the results of the survey. All information submitted will be held in a confidential manner and will only be used for the above stated purpose.
- Original Set Aside:
- Product Service Code: 6550 – IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES, REAGENTS, TEST KITS AND SETS
- NAICS Code: 325413 – In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing
- Place of Performance: Fort Bliss , TX 79918 USA