12405B20SS0144 – Sources Sought – SMRT & Sequel II Consumables

Aug 30, 2020 | Sources Sought

This Sources Sought Notice does not constitute an Invitation for Bids, Request for Proposals, or a Request for Quotations, and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue an order or otherwise pay for the information solicited, nor is it a guarantee of a forthcoming solicitation or contract. 

The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is for market research purposes only.  Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation.

The USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is conducting market research to support the USDA ARS Facilities in Stoneville, MS and Clay Center, NE.

USDA is seeking capable sources to provide the following specialized Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (PacBio) Sequencing Consumables:

Stoneville Shipment #1

  • Qty. 1 – 100-265-900 Ampure PB, 5 mLs
  • Qty. 5 – 101-820-200 Sequel II Sequencing Kit 2.0 (4 rxn)
  • Qty. 6 – 101-389-001 SMRT Cell 8M Tray

Stoneville Shipment #2

  • Qty. 5 – 101-820-200 Sequel II Sequencing Kit 2.0 (4 rxn)
  • Qty. 5 – 101-389-001 SMRT Cell 8M Tray
  • Qty. 1 – 101-842-900 Sequel II Bind Kit 2.0 and Int Ctrl 1.0
  • Qty. 1 – 100-938-900 SMRTbell Express Template Prep Kit 2.0

Stoneville Shipment #3

  • Qty. 3 – 101-820-200 Sequel II Sequencing Kit 2.0 (4 rxn)
  • Qty. 3 – 101-389-001 SMRT Cell 8M Tray

Clay Center Shipment

  • Qty. 4 – 101-820-200 Sequel II Sequencing Kit 2.0 (4 rxn)
  • Qty. 4 – 101-389-001 SMRT Cell 8M Tray
  • Qty. 1 – 100-938-900 SMRTbell Express Template Prep Kit 2.0

Responses should include:

  • Organization Name, address, contact phone number, e-mail address, and web site address
  • Business size
  • DUNS number
  • Tailored capability statements addressing the salient characteristics listed, with appropriate documentation supporting capability to provide the referenced SMRT & Sequell II Consumables.
  • Proof that you are an authorized reseller of PacBio products.

Be advised that the aforementioned information is anticipatory in nature and is not binding. This notice is not a request for quotes; however, any firm believing that they can fulfill the requirement may be considered by the agency.   Responses to this Notice must be e-mailed to Nicholas.Langley@usda.gov on or before Monday August 31, 2020 no later than 2:00 pm ET. 

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