This is a SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY.  It is neither a solicitation announcement nor a request for proposals or quotes and does not obligate the Government to award a contract. Requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. Responses to this Sources Sought must be in writing. The purpose of this Sources Sought Announcement is for market research to make appropriate acquisition decisions and to gain knowledge of potential qualified businesses interested and capable of providing the requested commodities.

The NAICS Code is 334510; size standard is 1,250 employees.

100% Small Business set-aside.

Responses to this notice shall include the following: (a) company name  b) address (c) socio-economic status, (d) point of contact (e) phone, fax, and email (f) DUNS number (g) Cage Code  (h) Tax ID Number (i) and must  provide a capability statement that addresses the organizations qualifications and ability to perform as a contractor and provide the commodities described below.   

Objective:

VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, Broolyn Campus is seeking sources for Olympus Ureteroscopes brand name only.

The requested equipment must be compatible with the current VA equipment used in the OR OTV-S190 Tower Processor, CLV-S190 Light Source and Ch-S190-08-LB Camera head. Urologists use this equipment to diagnose and treat lesions throughout the upper urinary tract.
WA2UR22A : Ureteroscope DualCH, StraightOC, 330mm
WA2UR23A : Ureteroscope DualCH, StraightOC, 430mm

Place of Delivery:

Brooklyn Campus
VA New York Harbor Healthcare System
800 Poly Place
Brooklyn, NY 11209

The Government is not obligated to, nor will it pay for or reimburse any costs associated with responding to this sources sought request. This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. The Government will in no way be bound to this information if any solicitation is issued.  Notice to Potential Offerors: All Offerors who provide goods or services to the United States Federal Government must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM located on the web at www.sam.gov). It is desirable that any Offeror to have completed their business Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA). Additionally, all Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses or Veteran Owned Small Businesses who respond to a solicitation on this project must be registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Veterans Enterprise VetBiz Registry located at http://vip.vetbiz.gov. Requests for information and resultant responses shall be submitted directly to the contracting officer, Paul Speedling at Paul.Speedling@va.gov. NO TELEPHONE CALLS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Response due no later than 15:00 Eastern Standard Time on December 3, 2021.