This Source Sought Opportunity is for Lebanon VA Medical Center, 1700 South Lincoln Avenue, Lebanon, PA 17042-7529. The purpose of this Sources Sought Notice is to search for small business concerns capable of providing delivery of Nuclear Medicine Thyroid Uptake System at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. This Sources Sought Notice is for market research purposes only and shall not be considered an Invitation for Bids, Request for Quotations, or a Request for Proposal. Do not submit a proposal or quote. This market research is issued for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation nor does it restrict the Government as to the ultimate acquisition approach. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Additionally, there is no obligation on the part of the Government to acquire any products or services described in this sources sought notice. You will not be entitled to payment for direct or indirect costs that you incur in responding to this Sources Sought Notice. Any contract that might be awarded based on information received or derived from this market research will be the outcome of a competitive process. Interested parties are responsible for adequately marking proprietary, restricted or competition sensitive information contained in their response. The Government does not intend to pay for the information submitted in response to this Sources Sought Notice. The Draft Statement of NEED (SON) is attached:
DRAFT STATEMENT OF NEED IS ATTACHED
Any interested business concern must submit a no longer that 10-page capability statement addressing its ability to meet the requirements listed above to Mark Murray, Contract Specialist, at mark.murray4@va.gov no later than Tuesday, September 14, 2020, 12:00 PM ET. Capability Statement shall include a statement regarding how the business concern is engaged in wholesale trade and normally sells the item being supplied and how the business concern will take ownership of the items being delivered. Vendors shall also provide certification, evidence that they are an authorized distributor of the Original Equipment Manufacturer. Interested parties are also welcome to identify any ambiguities with the SON and are welcome to suggest enhancements to the SON and include them separately with their capability statement. Questions regarding this Sources Sought Notice will not be answered.