36C24720Q1287 – Combined Synopsis/Solicitation – 6640–iSED Sedimentation Testing Equipment

Sep 11, 2020 | SDVOSB Set-Asides

Attachment 2: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation for Commercial Items Template
VHAPM Part 813.106-1/2 SAP: Soliciting Competition & Evaluation of Quotations/Offers Page 3 of 4
Original Date: 10/12/17
Revision 01 Date: 01/08/18

General Information
Document Type:
Combined Solicitation/Synopsis
Solicitation Number:
Posted Date:
Current Response Date:
Product or Service Code:
6640 Laboratory Equipment and Supplies
Set Aside (SDVOSB/VOSB):
334516 Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
Contracting Office Address
NCO 7 / Atlanta Commodity Team
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
LaVista Business Park Bldg. A
2008 Weems Road
Tucker, Georgia 30084
This is an open-market combined synopsis/solicitation for iSED Sedimentation Testing Equipment as defined herein prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Network Contracting Office (NCO7) has a requirement to provide the Augusta VA Medical Center. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation for proposals, a written solicitation document will not be issued. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2020-07 and VAAR Update 2018-23 rev.
The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334516, with a small business size standard of 1000.

Provide the Augusta VA Medical Center with an iSED Sedimentation Testing Equipment.
Contract Type: The award will be firm fixed price.
This action is being executed as a 100% set-aside for Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) concern. Per VAAR clause VAAR 852.219-11(b)(1) VA Notice of Total Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside, and in accordance with 38 USC 8127(d) Veterans First Contracting Program and VAAR 852.215-70 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Business Evaluation Factors. Offerors must be listed on the VETBIZ website as an SDVOSB or VOSB and System for Award Management System (SAM) and completion of Reps and Certs in the SAM system prior to award at www.sam.gov for consideration.
Bases of Award

The bases of award shall be made utilizing the offer determined to be the most advantageous to the Government. Offer s not deemed technically acceptable will be removed from further consideration of the contract award.

Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items / Evaluation Criteria

All interested companies shall provide a separate Technical Proposal and Pricing Schedule.

The government intends to award a contract as a result of this combined synopsis/solicitation that will include the terms and conditions set forth herein. To facilitate the award process, all proposals must include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows:
“The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition.”
“The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following:”
offeror shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s).

Proposals shall remain valid for 60 days unless otherwise expressly stated on the proposal. Submitted proposals shall list two points of contacts including name, phone number, and email address.

The government will consider technical capability and price. The government will evaluate information based on the following evaluation criteria: (1) technical capability factor “meeting or exceeding the requirement and (2) price. FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation Commercial Items, explain the specific evaluation criteria to be included in paragraph (a) of that provision.

Submission shall be received not later than 09/15/2020 at 1:00 PM EST. Late submissions shall be treated in accordance with the solicitation provision at FAR 52.212-1(f). E-mailed offers will be accepted.


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Attachment B: For Salient Characteristics

Attachment C: For the FAR provisions and clauses or they may be accessed electronically at
Point of Contact
Richard M. Bogle
Contracting Officer

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