THIS SOURCES SOUGHT IS ISSUED SOLELY FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION.
THE SUBMISSION OF PRICING, CAPABILITIES FOR PLANNING PURPOSES, AND OTHER MARKET INFORMATION IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND ALLOWED UNDER THIS RFI IN ACCORDANCE WITH (IAW) FAR 15.201(e).
This is not a solicitation announcement. This is a sources sought synopsis only. The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of potential qualified businesses under NAICS 339113. Responses to this synopsis will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. After review of the responses to this sources sought synopsis, a solicitation announcement may be published in the beta.SAM or GSA eBuy websites. Responses to this sources sought synopsis are not considered adequate responses to the solicitation announcement. All interested offerors will have to respond to the solicitation announcement in addition to responding to this sources sought announcement.
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Network 22 Contracts Office, is seeking sources for targeted temperature management. Specifically, the agency is seeking the following Item numbers manufactured by ARTIC SUN:
ARCTIC SUNÃ‚Â® 5000E Temperature Management System – Standard Product Warranty (one year) – Service Kit (sent to Biomed) -TIM (Transmission Interface Module) – Multiple-Protocol Selection – Customized, Hospital Protocol Upload
TTM 24/7 Clinical/Technical Support (single charge for the life of the device(s))
On-site Clinical Training (single charge for the life of the device(s))
ARCTIC SUNÃ‚Â® Analytics 1 Year Subscription
Calibration Test Unit (CTU)
Two Year Extended Product Warranty
If you are interested, and capable of providing the required supplies please provide the requested information as indicated below. Responses to this notice should include: company name, address, point of contact, size of business pursuant to the following questions:
Please indicate the size status and representations of your business, such as but not limited to: Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Hubzone, Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Large Business, etc.)
Are you currently registered in SAM and VIP?
Is your company considered small under the NAICS code identified under this RFI? If not, is your company considered small under a related NAICS code?
Are you the manufacturer or distributor of the items being referenced above (or equivalent product/solution)? What is the manufacturing country of origin of these items?
If you re a small business and you are an authorized distributor/reseller for the items identified above (or equivalent product/solution), do you alter; assemble; modify; the items requested in any way? If you do, state how and what is altered; assembled; modified?
Does your company have an FSS contract with GSA or the NAC or are you a contract holder with NASA SEWP or any other federal contract? If so, please provide the contract type and number.
If you are an FSS GSA/NAC or NASA SEWP contract holder or other federal contract holder, are the referenced items/solutions available on your schedule/contract?
Please provide general pricing for your products/solutions for market research purposes.
Please submit your capabilities in regards to the salient characteristics being provided and any information pertaining to brand name items to establish capabilities for planning purposes?
Identify any other companies owned (wholly or in-part) by the owners of this business who provide goods or services under the same or a related NAICS codes.
Identify any other companies owned (wholly or in-part) by the owners of this business who provide goods or services that are registered under the same or a related NAICS code with the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE); Provide the certification type (SDVOSB/VOSB), Federal Identification Number, and state of incorporation for each.
Do you plan on responding to a solicitation for this requirement with a Joint Venture utilizing multiple owned companies as majority or non-majority owner?
Yes ___No ___ If yes, please identify which companies are considering a Joint Venture and the ownership of each company.
Responses to this notice shall be submitted via email to Adrienne.firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone responses shall not be accepted. Responses must be received no later than Wednesday, August 19th at 9:00 AM PST. Include *SUBJECT of sources sought in the subject line of responses. If a solicitation is issued it shall be announced at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to that solicitation announcement separately from the responses to this request for information. Responses to this notice are not a request to be added to a prospective bidders list or to receive a copy of the solicitation.