NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) is hereby soliciting information from potential sources for Inductively Coupled Plasma System for Deep Reactive Ion Etching of Silicon Carbide.  

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) GRC is seeking capability statements from all interested parties, including all socioeconomic categories of Small Businesses and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Institutions (MI), and members of the underserved communities as defined by Executive Order 13985, Advancing Racial Equity And Support For Underserved Communities Through The Federal Government, for the purposes of determining the appropriate level of competition and/or small business subcontracting goals for The Plasma System.   The Government reserves the right to consider a Small, 8(a), Women-owned (WOSB), Service Disabled Veteran (SD-VOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women-owned Small Business (EDWOSB) or HUBZone business set-aside based on responses received.

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334519 Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing – size standard of 500 people.

No solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on SAM.gov.  Interested firms are responsible for monitoring this website for the release of any solicitation or synopsis.

Interested parties shall submit a capability statement indicating the ability to perform all aspects of the effort described herein. Responses shall be limited to no more than 10 pages. These pages shall consist of the following:

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION: A cover page which briefly describes your company and the types of services performed. This cover page must also include: the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers for any points of contacts (POCs), the company’s address, CAGE Code/DUNS number, and the type of business demographic that applies (i.e. small business, large business, women-owned).
  2. PAST PERFORMANCE: The Offeror shall also provide contract information on similar contracts over the past three (3) years. This information shall include: the name of customer/agency, types of services provided, type of contract, and total contract value. In addition, please provide any examples about your company’s capabilities to quickly and efficiently staff to rapidly changing requirements. Whether the contract was a prime or subcontract. If subcontract, please provide details regarding prime contract and your company’s role in supporting the prime contractor.
  3. CAPABILITIES: Information describing your company’s capabilities to meet the requirements in the General Specifications.  

This requirement will be considered a commercial type product. A commercial item is defined in FAR 2.101.

All responses shall be submitted electronically via email to Sarah DeRoche at sarah.a.deroche@nasa.gov no later than September 27, 2021 12:00pm EST. Please reference 80GRC021Q0013 in any response. 

Questions may be directed to the Contracting Officer Sarah DeRoche at the e-mail addresses stated above. Please reference this Sources Sought Notice number 80GRC021Q0013 in all responses.

This synopsis is for information and planning purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited.  Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation.