ZSU_Unit_BioRad_Quality_Control_Reagents – Sources Sought – Zuni Service Unit Bio-Rad Quality Control Reagents

Mar 17, 2021 | Sources Sought

This Sources Sought Notice is for informational and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation, an obligation or commitment by the Albuquerque Area Indian Health Service. This notice is intended strictly for Market Research to determine if a 100% Set Aside for Small Business Indian Firms or if a 100% Set Aside for Small business concerns can fulfill the requirements set forth in this request for information.   

The purpose of this notice is to gain knowledge of potential qualified sources and their size classification/socioeconomic status (Small Business Indian Firms or Small Business). This is a Request for Information only. This is NOT a solicitation for proposals, proposal abstracts, or quotations.

The Albuquerque Area Indian Health Service is conducting a market survey to help determine the availability of the following item/service:

NAICS Code: 325413 IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCE MANUFACTURING

Description: BIO-RAD QUALITY CONTROL LABORATORY REAGENTS

If your business can offer this item/service or a brand name or equal to item, please provide a product brochure and or any other product information to eric.wright@ihs.gov. 

Responses to this notice will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. A solicitation is not currently available. If a solicitation is issued, it will be announced on Federal Business opportunities website http://www.beta.sam.gov at a later date, and all interested parties must respond to the solicitation announcement separately from the responses to this announcement in order to be considered.

Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether a set-aside is appropriate.

Please submit all information to Eric K. Wright via e-mail: eric.wright@ihs.gov by March 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm (Mountain Daylight Savings Time). 

Interested parties are required to be registered and certified in the System for Award Management (SAM). Registration may be accomplished at https://www.sam.gov.

Responses to this notice should include company name, address, point of contact, DUNS number, size of business pursuant to North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) and must respond to the following questions:

  1. Is your business a Small business Indian Firm?  Is your firm a Veteran Owned small business? Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned? Is your firm a woman-owned or operated business?  Is your business a small business?

Interested businesses are required to submit a Statement of Capabilities (SOC) demonstrating:

  1. Ability to manage the services, description of past performance on previous contracts, dollar value of each contract, number of employees for each, the types and range of skills of employees for each, and point of contact and telephone number of the contracting activity for each contract.
  2. A capability statement, including summary of relevant performance history (with points of contact and applicable telephone numbers, FAX numbers, addresses and email addresses, if available) within the past three years.

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