NIH-NINDS - 22-011793 - Notice of Intent

Submitted by patelsnv on Mon, 07/25/2022 - 13:47
Post Date/ Solicitation Issue Date
Closing Response Date
Proposed Award Date
Contracting Office
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Contact Points

Primary Contract Specialist

NAICS Code Number
Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
Small Business Size Standard
1,000 employees
FPDS Classification Code
Estimated Period of Performance
Delivery of Goods
BLDG 10 RM 5C103
Competition Status
Brand Name Only
Vendor Name
Fisher Scientific
4500 Turnberry Drive
Hanover Park IL 60133-5491
United States
Single-Sole Source Determination
This freezer was previously purchased in the Viral Immunology Section in 2016 (POTS 16-010578). While
working with the NINDS operations team, connecting with possible vendors, and reviewing past orders, we
were able to complete thorough market research.
Background/Description of Requirement

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducting research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of neurological disorders and stroke.  The Experimental Immunotherapeutics Unit (EIU) runs a clinical research program in progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, an opportunisitic infection of the brain for which there is no cure.  As part of the program, the EIU conducts several research protocols, including a natural history study and interventional studies; biological samples, specifically isolated peripheral blood mononuclear cells and cerebrospinal fluid, are of great importance for characterizing clinical course and response to treatment. 

Interested parties may identify in writing their interest and capability in response to this requirement. Responses to this notice shall contain sufficient information to establish the interested parties’ bona-fide capabilities for fulfilling the requirement and include: unit price, list price, shipping and handling costs, the delivery period after contract award, the prompt payment discount terms, the F.O.B. Point (Destination or Origin), the Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS), the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and the certification of business size. All offerors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM)

All responses must be received by closing date and must reference the announcement. Responses may be submitted electronically to the attention of the contract specialist. Fax responses will not be accepted.

All responsible sources may submit a bid, proposal, or quotation which shall be considered by the agency.