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Benchtop Incubator (Closing 3/25/22)

Announcement/Number:  EE22-002418

Post Date: March 16, 2022

Closing Response Date: March 25, 2022

Proposed Award Date: March 28, 2022

Project Title: Benchtop Incubator  

Contracting Office: National Eye Institute, Building 31, Room 6A52

Contact Point/Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist:  Elaine Estrella,

North American Classification System (NAICS) Code (include): 339113 Size Standard: 750

Classification Code: Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing


The National Eye Institute lab generates many transgenic mice and genome editing mice by pronuclear microinjection of DNA transgene constructs and CRISPR-Cas9 into mouse embryos. 

Purpose and Objective

The Purpose of this acquisition to purchase benchtop incubator which is needed to culture and maintain the embryos in the process of production of transgenic and genome editing mice model. It will also be used when isolating embryos, in transferring them between media dishes and when preparing embryos for culturing or transferring to recipient females.



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Unit of Measure


Cook medical


Benchtop Incubator includes 3 m connecting tubing and humidification flask

Dimensions mm: 405 W x 190 H x 265 D

Weight kg: 11

Gas supply - High purity CO2/O2/N2 mixture. Nominal input pressure 150 kPA Power - Universal input 100-240 Vac, 50/60 Hz Safety - Designed to conform with AS3200.1 1990, IEC60601.1 and IEC61010.1




Cook medical





NEI Laboratory / NIH

6 Center Drive

BLDG 6 RM B107

Bethesda, MD 20892


Payment will be net 30.

AWARD TYPE          

Firm Fixed


This is a sole source requirement. Solicitation was requested thru GSA eBuy and no prospective proposal were submitted.

Closing Statement: This notice is not a request for competitive proposals.  However, interested parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to this notice.  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)

A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed action based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. The information received will normally be considered solely for the purposes of determining whether to proceed on a non-competitive basis or to conduct a competitive procurement.

All responses must be received by March 25, 2022 and must reference number EE22-002418Responses may be submitted electronically to or hand delivered in person. Fax responses will not be accepted.

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

Last updated: March 16, 2022