PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACQUISITION

National Eye Institute / National Institute of Health

 

Announcement/Number:  EE21-004882

Post Date: July 28, 2021

Closing Response Date: August 11, 2021

Proposed Award Date: August 16, 2021

Project Title: Database download for clinical diagnostics and research purpose

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

Contact Point/Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist: Elaine Estrella, estrellaek@mail.nih.gov

North American Classification System (NAICS) Code (include): 541380

Classification Code:  Testing Laboratories

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD) from QIAGEN is the gold standard industry-leading resource for comprehensive data on published human inherited disease mutations, having been cited in more than 5,000 scientific publications. Whether searching for an overview of known mutations associated with a particular disease, looking for the likely causal mutation in a list of variants, or seeking to integrate mutation content into your custom NGS pipeline or data repository – HGMD is a comprehensive resource that can be adapted to a broad range of research application.

The National Eye Institute requires the database download for clinical diagnostic and research purpose. projects focus on Ophthalmic Genetic diagnostic and need to know current mutations in diseases and find new mutations and for clinical research purpose.

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION:

Description

Quantity

HGMD Pro Download

1 License

PAYMENT

Payment will be made 30 days after internal receiving in NIH system.

 

AWARD TYPE            

Firm Fixed

 

DELIVERY

Software will be downloaded directly to the NEI Interface.

 

BASIS OF AWARD

A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract acquisition based upon responses to the notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. This notice does not obligate the Government to award a contract or otherwise pay for the information provided in response. The Government reserves the right to use information provided by respondents for any purpose deemed necessary and legally appropriate. Any organization responding to this notice should ensure that its response is complete and sufficiently detailed. Information provided will be used to assess tradeoffs and alternatives available for the potential requirement and may lead to the development of a solicitation. Respondents are advised that the Government is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted. Any solicitation resulting from the analysis of information obtained will be announced to the public in Federal Business Opportunities in accordance with the FAR Part 5. However, responses to this notice will not be considered adequate responses to a solicitation. No proprietary, classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in your response. The Government reserves the right to use any nonproprietary technical information in any resultant solicitation(s).

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) www.sam.gov

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 August 11, 2021 and must reference number EE21-004882Responses may be submitted electronically to estrellaek@mail.nih.gov 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: July 28, 2021