Status Report

NASA JSC Solicitation: NASA Open Innovation Services

By SpaceRef Editor
November 13, 2014
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Synopsis – Nov 13, 2014

General Information

    Solicitation Number: NNJ15517388R

    Posted Date: Nov 13, 2014

    FedBizOpps Posted Date: Nov 13, 2014

    Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No

    Original Response Date: Jan 16, 2015

    Current Response Date: Jan 16, 2015

    Classification Code: A — Research and Development

    NAICS Code: 541990

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BH


NASA/JSC plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the following Commercial item/services: NASA Open Innovation Services (NOIS). The requirements under this contract include plans to procure commercial crowdsourcing support and open innovation platforms which provide the capability to publically post challenges external to NASA and enable interaction with an established global community of competitors. Specifically, NASA plans to seek challenge-based methodologies and platforms to assist with identifying or developing solutions to challenges facing NASA and other government agencies.

The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 541990 and $15 million, respectively.

The anticipated release date of RFP NNJ15517388R is on or about December 4, 2014 with an anticipated proposal due date of on or about January 16, 2015. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the agency. NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at . The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World-Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA Business Opportunities page is .

Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any).

All contractual and technical questions must be submitted in writing at the NOIS procurement website at by clicking on the link “Anonymous Questions to the Contracting Officer and Feedback” not later than January 9, 2015. Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Point of Contact

    Name: LaToy J. Jones

    Title: Contracting Officer

    Phone: 281-244-8023

    Fax: 281-483-4066


    Name: J. R. Carpentier

    Title: Contracting Officer

    Phone: 281-244-7254

    Fax: 281-244-5331


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