Status Report

NASA: Protein Crystal Face Growth Rate Apparatus

By SpaceRef Editor
June 10, 2013
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Synopsis/Solicitation Combo – Jun 06, 2013

Term”>″>Terms and Conditions and SOW – Posted on Jun 06, 2013

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNM13475519Q
Posted Date: Jun 06, 2013
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jun 06, 2013
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Jun 14, 2013
Current Response Date: Jun 14, 2013
Classification Code: 66 — Instruments and laboratory equipment
NAICS Code: 333314
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

NASA/George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Procurement Office, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812



This notice is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.

This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; offers are being requested and a written solicitation shall not be issued.

This notice is being issued as a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for (1) Ea., Protein Crystal Face Growth Rate Apparatus. MSFC is requesting that this apparatus shall be “the same as or equal to” the attached scope of work.

This procurement is a total small business set-aside.

The NAICS Code and the small business size standard for this procurement is 333314.

The offeror shall state in their offer their size status for this procurement.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

However, any award from this RFQ shall require the potential vendor to be certified within the System For Award Management System (SAM) and completion of Reps and Certs in the SAM system prior to award at

Delivery shall be FOB Destination to MSFC, Central Receiving, Bldg. 4631, MSFC, AL. Delivery date TBD.

Offers for the items described above are due by Friday, June 14, 2013 by 4:00 P.M. CST to Denece Norris(ARCS) at or faxed to (256)544-5028 and must include, solicitation number, FOB destination to this Center, proposed delivery schedule, discount/payment terms, warranty duration, taxpayer identification number (TIN), identification of any special commercial terms, and be signed by an authorized company representative.

Offerors shall provide the information required by FAR 52.212-1 (FEB 2012), Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, which is incorporated by reference.

If the end product offered is other than a domestic end product as defined in the clause entitled “Buy American Act — Supplies,” the offeror shall so state and shall list the country of origin.

FAR 52.212-4(FEB 2012), Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items is applicable.

FAR 52.212-5(JAN 2013), Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is applicable and are attached to this solicitation.

The FAR may be obtained via the Internet at URL: The NFS may be obtained via the Internet at URL:

All contractual and technical questions must be in writing (e-mail or fax) to Denece Norris(ARCS) at or faxed to (256)544-5028 no later than June 12, 2013, by 4:00 P.M. CST. Telephone questions shall not be accepted. All technical questions shall be answered as a modification to this solicitation.

Selection and award shall be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable offeror.

Technical acceptability shall be determined by review of information submitted by the offeror which must provide a description in sufficient detail to show that the product offered meets the Government’s requirement.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84(NOV 2011), Ombudsman, is applicable.

It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the following Internet site for the release of solicitation amendments (if any): .

Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of this combination synopsis/solicitation and amendments (if any).

Any referenced notes may be viewed at the following URLs linked below.

The official point of contact is Michael R. Sosebee; however, all questions/offers shall be submitted to Denece A. Norris(ARCS) at or faxed to (256)544-5028.

Point of Contact

Name: Michael R. Sosebee
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 256-544-0415
Fax: 256-544-8688

Name: Artra C House
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 256-544-3507
Fax: 256-544-6560

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