Sources Sought Notice
This announcement constitutes a Sources Sought Notice (SSN). This is not a request for quote (RFQ). This announcement is for information and planning purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government, implied or otherwise, to issue a solicitation or award a contract. The Government will not pay for any cost incurred in responding to this announcement. Any information submitted by respondents to this SSN shall be voluntary.
This SSN is for market research purposes only. The information submitted in response to the SSN will not be utilized to determine vendor standing in any future/potential RFQ, nor will it be utilized to determine if a vendor is qualified to submit an RFQ for any future/potential requirement. The SSN and the information received shall not be used to determine how well respondents can perform a requirement, which can only be evaluated in response to a solicitation.
Vendors will not receive formal notification or feedback on any information submitted in this SSN. All future/proposed submissions/solicitations requirements solicited on a Government Point of Entry (GPE) will be evaluated independent of any information submitted in response to this SSN. No vendor will be provided information on solicitations issued on a GPE based on this SSN. Potential sources shall provide shipping and delivery as well as required lead time from receipt of order to shipping. Their Capability Statement must be clear, concise, and complete.
The Department of Veteran Affairs, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 1 requests information for the following VISN 1 Laboratory Facility locations.
VA Connecticut Healthcare System (All 689 Campuses)
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

White River Junction VA Medical Center (405)
163 Veterans Drive
White River Junction, VT 05009

VA Boston Healthcare System (All 523 Campuses)
1400 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System (631)
421 North Main Street
Leeds, MA 01053-9764

Manchester VA Medical Center (608)
718 Smyth Road
Manchester, NH 03104

Providence VA Medical Center (650)
830 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, RI 02908-4799

Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital (Bedford 518)
200 Springs Road
Bedford, MA 01730

VA Maine Healthcare System (402)
1 VA Center
Augusta, ME 04330

The VISN has the need to establish a 5-year BPA for Automated Coagulation Instrumentation on a Cost Per Reportable and Cost per Test basis. The Government will award both a CPT and CPRR BPA to a single Contractor for Automated Coagulation. The intent is to find qualified businesses relative to the North American Industry Classification Code (NAICS) 325413 In-Vitro Diagnostic Substances, Reagents, Test Kits and Sets. You must be an authorized distributor of the products for the items of your submittal. You will be required to provide proof of designation or official letter from the manufacturer. Interested parties will be required to provide a virtual presentation of products and capabilities. This is available to either open market or FSS vendors. Results of this Sources Sought will help to determine if solicitation to open market or FSS vendors.
Potential sources are to respond by email only to Contract Specialist: Tom Neubelt @ Thomas.neubelt@va.gov no later than January 27, 2021 4:00PM Eastern Time, and provide the following information:
Company Name:
Address:
Contract Name:
Phone No:
DUNS:
CAGE:
TIN:
Business Size Information – Socio Economic Status:
FSS/GSA Contract Holder, if available: