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FBO DAILY - FEDBIZOPPS ISSUE OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 FBO #6140
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66 -- Tecan Freedom EVO 100 NGS Workstation Robotic Liquid Handling System (Brand Name Only) - Attachment

Notice Date
9/13/2018
 
Notice Type
Attachment
 
NAICS
334516 — Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
 
Contracting Office
Department of Veterans Affairs;Network Contracting Office;NCO 19;6162 South Willow Drive, Suite 300;Greenwood Village CO 80111
 
ZIP Code
80111
 
Solicitation Number
36C25918Q9928
 
Response Due
9/18/2018
 
Archive Date
9/19/2018
 
Point of Contact
Jesse San Nicolas
 
Small Business Set-Aside
Total Small Business
 
Description
Request for Quote (RFQ) #: 36C25918Q9928 Tecan Freedom EVO 100 NGS Workstation Robotic Liquid Handling System (Brand Name Only) This 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; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The Government reserves the right to make no award from this solicitation. * The deadline for all questions is 2:00pm EST, 09/17/2018 All questions must be submitted in writing no later than the question cut-off date marked above. All questions will be answered officially through an amendment to the solicitation. ** Quotes are to be provided to jesse.sannicolas@va.gov no later than 1:00pm EST, 09/18/2018. This is a Request for Quote (RFQ) and the solicitation number is 36C25918Q9928. The government anticipates awarding a firm-fixed price contract resulting from this solicitation. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-97 effective January 24th, 2018. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334516 with a small business size standard of 1,000 Employees. This solicitation is a 100% set-aside for Small Businesses. List of Line Items; ITEM # DESCRIPTION OF SUPPLIES/SERVICES QTY UNIT UNIT PRICE AMOUNT 0001 Tecan Freedon EVO 100 NGS Workstation and Application Package See attached list for details of items that are part of the Package 1 LT _____________ _____________ GRAND TOTAL _____________ Description of Requirements for the items to be acquired: Robotic Liquid Handling System: Freedom EVO 100 NGS Workstation and Application Package from Tecan U.S. See attached list for details of items that are part of the Package Delivery and acceptance is to be F.O.B Destination (FAR 52.247-34) to 1700 N Wheeling St, Aurora CO 80045. Any shipping cost is to be priced within the line items, not separately. 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors--Commercial ADDENDUM to FAR 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS COMMERCIAL Gray market items are Original Equipment Manufacturer s (OEM) goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors. This procurement is for new OEM medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts) for VA Medical Centers.   No remanufactures or gray market items will be acceptable. Contractor shall be an OEM, authorized dealer, authorized distributor or authorized reseller for the proposed medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment (i.e. replacement parts), verified by an authorization letter or other documents from the OEM, such that the OEM s warranty and service are provided and maintained by the OEM.   All software licensing, warranty and service associated with the medical supplies, medical equipment and/or services contracts for maintenance of medical equipment shall be in accordance with the OEM terms and conditions. The delivery of gray market items to the VA in the fulfillment of an order/award constitutes a breach of contract.   Accordingly, the VA reserves the right enforce any of its contractual remedies. This includes termination of the contract or, solely at the VA s election, allowing the Vendor to replace, at no cost to the Government, any remanufactured or gray market item(s) delivered to a VA medical facility upon discovery of such items. Descriptive literature must be provided IAW FAR 52.214-21 for item(s) which are considered to be equal to or better than the requirements listed. Any award made as a result of this solicitation will be made on an All or Nothing Basis. State if quoted items are available and priced through contractors existing Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract, or VA-wide Acquisition Contract. Contractors socioeconomic status must be verified in the System for Award Management (SAM). Contractors are warned against contacting any VA personnel other than the Contracting Officer and Contract Specialist prior to placement of any award made resulting from this RFQ. If such contact occurs and found to be prejudicial to competing contactors, the contractor making such contact may be excluded from award considerations. All proprietary information shall be clearly and properly marked. 52.212-2, Evaluation--Commercial Items ADDENDUM to FAR 52.212-2 EVALUATION COMMERCIAL ITEMS: Any award resulting from this solicitation will be made based on the best overall quote that is determined to be the overall best value to the government by quoting the entire attached package list. Pursuant to FAR 52.212-2, the criteria for evaluation is: (1) Price only. Price The Government will evaluate offers by adding all line item prices - the Total of All CLINS will be that sum. The Government may use various price analysis techniques and procedures to make a price reasonableness determination. Offers that do not quote the entire package list shall not be selected regardless of price. All quotes shall be subject to evaluation by Government personnel. The Government intends to award without discussions based upon the initial evaluation of quotes. Consequently, contractors are highly encouraged to quote their best non-price and pricing quotes in their initial submissions. However, the Government reserves the right to communicate with any or all contractors submitting a quote, if it is determined advantageous to the Government to do so. If these communications take place, the Government is not obligated to communicate with every contractor (note that FAR Part 15 procedures do not apply; therefore, formal discussions are not applicable). All contractors will be treated fairly and impartially. A contractor may be eliminated from consideration without further communication if its non-price and/or pricing quotes are not among those contractors considered most advantageous to the Government based on a best value determination. All Offerors are advised that, in the interest of efficiency, the Government reserves the right to conduct the review in the most effective manner. Specifically, the Government may first sort the quotes of all Offerors by price from lowest price to the highest. Thereafter, the Government will review the lowest priced quote only. If the lowest priced Offeror s Quote is determined to be acceptable and meets the requirements, the Government may make award to that Offeror without further reviews of the remaining Offerors Quotes. If the lowest priced Offeror s Quote is determined to not meet the requirement, then the Government may review the next lowest priced quote, and so forth and so on, until the Government reaches a quote that is determined to meet the requirements. (End of Addendum to 52.212-2) Offerors are advised to include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications Commercial Items, with the offer. 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items applies to this acquisition 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--Commercial Items FAR 52.212-5 applies to this acquisition with the following FAR clauses incorporated by reference; FAR 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (SEPT 2006), with Alternate I (OCT 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402) FAR 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation & First-Tier Subcontract Awards (OCT 2016) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note) FAR 52.209-6 Protecting the Government s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (OCT 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note) FAR 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns (NOV 2016) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)); FAR 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C 632(a)(2)) FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755) FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (OCT 2016) (E.O. 13126) FAR 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (APR 2015) FAR 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (SEP 2016) (E.O. 11246) FAR 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (OCT 2015) (38 U.S.C. 4212) FAR 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (JUL 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793) FAR 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans (FEB 2016) (38 U.S.C. 4212) FAR 52.222-40 Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (DEC 2010) (E.O. 13496) FAR 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons (MAR 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627) FAR 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) FAR 52.225 5 Trade Agreements (OCT 2016) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note) FAR 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury) FAR 52.232-34 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer Other than System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332) Additional contract requirements or terms and conditions: 52.252-2, Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/ The following FAR clauses are incorporated by reference: The following VAAR clauses are to be incorporated by reference: 52.252-1, Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http://www.acquisition.gov/far/index.html (FAR) http://www.va.gov/oal/library/vaar/index.asp (VAAR) The following FAR provisions are to be incorporated by reference: The following VAAR provisions are to be incorporated by reference: The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) does not apply. Date and Time offers are due to jesse.sannicolas@va.gov by 1:00pm EST, 09/18/2018. Name and email of the individual to contact for information regarding the solicitation: Jesse San Nicolas jesse.sannicolas@va.gov
 
Web Link
FBO.gov Permalink
(https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/VARMCCC/VARMCCC/36C25918Q9928/listing.html)
 
Document(s)
Attachment
 
File Name: 36C25918Q9928 36C25918Q9928.docx (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4590856&FileName=36C25918Q9928-000.docx)
Link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4590856&FileName=36C25918Q9928-000.docx

 
File Name: 36C25918Q9928 Brand Name Justification Tecan.pdf (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4590857&FileName=36C25918Q9928-001.pdf)
Link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4590857&FileName=36C25918Q9928-001.pdf

 
File Name: 36C25918Q9928 List of Package Items.docx (https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4590858&FileName=36C25918Q9928-002.docx)
Link: https://www.vendorportal.ecms.va.gov/FBODocumentServer/DocumentServer.aspx?DocumentId=4590858&FileName=36C25918Q9928-002.docx

 
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