United States Department of Agriculture

Sequencing of 230 Cotton DNA Samples

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Location: USA USA
Category: Consulting services
Status: Awarded
Sectors: Laboratory & Measurement
Languages: English
Contracting Authority Type: Government / Public Sector
Type: Organisation
Budget: N/A
Date posted: 30 Nov, 2023

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Sequencing of 230 Cotton DNA Samples

Contract Opportunity

Notice ID:
12405B24Q0027
Related Notice:
Department/Ind. Agency:
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF
Sub-tier:
AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE
Office:
USDA ARS SEA AAO ACQ/PER PROP

General Information:

  • Contract Opportunity Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Original)
  • All Dates/Times are: (UTC-06:00) CENTRAL STANDARD TIME, CHICAGO, USA
  • Original Published Date: Nov 29, 2023 01:52 pm CST
  • Original Date Offers Due: Dec 13, 2023 04:00 pm CST
  • Inactive Policy: 15 days after date offers due
  • Original Inactive Date: Dec 28, 2023
  • Initiative:
    • None

Classification:

  • Original Set Aside: Total Small Business Set-Aside (FAR 19.5)
  • Product Service Code: B529 - SPECIAL STUDIES/ANALYSIS- SCIENTIFIC DATA
  • NAICS Code:
    • 541990 - All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Place of Performance:

Description:

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 solicitation number is 12405B24Q0027 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The NAICS code is 541990 All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services. This solicitation document incorporates those provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2024-01. 

The USDA, ARS, SRRC in New Orleans, LA has the need for sequencing of 230 cotton DNA samples, per the attached statement of work (SOW).

The Service Contract Act (SCA) Wage Determinations will be incorporated into this contract.

Please include the solicitation number, 12405B24Q0027, in all email communications.

DELIVER TO: 1100 Allen Toussaint Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124.

DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED IN QUOTE: In order to be considered for award Offerors shall provide 1) a Quote on company letterhead detailing the item description, unit price per item, discounts for trade-ins, total price and valid for at least 60 days after receipt of quote; and 2) FAR 52.212-3, OFFEROR REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATION-COMMERCIAL ITEMS; The Representation and Certification section must be completed electronically in the System for Award Management (SAM) website at www.sam.gov.

REJECTION OF QUOTATION: Failure to demonstrate compliance will be caused to reject the quote without further discussions. All responsible sources may submit an offer and will be considered.

The following clauses and provisions apply to this acquisition. 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference; 52.212-4 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS; 52.212-5 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT STATUTES OR EXECUTIVE ORDERS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS applies,; 52.222-3, Convict Labor; 52.233-3, Protest after award; 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans; 52.222-19, Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.223-2 Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service and Construction Contracts; 52.223-15 Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products; 52.223-17 Affirmative Procurement of EPA-designated Items in Service and Construction Contracts; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management; applicable to this acquisition; 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference; 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS; 52.223-1 Biobased Product Certification; 52.223-4 Recovered Materials Certification; 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items ; 52.212-3 OFFEROR REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS - COMMERCIAL ITEMS; 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services.

QUOTED PRICE MUST INCLUDE: any delivery costs as well as any applicable duties, brokerage, or customs fees. 

PAYMENT: Any award made under this solicitation is subject to 31 CFR Part 208 which requires all payments made by the government to be made by electronic funds transfer. 

Contractors intending to conduct business with the Federal Government MUST register with the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to submitting quotation. You may register online at www.sam.gov. Any amendment and documents related to this procurement will be available electronically at the Internet site: http://www.sam.gov. 

FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Item, the significant evaluation factors, in the relative order of importance, are (i) technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement including delivery date; (ii) past performance; and (iii) price (based on F.O.B. Destination), technical and past performance are more important than price. Award will be made based on overall BEST VALUE to the Government.

The government anticipates award of a firm fixed priced contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforms to the specifications that will be the most advantageous to the government in accordance with FAR 13.106-2. All questions regarding this solicitation should be emailed to the Contracting Officer no later than 4:00PM CST on December 7, 2023. Responses shall include technical specifications, descriptive material and capabilities of the offeror’s equipment. Offerors shall identity where the offered item meets or does not meet each of the Government's functional and performance minimum specifications listed herein. All sources wishing to furnish a quotation must respond by 4:00 p.m. central standard time, December 13, 2023. Quotations are to be addressed to Jessica Pacheco, Contract Specialist, at jessica.pacheco@usda.gov. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Contract Specialist by email.

Sequencing of 230 Cotton DNA Samples Contract Opportunity Notice ID: 12405B24Q0027 Related Notice: Department/Ind. Agency: AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF Sub-tier: AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE Office: USDA ARS SEA AAO ACQ/PER PROP General Information: Contract Opportunity Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Original) All Dates/Times are: (UTC-06:00) CENTRAL STANDARD TIME, CHICAGO, USA Origi...
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