INCITS Membership

Status
Inactive
Published Date
December 12th, 2023
Response Deadline
December 18th, 2023
Location
Gaithersburg, MD, 20899, USA
Notice Type
Special Notice
Solicitation No.
1333ND23QNB770018

Buyer

COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OFNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGYDEPT OF COMMERCE NISTGAITHERSBURG, MD, 20899, USA

Summary

Special Notice: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking INCITS Membership in Gaithersburg, MD, USA. The membership will be used by NIST to promote the effective use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) through standardization. The membership will allow NIST to be a member of the Steering Committee 38 with INCITS, enabling them to participate in the development of specific standards in areas such as cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence. The membership must be purchased directly through INCITS. Interested parties must submit their capability in writing by December 18, 2023, at 10:00 am, EST.

Description

SAM.GOV ANNOUNCEMENT:  Special Notice CLASSIFICATION CODE: R -- Professional, Administrative, and Management Support Services SUBJECT:  INCITS Membership SOLICITATION NUMBER: 1333ND23QNB770018 CONTACT POINTS: Brian Jamieson, Contract Specialist (301) 975-8276                                   Adam Powell, Contracting Officer (301) 975-3725 DESCRIPTION: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) intends to negotiate on a sole source basis, under the authority of FAR 13.106(b)(1), with the International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) for the acquisition of a membership to be used by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the period through 11/30/2024. ***** Sole source determination is based on the need for NIST to be a member of the Steering Committee 38 with INCITS. Such membership will allow NIST the ability to promote the effective use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) through standardization in a way that balances the interests of all stakeholders and increases the global competitiveness of the member organizations. The NIST Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) priorities include cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence. The INCITS Standards Developing Organization (SDO) is developing specific standards in these and other areas that ITL staff are currently participating. New products and new approaches come online every day in the INCT marketplace. INCITS members work with developers and users before a product goes to market, so it is broadly accepted and highly interoperable. INCITS is the only source for the required type of membership. The membership must be purchased directly through INCITS. *****The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 813920 - Professional Organizations, with a small business size standard of $23.5 million. ****** A determination by the Government whether to compete the proposed acquisition based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. *****No solicitation package will be issued. This notice of intent is not a request for quotations. Interested parties that believe they can satisfy the requirements listed above must identify their capability in writing before the response date of this notice. Only responses received by December 18, 2023, at 10:00 am., EST will be considered by the Government. Responses shall be submitted via email to Brian.Jamieson@nist.gov.

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Type
Special Notice