6515--TrueView 100 Pro Speciman Radiography System

Status
Inactive
Published Date
October 10th, 2023
Response Deadline
October 16th, 2023
Location
Department of Veterans Affairs Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Building 100 2002 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX, 77030, USA
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Solicitation No.
36C25624Q0048

Buyer

VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OFVETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF256-NETWORK CONTRACT OFFICE 16 (36C256)RIDGELAND, MS, 39157, USA

PSC

MEDICAL AND SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES (6515)

Summary

Title: TrueView 100 Pro Speciman Radiography System - VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF The VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF is seeking a TrueView 100 Pro Speciman Radiography System. This system is typically used for radiography imaging of specimens in medical facilities. The system includes a 3-Year Extended Warranty for the Trueview Specimen Imager. The procurement will be conducted through a solicitation process, and the VA is currently in the market research phase to determine potential sources and procurement strategy. Interested vendors are requested to provide information regarding the manufacturing location, business size, access to OEM parts, and capability to fulfill the requirement. Estimated market research pricing is also requested to assist in determining the procurement strategy. Responses to the request for information are due by October 16, 2023. For more information, contact Justin Clark at justin.clark2@va.gov.

Description

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. THIS SYNOPSIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR QUOTE, PROPOSAL, OR BID. This notice is not a solicitation as defined by FAR 2.101, therefore it shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to enter into a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to an acquisition approach. All information contained in this Request for Information (RFI) is preliminary as well as subject to amendment and is in no way binding on the Government. Information submitted in response to this notice is voluntary; the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government. The Government is requesting that restrictive or proprietary markings not be used in response to this notice. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized in the Federal Contract Opportunities website or GSA. It is the responsibility of the interested parties to monitor these sites for additional information pertaining to this RFI. 1. Title: TrueView 100 Pro Speciman Radiography System Item # Part Number Description Qty UoM  1 H000002  TrueView 100 Pro Speciman Radiography System  1   3-Year Extended Warranty: Trueview Specimen Imager 2. Purpose: The purpose of this RFI is to identify potential sources which will aid in defining the procurement strategy (e.g., set-aside, sole source, unrestricted) for a solicitation the VA intends on issuing shortly for the following: TrueView 100 Pro Speciman Radiography System is currently in use at MEDVAMC. Brand Name or Equal The anticipated Small Business Administration (SBA) size standard for the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code 541380 is 19.0 million. 3. Responses Requested: The following questions must be answered in response to this RFI. Answers that are not provided shall be considered non-responsive to the RFI: a. Where are the requested items/equipment manufactured? Vendor must attach documentation of this information to be viewed by the government to be considered as part of the Market Research and responsiveness to this Sources Sought notice b. Are the requested items/equipment manufactured by a small or large business? Is the potential vendor in compliance with the Non-Manufacturer Rule (NMR)? Vendor must attach documentation of this to be viewed by the government to be considered as part of the Market Research and responsiveness to this Sources Sought notice c. Is the Vendor an authorized distributor with access to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts which may be required in performance of this requirement? The VA does not accept grey market items and therefore the Vendor must attach evidence of this access (Authorized Distributor letter) to be viewed by the government to be considered as part of the Market Research and responsiveness to this Sources Sought notice. d. Name of potential Contractor that possess the capability to fulfill this requirement. Contractors shall also provide the following: Point(s) of contact name: _______________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________ Telephone number: ___________________________________________ Email address: _______________________________________________ Company's business size: ________________________________________________ Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) #: _______________________________ e. Is your company considered a small business concern, SB, SDVOSB, VOSB, HUBZone, or 8A concern, with the requisite 541380 NAICS code? Please provide proof of qualifications. f. Is your company available under any Government Wide Agency Contract (GWAC), General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), and/or Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA)? If so, please identify the contract number for the Government to review as part of this Market Research. 4. Opportunity/Market Pricing: The MEDVAMC is seeking information from potential vendors on their ability to provide the required items/equipment. THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY. Small Business Concerns are encouraged to provide responses to this RFI in order to assist the MEDVAMC in determining potential levels of competition and general market pricing available in the industry. Therefore, vendors are requested to submit estimated market research pricing along with their responses to the above. The estimated pricing will be considered when determining the procurement strategy for the forthcoming solicitation. 5. Instructions and Response Guidelines: Questions regarding this RFI shall be submitted no later than 13:00pm (CST), October 16, 2023, via email to justin.clark2@va.gov RFI responses are due by 13:00 pm (CST), Monday, October 16, 2023; size is limited to 8.5 x 11 inches, 12-point font, with 1-inch margins in Microsoft Word format via email to justin.clark2@va.govThe subject line shall read: MEDVAMC TrueView 100 Pro Speciman Radiography System (Brand Name or Equal). NO SOLICITATION EXISTS AT THIS TIME. There is no page limitation on subparagraphs 3(a) - 3(f). Please provide the information you deem relevant in order to respond to the specific inquiries of the RFI. Information provided will be used solely by MEDVAMC as Market Research and will not be released outside of the MEDVAMC Purchasing and Contract Team. 7. Contact Information: Justin Clark Justin.clark2@va.gov Your response to this notice is greatly appreciated!

Contact Information

PrimaryJustin ClarkContract Specialist
justin.clark2@va.gov
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