The NIEHS Office of Acquisitions conducts acquisitions for the services, supplies, and necessary items associated with the research and administration of NIEHS; plans and directs the business management activities of the various NIEHS programs; and provides liaison with NIH, HHS, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and other federal agencies.
Current Requests for Proposals
When RFP's have been issued they are available at FedBizOps(http://www.fedbizopps.gov/) .
Proposal Delivery Instructions
NIEHS must receive all Contract Proposals and Simplified Acquisition quotes at the prescribed location prior to the closing date and time or the proposal will be considered late!
Resources and Information
Federal Business Opportunities(http://www.fedbizopps.gov/) (FedBizOpps) is the point of entry for federal procurements over $25,000. The site lists the following:
On FedBizOpps, electronic RFPs and RFQs are set up to provide all the information necessary for a potential offeror to fully understand the requirements and the necessary steps to developing an offer. It is essential that prospective offerors obtain a complete copy of the RFP/RFQ in order to submit a proposal/quote to compete for a contract award.
NIH Contracting Information and Resources(http://oamp.od.nih.gov/contracts/contract.htm)
Small Business Information
The NIEHS actively seeks to partner with small, disadvantaged, woman-owned, HUBZone, veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses and encourages prime contractors to establish relationships with subcontractors within these recognized federal programs. The NIEHS Small Business Manager works to counsel and assist small businesses interested in working with NIEHS.
Stephen L. Cannon
NIEHS Small Business Manager
Tel (919) 541-0377
Fax (919) 541-5117
The Office of Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization(http://www.hhs.gov/osdbu/) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides information on vendor outreach sessions, forecasts, prime and subcontracting goals, and a newsletter. HHS and NIH contacts see: http://www.hhs.gov/osdbu/staff.html(http://www.hhs.gov/osdbu/staff.html)
The Small Business Administration(http://www.sba.gov/) provides helpful information on training, events, loans, certifications, CCR database registry, size standards, prime contractors, and federal agency points of contact.
Procurement Center Representative
Small Business Administration
Office of Government Contracting, Area III
Tel (919) 541-7895
Fax (919) 541-2712
U.S. Small Business Administration Subcontracting Network(http://web.sba.gov/subnet/search/index.cfm)