... the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will release the request for proposals for its Chief Information Officers-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP 3)
governmentwide acquisition contract (GWAC
) on or about September. 1, 2010. CIOSP-3 has an estimated ceiling value of $30 billion. ...
...A GWAC is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity, (MA/IDIQ) contract that helps agencies meet their technology requirements through a customizable, solutions-based approach. The new CIO-SP 3 GWAC
will support a
full range of IT services for the federal government, with a particular emphasis on agencies like NIH and its parent, HHS, that are involved in health care and clinical and biological research ...
... This GWAC is the successor contract to NIH's current Chief Information
Officer - Solutions and Partners 2 Innovations (CIO-SP2i) and the Image World 2 New Dimensions (IW2nd) GWACs, which are both expiring in December 2010...
.. CIO-SP 3
will have a version set aside for small businesses too ... officials expect to release the RFP for CIO-SP 3
Small Business in September.
Read more from Washington Technology
on CIO-SP3 at: http://washingtontechnology.com/articles/2010/08/18/cio-sp-3-rfp-re...
See FedBizOpps Pre-Solicitation at: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9e167f...