Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice
Subject: Upgrade of Software by Bioptigen
Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment
Solicitation Number: NB686010-14-04220
Contact: Sylveita Garice Jones, Contract Specialist, Phone 3019756174, Email firstname.lastname@example.org -
Place of Performance (address):
Place of Performance (zipcode): 80305
Place of Performance Country: US
Specifically no other vendor can meet the NIST requirements for:
Software that is compatible with the currently existing OCT hardware (made by Bioptigen) and developed under proprietary IPs by Bioptigen.
The purchase request is for a software upgrade for currently existing hardware that is installed in the NIST laboratory. The existing optical coherence tomography system was procured through Bioptigen in FY2011. The OCT by Bioptigen was developed based on a series of patents. No other vendors are capable of fulfilling this requirement because this is a proprietary product.
NIST has previously procured a high resolution OCT system (model XHR) from
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 811219, and the size standard is
No solicitation package will be issued. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive quotations; however, interested persons may identify their interest and capability to respond to this requirement. The Government will consider responses received by
A determination by the Government not to compete the proposed acquisition based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement in the future.
his notice is for a sole source award to
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