AMENDMENT NO. 1;RFP-NIH-NHLBI-HC-99-15
"Study of Coronary Revascularization And Therapeutics Evaluations (SOCRATES)" Clinical Network Centers (CNC).
|AMENDMENT OF SOLICITATION NO.:||RFP-NHLBI-HC-99-15|
|AMENDMENT NO.:||1 (One)|
|AMENDMENT DATE:||December 29, 1998|
|RFP ISSUE DATE:||December 03, 1998|
|ISSUED BY:||William M. Stevens, Contracting Officer|
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Contracts Operations Branch, DEA
Rockledge 2, Room 6118
6701 ROCKLEDGE DR MSC 7902
BETHESDA MD 20892-7902
|NAME AND ADDRESS OF OFFERORS:||To all recipients of RFP No. NHLBI-HC-99-15|
|1.This amendment extends the receipt date of the proposals and clarifies sections of the RFP No. NHLBI-HC-99-15.|
The date specified for receipt of offers is extended to April 30, 1999.
Block 9. is amended to read as follows:
Sealed offers in original and 25* copies for furnishing the supplies or services in the Schedule will be received at the place specified in Item 8, or if hand carried, in the depository located in [Block 8] *But see page 14 until (hour) 4:30 PM local time (Date) 04/30/1999.
SECTION L--INSTRUCTIONS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES TO OFFERORS, SECTION I. SPECIFIC RFP INSTRUCTIONS AND PROVISIONS , Part B. PACKAGING AND DELIVERY OF THE PROPOSAL , EXTERNAL PACKAGE MARKING is amended to read as follows:
In addition to the address cited below, mark each package as follows:
"RFP NO. NHLBI-HC-99-15"
TO BE OPENED BY AUTHORIZED GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL ONLY"
SECTION M--EVALUATION FACTORS FOR AWARD WITH TECHNICAL EVALUATION CRITERIA is amended to read as follows:
SECTION M--EVALUATION FACTORS FOR AWARD WITH TECHNICAL EVALUATION CRITERIA
Proposals submitted in response to this RFP will be reviewed by (1) a primary technical review group using peer review procedures under the auspices of Review Branch, DEA and (2) a secondary review group composed primarily of members of the DHVD, NHLBI professional staff.
Technical factors will be paramount in the decision to award a contract. Although technical factors are paramount in the decision to award a contract, price will be considered a factor in the source selection decision. If two or more offerors are approximately equal in technical ability, then price may become paramount. In any event, the Government reserves the right to make an award to the best advantage of the Government, price and other factors considered.
This research project involves human subjects. NIH Policy requires that women, members of minority groups and their subpopulations, and children must be included in the study population of research involving human subjects, unless a clear and compelling rationale and justification is provided with respect to the health of the subjects or the purpose of the research.
The date specified for receipt of offers is extended to April 30, 1999. Please acknowledge receipt of this amendment by sending an electronic mail to:
Failure of your acknowledgment to be received prior to the hour and date specified for receipt of proposals may result in rejection of your offer.
William M. Stevens