Portable Photosynthesis Machine

Subject: Portable Photosynthesis Machine
Solicitation Number: 12505B23Q0351
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 334516
Notice Published: 09-18-23
Response Due: 09-21-23

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Contact: Sandra Daniels This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: PEORIA, IL 61604
Place of Performance: Madison, WI 53706

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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation number 12505B23Q0351 is issued as a request for quote (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2023-05 dated September 7, 2023. This solicitation Is classified as Small Business Set-aside. The associated NAICS code is 334516 (Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing), with a small business size standard of 1,000 employees. This acquisition is for the following item as identified in the Line Items: 0001) Portable Photosynthesis Machine Description of Work: The USDA located in Madison, Wisconsin, has a requirement to procure a Portable Photosynthesis Machine in accordance with the atttached Statement of Work. The Contractor shall provide all items F.O.B. destination. The location of the Government site is 1575 Linden Dr. RM 409 Madison WI 53706 and will also be identified in the contract. The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. Offerors responding to this announcement shall submit their quote in accordance with FAR 52.212-1 Instructions to OfferorsCommercial Products and Commercial Services and include a copy of 52.212-3 Offeror Representations-Commercial Products and Commercial Services. Submission of quote shall include the following: (1) Technical and (2) Price. All responses shall be submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The basis for award is Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). LPTA means the best value is expected to result from selection of the technically acceptable quote with the lowest evaluated price. Pursuant to FAR 52.212-2 EvaluationCommercial Products and Commercial Services, the criteria for evaluation are: (1) Technical and (2) Price and must also have satisfactory Past Performance. The lowest priced quote will first be evaluated for technical acceptability in accordance with the minimum specifications identified. If determined not technically acceptable, it will be removed from competition and the next lowest priced quote will be evaluated for technical acceptability. This will continue until the lowest price quote is determined technically acceptable. Once the lowest priced quote is determined technically acceptable, then a determination of responsibility will be completed. If found responsible, evaluations will be closed and award will be made. INSPECTON AND ACCEPTANCE TERMS: Supplies will be inspected by Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and accepted at destination. Delivery must be made 60 Days ARO. To be eligible for an award, all contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) at the time the quote is submitted. A contractor can contact SAM by calling 1-866-606-8220 or www.sam.gov. NO EXCEPTIONS. A SAM UEI number is required in order to register. All invoices shall be submitted electronically. Quotes must be received no later than 1:00 PM Central September 21, 2023. Questions in regard to this combined synopsis/solicitation are due no later than 1:00 PM Central on September 19, 2023. Answers to any questions received by that time will be posted as an amendment to this combined synopsis/solicitation. DISCLAIMER: The official contract documents are located on the government webpage and the Government is not liable for information furnished by any other source. Amendments, if/when issued will be posted to Contract Opportunities for electronic downloading. This will normally be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the offeror's responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to this solicitation. Websites are occasionally inaccessible, due to various reasons. The Government is not responsible for any loss of internet connectivity or for an offeror's inability to access the documents posted on the referenced web pages. The Government will not issue paper copies.