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AINS is proud to provide services as a Prime Contractor on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) Chief Information Officers – Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business contract, a new government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC). 

What is CIO-SP3?

Cutting-edge technology. A large and diverse pool of small business innovators. Streamlined acquisition and fast provisioning. These are among the advantages of choosing CIO-SP3 Small Business, a new Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) from NITAAC that can be used by any federal civilian or DoD agency to fulfill a broad range of mission critical IT requirements and socioeconomic goals.

With a $20 billion ceiling, flexible contract types and the ability to award in modular increments and incorporate performance-based features, CIO-SP3 Small Business allows for streamlined planning, acquisition and deployment of large-scale IT program requirements while leveling the playing field with more meaningful small business competition.

Key Features of CIO-SP3

  • Contract type: Ten (10) year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract
  • Contract valued to $20 billion
  • Awards range from $250 to $100 million
  • Firm fixed price
  • Time and materials
  • Labor-hour task orders
  • Cost plus award fee
  • Period of Performance June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2022

What are the overall benefits of leveraging NITAAC CIO-SP3 Small Business?

  • Easy-to-use, secure web-based e-GOS ordering system for automated task order competition, set-aside, management, awardee selection and notification
  • No special "Delegation of Procurement Authority" is required by NITAAC
  • Customer Support Center provides 1-hour response to any contractual, technical or procedural question
  • 1-day turnaround on free, comprehensive SOW/SOO assessment for every task order assures quality responses
  • Free training on GWACs, FAR 16, NITAAC contracts and NITAAC online ordering systems; certification for 2 CLPs awarded

What are the overall benefits of leveraging GWAC?

  • Streamlined ordering and procedures under FAR Subpart 16.505 save time, money and resources
  • Task orders placed directly by agency with end-to-end management by procuring CO
  • Task order competition drives rates even lower
  • 1-day turnaround on free, comprehensive SOW/SOO assessment for every task order assures quality responses
  • Customized terms, conditions and labor categories easily added at the task order level

AINS and CIO-SP3

Labor Rates & Payment Terms:

 

AINS was awarded the following task areas under CIO-SP3:

For more information about this contract, visit the NIH CIO-SP3 Small Business website or contact AINS directly at ciosp3@ains.com. Please follow the links below to find our latest contracts:

 

Program Manager Contact Information:

Travis Jaeger

Proposal and Media Manager

tjaeger@ains.com

(301) 670-2352