Request For Proposals

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United States
   Aug 27, 2010
   Jul 27, 2010
   Department of Veterans Affairs

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   United States

Goods, Works and Services

Dental and subspecialty instruments and devices   Medical equipments  

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This is a COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in subpart 12.6 in conjunction with the policies and procedures for solicitation, evaluation, and as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and a written solicitation will not be issued. Under Statutory Authority 41 U.S.C. 253(c)(1) the Minneapolis VA Medical Center (VAMC) anticipates entering into a sole source procurement with BrainLAB, Inc. 3 Westbrook Corporate Center, Ste 400, Westchester, IL for a Brainlab Orthopedic Navigation System - Kolibri. The government believes that BrainLAB Inc. is the only manufacturer that will satisfy the agency requirements (ii) The solicitation number is VA-263-10-RQ-0376 and is issued as a Request For Quotation (RFQ) (iii) The provisions and clauses incorporated into this solicitation document are those in effect at the time of publication. Provisions and clauses incorporated by reference have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. The full text of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations supplement (VAAR) can be accessed on the Internet at (FAR) and (VAAR) (iv) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 423450 (small business size standard of 100 employees). (v) This requirement consists of thirty-four (34) line items: (1) TRANSFER CT DICOM NET/CD/MOD, P/N 31000-0, 1 EA; (2) TRANSFER MR DICOM NET/CD/MOD, P/N 35000-0, 1 EA; (3) TRANSFER X-RAY DICOM, P/N 38100-0, 1 EA; (4) DICOM QUERY RETRIEVE, P/N 30034, 1 EA; (5) KOLIBRI NAVIGATION STATION 2.0, P/N 19506 (WITH MOBILE CAMERA STAND 2.0), 1 EA (6) PACKAGE KNEE UNLIMITED - US, P/N 70001, 1 EA (7) KNEE ACCESSORY PACKAGE, P/N B21500 (PACKAGE CONTAINS 1 EA OF THE FOLLOWING P/N'S 41866-77, 53101, 52410, 52411, 52420, 52422, 52425, 52424), 2 PG (8) KNEE ACCESSORY PAGE, P/N B21501 (PACKAGE CONTAINS 1 EA OF THE FOLLOWING P/N'S; 41841, 41867, 52250-01) 2 PG; (9) PACKAGE HIP, UNLIMITED - US, P/N 26001, 1EA (10) HIP THA ACCESSORY PACKAGE, P/N B22500-01 (PACKAGE CONTAINS 1 EA OF THE FOLLOWING P/N'S: 52280-1, 52410, 52411, 52420, 52422, 52425, 52424, 52400, 53102, 52873, 55080), 2 PG (11) HIP SR ACCESSORY PACKAGE - US, P/N B22501-02 (PACKAGE CONTAINS 1 EA OF THE FOLLOWING P/N'S; 52290-001, 52411, 52422, 52424, 53100, 41839-80, 41839-25, 41839-24, 41839-26, 41839, 53101), 2 PG; (12) DISPOSABLE REFLECTIVE MARKER SPHERE (270 PCS), P/N 41774; 1 EA (13) DISPOSABVLE SCHANZ-SCREWS 3MM/100MM (10 PCS), P/N 54900; 1 EA (14) DISPOSABLE SCHANZ-SCREWS 4MM/130MM (10 PCS), P/N 54901, 1 EA (15) DISPOSABLE SCHANZE-SCREWS 5MM/150MM (10 PCS), P/N 54902); 1 EA (16) DISPOSABLE BONE SCREWS 3.5MM/14MM (5 PCS); 1 EA (17) FEMORAL AND TIBIAL CUTTING BLOCK ADAPTER, UNIVERSAL, P/N 41866-77; 2 EA (18) 4 IN 1 CUTTING BLOCK TEMPLATE, P/N 41838; 2 EA (19) EXPRESS REFERENCE FIXATION KIT KNEE, P/N 53120; 2 EA (20) BRAINLAB POINTER SHARP TIP EXTENDED W/GAUGE, P/N 53101; 2 EA (21) BRAINLAB POINTER REVERSE-ANGLED W/GAUGE, P/N 53104; 2 EA (22) OFFSET CUP IMPACTROR UNIVERSAL, P/N 52856; 2 EA (23) INSERT FOR OFFSET CUP IMPACTOR UNIVERSAL, P/N 52855-04; 2 EA (24) INSERT FOR OFFSET CUP IMPACTOR UNIVERSAL, P/N 52855-03, 2 EA (25) STRAIGHT CUP REAMER ADAPTER BIOMET PREMIER, P/N 41879-04, 2 EA (26) ADAPTER FOR CUP INSERTER, P/N 41851; 2 EA (27) INSTRUMENT CALIBRATION MATRIX (REV 4), P/N 41874, 2 EA (28) SERVICE ON-SITE BY APPLICATION/TECHNICAL EXPERT (1 DAY) P/N 81993-06, 1 EA (29) CLINICAL CONSULTATION HIP - 1 CASE, P/N 81033-01, 7 EA (30) CLINICAL CONSULTATION KNEE - 1 CASE, P/N 81033-03; 7 EA (31) PACKAGING/SHIPPING/HANDLING (GOVERNMENT DESIRES FOB DESTINATION): 1 EA (32) NAVIGATION SYSTEM INSTALLATION, P/N 81001-01; 1 EA (33) BRAINLAB ACADAMEY OAT: HIP (1 DAY); 1 EA (34) BRAINLAB ACADAMEY OAT: KNEE (1 DAY); 1 EA (vi) The orthopedic surgery Computer-assisted navigation systems integrate preoperative planning and intraoperative execution information by displaying three dimensional (3D) computer images in relation to patient anatomy. The system consists of a computer workstation with image processing and surgical planning software, a localization/digitization system and a display monitor. Computer software enables the surgeon to measure distances, angles, and volumes, and rotate and zoom to determine cutting planes and implant positioning. System offers; (a) implant specific integration to all the major implant manufactures (b) includes High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) software package, (c) implant fine-tune planning before cuts are made and remote control feature with cut verification, (d) express total hip package that includes data just on leg length and offset which is completely implant independent, and (e) CT-Based Total Knew and Total Hip navigation applications. (vii) N/A (viii) 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerers - commercial Items, apply to this solicitation with the following addenda, FAR 52.216-1, Type of Contract (Firm Fixed Price); FAR 52.233-2, Service of Protest, VAAR 852.233-70 Protest Content; 852.233-71 Alternate Protest Procedure, (ix) 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items; The Government will award a firm fixed price contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: (a) Technical; (b) Past Performance; Provide three (3) references from a firm or agency in which your company has provided the same or similar type of equipment described in this solicitation. Each reference must represent work that is currently being performed or performed within the past three (3) years. Include the name, address, telephone number and point of contact of the firm or agency (c) Price. Technical and past performance, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price (x) 52.212-3 Offerers Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items- the contractor must return a COMPLETED COPY OF PROVISION 52.212-3 WITH THE FAXED AND WRITEN QUOTE, a copy of the provision may be attained from; (xi) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; (xii) 52.212-5 Contracts Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items; The following FAR clauses identified at paragraph b of FAR 52.212.5 are considered checked and are applicable to this acquisition: 52.203-6, 52.219-8, 52.219-28, 52.222-3 , 52.222-21; 52.222-26; 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-1 , 52.225-13; 52.232-34, (xiii) Anyone wishing to respond to this notice must show clear and convincing evidence that they can meet these requirements. Interested parties that feel they have the ability to provide the required service/supply have three (3) calendar days from publication of this notice to submit in writing their qualifications and capabilities information including technical data and pricing in to this office for consideration. Such qualifications, capabilities and pricing will be used solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis (xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) is not Applicable to this acquisition (xvi) RESPONSES ARE DUE TUESDAY, July 27, 2010, by 3:30 pm. central time (ct). (xvii) Submit faxed quotation to - Ken Eshom, at (612) 333-3667. Set-aside code: N/A Contact: Ken Eshom Contract Specialist 612-344-2142
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