NIH GUIDE, Volume 24, Number 37, October 20, 1995


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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious

Diseases (NIAID) Agreement Program for HIV Preclinical Vaccine

Development to increase the number of organizations originally

awarded Master Agreements (MA) under MAA No. NIH-NIAID-DAIDS-94-20.

Current ma holders for this program are not required to submit a

proposal.  The Master Agreement Announcement (MAA) is issued to

solicit MA holders who have the capability of performing the various

work categories included in the Statement of Work in support of HIV

preclinical vaccine development.

The electronic version of RFP NIH-NIAID-DAIDS-96-17 will be available

on or about October 25, 1995 through the NIH Gopher and Internet

using the following instructions and electronic mail addresses:

1. To access the NIH Gopher: Point your gopher client to

GOPHER.NIH.GOV PORT 70  (You should now be in the NIH Gopher.)

Select "Grant and Research Information", then select "R&D Request for

Proposals (RFP)".

2. To access the NIH Grant Line (Internet):  Configure your terminal

emulator as:  1200 or 2400 baud, even parity, 7 data bits, 1 stop

bit, Half Duplex.  Using the procedure specified in your

communication software, dial 301-402-2221.  When you get a response

indicating that you have been connected, then type  ,GEN1  (the comma

is mandatory) and press ENTER; you will be prompted by the NIH system

for "INITIALS?".  Type  BB5  and press ENTER.  You will then be

prompted for "Account?".  Type  CCS2  and press ENTER.


The RFP for this acquisition includes only the Statements of Work,

special MA requirements, the Technical Evaluation Criteria, and

proposal preparation instructions.  All information required for the

submission of an offer will be contained in the electronic RFP

package.  Following proposal submission and the initial technical

review process, offerors whose proposals were judged ACCEPTABLE will

be awarded a MA that will qualify them for one or more of the 10 work

categories, as appropriate; they will then be eligible to compete for

work as Master Agreement Order (MAO) RFPs are issued under the one or

more work categories for which they qualified.  Responses to this

MAA/RFP will be due on or about December 19, 1995.  Any responsible

offeror may submit a proposal which will be considered by the

Government.  This advertisement does not commit the Government to

award a Master Agreement.

Kristi Cooper

Contract Management Branch

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Solar Building, Room 3C07

6003 Executive Boulevard MSC 7610

Bethesda, MD  20892-7610

Telephone:  (301) 496-7288

FAX:  (301) 402-0972


No collect calls will be accepted.


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