RFP Notice:  Synthesis and Distribution of Opioid and Related Peptides

Notice Number:  NOT-DA-11-025

Key Dates

Release Date:  March 11, 2011

Issued by

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) plans on issuing a  solicitation  seeking qualified businesses with the capability to produce, store, and distribute labeled and unlabeled opioid peptides and related peptides.  A solicitation will be released through the Federal Business Opportunies website( URL: https://www.fbo.gov/ ).  The RFP will be released on or about March 11, 2011 and proposals will be due approximately 45 days thereafter.

Research Initiative Details

In order to meet the demand for authentic, pure, and racemization free peptides, NIDA plans to maintain an inventory of approximately 53-55 peptides and some of their respective radio labeled compounds (approximately 30-35) and supply them primarily to NIDA grantees for use in NIDA supported studies and at the same time maintain capability to rapidly synthesize, on demand, new peptides that are potentially useful in drug abuse research.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Saurabh Vasudeva
Contract Specialist
NIDA R&D Contracts Management Branch
Office of Acquisitions, NIDA
National Institutes of Health
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 4211 (MSC 9559)
Bethesda, MD  20892-9559
Phone: 301.443.6677
Fax: 301.443.7595
Email: vasudevas@mail.nih.gov

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