NIH GUIDE, Volume 26, Number 27, August 15, 1997







National Institute on Drug Abuse


The National Institute on Drug Abuse is soliciting proposals from

qualified organizations having the capability to produce, store, and

distribute opioid peptides and related compounds.  Compounds will be

maintained in adequate amounts and purity and shipped as designated

by the NIDA.  Offeror must possess the equipment, facilities, and

extensive experience with solution phase peptide synthesis,

purification, and characterization of peptides in general and, in

particular, opioid peptides.  It is estimated that a five year

incrementally funded cost-reimbursement type (completion) contract

will be awarded with five one year options.


RFP No. N01DA-7-7067 will be available electronically on or about

August 26, 1997, and may be accessed through the NIH Gopher and/or

the Internet by using the following electronic mail addresses and



1.  NIH Home Page (via the World Wide Web): Access the NIH Home Page

by using . Once you are at the NIH Home Page,

select ~Grants and Contracts~; select ~NIH Gopher directory: listed

under the ~Contracts Page~ section.  Once at the NIH R&D Gopher,

select ~RFPs Available~; select ~NIDA~; and select ~RFP N01DA-7-

7067".  (URL: gopher://


2.  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~; select ~R&D Request for Proposals (RFP)~; select ~RFPs

Available~; select ~NIDA~; and, select ~RFP N01DA-7-7067".


Please note that the RFP for this acquisition will be streamlined to

include only the Work Statement, deliverable and reporting

requirements, special requirements and mandatory qualifications,

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 review process, offerors comprising the

competitive range may be requested to provide additional

documentation to the Contracting Officer.


Response to this RFP will be due on or about October 10, 1997.  Any

responsible offeror may submit a proposal which will be considered by

the Government.  This advertisement does not commit the Government to

award a contract.




Dale S. Weiss, Contracting Officer


Telephone: (301) 443-1301

Fax: (301) 443-7595



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