The CIO-SP3 contract provides Information Technology (IT) systems and services necessary to support the Chief Information Officer (CIO) requirements for IT solutions within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. These IT services include health, health science and biomedical-related IT services to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements. The contract also contains general IT services partly because medical systems are increasingly integrated within a broader IT architecture, requiring a systems approach to their implementation and a sound infrastructure for their operation. Through this vehicle, Federal Agencies will be able to acquire a wide range of IT products, services and solutions, within ALL 10 Task Areas as categorized in the following ten (10) functional areas:

  • Task Area 1 – IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences & Healthcare

  • Task Area 2 – Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support

  • Task Area 3 – Imaging

  • Task Area 4 – Outsourcing

  • Task Area 5 – IT Operations and Maintenance

  • Task Area 6 – Integration Services

  • Task Area 7 – Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance

  • Task Area 8 – Digital Government

  • Task Area 9 – Enterprise Resource Planning

  • Task Area 10 – Software Development


The CIO-SP3 contract is structured as an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Task Order (TO) contract whose orders may be Time & Materials (T&M), Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), or Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF).


Period of Performance:

10 year Term – 06/01/2012 to 05/31/2022


NIH Contract Usage Fee:

All task orders issued under CIO-SP3 require a NIH Contract Access Fee (NCAF) of 1 %. The NCAF is calculated as [Total Award Value * 1%]. Total award value is inclusive of all labor, fees, (including award fees and incentive pools), and ODCs/Travel.


Prompt Payment Terms:

NET 30

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