The Chief Information Officer’s Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) is an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract that provides mission-critical Information Technology (IT) services and solutions. These solutions and services include, but are not limited to, general IT services and health and biomedical-related IT services to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements. Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the contract ordering period is from June 1, 2012 to May 31, 2022. Any federal civilian or Department of Defense (DoD) agency is eligible.

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Core Disciplines

The government can procure these services in ten primary task areas, as follows.

  • Task Area 1 IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and 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


Vehicle Features

By choosing NITACC for requirement needs, NIH procurement officers can be assured that:

  • Product pricing is lower than open market, less than or equal to GSA
  • Services are at competitive, pre-competed prices that can be negotiated lower
  • Customer can select awardees based on their best value criteria
  • Customized terms and conditions relevant to a task or delivery order can be easily added
  • No special “Delegation of Procurement Authority” is needed from NITAAC to use their GWACs or online system
  • Two levels of contract competition for the greatest savings
  • No need to synopsize or post requirements according to FAR Subpart 16.505(a)(1)