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NOAA’s $8B ProTech 2.0 solicitation brings the latest in streamlined acquisition

The successor to the original ProTech

When the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued the final RFP for the ProTech 2.0 Satellite Domain on Dec. 2, the agency may have ruined the holidays for the small business contractors (under 1,250 employees) planning to bid. Phase One responses are due on Jan. 6, 2022. This multi-award IDIQ vehicle with an $8 billion ceiling across all domains, is the successor to the original ProTech. This is the first RFP released for the four domains: Satellite, Fisheries, Oceans, and Weather. The majority of Satellite Domain Task Orders for ProTech 1.0 are between $1 million and $10 million. NOAA will issue between 10-25 awards for the new IDIQ. But what’s really new is the focus on innovation. As NOAA previewed in their May 2021 update, they plan to speed acquisition time for all domains by using one or more procurement innovations: Advisory Down-Select Oral Presentations Confidence Ratings On-the-Spot Consensus Evaluation Streamlined … Continue reading NOAA’s $8B ProTech 2.0 solicitation brings the latest in streamlined acquisition

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