COVID-19: Government Contract Opportunities

The Federal Government is seeking assistance from the private sector to address issues related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  However, identifying and navigating these opportunities can be difficult because various Government agencies are issuing Sources Sought notices, Requests for Information (RFI), and Requests for Proposals (RFP).

Victura can assist your team to locate and respond to these opportunities.  Our professionals have in-depth knowledge and experience in preparing proposals for Federal contracts. (Related Services: Bid & Proposal Preparation and New Contractor Assistance).

Victura can serve in a variety of roles throughout the proposal preparation process, from high-level advisory roles to providing supplemental resources to assisting with the development of proposal deliverables.  Our involvement helps ensure the proper proposal preparation; the appropriate pricing and cost recovery; and the mitigation of potential compliance risk.

Below is an overview of some of the products and services the Government is currently seeking:

Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is building Alternative Care Sites in arenas, hotels, convention centers, etc.  In some cases, USACE is issuing contracts directly to companies and in others, they are providing the plans to state and local governments who will run the project.  USACE is actively seeking contractors for the following:

  • Build-out or retrofit of existing space into alternate care facilities
  • Field Medical Units
  • Temporary Medical Enclosures
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) is seeking white papers from industry to develop diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines for COVID-19.

Medical Supplies & Equipment

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Defense Logistics Agency, and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are seeking Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medical equipment.  They appear to be willing to lift Buy American Act (BAA) and Trade Agreement Act (TAA) requirements in certain situations.

Medical Staffing

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking temporary staffing of Registered Nurses (RNs) and Respiratory Therapists to supplement their staff at VA medical centers.  The VA operates over 1,200 health care facilities, including: 170 medical centers and over 1,000 outpatient sites.

Cleaning/Disinfection Services

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking companies that can provide COVID-19 cleaning and disinfection services in accordance with CDC guidelines for their VA health care facilities.

 

These opportunities are fluid. Contact us to discuss the most recent developments and opportunities.

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