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Request for Proposals

Solicitation No. AHRQ-05-0003 (100% 8(a) Set Aside)
(Formerly AHRQ-04-0007)

Proposals Due: August 31, 2004, 12 Noon, Local Time (extended from August 17)

Contracting Office: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Division of Contracts Management, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850.

The synopsis for this requirement was published in the FedBizOpps ( on June 16, 2004, under the title, "OEREP Technical Support." The solicitation issue date is July 1, 2004. Full text can be downloaded (select to access Downloading Information). Printed copies are not available. If you having trouble downloading this solicitation, please contact Jessica Alderton, Contracting Officer, (301) 427-1783; or by E-mail:


It is anticipated that a single performance-based cost-plus-award-fee contract will be made under this solicitation for four years with one 1-year option.

The purpose of this contract is to provide technical, analytic, and logistical support services to the Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations (OEREP) in furtherance of its mission:

  • To oversee AHRQ's initial review processes.
  • To facilitate ethics review procedures and education for intramural research.
  • To facilitate general OEREP communication and analytic responsibilities.

As directed by the Project Officer, the Contractor shall:

  1. Prepare appropriate substantive pre-meeting information and background materials and manage the logistical, administrative, and other support required to conduct:
    • Regularly scheduled Initial Review Group (IRG) meetings (five subcommittees/three times per year).
    • Ad hoc reviews conducted by the Special Emphasis Panel (SEP).
    • Project site visits.
    • New IRG member orientations.
    • Study section members' annual meeting.
  2. Facilitate and provide logistical support for education/training events.
  3. Provide technical, analytic, administrative, and logistical support for the provision of intramural Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes, procedures, and reviews.
  4. Assist in administrative and paper management functions for the intramural IRB activities, as required.
  5. Provide support for other irregularly scheduled meetings.

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  • OEREP Technical Support: Request for Proposals (Word® file, 770 KB).
  • Amendment 1: Proposal Due Date Extended to August 31, 2004 (PDF file, 40 KB). PDF Help.
  • Amendment 2: Responses to Questions Submitted by Prospective Offerors (PDF file, 28 KB; Word® file, 145 KB).

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Current as of August 2004

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