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NIH CIO-SP3 Small Business (SB) GWAC

Cascades Technologies, LLC is a prime contractor with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Chief Information Officer - Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business (SB) GWAC.


The Chief Information Officer - Solutions and Partners 3 Small Business (CIO-SP3 SB) Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) intends to provide health and biomedical-related IT services to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements. The contract also contains general IT services 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.

Ten task areas constitute the technical scope of this contract. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been designated as an executive agent for purposes of providing Information Technology (IT) to the government. Under this authority, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) will award multiple ten (10) year Indefinite Delivery - Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for which task orders can be placed utilizing Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Time and Materials (T&M), and Firm Fixed Price (FFP).


Cascades Technologies supports eight (8) of the ten task areas of this contract:

Task Area 1: IT Services for Biomedical Research and Healthcare
Task Area 2: Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support
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 10: Software Development


Contract Number: HHSN316201200122W
Period of Performance (POP): July 15, 2012 through July 14, 2022
Contract Usage Fee (CAF): 0.55% to new solicitations released in
e-GOS as of January 5th 2016


More information on CIO-SP3 Small Business can be found on the NIH CIO-SP3 Small Business website

Program Manager

Suresh Murugan

Phone: 703.793.7222 Ext. 1644



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