In 2016, AcisTek was chosen by NIH’s Information Technology Assessment and Acquisition Center (NITAAC) for their Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) 8(a) & Small Business contract. CIO-SP3 8(a) is a contract vehicle for small, minority owned businesses, with a ceiling value of $20 billion, and it can be used by federal civilian or defense agencies to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial and information management needs. Under this GWAC, AcisTek can provide services under the following task areas:
- Task Area 1: IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, 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 10: Software Development
CIO-SP3 provides federal agencies a user-friendly, secure ordering system that can be used for automatic task order completion, set-asides for disadvantaged businesses, and awardee selection and notification. It also offers a customer support center, which is staffed by knowledgeable agents who consistently deliver responses to inquiries within 24 hours. Additionally, no special “Delegation of Procurement Authority” required.