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To encourage contract proposals using creative and innovative approaches in research areas identified by the government.
NIAID does not establish a competitive range for broad agency announcements (BAAs). Following peer review of technical proposals, the government may create an order of merit ranking. At that point, the contracting officer, assisted by the contracting officer's representative, selects the awardees.
Working on a BAA follows similar procedures to a request for proposals (RFP), with a few exceptions. BAAs differ from standard RFPs in the following ways:
Contact your contract specialist if you have any questions about working with BAAs.
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NIH Manual Issuance 6035, Broad Agency Announcements
FAR Subpart 35.016, Broad Agency Announcement
FAR Subpart 6.102, Use of Competitive Procedures
Last Updated September 06, 2012
Last Reviewed September 06, 2012