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Office of Acquisitions

Key Functions

  • Solicits, negotiates, awards, and administers biomedical and behavioral research and development (R&D) contracts, contracts in support of R&D, station support contracts, and simplified acquisitions
  • Manages the NIAID procurement processes
  • Develops NIAID-specific acquisition policies and procedures
  • Provides expert business management and acquisition support

The list above does not include all responsibilities assigned to the Office of Acquisitions (OA).

Go to the Contracts site for links to NIAID Contract Solicitations, useful resources regarding Contracts Rules & Policies, and information to Contract the Office of Acquisitions.

Learn more about the rest of the Division of Extramural Activities at About DEA.

Content last reviewed on April 12, 2017