Assisted NC businesses in winning 3,470 contracts minimum value of $13.28 billion

COVID OPPORTUNITIES

Although COVID-19 is a health emergency, this unfortunate situation creates business opportunities as well as challenges.  For a complete database of current federal contract opportunities, visit beta.SAM.gov.  NC businesses can also register for free to receive automatic matches to federal contract opportunities at www.MatchForce.org.  Below are specific, high-priority opportunities.

General Services Administration Needs

  • Critical Supply: List of needs as of April 16, 2020. Vendors with availability to provide these Critical Supply Items should email covidsupplies@fema.dhs.gov
  • Items not on Critical Supply List but in Support. IF the item is NOT on the Critical Supply List (above), but is in support of this emergency, send all requests to covid19support@gsa.gov
  • Vendors with Solutions. Vendors with a COVID-19 solution that is not PPE but they want to assist in this crisis (illustrative example: I’m Acme Company, and I can make an instant pressurized pop up isolation chamber that can be modified for hospitals to use to contain germs in a tight space, etc). Vendors should register in Sam.gov.and make sure they have selected to be part of the “Disaster Response Registry” https://www.acquisition.gov/disaster-response-registry  
  • Need help getting onto GSA Schedule?  Contact: Jan Zeigler, GSA FAS SC Customer Service Director/Industry Liaison, jan.zeigler@gsa.gov

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Requests for Information pertaining to Medical PPE in Response to COVID-19, Defense Logistics Agency, Clothing and Textiles.  
  • Instructions for PPE providers and customers where to go in North Carolina.   North Carolina organizations receiving inquiries from PPE providers or potential PPE buyers should advise them to examine and register at the following 3 websites: 

    • The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) in partnership with NCDPS Emergency Management is building a database of companies with certain capabilities during this critical time in order to fulfill critical needs. If your company currently does or can quickly begin production, please complete their COVID-19 Procurement Form.   
    • Primarily Non-Textile PPE (face shields, etc) & PPE Components register and find suppliers/buyers at www.Supplyconnector.org.  Also, Supplyconnector includes both textile and non-textile PPE and collaborates with Carolina Textile District and IES/MEP.  
    • Note:  PPE Providers wanting to do business with the federal govt may need to be registered on beta.SAM.gov and should be directed to www.ncmbc.us  or http://www.sbtdc.org/programs/ptac/ for assistance.
  • DLA Troop Support manages the medical supply chain, which includes equipment like ventilators and medical supplies such as personal protective equipment, or PPE.  If you think you can help, send your capability statement to TroopSupportCOVID19@dla.mil.

Infrastructure Opportunities

Other Opportunities

Surveys/Request for Information

Tracking Acquisition Costs: The General Services Administration (GSA) has added a new National Interest Action (NIA) Code to the NIA field in the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) as a means of tracking acquisition costs of the multiple Federal agencies involved in the response to COVID-19, an incident of great national interest.

The NIA Code will be used strictly for reporting purposes related to COVID-19 and involves the exercise of the emergency authorities identified in FAR § 18.2. (See question 12 above.) FPDS system details for this NIA Code are as follows:

NIA Value Name: COVID-19 2020

  • Web Portal/Graphical User Interface (GUI) service users may select the value “COVID-19 2020” in the NIA drop-down field.
  • Contract Writing Systems (CWS) shall use the code of “P20C” when creating or updating documents associated with the COVID-19 response through Business Services.

NIA Start Date: 03/13/2020
NIA End Date: 07/01/2020

NCMBC Key Information

  • NCMBC-assisted firms won 3,470 contracts – minimum value at $13.28 billion – from the NCMBC’s opening in 2005 through June 2020
  • FY2019: Federal agencies awarded $7.1 billion in prime contracts to companies in 98 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • FY2019: Department of Defense awarded $4.6 billion in prime contracts to companies in 80 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • NCMBC’s return on State investment: 33:1

CONTACT US

FACT SHEET

ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

FY19 NC FEDERAL AND DOD COUNTY TOTALS

2020 MISSION REPORT

FY19 FEDERAL SPENDING HEAT MAP

MAILING ADDRESS:
North Carolina Military Business Center
PO Box 1748
Fayetteville, NC 28303





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