8(a) STARS III

Overview and Statement of Work

Introduction

8(a) STARS III is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity (MA-ID)/IQ contract designed to provide federal agencies with innovative information technology (IT) services-based solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses. Using 8(a) STARS III will enable you to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle instead of traditional open-market methods – saving time and taxpayer money.

Scope

The scope of the 8(a) STARS III Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is centered on North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code 541512, but may include other NAICS codes that are predominately IT services. These may include, but are not limited to, 541511, 541513, 541519, and 518210. The contract offers IT services ranging from simple to complex and services-based solutions such as IT help-desk support, information assurance, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and more.

In addition to the general IT services scope, 8(a) STARS III includes two focused scope sub-areas: Emerging Technologies (ET) and OCONUS Place of Performance. 8(a) STARS III prime contractors in the ET scope sub-area have experience providing evolving state-of-the-art emerging technologies such as technological convergence, robotic process automation, autonomic computing, and more. Prime contractors in the OCONUS scope sub-area have experience providing IT services in an Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) location.

Features and Benefits of 8(a) STARS III

8(a) STARS III FEATURES

  • $50 billion program ceiling and five-year base period with one three-year option
  • Sole-source task orders up to the 8(a) competitive threshold
  • Contract types include fixed-price, labor-hour, and time-and-material terms
  • Two focused scope subareas
  • Ancillary services and/or equipment are permitted when integral and necessary to the IT services-based solution
  • Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) small-business industry partners
  • Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505
  • Complimentary scope compatibility reviews
  • No protests on orders under $10 million, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWAC

8(a) STARS III BENEFITS

  • Allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements
  • Enhances opportunities for 8(a) firmsOffers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
  • Offers access to contractors with demonstrated experience in either emerging technology or performance in an OCONUS location
  • Facilitates integrated IT services-based solutions
  • Enables federal clients to earn small-disadvantaged business (SDB) credit
  • Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time
  • Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits
  • Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support

Contract Information

Master Contract Number: 47QTCB22D0207

Contractor UEI Number: C1RQANT6CG57

Contractor DUNS Number: 963809988

CAGE Code: 6KG35

MicroHealth’s 8(a) STARS III POC

Michael Holmes, Program Manager
Email: michael.holmes@microhealthllc.com
Office Phone: +1 (571) 303-9150

Raymond Best, Business Development Lead
Email: raymond.best@microhealthllc.com
Office Phone: +1 (571) 616-9057

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