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   To request a training session please complete the Training Request Form and email it to NIHCATSII@mail.nih.gov.
   CLPs are available for participants after completeion of the training.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

SOP ImageThe SOP provides the task order procedures and guidelines for usage and management of task orders under the NIHCATS II Vehicle. Click on the icon to access a PDF version of the document.


Contract iconThis document is the contract that was signed by all vendors and includes all the applicable regulations contractual information.
Task Order Procedures Handout

Task Order Procedures Handout IconThis document provides the high level task order procedures from creating a TORP, to evaluation and award, to managing the awarded task order. Refer to the SOP for a more detailed description of the task order process.

SOW IconThis document is the SOW that was provided in the NIHCATS II RFP. It provides a detailed overview of the services vendors will provide. Refer to our "Services" page for a look at each of the five task areas offered under this vehicle.
Fact Sheet

fact sheet image The fact sheet provides a quick overview of NIHCATS, including the services, vendors, and contacts. Click on the icon to access the fact sheet.


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This document is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) that pertain to usage and management of task orders under NIHCATS II. It will be updated as more questions arise so check back frequently to learn more.

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  PRE-AWARD (Task Order)


electronic Government Ordering System (eGOS)

Image of the eGOS login screenWe are transitioning the task order request process from email to the electronic Government Ordering System (eGOS). As we are in transition, please review the Customer eGOS Manual. Contractors may refer to the Contractor eGOS Guide and the Contractor PM eGOS Guide.

Efficient Spending Policy

Picture of OfficeConferences must be approved as per the NIH Guidance. HHS Divisions other than NIH should consult their own policy or refer to the HHS Guidance. The appropriate approval form must be completed and approved before a TORP is submitted to the NIHCATSII Program Support Team.

Sample Determination and Findings

Sample Determination and FIndingsUse this sample Determination and Findings document when preparing a Time and Materials TORP. Click here to access the sample.

Selection Recommendation Document (SRD) Template

SRD TemplateAfter completing the award analysis, the Task Order Contracting Officer Representative (COR) prepares an SRD to document the evaluation and provide a rationale for selection. The Program Support Team has developed an SRD template to facilitate this step.

Reference Guide

Amendment Template

NIHCATS II TORP AMENDMENT TEMPLATEComplete this amendment template and upload it in eGOS when you need to create an amendment. Click here to see a completed sample.

Technical Evaluation Panel Report Template

General TEP Report TemplateA template that provides a useful structure on which to base your TEP report.

Sample Statement of Work (SOW)

Sample SOWA sample task order SOW has been provided for reference. SOWs should provide sufficient detail for contractors to prepare a solid technical and business proposal. The length of the SOW will depend on the complexity of the requirement.

Sample Past Performance Survey

Past Performance Survey IconA sample past performance survey to request feedback on contractors' past performance.

  POST-AWARD (Task Order)


Contractor Performance Survey

Customer Feedback Survey IconCustomers, please populate one of these surveys per task order so that the NIHCATS II team can better monitor contractor performance.

Task Order Award Listing

Task Order Award Listing IconA list of task order awards. This includes the TORP number and the vendor that received the award. Check back often for updates.

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