separate technology areas of int erest for each of the military departments and

Separate technology areas of int erest for each of

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separate technology areas of interest for each of the military departments and the defense agencies . For DoD Components designated to receive funds, their contracting offices award contracts for the Component. Qualification for the RIF Program also depends on the subject prototype's Technology Readiness l evel (TRLs ) . This is the current or expected state of the technology prior to contract award . There are six acceptable TRls. The majority of awards require a TRL of 6 or higher. Although TRls of six and higher are typically required for proposed RIF projects, a TRL of four or five may be accepted if the technology is a breakthrough capability or operational game-changer, additional development cost is neutral to the acquisition program, and development can be accommodated within program schedule . As Program Managers, Product Support Managers, or Contracting Officers, you may be in a Component or field office that participates in the RIF program . If so, you may be called upon to participate in the RIF process, which may include topic development, solicitations, source selection, award and administration of contracts. You can get detailed information online at DoD Rapid Innovation Fund or De fense Innovation Marke tplace. ~I Page22of 31 I .....Back Next
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CLM059 Fundam entals of Small Business for the Acquisition Workforce lesson 4.2 -DoD -Managed Small Business Programs TOC I RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP Rapid I nnovation Fund Program - Full Proposal, Cont. Offerors invited to submit full proposals will receive an email or other written notification from the DoD Component cognizant Contracting Officer providing instructions for the submission of a full proposal. Similarly, offerors that submit a full proposal will receive an email or other written notification from the DoD Component cognizant Contracting Officer if their proposal has been selected for award . The invite should identify the technical point of contact for the requirement and the contrac ting office point of contact information. The DoD Component cognizant Contracting Officer provides instruct ions for the submission of a full proposal in accordance with their office policy. Negotiations are at the discretion of the DoD Component cognizant Contracting Officer and in accordance with contracting office policy. White Paper evaluation will not entitle the offeror to a debrief as no award can result from a White Paper. However, for proposals, the DoD Component cognizant Contracting Officer shall follow the procedures in FAR subpart 15.5 . ~I Poge 13of31 I......Back Next
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CLM059 Fundam entals of Small Business for the Acquisition Workforce lesson 4.2 -DoD-Managed Small Business Program s TOC I RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP Knowledge Review 5 Which of the following statements about R!Fs are true? {Select all that apply) ~ RIF full proposal submissions are by invitation only.
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