Acquisition

Do I have to be a member to view prototype solicitations?

2022-09-23T13:02:53-07:00

No. All prototype project requests will be publicly posted on the NSTXL and specific consortium websites. Non-members will be able to download and review the full request and requirement. However, membership in NSTXL is required to submit a response to any request. For information on NSTXL membership, click here:

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How can I track by my technology area contract opportunities?

2021-09-20T14:59:56-07:00

Contract announcements and “Coming Soon” opportunities include technology areas that are defined and described by government clients and in alignment with technology areas listed above and on the NSTXL website. NSTXL will help to clarify matches with your technology capabilities when needed.

How can I track by my technology area contract opportunities?2021-09-20T14:59:56-07:00

What is cost sharing?

2021-09-20T14:59:05-07:00

Cost sharing is a statutory requirement for an Other Transaction when a non-traditional contractor is not participating to a significant extent. Cost Sharing is when one-third of the total cost of the prototype project is to be provided by sources other than the Federal Government. Cost sharing can be represented ►

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How do I know if I am a non-traditional defense contractor?

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A non-traditional defense contractor is an entity that is not currently performing and has not performed, for at least the one-year period preceding the solicitation of sources by DoD for the procurement or transaction, any contract or subcontract for the DoD that is subject to full coverage under the ►

How do I know if I am a non-traditional defense contractor?2024-05-20T13:04:48-07:00

How are IP and data rights handled under the OTA?

2021-09-20T14:57:19-07:00

Under an OTA, IP and Data Rights are negotiated on a project-by-project basis prior to final agreement. Consideration is given to existing IP and data. Commercial and proprietary IP and data developed prior to engagement on specific prototype efforts remain the sole property of the vendor.

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How long after the down-selection has been made will the contract be finalized and work be allowed to begin on the project?

2021-09-20T14:56:56-07:00

Each project timeline differs in complexity and structure based on the requirement. However, the typical timeframe from prototype project request issuance to project agreement finalization is 60-90 days.

How long after the down-selection has been made will the contract be finalized and work be allowed to begin on the project?2021-09-20T14:56:56-07:00

How often will NSTXL release prototype project requests?

2021-09-20T14:56:30-07:00

NSTXL releases prototype project requests on demand, year-round. The requesting program offices will determine the frequency of the release of prototype project requests.

How often will NSTXL release prototype project requests?2021-09-20T14:56:30-07:00

Who comprises the selection team for any given solicitation through NSTXL?

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The Government requirement sponsor will identify subject matter experts appropriate to conduct a fair and reasonable evaluation and provide selection recommendations to the Agreements Officer. NSTXL does not play a part in the selection of any vendors.

Who comprises the selection team for any given solicitation through NSTXL?2021-09-20T14:56:05-07:00
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