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Chief Information Officer–Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3)
Small Business (SB) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)


CIO-SP3 SB is a GWAC from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) that can be used by any Federal civilian or Department of Defense (DOD) agency to fulfill a broad range of mission critical IT requirements and socioeconomic goals.

Faster. Easier. Cost Competitive.

CIO-SP3 SB has a $20 billion ceiling and allows for flexible contract types, short Task Order award cycles, and low usage fees. CIO-SP3 SB promotes streamlined planning, acquisition, and deployment of large-scale IT program requirements, all while leveling the playing field with more meaningful small business competition.

Contract Vehicles

As a CIO-SP3 SB contract awardee, C&T went through a comprehensive review process prior to award, which included a review of technical capabilities, past performance, price, and cost. This enables Contracting Officers to use simplified evaluations at the Task Order level, resulting in significant savings in time, money, and resources.


With an 8(a) award on CIO-SP3, our customers are able to award directed acquisitions of up to $4M.


C&T was awarded the following Functional Areas, allowing us to provide almost any IT service and solution through this vehicle:


Task Area 1 – IT services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare

Task Area 2 – Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support

Task Area 3 – Imaging

Task Area 4 – Outsourcing

Task Area 5 – IT Operations and Maintenance

Task Area 6 – Integration Services

Task Area 7 – Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance

Task Area 8 – Digital Government

Task Area 9 – Enterprise Management Systems

Task Area 10 – Software Development

Additional Contract Details

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10-Year, multiple award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) GWAC.

$20 billion contract ceiling.

For everything Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) in support of the Federal Enterprise Architecture, the Department of Defense Enterprise Architecture and the Federal Health Architecture.

0.55% contract access fee; no additional charge for value-added services.


Ordering through CIO-SP3 is streamlined. Simply submit your Task Order requirements through NITAAC.


The NITAAC contract specialists will perform an assessment for scope, clarity, and other factors within 24 hours. Once your RFP is ready, you upload it into the automated competition and management system, and it will be automatically distributed to qualified contract holders. RFIs and Q&As can also be uploaded through the system. The NITAAC Customer Support Center offers training and assistance throughout the acquisition process.

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