[Protest of NASA Rejection of Bid for Electron Microscope]

B-256949: Aug 5, 1994

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A firm protested the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) rejection of its bid for an electron microscope, contending that NASA improperly evaluated: (1) its bid and found it technically unacceptable; and (2) the awardee's responsibility. GAO held that: (1) NASA properly rejected the protester's bid as technically unacceptable; (2) the protester failed to provide any evidence to support its allegation that the technical evaluation was improper; and (3) the protest against the awardee's responsibility concerned a matter which it would not consider. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.

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Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.

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