CIO-SP3 Small Business helps agencies meet their mission critical needs and small business goals with innovative IT services and solutions from a wide variety of industry-leading small businesses and can be used by any Federal agency.

These IT solutions and services include, but are not limited to, health and biomedical-related IT services to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements. The contract vehicle also allows for general IT services partly because medical systems are increasingly integrated within a broader IT architecture, requiring a systems approach to their implementation and a sound infrastructure for their operation.


Managed by NIH’s NITAAC office, key facts about the contract include:

  • 10 year period of performance, with 15-year task performance period (possible until the year 2027)
  • $20 billion contract ceiling; tasks have no predetermined ceiling
  • FAR 16.505 Streamlined ordering and award
  • Best In Class by OMB
  • Usable by all government customers, with direct ordering capability
  • “Every IT service you can think of. Any IT solution you can imagine,” according to NITAAC
  • Extremely competitive rates and fees
    • .55% Contract Access Fee
    • $150k Fee Cap with orders >$27M
  • Buyers can receive small business credit

QUALITY. Best in Class contracts are designated by the OMB after meeting the most rigorous performance standards, making CIO-SP3 Small Business a key acquisition tool.

EASE. Submitting your Task Order Requests is as easy as a click of a button. Simply upload your TOR, RFI, Sources Sought or Special Notice into our secure, web-based electronic-Government Ordering System (e-GOS) for automated fair opportunity competition, management, awardee selection and notification.

VALUE. Agencies can use BIC contracts to make smart buying decisions that eliminate redundancies, increase efficiencies, and deliver more value and savings.

SPEED. With a $20 billion ceiling, multiple contract types and the ability to award in modular increments and incorporate performance-based features, CIO-SP3 Small Business offers streamlined ordering and processes that save agencies time, money and resources.


NITAAC designed the CIO-SP3-SB contract for ease of use, with a streamlined process for placing task orders: Submit your task order requirements through NITAAC. Contract specialists will perform a comprehensive assessment for scope, clarity, and other factors within 24 hours to ensure qualified responses. Upload your Request for Proposal (RFP) into e-GOS, NITAAC’s automated competition and management system, in less than 10 minutes. It will be automatically distributed to qualified contract holders. Requests for Information (RFI) and Q&As can be issued through eGOS, too, which an agency can use as a database of record. Suntiva’s CIO-SP3 Program Management Office can help you navigate your options.

To reference CIO-SP3 SB’s task ordering process, please click the following link:

Contact our CIO-SP3 Program Manager or Contracts Manager listed below.


Suntiva helps government leaders realize success through more efficient operations and better service delivery regardless of shifting demands, limited resources and tightening budgets. Suntiva’s proven solutions and services incorporate change management and technology adoption practices throughout the project lifecycle, increasing the likelihood of user acceptance and helping you drive all aspects of digital transformation to completion. Suntiva, an appraised CMMI Level 3 and ISO 9001:2015 certified company, has the experience and capacity to provide Federal agency customers worldwide with custom information technology and IT modernization services and solutions through CIO-SP3 SB.

Through this contract vehicle Suntiva provides a wide range of IT services spanning across ten task areas.

  1. Task Area 1: IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare – support Biomedical Research, Health Sciences and Healthcare by performing studies and analyses, and providing operational, technical, and maintenance services for the systems, subsystems, and equipment, some of which interface with, and are extensions to, information systems throughout the federal government.
  2. Task Area 2: Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support- support Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in implementing laws, regulations, and polices and to facilitate evolving CIO practices.
  3. Task Area 3: Imaging- addresses systems and services that support the collection, storage, and retrieval of digital images. Digital images can include scanned documents, medical images, geographical information systems, video, and photographs.
  4. Task Area 4: Outsourcing- provide the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and IT services required to assume management and operations of government IT resources and IT business functions.
  5. Task Area 5: IT Operations and Maintenance – support the operation and maintenance of IT systems, keeping IT systems viable with supported vendor releases or off-the-shelf applications software upgrades. Operations and maintenance on IT systems shall include all software and hardware associated with mainframes, client/server, web-based applications, and networking.
  6. Task Area 6: Integration Services – support the development and deployment of integrated information systems, which includes the integration of technical components, information technology components, organizational components and documentation. Integration projects can support a wide range of agency functions.
  7. Task Area 7: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance – support the protection of critical infrastructure, assurance of agency information, and operations that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, restoration, authentication, non-repudiation, protection, detection, monitoring, and event react capabilities.
  8. Task Area 8: Digital Government – support government services that are provided through digital, electronic means, creating a transparent interaction between government and citizens (G2C – government-to-citizens), government and business enterprises (G2B – government-to-business enterprises) and government interagency relationships (G2G – government-to-government).
  9. Task Area 9: Enterprise Resource Planning – support the implementation of enterprise management applications and systems in the federal environment, which are integrated software applications used to control, monitor, and coordinate key business activities across an enterprise.
  10. Task Area 10: Software Development – develop customized software applications, database applications, and other solutions not available in off-the-shelf modular software applications.


For More Information

Corporate CIO-SP3 SB Business Development Manager: Nick Roemer
Corporate CIO-SP3 SB Program Manager: Ellen Bartola
Telephone: (703) 868-5478
Corporate CIO-SP3 SB Contract Manager: Jeremy Schmidt
Telephone: (703) 868-5478

There are 137 labor categories for task orders in support of everything IT.
Labor Rates
Download Suntiva CIO-SP3 SB Fact Sheet (TBD)

Contract Information

Contract Number: 75N98120D00080
Contract Type: Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC)
Period of Performance: 11 May 2020 to 14 July 2027 (including maximum 60 month task order execution period) 
Vehicle Contract Ceiling: $20 Billion
Order Types: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Time and Materials (T&M), Labor-Hour (L-H)
Sponsor: National Institute of Health (NIH)
Administrator: NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)
Suntiva DUNS Number: 16-7032239

541512 – Computer Systems Design Services, and NAICS for Other Related IT Services

Prompt Payment Terms: Net 30

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