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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Rapid State Evaluation Reviewer

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The purpose of this interagency agreement was for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to provide the Center for Tobacco Products of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with an employee to participate in an objective review panel for the Rapid State Evaluation Blanket Purchase Agreement. This includes all activities involved in the preparation and attendance for review. The NICHD employee served on the Project Advisory Group (PAG). The PAG members served as an advisory and review body on technical matters during the acquisition process. Activities for the PAG members, included: Conduct individual review and assessment of each proposal based on the Request for Proposal (RFP) instructions, evaluation criteria; Participate in consensus evaluation sessions to agree upon panel findings and consensus comments, Clarification questions, and factor, sub-factor, and proposal adjectival ratings; Participate in the oral presentations; Review and approve delivery of PAG report to the Contract Officer; and Perform a technical review of the Business Proposals. In addition the employee performed the following activities: Examine each proposal in detail including any additional material such as draft project management and staffing plans; Assess how well the proposal and additional material satisfy each Evaluation Factor, Sub-Factor, and Criteria; Document the assessment – criteria by criteria and factor by factor – by citing specific proposal references and writing rationale detailed comments; Assign the appropriate comment ratings; and Craft clarification/discussion questions for Offerors if appropriate.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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