Chief Information Officers - Solutions and Partners (CIO-SP3) (Prime)

Contract Overview

$20 billion contract ceiling

Contract Access Fee - 0.65%

Flexible pricing arrangements including Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP), Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF), Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF), Cost-Plus-Incentive-Fee (CPIF), and Time-and-Material (T&M)

Flexibility to use "hybrid" contract types to fit the need of unique requirements

Available for CONUS and OCONUS procurements

No protest on orders under $10 million, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the contract.

Prompt Payment Terms

Our standard payment terms are NET 30 days from receipt of invoice or date of acceptance, whichever is later.  No additional payment discounts are offered.

NITAAC CIO-SP3 webpage: 


Chief Information Officer’s - Solutions and Partners (CIO-SP3) can be used by any Federal agency for procurements where at least one element relates to IT. CIO-SP3 is a 10-year Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), with an ordering period running 2012-2022, with individual task orders expected to run past 2022. The NIH Information Technology and Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) administers CIO-SP3 and two other GWACs for all other Federal agencies. NITAAC carefully chose just over 50 prime contract holders with proven records in 10 Task Areas, covering IT services such as cloud computing, mobility, cybersecurity, knowledge management, infrastructure, and analytics, among others. 

NITAAC's CIO-SP3 contract can be used by any federal agency for faster, easier procurement

  • No special Delegation of Procurement Authority is needed from NITAAC
  • Task orders for services/solutions can be awarded in 30 days or less
  • Delivery orders for products/related services can be awarded in 1-3 days
  • Easy to use e-ordering systems based on FAR Subpart 16.505
  • Competitive, pre-negotiated price for services/solutions that cannot increase, but can be negotiated lower
  • Product pricing is lower than open market, less than or equal to GSA

NITAAC provides value added customer support including:

  • SOW scope assessments within 24 hours
  • Personal support from Contract and IT Specialists from pre-award to closeout
  • A Customer Support Center to answer any questions within 24 hours
  • Free training on the NITAAC program and e-ordering systems

Statement of Work/Task Areas This GWAC is intended to cover any IT solution, and is designed for maximum flexibility. If a customer is unsure under which task area(s) their requirement falls, NITAAC will provide assistance in making the determination.


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


Awarded Contract

Conformed Contract

Loaded Labor Rates

Novation Modification for Contract HHSN316201200041W

Contract Contact
  Michael Brandischok
Program Manager
Contract Contact
Paul Shiffka, CPCM, CFCM, CCCM
Vice President of Contracts and Procurement