Scientific, Operations, and Administrative Resources (SOAR) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Contract Vehicle



The Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), with contracting oversight provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), requires qualified and experienced Contractor support on a full-range of activities, including new and in-progress research projects, program deployment and implementation, and other activities necessary to conduct the business and fulfill the mission of NIH's biomedical research program. SOAR is a multiple award-IDIQ contract available to all NIH Institutes & Centers.

Task Areas encompassed by the SOAR IDIQ include: 

  • Clinical Research
  • Basic & Translational Research
  • Professional & Administrative Support to Research 
  • Facility Operations & Maintenance 
  • IT, Engineering, & Architecture

Support services available to carry out NIH Operations include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Directly assisting in an experiment, laboratory, or a clinical setting, obtaining, compiling, or organizing data and writing reports
  • Providing scientific or other professional analysis and advice
  • Conducting or assisting in all publishing or other communications efforts related to the research
  • Providing highly technical scientific IT services
  • Management assistance
  • Furnishing logistical or operational support or assistance
  • With the exception of clerical level administrative support, any task which the agency requires to support research involving human subjects, non- human subjects, and, non-living subjects may be obtained under the contract

Prompt Payment Terms:  NET 30. Additional prompt payment discounts may be offered on a per task order, or invoice basis.

Contract Types: Fixed Price, Labor Hour, Time-and-Materials, and Cost Reimbursable 

Overall Period of Performance: July 8, 2021 to June 21, 2026

Period of Performance Breakout: 
Year 1: July 8, 2021 to July 7, 2022
Year 2: July 8, 2022 to July 7, 2023
Year 3: July 8, 2023 to July 7, 2024
Year 4: July 8, 2024 to July 7, 2025
Year 5: July 8, 2025 to June 21, 2026

Contact Information
If you are interested in using this vehicle to fulfill your requirement, contact:

Sharron Lewis
Program Manager
Phone: 301-602-9655

Stephanie Nealis
PMO Director
Phone: 202-308-5785

Sayem Choudhury
Contracts, Senior Associate
Phone: 571-560-2851

Contract Details
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