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The Office of Logistics and Acquisition Operations (OLAO) is proud to announce its latest contract vehicle, NIHCATS III!

The National Institutes of Health Conference, Administrative, and Travel Services (NIHCATS) III contract vehicle offers a wide range of administrative, meeting, conference, and travel support services in the U.S. and abroad for all federal agencies.

The mission of the NIHCATS III is to provide the right services, qualified external talent, and facilities not otherwise provided by the Government for customers across the federal space.

Fast Facts about NIHCATS III

NIHCATS III 101:   NIHCATS III is a multiple award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle with a period of performance of one (1) base year plus four (4) one-year option periods. The contract vehicle is effective as of July 2, 2018 and will expire on July 1, 2023.

Supporting Small Business:   Contracts were awarded to a select group of small business vendors. While NIHCATS II was a partial small-business set-aside, NIHCATS III vendors are all small businesses that can team with larger vendors to perform the work required.

Task Order Process:   All requirements will be fulfilled under task orders (TOs). To learn more about NIHCATS III’s Standard Operating Procedure and to download helpful templates for your Task Order Request for Proposal (TORP) package, please click on the Resources section above.

Ready to use NIHCATS III?

The NIHCATS III Program Support Team ( is here to help! The Support Team is a key liaison between the NIHCATS III Contracting Officer and Contracting Specialist based at OLAO and customers across federal agencies.

Our main goal is to help you submit a high quality TORP package so that all of your administrative, meeting, conference and travel needs are met.

The NIHCATS III Program Support Team looks forward to working with prospective customers like you!

Please visit the OLAO Contracts YouTube site by clicking on the YouTube logo below to learn more about NIHCATS III and other NIH-wide contracts administered by OLAO.

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