The Chief Information Officer—Solutions and Partners 3 Small Business (CIO-SP3 SB) is a Best in Class Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract covering a broad array of Information Technology (IT) services and solutions. CIO-SP3 SB is a multiple award, Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) administered by the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC). This GWAC provides IT solutions including health and biomedical-related services to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements. The contract also contains general IT services, reflecting that healthcare systems are increasingly integrated within a broader IT architecture, requiring a systems approach to implementation and a sound infrastructure for their operation.

A P Ventures (APV), an SBA-certified, 8(a) and woman-owned small business, is proud to be a prime awardee on this GWAC, for the 8(a) and Small Business groups. We stand ready to serve the federal government with innovative IT solutions and our extensive experience in IT Systems Development and Information Management, particularly in the federal healthcare domain.

Task Areas

This 10-year IDIQ contract allows APV to provide IT services and solutions to the Institutes and Centers (ICs) of National Institutes of Health, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and all other federal agencies under the following 10 awarded Task Areas:

  • 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 Resource Planning
  • Task Area 10—Software Development

Benefits of CIO-SP3 SB

  • Quality: rigorous selection process assures government of a premier pool of contractors
  • Expediency: the ability to award in modular increments, with some task orders awarded within 30 days of proposal submission, enables a streamlined procurement process that allows timely initiation of customer programs
  • Ease of Use & Versatility: Utilization of clearly defined task areas, ease of RFP submission process, and the option for customized terms and conditions, allows both the customer and APV to focus on tailored solutions
  • Value: Competitive, negotiable prices; best-value criteria
  • NITAAC Program Support: Free comprehensive requirements assessments within 24 hours, cradle-to-grave support from the NITAAC Customer Support Center and easy-to-use online ordering systems

Key Links


CIO-SP3 Website:

Ordering Period:
CIO-SP3 Small Business (SB):
05/11/2020 - 07/14/2022
CIO-SP3 SB 8(a):
07/11/2019 - 06/29/2022

Contract Ceiling:
$20 billion

APV Contract Number:
75N98119D00006 (8(a))
75N98120D0006 SB

Prompt Payment Terms:


Contact us:

General APV CIO-SP3 Email:

Program Management office:
Sudhakar Gududuri
443-542-9188, ext. 1006

Secondary Contact:
Nandita Gududuri
443-542-9188, ext. 1005


Contract Period:
7/15/2012 to 7/14/2022 extended through April 29, 2024, with an ordering period of performance through 04/29/2029

Program Ceiling:
$20 Billion multiple award GWAC

Task Order Types:
Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP), Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee (CPFF), Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF), Cost-Plus-Incentive-Fee (CPIF), and Time-and-Materials (T & M)

  • Available for use by all Federal Agencies
  • 137 labor categories for task orders for a dynamic set of IT services and solutions
  • Multiple-Contract Types, including hybrid
  • Contract Access Fee (CAF) is 0.55% to be applied to the total price for contractor performance