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

The Public Information and Communication Services II contract vehicle offers Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) communications and outreach; graphic design; web and database; materials development and distribution; and exhibit support.

Click on the Services section above to learn more about each service area.

The mission of PICS II is to achieve and maintain high quality performance in the areas of media, communication, information dissemination and technology. PICS II is the vehicle OLAO uses to solicit superior communications services, especially where this expertise does not exist in-house.

PICS II Fast Facts

PICS II 101:   PICS II 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 December 17, 2018 and will expire on June 16, 2024.

Supporting Small Business:   Contracts were awarded to a select group of small business vendors. Similar to PICS I, PICS II 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 PICS II’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.

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The PICS II Program Support Team ( is here to help! The Support Team is a key liaison between the PICS II Contract Officer and Contract 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 communications needs are met.

The PICS II 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 PICS II and other NIH-wide contracts administered by OLAO.

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