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AsteriskNew Announcements!
1) NEW Electronic Invoicing Instructions - The current national emergency has resulted in a change to NIH’s invoice submission process.
2) An Acquisition Plan is required for all task orders with a total value (incl. options) greater than $250,000.
3) Moving forward, CPARs will be completed at the task order level by the Task Order CO and COR.
4) Task Order COs are now required to send Unsuccessful Offeror notifications for their task orders. Please see our template on the Resources page.
Image of a copierThe NIH Public Information and Communication Services II (PICS II) contract is an Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract utilizing fixed price and time and materials type task orders. The contract may be used to procure a wide range of outreach and communication support services from among 10 qualified small business contractor.

Please direct any questions you have to the PICS II team at for a prompt response.
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Folder IconFY21 TORP Submission Deadlines
New FY21 TORPs must be submitted by June 30, 2021.

For non-NIH customers, please note Interagency Agreements (IAAs) must be completed by July 31, 2021.

Please reach out to us if you are interested in preparing a new TORP!

Contractors, please see the forecast for possible upcoming requirements!
Get Started ButtonClick here to access the TORP package and instructions to begin your order! The task order process is manual and will be handled via paper documentation and email.
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 30 August / 2021

PICS II UsagePlease click here to learn more about customers’ use of PICS II. The graph highlights the total value of awarded task orders by customer, sorted by dollar value, and will be updated monthly.

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The following four groups of task areas are covered under this contract. You can click to see tasks under an individual group or a full listing of all services:

Communications and Outreach Support

Materials Development and Distribution Support

Graphic Design, Web, and Database Support

Exhibit Support

**Full Listing of Services**

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YouTube IconThe Office of Logistics and Acquisition Operations (OLAO) is now on YouTube! Check out the @OLAOContracts page for more information about the PICS II contract. Click on the YouTube icon to the left to access the page

If you would like a presentation or training regarding the contract, please complete the Training Request Form and email it to to schedule a time for our Program Support Team to come to your location.  CLPs are available for participants after completeion of the training.

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holding hands iconOLAO is pleased to offer NIH customers other support services contracts including the NIHCATS vehicle providing conference and travel support, the LTASC vehicle providing long-term administrative support, and the NIHBPSS vehicle providing business and professional support services. Please see our contracts handout for a brief description of each contract.
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