DATE: January 18, 2022

Class Deviation for Revised DEAR Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses for Technology Transfer

TO: HCAs/Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition Management

SUMMARY: Provides notice of class deviation for three DEAR contract clauses, including solicitation provisions for use in contracts, such as management and operating (M&O) contracts, that have technology transfer as part of the mission of the contract for contracts subject to the ‚ÄúDepartment of Energy Determination of Exceptional Circumstances under the Bayh-Dole Act to Further Promote Domestic Manufacture of DOE Science and Energy Technologies‚ÄĚ (S&E DEC) issued June 7, 2021.

The Class Deviation for Revised DEAR Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses for Technology Transfer can be found on the DOE Acquisition Management webpage at: /management/acquisition-letters.

Questions concerning this policy flash should be directed to the Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division at: DOE_oapmpolicy@hq.doe.gov.