(a) Use of a broad agency announcement with peer or scientific review for the award of science and technology proposals in accordance with 235.016(a) fulfills the requirement for full and open competition (see 206.102(d)(2)).

(b) See 234.005-1 for limitations on the use of contract line items or contract options for the provision of advanced component development or prototypes of technology developed under a competitively awarded proposal.

[75 FR 71563, Nov. 24, 2010, as amended at 84 FR 4366, Feb. 15, 2019]

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