Division of Scientific Equipment and Instrumentation Services 


 New Rate
Lab Equipment Services $120
Mechanical Instrumentation & Fabrication Services $75


Contact Information

  • About DSEIS or Services 
    • Laboratory Equipments Maintenance and Repair
               Maynard, John  
                  (301) 451-1753
    • Rental and Sales
               Vergheese, Anju  
    • Design and Fabrication
               Metger, Howard 
    ORS Building 13/3W44
    Phone: (301) 496-4131
    Fax: (301) 402 8189
    TTY: (301) 435-1908  

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Division of Scientific Equipment & Instrumentation Services



To support the NIH Intramural Research community with the acquisition and maintenance needs of their laboratory equipment. We provide equipment to laboratories through sales, rental, or rent-to-buy options. Our services also include laboratory equipment maintenance and repair; preventive maintenance (PM); custom fabrication and modification; equipment installation, testing, refurbishment and calibration. Full service contracts are available after a thorough evaluation of laboratory equipment and their current maintenance requirements.


DSEIS is recognized for its competence and dedication in providing the best value in equipment acquisitions and technical services. We are committed to long term partnering with researchers, employees and suppliers to keep the NIH humming.



DSEIS Procurement Deadlines
With the conclusion of FY 2015 quickly approaching, listed below are important dates regarding acquisition deadlines from DSEIS, ORS.
New Equipment Sales (NES) Program
  • All order for NES must be entered in NBS No Later Than (NLT) Aug 21, 2015 with a few exceptions that are listed below.
  • All orders for freezers, water bath and balances must be entered in NBS NLT Aug 14, 2015.
  • All orders for Zeiss Microscopes must be entered in NBS NLT July 27, 2015.
Rent-to-buy Program
  • If you would like to rent a new equipment that is not on a GSA Contract, the rental agreement must be signed and sent to us NLT July 24, 2015. All rent-to-buy requests till then end of the FY will be considered on a case by case basis.
In order to minimize any delays for FY 2015 acquisitions, it is imperative that we plan accordingly to abide by these dates. 
The OLAO Procurement deadlines are listed at: http://olao.od.nih.gov/office-acquisitions/2015-procurement-deadlines