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Chicago State University
RFP #0908CD
Request for Proposal: A Variable Pressure Scanning Electron Microscope
Award InfoPublished Monday April 6, 2009
Awarded to:
Vendor: JEOLusa,Inc., Peabody, MA
Amount: $185,122.94
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 3
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, December 22, 2008
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 PM, Wednesday January 21, 2009:

Cook Administration Building, Room 111
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598

The following specifications are for a state of the art variable pressure scanning electron microscope (SEM). The instrument will be used at the core microscope facility (CMF) at Chicago State University. The core facility is tasked with meeting the campus micro-imaging needs in research teaching and community outreach. The SEM will be used to train new users. It is important that it be easy to use and maintain. This instrument must satisfy a wide range of researchers. Both SEM experts and non-experts alike need standard vacuum conditions and low-pressure applications for partially hydrated sample.

For additional information, contact:
Nate Tindall
Chicago State University
Cook Administration Building, Rm. 111
9501 South King Drive
Chicago State University
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
Phone: (773) 995-2424
Submit 6 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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