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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #SLP20-01

Invitation for Bid: Clinical Simulation Management System & Manikins

Award Info Published Monday April 13, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: CAE Healthcare Inc, Sarasota, FL
Amount: An estimated $1,400,000
An estimated start date of 4/15/2020 through 4/14/2029
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
See attached bid tab
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday December 19, 2019
Attached in amendment 2, are questions received from vendors and answers. The bid opening date remains the same at January 7, 2020.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday December 17, 2019
Attached are the questions and answeres from the pre-bid, along with the pre-bid attendance sheet.
First published Thursday, December 12, 2019
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday January 7, 2020:
At the following address:
Procurement, Disbursements & Contract Services
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Eastern Illinois University is in the process of establishing a new School of Nursing to house an undergraduate program in nursing. The program will offer students high quality simulation experiences with the use of medium and high-fidelity manikins with a clinical simulation management system. EIU is now seeking bids for this simulation management system and manikins.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Susan Propst
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 581-5998
FAX: (217) 581-6015
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
There is a 0% percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 0% percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 0% percent Small business goal for this procurement. Any vendor bidding as small business must be qualified State of Illinois registered small business.
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • SLP20-01.docx (87 KB)
  • SLP20-01amendment1.doc (29 KB)
  • SLP20-01amendment2.doc (30 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • SLP20-01Pre-bidattendance.pdf (1 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • SLP20-01BidTab.pdf (1 MB)
Waiver Document
  • SLP20-01BEPWaiver.pdf (575 KB)