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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
Request for Proposal: Laboratory Supplies and Services
Award Info Published Monday October 15, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: VWR International, LLC, Radnor, PA
Amount: An estimated $21,000,000
An estimated start date of 10/12/2018 through 6/30/2023

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals: $21,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 1
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 Tuesday August 8, 2017
Addendum 2 is to address questions received. Attachment G-Pricing has also been revised, as of 08-02-2017. This addendum does not change the opening date or time.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday July 19, 2017
Modified to update attachment G-1. Please refer to the Excel file "EI RFP 683309 Attachment G-1 Revised 07072017" for this attachment. The Opening Date and Time have not been revised.
First published Monday, July 17, 2017
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 12:00 PM, Thursday August 31, 2017:

E&I Cooperative Services
Contracts Department
2 Jericho Plaza
Suite 309
Jericho, NY 11753

The Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC) is publishing this notice to provide additional procurement opportunity to vendors registered in the Public Higher Education Bulletin and to allow participation in the award subject to subsequent approval by the CPO.
Specifications and proposal forms may be obtained at the aforementioned office, by contacting the E&I Contracts Department, Christine Belzer, 631-630-8217 or at
PLEASE NOTE: Responses will be accepted until 1:00pm EST 12:00pm CST on August 31, 2017

For additional information, contact:
Kayci Puckett
Illini Union Book Store
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9177
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.

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
  • AttachmentD-SupplierQuestionnaireRFP683309.xlsx (109 KB)
  • EIRFP683309AttachmentG-1Revised07072017.xlsx (319 KB)
  • EIRFP683309AttachmentG-1UPDATED.xlsx (311 KB)
  • EIRFP683309AttachmentG-2.xlsx (10 KB)
  • EIRFP683309AttachmentGPricing.xlsx (638 KB)
  • RFP683309Addendum1.pdf (109 KB)
  • RFP683309Addendum2.pdf (259 KB)
  • RFP683309AttachmentG-PricingRevised08022017.xlsx (610 KB)
  • RFP683309LaboratorySuppliesandServices.pdf (720 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • PublicNoticeLabSuppliesRFP683309.pdf (122 KB)