Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Opal-RT Technologies Corporation, Montreal, Canada
Amount: An estimated $63,890.94
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Real-Time Simulator and accessories.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking an exemption for the purchase of a Real-Time Simulator and accessories including interconnecting hardware, loads, cabinets and controls.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for contracts with a foreign entity for research or educational activities, where the foreign entity does not maintain an office in the United States or the foreign entity is the sole source of the service or product. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(9)) The vendor is supplying a Real-Time Simulator needed for scientific research.
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