Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Gubener Plastinate GmBH, Badden-Wurtemberg, Germany
Amount: An estimated $177,987
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 Thursday, May 2, 2019
The University awarded a contract for a plastinated body specimen.
This is a plastinated body specimen to be used in the Physician Assistant program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale to replace real cadavers.
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 located in Germany and has no United States facilities.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.