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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Bid #RFQ275

Invitation for Bid: A Virtual Laparoscopic Surgery Simulator

Award Info
Published Wednesday September 1, 2004
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Immersion Medical, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Amount:  $46,000
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 2
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday August 12, 2004
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday August 27, 2004:
Procurement Services
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
327 W. Calhoun, Room 201
Springfield, IL 62702
For PO Box info, see below

for a virtual laparoscopic surgery simulator (without haptics) (Bid # RFQ275). The simulator should include any necessary computer, monitor and instruments. The simulator must include the following modules: basic skills, dissection, laparoscopic suturing, laparoscopic diathermy, skill level modification for beginners to advanced users, and the ability to teach realistic anatomical landmarks. Technical support must be available via email or phone for the life of the simulator with a maximum 24 hour response time. Bid must include delivery, set-up, installation and training.

The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid/RFP documents. Contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Bidding documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.

(Submitted by Pam Speer, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Mark Nibbe
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
P. O. Box 19605
Springfield, IL 62794-9605
Phone: (217) 545-0233
FAX: (217) 545-9132

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