University of Illinois System
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Olympus America Inc., Center Valley, PA
Amount: An estimated $163,650.46
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 Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The University awarded a contract for Endoscopic Equipment.
This endoscopic equipment is needed by the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Veterinary Medicine College in order to replace existing failing equipment.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) In Urbana, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital provides specialty, general, and emergency care for farm animals, companion animals, and exotic pets, in a facility with more than 80 veterinarians. This endoscopic equipment would replace existing failing equipment that is needed in surgery.
For additional information, contact:
202 Illini Plaza, M/C 603
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-5517
FAX: (217) 239-6760
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.