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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois System
Emergency Award #9DGS2026

Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase

Award Info Awarded Monday April 6, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Boston Consulting Group, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $500,000
An estimated start date of 4/2/2020 through 5/2/2020
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, April 6, 2020
The University awarded a contract for COVID-19 Testing Program Office Set Up.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which public health or safety was threatened.
The Illinois Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) is assisting the Illinois Department of Public Health (DPH) to quickly ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity. DPI is in the process of setting up a COVID-19 Testing Program Office (TPO) to expand testing and manage logistics. DPI has identified the need for consulting services to assist in setup of the TPO.

See attached emergency purchase description attached for additional information.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Daniel Szajna
System Purchasing and Support Services
507 E Green Street
Suite 501, MC-407
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-2650
FAX: (217) 239-6760
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza

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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Emergency Purchase Statement
  • 9DGS2026EmergencyPurchaseStatementFINAL.pdf (506 KB)