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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #004ERS
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Monday January 3, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: EV3, Inc., Minneapolis, MN
Amount: An estimated $900,000
An estimated start date of 12/13/2010 through 10/31/2012, 24 months
2 one-year
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, October 12, 2010
The University awarded a contract for EV3 Onyx Embolic System (HD-500) to EV3, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, for an estimated $900,000.
The Sole Source Hearing will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Purchasing Division, 809 s. Marshfield Avenue, Room 308, Chicago, Illinois 60612.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent. These are medical supplies used for Neuro Angioplasy for treating intracranial wide neck and sidewall aneurysms. These procedures are done by a Neuro Interventional Physician in the Radiology Interventional Suite.

For additional information, contact:
Esmeralda Soto
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 S. Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 996-2801
FAX: (312) 996-3135

A public hearing will be held at which interested parties may testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing panel will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. Interested parties wishing to comment for or against the determination may do so in writing or in person. If you wish to testify, prior registration is requested to ensure adequate time is allowed for all parties.

October 27, 2010
10:00 AM
809 S. Marshfield Avenue
Room 308
Chicago, IL
Esmeralda Soto
Phone:(312) 996-2801
Fax:(312) 996-3135
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
October 15, 2010
Register with:
Esmeralda Soto
Phone:(312) 996-2801
Fax:(312) 996-3135

Written comments may be submitted in lieu of or in addition to oral testimony. All such comments shall be considered public record and open to review by the public. Written comments must be received no later than October 25, 2010.

Any party who wishes to testify must register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to testify. Individuals who have not registered in advance may be heard, time permitting, at the discretion of the Hearing Officer. An individual will be heard only once on a particular item.

Proceedings from the meeting will be available for download following the hearing date.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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Sole Source Justification
  • 004ERS-EV3Inc-R0209224.pdf (225 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • 004ERSHEARINGDOCS.pdf (432 KB)
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  • EV3.pdf (302 KB)