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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #1018JCM
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Award InfoPublished Monday October 22, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Biocytogen Inc., Worcester, MA
Amount: $77,000
Terms:  One-time transaction
Although a one time purchase based upon the geno-typing specifications, there are milestone events during the aforementioned five month period that may result in various delivery dates.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, October 22, 2012
The University awarded a contract for Germ-Line Transmission Mice Models.
The College of Medicine at Peoria, for cancer research studies, obtained a significant donation from Caterpillar Inc. and will acquire from Biocytogen germ-line transmission mice models. Biocytogen has the expertise to properly clone and breed the mice based upon specific gene research specifications.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because the procurement expenditures are for events or activities paid for exclusively by revenues generated by the event or activity, gifts, or donations for the event or activity, private grants, or any combination thereof.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

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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