University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Vendor: Biocytogen Inc., Worcester, MA
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:
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.