University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Microline Surgical, Beverly, MA
Amount: An estimated $300,000
An estimated start date of 8/30/2017 through 9/30/2018
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, December 15, 2017
The University awarded a contract for laparoscopic instruments.
Handpieces, scissors, graspers, trays, and cautery probes used in laparoscopic procedures.
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)) The laparoscopic instruments are indispensable pieces of equipment to provide patient care and treatment via surgery.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.