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University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #320JCM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Wednesday December 4, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Lumenis Inc., San Jose, CA
Amount: An estimated $175,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 11/25/2013 through 11/24/2016, 36 months
Renewals:
None
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Thursday November 21, 2013
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The University awarded a contract for purchase of the Lumenis Selecta Trio laser to Lumenis Inc., San Jose, CA, for an estimated $175,000.
Lumenis patented Selecta trio with Dual Port and Selecta Trio are unique in permitting one individual unit combined with Yag, photocoagulator and SLT combination lasers. The Selecta Trio and Selecta Trio with Dual port allows the unit to incorporate all 3 technologies in one unit.

This is the first and only Yag, photocoagulation, and SLT combination laser and cannot be compared directly in the market at to pricing. However, the price is reasonable compared to separate individual Yag, photocoagulation, and SLT lasers in the market.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

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

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to 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 officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

Date:
November 20, 2013
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
November 15, 2013
Register with:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 320JCM.pdf (752 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
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