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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #444IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday January 9, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Profounda, Incorporated, Orlando, FL
Amount: An estimated $600,000
An estimated start date of 1/15/2020 through 6/30/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, January 9, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Impavido capsules.
Impavido capsules are an FDA-approved treatment for mucosal and visceral Leishmaniasis.
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 purchase of Impavido allows UI Health to treat Leishmaniasis disease. In its mucosal form, the disease is disabling and mutilating. In its visceral form, the disease affects the spleen, liver, bone marrow, and lymph nodes and can be fatal.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Purchasing Division
809 South Marshfield Ave., 3rd Floor (M/C 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2801
FAX: (312) 996-3135

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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  • 444IDMProfoundaExemptionForm.pdf (129 KB)