University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Fisher Scientific, Hanover Park, IL
Amount: An estimated $975,000
An estimated start date of 7/6/2020 through 7/5/2021
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, July 7, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Quantstudio 7 testing supplies.
Purchase of reagents, supplies, and equipment to perform saliva based COVID-19 testing on the Quantstudio 7 platform.
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)) This purchase will dramatically increase COVID-19 testing, a crucial component to controlling the spread of the virus.
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