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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #543IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Monday November 23, 2020

Abbott Laboratories, IncorporatedAbbott Park, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $4,500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 11/20/2020 through 11/19/2025
  • Renewals: None



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0 Small businesses

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Monday, November 23, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Alinity M platform reagents.
Reagents and supplies needed for the operation of the Abbott Alinity M platform. The Alinity M will more than double the Pathology Laboratories' COVID 19 testing capacity for patients. The platform is also capable of performing viral load testing for HIV, HCV, and HBV.
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 will expand COVID-19 testing which is needed in the second wave of the pandemic.

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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  • 543IDMAbbottReagentsExemptionFormSigned.pdf (2 MB)