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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Emergency Award #544IDM

Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase

Award Info Awarded Tuesday November 24, 2020

Abbott Laboratories, IncorporatedDes Plaines, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $990,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 11/20/2020 through 2/17/2021
  • Renewals: None



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0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
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 Tuesday, November 24, 2020
The University awarded a contract for m2000 testing platform reagents.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which public health or safety was threatened.
Abbott Laboratories is the only manufacturer of supplies necessary for the operation of the Abbott m2000, the current platform used to perform COVID-19 testing by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Reagents and consumables used in the operation of the Abbott m2000 testing platform. This instrument allows the Laboratory to perform COVID-19 PCR testing for UI Health patients. There exists a continuous need for testing especially as a new surge works its way through the population

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
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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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Emergency Purchase Statement
  • 544IDMAbbottCOVIDreagentsEmergencyPurchaseSigned.pdf (497 KB)