University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase
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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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:
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.