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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #551IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Friday December 4, 2020

Xenex Disinfection Services, IncorporatedSan Antonio, TX

  • Amount: $490,000
  • Terms: One-time transaction



1 total
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 Friday, December 4, 2020
The University awarded a contract for ultraviolet light disinfection system.
Xenex robots are ultraviolet light disinfection system that is used to kill all kinds of pathogens.
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)) Xenex robots will be used to disinfect the rooms and kill the virus that can potentially infect patients and/or staff. The hospital is experiencing high volume of COVID-19 patients being admitted. Additional robots are needed to quickly disinfect the rooms for the safety of patients and staff.

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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  • 551IDMSignedExemptionFormXenexRobots.pdf (2 MB)