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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #562IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Monday December 21, 2020

Medela, LLCMcHenry, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $550,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/15/2021 through 12/31/2026
  • 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 Monday, December 21, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Medela NuTrio Enteral Feeding warming system.
The Medela's NuTrio Enteral Feeding warming system for warming nutritional liquid fed to a neonate (newborn) or pre-term baby (born before full gestation) helps control the infants body temperature. In addition, it helps the baby absorb the formula or milk quickly, when the fluid is closer to core body temperature.
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)) Medela, LLC NuTrio Enteral Feeding warming system supplies are used in liquid feeding to a neonate that has to do with direct patient care. Without access to these specific supplies the Hospital would not be able to liquid feed neonate patients that would drive patients elsewhere and result in a loss of revenue to the Hospital.

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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  • 562IDMMedelaLLCExemptionFormSigned.pdf (2 MB)