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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #610IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday May 12, 2021

Scientifica, LLCClarksburg, NJ

  • Amount: $112,631.79
  • Terms: One-time transaction



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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 Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The University awarded a contract for TEVC electrophysiological rig.
TEVC electrophysiological rig
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for performing sponsored research and other sponsored activities under grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(8)) Scientifica is the only vendor that provides the whole TEVC electrophysiological rig. The TEVC rig is a basic experimental instrument for oocytes huge ionic currents recording in the ion channel function research. The TEVC rig requested is only available from this vendor. This being paid from funds under grant EA588: Regulation of Voltage-gated Proton Channel.

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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  • 610IDMSignedExemptionFormScientifica.pdf (2 MB)