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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #617IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Friday May 28, 2021

TechComp USA, Incorporated/Edinburgh InstrumentsAustin, TX

  • Amount: $149,554
  • Terms: One-time transaction



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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 Friday, May 28, 2021
The University awarded a contract for steady state spectrometer.
Steady State, Phosphorescence Lifetime and Fluorescence Lifetime Spectrometer.
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)) This acquisition comes with additional features/capabilities such as delicate/sensible (optical) components and calibration that will benefit research work at UIC by continuing consistency is research data acquisition.

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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  • 617IDMSignedExemptionForm.pdf (2 MB)