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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #622IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday June 30, 2021

Agilent TechnologiesWilmington, DE

  • Amount: An estimated $200,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 11/1/2021 through 10/31/2023
  • 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 Wednesday, June 30, 2021
The University awarded a contract for gas chromatographs, mass spectrometer, supplies.
Gas chromatographs, mass sectrometers, and gas supply system components for the GC, pressure regulators, in-line filters, oxy-traps, hydrocarbon traps, valves vacuum pumps, gas phase valves, column adapters and fittings GC columns will be various columns for separation of hydrocarbons, halogens and sulphuric compounds in the GC.
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)) Additional purchases from Agilent build on the best practices and educational methods previously developed in the High Pressure Shock Tube lab. These best practices include interchanging parts from the various Agilent instruments already in the laboratory, using and learning existing Agilent equipment for analysis and implementing proven analytic techniques using Agilent equipment. The educational methods not only include optimization of learning Agilent equipment for chemical analysis, but also the learning of analysis protocol. The grant being used for this purchase is ARL W911NF-20-2-0223 Grant code EA823 Fund 484296.

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

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  • 622IDMSignedExemptionFormAgilent.pdf (2 MB)