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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #670IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Wednesday October 20, 2021

Axilon AGHurth, Germany

  • Amount: An estimated $731,008
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 10/15/2021 through 7/31/2024
  • 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, October 20, 2021
The University awarded a contract for Custom-built Monochromators.
Custom-built Side Bounce Monochromator and Double Crystal/Multilayer Monochromator
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)) The funds to be used to purchase this equipment were specifically awarded to UIC through a large instrumentation grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF). These items are X-ray optical components that will be installed in a new X-ray beamline that will be built at Sector 15 of the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory. This is part of the required scope of work as funded by NSF.

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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  • 670IDMSignedExemptionForm.pdf (2 MB)