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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #681IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Monday November 8, 2021

Carl Zeiss Meditec, IncorporatedDublin, CA

  • Amount: $285,162.99
  • 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 Monday, November 8, 2021
The University awarded a contract for Zeiss OPMI Pentero 800 surgical microscope.
Zeiss OPMI Pentero 800 is a multidisciplinary surgical microscope that enables surgeons to navigate through delicate structures in deep channels, work through long hours, and address the needs to maximize operating room efficiency.
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)) UI Health is already using this system and this purchase will maintain compatibility and ease of use among clinicians.

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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  • 681IDMExemptionFormSigned.pdf (2 MB)