University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
- Amount: An estimated $253,760
- Terms: One-time transaction
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First published Monday, November 22, 2021
The University awarded a contract for Cynomolgus macaques.
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)) These animals are necessary to perform a medical research study that will benefit the University financially and will open opportunities for future projects with a similar scope. There are methods being developed for this study that will be used for future research projects. This purchase will be funded by grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations.
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