University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor NetworkItasca, IL
- Amount: An estimated $55,000,000
- Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2022 through 6/30/2027
- 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 Friday, March 18, 2022
The University awarded a contract for organs for transplantation.
Donated organs for transplantation.
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)) Gift of Hope provides donated organs for life-saving transplant surgeries. UI Health is the leading kidney transplant program in the region and our patients significantly rely on the partnership, coordination, and service that Gift of Hope provides. Donated organs from Gift of Hope significantly grew our program and continued procurement will yield additional growth in the next five years.
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