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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #760IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Friday August 12, 2022

Stryker Sales CorporationPiscataway, NJ

  • Amount: An estimated $2,000,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 9/1/2022 through 6/30/2027
  • Renewals: None



1 total
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 Friday, August 12, 2022
The University awarded a contract for endovascular coiling.
Endovascular coiling, or endovascular embolization, is an endovascular treatment for intracranial aneurysms and bleeding throughout the body. The procedure reduces blood circulation to the aneurysm through the use of microsurgical detachable platinum wires, with the clinician inserting one or more into the aneurysm until it is determined that blood flow is no longer occurring within the space. It is one of two main treatments for cerebral aneurysms, the other being surgical clipping. Clipping is an alternative to stenting for bleeding. Balloon Guide Catheters - Balloon Guide Catheter offers proximal flow control and a stable platform to facilitate the insertion and guidance of an intravascular catheter.
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)) Stryker Sales Corporation's Endovascular supplies have to do with direct patient treatment and care. Without access to these specific supplies the Hospital would not be able to offer patient care that would drive patients elsewhere and result in a loss of revenue to the Hospital.

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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  • 760IDMSignedExemtpionFormStryker.pdf (2 MB)