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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #827IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday January 10, 2023

Zimmer US, IncorporatedWarsaw, IN

  • Amount: $627,160
  • Terms: One-time transaction



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 Tuesday, January 10, 2023
The University awarded a contract for ROSA Neurological Surgery Robotic system.
ROSA Neurological Surgery Robotic system and components are used for planning and precise positioning of instrumentation. ROSA core application is functional neurosurgery, primarily with Epilepsy surgery, Parkinsons and Epilepsy, Laser Ablation, Biopsy and Neurostimulation Lead placement.
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)) University hired a new Functional Neurosurgeon, Dr. Francesco Pucci, to grow the Functional and Epilepsy program and requires a ROSA Robot for surgeries. Several patients are awaiting this procedure.

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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  • 827IDMSignedExemptionForm.pdf (2 MB)