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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #878JJW
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Wednesday November 18, 2015
Vendor: Qiagen, Inc.
Change Order Amount: $200,000

Request the term be extended until 5/5/2016 along with an additional purchases for $ 200,000 to coincide with the Contract terms. Therefore the estimated award amount of $ 945,000 will be revised to $ 1,195,000 and the term expiration on May 5, 2016. The sixty month contract was not executed until 5/6/2011 and consequently will not expire until 5/5/2016.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Monday March 28, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Qiagen, Inc., Valencia, CA
Amount: An estimated $945,000
An estimated start date of 2/25/2011 through 1/24/2016, 60 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, January 27, 2011
The University awarded a contract for reagents and supplies to Qiagen, Inc., Valencia, CA, for an estimated $945,000.
This purchase is for reagents and supplies to perform Cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr assays.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

For additional information, contact:
Jeffrey Walsh
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-2816
FAX: (312) 996-3135

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

February 11, 2011
10:00 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
Room 310
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Kevin Fair
Phone:(312) 996-1925
Fax:(312) 996-3135
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
February 10, 2011
Register with:
Kevin Fair
Phone:(312) 996-1925
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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