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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #967MNK
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday May 29, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Covance Research Products, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $1,460,000
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
Renewal amount based upon SSJ submitted on 5/31/12.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes, Covance is still the only vendor to provide the genetic research products.
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: Correction of the renewal term.
This renewal corrects and replaces the renewal posted below on May 23, 2013.
The buyer for this procurement is now John Meehan, (312) 413-5961.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday May 23, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Covance Research Products, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $486,667
Renewal: 1st of 1, 5/23/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
None.
Service/Product Changes: 
None.
Sole Source Status: 
Yes, remains the only vendor that can provide the guaranteed genetic specific research compatible animals.
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: This renewal replaces the renewal dated May 31, 2012. In error, that renewal misstated the renewal term. The corrected renewal term was for a 2-year period that expires on June 30, 2014.
This renewal corrects and replaces the renewal posted below on May 31, 2012.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Shirley Webb.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday May 31, 2012
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Covance Research Products, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $486,667
Renewal: 1st of 1, 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
This vendor guarantees a genetically research and health primates and animals. They are accredited by the Assessment & Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALACi).
Potential Future Renewals: None

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Change Order
Published Thursday May 27, 2010
Vendor: Covance Research Products, Inc.
Change Order Amount: $360,000

The purchase of 30 additional non-human research primates are needed.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Tuesday June 23, 2009
Awarded to:
Vendor: Covance Research Products, Inc., Denver, PA
Amount: An estimated $1,440,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2009 through 6/30/2012, 36 months
Renewals:
1 two-year
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, June 8, 2009
The University awarded a contract for nonhuman primates, dogs, and rabbits to Covance Research Products, Inc., Denver, PA, for an estimated $1,440,000.
Provide estimated quantities of nonhuman primates, dogs, and rabbits of different sex, weight and special requirements to be specified at the time of order, to be purchased during the period beginning July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2012 with option to renew for one additional two-year period at the same price, terms and conditions. All renewals are subject to continuing need, availability of funds, and satisfactory performance.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the purchase is for research animals that must be of specified species, sex, weight and age in order to accommodate research protocols. These animals must often be purchased from the same vendor in order to assure consistency and validity of data.

For additional information, contact:
Margaret Kibaya
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 996-7076
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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Sole Source Justification
  • 967MNKSSJF_001.pdf (208 KB)
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  • 967MNK-ChangeOrderJustification.pdf (292 KB)
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Other Public Documents
  • 967MNKRevised.pdf (883 KB)