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University of Illinois at Chicago
Request for Proposal: Infant Security Management System
Award Info Published Tuesday August 7, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Innovative Medical Systems, Grand Rapids, MI
Amount: An estimated $582,898
An estimated start date of 8/15/2018 through 8/14/2024
2 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $205,618
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 3
in Accordance with the BEP Act (30ILCS 575) below is information from offerors that submitted a response:

Innovative Medical Systems (IMS)-Good Faith Efforts-waiver requested.

Tech Electronics of Illinois-Good Faith Efforts-waiver requested.

RF Technologies, Inc. None provided

Johnson Controls, Inc.-Good Faith Efforts-waiver requested.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday January 3, 2018
Addendum No. 2: The RFP due date has been changed to January 23, 2018. Clarification Questions and Answers have been provided.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday November 29, 2017
Addendum No. 1: Changed the pre-proposal conference location address.
First published Monday, November 20, 2017
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 3:00 PM, Tuesday January 23, 2018:

Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203

The Women, Children and Psychiatric Health Services department at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) is seeking proposals from qualified vendors who can provide a security system for the protection of infants and children of the patient care areas within the Women and Children Health Services Department.

The University will hold an in-person pre-proposal conference at the UIC-Hospital & Health Sciences System, 1855 W. Taylor Street, Room 4312E, Chicago, IL 60612 at 11:00 a.m. CST on Monday, December 11, 2018.

There will be a site walkthrough right after the pre-proposal conference. Representatives of the University will be present to answer any questions regarding the services requested or proposal procedures.

Prospective respondents must respond to Ingrid Worrell at 312-996-2839/ 312-996-2850 or email at on or before December 8, 2017 with firm name and number of attendees. A maximum of two (2) representatives from each firm may attend.

For additional information, contact:
Ingrid Worrell
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2839
FAX: (312) 996-3135
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Submit 9 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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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Specification Documents
  • ExhibitI4thand5thFloorPlans.pdf (335 KB)
  • RFPIJW052-InfantSecuritySystem1120.pdf (1 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • RFPIJW052AddendumNo1.pdf (88 KB)
  • RFPIJW052AddendumNo2.pdf (783 KB)