University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Vendor: Verisante Technology, Inc, British Columbia, Canada
Amount: An estimated $97,150
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, April 28, 2014
The University awarded a contract for Verisante Technology, Inc Spectroscopy.
The purchase of the Verisante Technology's Auraâ¢ Clinical Raman Spectroscopy System equipment is necessary to meet the year 5 deliverables/ research activities for the Federal Cooperative Research Agreement with the College of Dentistry. This specific vendor instrument is mandated by the funding agency.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because the procurement expenditures are for events or activities for which the use of specific vendors is mandated or identified by the sponsor of the event or activity, provided that the sponsor is providing a majority of the funding for the event or activity.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.