University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Vendor: Utah State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Logan, UT
Amount: An estimated $40,000
An estimated start date of 6/1/2014 through 12/31/2014
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The University awarded a contract for research services for ongoing cancer research.
Purchase of research services from Dr. Chenâs laboratory at the Utah State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in conjunction with the UICâs Department of Surgery ongoing research of differentiation between cancer tissues from normal tissues. The funding source is exclusively from donations and/or gifts to the UICâs College of Medicine, Department of Surgery.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because the procurement expenditures are for events or activities paid for exclusively by revenues generated by the event or activity, gifts, or donations for the event or activity, private grants, or any combination thereof.
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