University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase
Vendor: Agilent Technologies, Wilmington, DE
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, June 1, 2015
The University awarded a contract for Agilent's SureScan Microarray Scanner.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which items available on the spot market or at discounted prices were available for a limited time such that sound business judgment mandated a purchase immediately to take advantage of the availability and price.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which this SureScan Microarray scanner was available at a deep discounted price for a limited time on a first come basis. Sound business judgement mandated an immediate/quick purchase to take advantage of the availability and price.
UIC Molecular Pathology will utilize this SureScan Microarray scanner to perform array comparative genomic hybridization procedure in the newly established laboratory of Personalized Medicine in the department of Pathology. This instrument will develop diagnostic assays that are directly translatable into the clinical aspects of cancer patients and used to improve patient care.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Gary Reis
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.