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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JJW1044

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Friday January 28, 2022

Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc.Dublin, CA

  • Amount: An estimated $661,101.80
  • Terms: One-time transaction



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0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Friday, January 28, 2022
The University awarded a contract for OCT microscope.
Optical coherence tomography microscope for patient diagnostics.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) ZEISS ARTEVO 800 is used directly on patients to view Optical coherence tomography images. It offers features such as auto adjust,which automatically adjusts settings without additional interaction. This feature allows switching between anterior and posterior segments. Hybrid Mode is another feature that gives you the freedom to choose between hybrid and digital imaging without compromising the quality of visualization. It has select cataract assistance functions, phaco vitrectomy values, as well as patient information and operating room settings to view during surgery.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Jeffrey Walsh
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 355-3568
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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  • JJW1044ZeissExemption.pdf (2 MB)