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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JJW984

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday August 27, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Greenphire, Inc., King of Prussia, PA
Amount: An estimated $730,000
An estimated start date of 9/1/2020 through 8/31/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, August 27, 2020
The University awarded a contract for an electronic payment system.
Research Stipends Payment System: electronic payments to study participants for their clinical trial study visits sponsored by the NIH.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for performing sponsored research and other sponsored activities under grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(8)) This electronic payment system will serve our need in lieu of handing cash during the COVID19 pandemic. The vendor has been identified in the grant proposal and approved by the Sponsor (NIH).

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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  • JJW984GreenphireSignedExemption.pdf (112 KB)