University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Qualtrics, Provo, UT
Amount: An estimated $202,800
An estimated start date of 6/27/2018 through 3/31/2020
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, June 28, 2018
The University awarded a contract for on-line survey of SSB consumption.
Qualtrics will conduct an on-line survey that will gather data on SSB consumption and related outcomes.
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 procurement is vital to the operationalization of the aims of our study that are supported by grant funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies.
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