University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: PETNET Solutions, Knoxville, TN
Amount: An estimated $390,000
An estimated start date of 8/30/2017 through 12/31/2018
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The University awarded a contract for radiopharmaceuticals.
Radiopharmaceuticals Amyvid and Axumin.
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)) PETNET is the sole provider of two radiopharmaceuticals, Amyvid and Axumin, used in PET scans performed in the Department of Radiology. Amyvid is used to treat patients with cognitive decline which can aid in the early detection of Alzheimer?s Disease. Axumin is used to treat patients with suspected prostate cancer recurrence.
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