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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG814

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday January 28, 2020
Awarded to:
Vendor: Heidelberg Engineering, Franklin, MA
Amount: An estimated $141,101
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 Tuesday, January 28, 2020
The University awarded a contract for an ophthalmic imaging platform.
Optical Coherence Tomography FA/ICG/OCT. The SPECTRALIS is an ophthalmic imaging platform with an upgradable, modular design. This platform allows us to configure the instrument to our specific diagnostic workflow. Multimodal imaging options include: OCT (Optical coherence tomography), multiple scanning laser fundus imaging modalities, widefield and ultra-widefield, scanning laser angiography and OCT angiography.
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)) The SPECTRALIS OCT2 Module is the next generation OCT technology for the SPECTRALIS platform. It offers enhanced image quality from vitreous to choroid. With a scanning speed of 85,000 Hz, it improves clinical workflow and increases patient comfort by shortening examination times.

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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