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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG914

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday October 19, 2021

ScientificaChicago, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $199,237
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 10/18/2021 through 10/17/2022
  • Renewals: None



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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 Tuesday, October 19, 2021
The University awarded a contract for SliceScope Pro 3000 system.
The SliceScope Pro 3000 system is custom built. The equipment has Patch-clamp rigs complete with microscope and all accessories.
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)) Procurement of this equipment will allow the Zak lab to begin to collect the necessary data for the submission of federal and foundation award applications. The Zak lab receiving these awards provides revenue (Facilities &Administrative) for the University.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Janielle Graham
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 413-2816
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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  • JMG914-Scientificasignedexemption.pdf (2 MB)