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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JMG921

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday November 9, 2021

Leica Microsystems Inc.,Buffalo Grove, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $1,450,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 11/15/2021 through 11/14/2026
  • 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, November 9, 2021
The University awarded a contract for detection kits, reagents, and supplies.
Purchase of detection kits, reagents, and supplies necessary for the operation of the Leica Bonds and Peloris currently in place in the UI Health Pathology Laboratories. These instruments provide immunohistochemistry (IHC) and in situ hybridization (ISH) testing and tissue processing for UI Health patients.
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)) IHC and ISH testing are essential for guiding the treatment of UI Health patients.

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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  • JMG921LeicaIHC.pdf (2 MB)