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University of Illinois at Chicago
RFP #KDR-145

Request for Proposal: Clinical 3T MRI Scanner and Turn Key Installation

Award Info
Published Tuesday August 7, 2007
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Philips Medical Systems, Bothell WA
Amount:  An estimated $3,645,046
Terms:   A five-year maintenance agreement will begin in the second year after the initial warranty period is expired. This will be from approximately 8/15/08 through 6/30/13.
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
The buyer for this procurement is now Ruth Rios.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday April 20, 2006
Sealed responses will be accepted at the address below until 3:00 PM, Thursday May 18, 2006:
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
The University of Illinois on behalf of the University of Illinois Medical Center is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide one clinical 3T MRI scanner with a purchase agreement for a initial period and equipment service optional renewals for 5 additional twelve-month periods at the same terms and conditions based on satisfactory performance, continuing need and availability of funds.
The University will hold a site visit conference at the turn key install location which is located a 2242 W. Harrison, Chicago, Illinois 60612 at 10:00 am on 5/2/06. A maximum of 3 representatives from each firm may attend the site visit. During the site visit each proposer shall fully acquaint and familiarize itself with the conditions as they exist and the character of the operation to be carried out under the resulting contract.
The University will hold a pre-proposal conference in the hospital building at 1740 West Taylor Street in conference room # 2481 on the 2nd floor, Chicago, Illinois 60612 at 10:00 am on 5/4/06. Representatives of the University will be present to answer any questions regarding the equipment and services requested and proposal procedures. Prospective proposers must respond to Kent Roberts, Contract Coordinator via email at or Phone (312) 996-2850 before 5/1/06 with firm name, number of attendees, attendee names & titles. A maximum of 2 representatives from each firm may attend.
For additional information, contact:
Kent Roberts
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 S. Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-2892
FAX: (312) 996-3135
Purchasing Website
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.

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