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University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #KTP032
Invitation for Bid: Ultrafast Laser System
Award InfoPublished Monday May 16, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: PolarOnyx, Inc., San Jose, CA
Amount: An amount not to exceed $102,700
An estimated start date of 6/1/2011 through 5/31/2013

This vendor has agreed to extend their offer to other state universities of Illinois.

Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, April 1, 2011
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday April 18, 2011:

Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Department of Bioengineering invites sealed bid proposals for the provision of an Ultrafast Laser System for the period beginning May 1, 2011 and ending April 30, 2013.
The University will hold a pre-bid conference and site-visit at the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Bioengineering Lab, Room SEL 2018, 851 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607. Representatives from the Purchasing Division and the Department of Bioengineering will comprise the panel to respond to answer any questions regarding the Ultrafast Laser System and Invitation to Bid procedures. It is not mandatory that the Contractors attend this pre-bid conference, however it is highly recommended. Prospective Proposers must respond to Purchasing Desk Attendant at 312-996-2850 or Kimberly Piper at 312-996-1856 or e-mail on or before April 4, 2011 with firm’s name and number of attendees. A maximum of two (2) representatives from each firm may attend. Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of sealed bid KTP032 to the pre-bid meeting.
The pre-bid conference and site-visit will be held on: DATE: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 TIME: 10:00 AM, CST PLACE: University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Bioengineering 851 S. Morgan St., SEL 2018B Chicago, IL 60607

For additional information, contact:
Kimberly Piper
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division M/C 560
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612-7023
Phone: (312) 996-1856
FAX: (312) 996-3135
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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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  • KTP032BidDocument_001.pdf (2 MB)