To obtain documents, log on:
Not registered? Register me now

Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #VLH117

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Friday August 19, 2022

Life Center Organ Donor NetworkCincinnati, OH

  • Amount: An estimated $500,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/17/2022 through 6/30/2027
  • Renewals: None



1 total
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 Friday, August 19, 2022
The University awarded a contract for Cadaver Organs for Transplantation.
Life Center Organ Donor Network provides donated organs for life-saving transplant surgeries. UI Health is the leading kidney transplant program in the region and our patients significantly rely on the partnership, coordination, and service Organ Procurement Organizations like Life Center Organ Donor Network supply.
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)) Life Center Organ Donor Network is an Organ Procurement Organization in Ohio and provides donations when a match is found and accepted between them and our patients.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Vernell Hammons
UIC Purchasing and Contract Management
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd floor (MC 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-3409
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.

Bulletin Navigation

To obtain documents, log on:
Exemption Document
  • VLH117signedLifeCenterOrganDonorNetworkExemption.pdf (2 MB)