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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1DAG16R0342113
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday March 28, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Illumina, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $142,000
Renewal: 1 of 3, 5/1/2017 through 4/30/2018
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Sole Source Status: 
The University's Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center has determined that this procurement remains a sole source and the pricing is fair and reasonable.
Potential Future Renewals: $284,000

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday March 30, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Illumina, Inc., San Diego, CA
Amount: An estimated $807,428.43
An estimated start date of 5/1/2016 through 4/30/2017, 48 months
3 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $195,975
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday March 7, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Monday, February 22, 2016
The University awarded a contract for Illumina HiSeq 4000 Sequencing System to Illumina, Inc., San Diego, CA, for an estimated $807,428.43.
Purchase of an Illumina HiSeq 4000 Sequencing system with estimated cost of $735,003.00 and estimated shipping of $7,350.03. Purchase includes one year service agreement for Illumina HiSeq 2500 Sequencing System previously purchased under Sole Source 1DAG15R0326436, in March 2015.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the compatibility of equipment, accessories, replacement parts, or service is a paramount consideration.

For additional information, contact:
Deborah Gorvin
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-7680
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

March 9, 2016
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
March 4, 2016
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 1DAG16R0342113Part1.pdf (411 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1DAG16R0342113Part2.pdf (61 KB)