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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1DAG19R0371005

Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase

Renewal Info
Published Tuesday May 18, 2021
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Kapa Biosystems, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $160,000
Renewal: 1st of 3, 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2023
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
This procurement remains a sole source.
Potential Future Renewals: $320,000
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now John Donato.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

Award Info Published Friday May 25, 2018

Kapa Biosystems, Inc.Wilmington, MA

  • Amount: An estimated $240,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2021, 36 months
  • Renewals: 3 two-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $480,000

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 Tuesday May 15, 2018
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Thursday, April 26, 2018
The University awarded a contract for Kapa Genomic library, Kapa HiFi DNA Polymerase to Kapa Biosystems, Inc., Wilmington, MA, for an estimated $240,000.
Provide Kapa Genomic library, Kapa HiFi DNA polymerase and Kapa library qPCR kits for the University of Illinois Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the items are required for research and no other source is able to meet the researcher's documented needs.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Deborah Gorvin
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-7680
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

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.

Hearing Details

Date:
May 16, 2018
Time:
3:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-036
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293
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:
May 11, 2018
Register with:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293

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
  • 1DAG19R0371005.pdf (446 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1DAG19R0371005Pt2.pdf (37 KB)