University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: LI-COR IncLI-COR Biosciences, Lincoln, NE
Amount: An estimated $133,310
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, August 11, 2020
The University awarded a contract for scientific research equipment.
An EddyFlux System Pro and Biomet System 2 with tripod and upgraded radiometer and related components to be used to measure photosynthetic rates from the leaf level to the ecosystem level to satisfy research objectives associated with a federal grant.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for performing sponsored research and other sponsored activities under grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(8)) . Performing sponsored research and other sponsored activities under grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(8)).
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