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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RFP #1DGS1104
Request for Proposal: Purchase of a Confocal Raman Imaging Microscope
Award InfoPublished Friday April 8, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: HORIBA Jobin Yvon, Inc., Edison, NJ
Amount: An estimated $433,910
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 4
Base Bid Total: $299,825.00 All 6 Requested Options Total: $88,870.00 Additional Options: $45,215.00 Total: $433,910.00
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday March 2, 2011
The Amended Request for Proposal (RFP) document included a "Bidder Application Form" (pages 41-47 of the amended RFP document) which the University is not requiring to be completed. Vendors can disregard this section of the RFP.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday February 23, 2011
Pursuant to the pre-proposal conference held on February 22, 2011, the University is amending the request for proposal (RFP) document. When downloading the RFP make sure you download the "Amended" version. Responses provided on the original RFP document and not on the "Amended" version will be found to be not responsive and will not be evaluated.
First published Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday March 8, 2011:

Purchasing Division
616 E. Green Street, Suite 212, MC-364
Champaign, IL 61820

This request for proposal (RFP) is to provide a Confocal Raman Imaging Microscope system to the University.
The University will hold a pre-proposal Vendor conference on Tuesday February 22, 2011. The conference is NOT mandatory and it will be held at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology located at 405 N. Mathews Ave., Room 5369, Urbana, IL 61801. See the RFP document for additional information.

For additional information, contact:
Daniel Szajna
Phone: (217) 244-2292
FAX: (217) 239-6865
Submit one original and three copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. 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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