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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1DGS11R0242088
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Friday May 13, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Protasis Corporation, Marlborough, MA
Amount: $219,175.75
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 Friday, April 15, 2011
The University awarded a contract for the purchase of a Flow Probe to Protasis Corporation, Marlborough, MA, for $219,175.75.
Purchase a Capillary NMR flowprobe for 600 MHz Varian NMR system with 10 microliter flowcell and 75 micron I.D. and 1/32" O.D. Teflon FEP transfer tubing. Proton and carbon channels with deuterium lock and z-directed gradient. Manual syringe injector for sample loading. Signal-to-noise performance of 30:1 or better (single scan) acquired using a 10 mM sucrose reference standard. VT control from 0 -50 °C. Proton 90° pulse width ≤ 5 μs
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

For additional information, contact:
Daniel Szajna
Phone: (217) 244-2292
FAX: (217) 239-6865

A public hearing will be held at which interested parties may 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 panel will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. Interested parties wishing to comment for or against the determination may do so in writing or in person. If you wish to testify, prior registration is requested to ensure adequate time is allowed for all parties.

May 4, 2011
10:30 AM
212 Tech Plaza
616 E. Green St.
Champaign, IL
Daniel Szajna
Phone:(217) 244-2292
Fax:(217) 239-6865
Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
May 2, 2011
Register with:
Daniel Szajna
Phone:(217) 244-2292
Fax:(217) 239-6865

Written comments may be submitted in lieu of or in addition to oral testimony. All such comments shall be considered public record and open to review by the public. Written comments must be received no later than May 2, 2011.

Any party who wishes to testify must register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to testify. Individuals who have not registered in advance may be heard, time permitting, at the discretion of the Hearing Officer. An individual will be heard only once on a particular item.

Proceedings from the meeting will be available for download following the hearing date.

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 1DGS11R0242088SoleSourceJustificationFormProtasisPartI.pdf (1 MB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • 1DGS11R0242088SoleSourceJustificationFormPartII.pdf (181 KB)
  • HearingOfficerRecommendation1DGS11R0242088.pdf (3 MB)