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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1EJB19R0383453
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Thursday February 28, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Molecular Vista Inc., San Jose, CA
Amount: An estimated $295,000
Terms:  One-time transaction
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 February 19, 2019
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Nanoscale Infrared Spectroscopy and Imaging Equip. to Molecular Vista Inc., San Jose, CA, for an estimated $295,000.
Equipment capable of AFM-based nano-infrared imaging and spectroscopy, enabling nanoscale plasmonic/optical interrogation of corrugated two-dimensional materials.
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 additional information, contact:
Erin Bullok
212 Illini Plaza
1817. S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9926
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Ashley Stewart

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.

Date:
February 20, 2019
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Ashley Stewart
Phone:(217) 970-0986
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. 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:
February 15, 2019
Register with:
Ashley Stewart
Phone:(217) 970-0986

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
  • 1EJB19R0383453.pdf (378 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1EJB19R0383453Pt2.pdf (43 KB)