University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Valmont Industries, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $208,977
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 24, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Agricultural crop phenotyping system.
This purchase is for the towers required to build an agricultural crop phenotyping system at the University of Illinois Energy Farm.
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)) .
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.