University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Emergency Award/Quick Purchase
Vendor: Qiagen, Valencia, CA
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, September 2, 2014
The University awarded a contract for Qiagen Biorobot for mosquito disease testing.
This emergency/quick purchase was required due to a situation in which public health or safety was threatened.
The IL Natural History Survey performs mosquito disease testing under the State Used Tire Mgt. Fund that provides real-time disease information to State Agencies for disease prevention and control. The Biorobot broke on needed immediate replacement.
For additional information, contact:
State Purchasing Officer - Cathy Link
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.