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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1JNM2137

Invitation for Bid: Furnish and Deliver a Cryostat

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Thursday September 9, 2021
The University of Illinois has elected to cancel per 4.2040 G), all otherwise acceptable bids received are at clearly unreasonable prices.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday August 3, 2021
The bid opening date has been extended until August 10, 2021.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday July 20, 2021
The bid opening date has been extended until August 3, 2021.
First published Friday, July 2, 2021
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday August 10, 2021:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820-0000
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Physics department is seeking a vendor who can produce a liquid helium cryostat for the receiver for a telescope.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Jenna Montgomery
Phone: (217) 300-6467
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Bridget McHatton
There is a 1 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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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Specification Documents
  • 1JNM2137-Amendment1.pdf (686 KB)
  • 1JNM2137-Amendment2.pdf (706 KB)
  • 1JNM2137-Cryostat.pdf (9 MB)
  • FormA.pdf (215 KB)
  • FormB.pdf (1 MB)
  • UtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)