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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1MDG18R03754215
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award Info Published Thursday June 21, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Cellink LLC, Blacksburg, VA
Amount: An estimated $137,210
Terms:
An estimated start date of 8/1/2018 through 7/31/2019, 12 months
Renewals:
3 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $54,000
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 Monday June 18, 2018
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, June 5, 2018
The University awarded a contract for 3D Bioprinters to Cellink LLC, Blacksburg, VA, for an estimated $137,210.
Three, 3D Bio X printers for printing multiple biological 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:
Michelle Griffen
Phone: (217) 244-8770
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

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:
June 20, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293
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:
June 15, 2018
Register with:
Margaret van Dijk
Phone:(217) 720-0293

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
  • SSJF1MDG18R03754215.pdf (313 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1MDG18R03754215Pt2.pdf (53 KB)