Western Illinois University
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: US Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $660,395
An estimated start date of 1/30/2020 through 7/31/2024
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, January 30, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Oilseed PennyCress Project.
Sub-awards to State and Federal agencies as required by the Integrated Pennycress Research Enabling Farm and Energy Resilience grant for The School of Agriculture.
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)) Sub-awards to State and Federal agencies as required by the Integrated Pennycress Research Enabling Farm and Energy Resilience grant for The School of Agriculture.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Phone: (309) 298-1819
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.