How Do I Buy...

Lab Equipment & Supplies

Buyer(s):
Kelly Freel
Melissa Gruhn
Yi Wu

Description:

ISU maintains a contract for lab equipment, supplies, and chemicals through Fisher Scientific. ISU has discounted pricing for all items available in the Fisher catalog and other items that may not be in the catalog. Pricing can be obtained from the Fisher sales representative or by accessing the Fisher catalog in the cyBUY contract marketplace under Workday. Orders up to $25,000 can be placed on the Fisher and VWR cyBUY catalogs.

ISU also maintains contracts for lab chemicals with Sigma and for research chemicals with Qiagen, BioRad, Perkin Elmer and Life Technologies in the cyBUY marketplace.

Fisher orders over $25,000 need to be purchased by sending a web requisition to Procurement Services.

ISU has the following contracts in place:

Agilent Technologies - Primary Analytical Equipment

Fisher Scientific - Primary Lab Equipment and Supplies

Nuaire Inc. - Hoods

Percival Scientific - Incubators

Perkin Elmer - Secondary Analytical Equipment

VWR International - Secondary Lab equipment and Supplies

   

Procurement Procedure:

To find the best way to procure the goods or services in this category,
please answer each of the following questions by clicking [yes] or [no].

Are items available through Fisher Scientific (Lab Equipment primary supplier), from VWR  (Lab Equipment Secondary Supplier)  or any of the other cyBUY scientific supplier?

[yes] [no]

Utilize cyBUY on Workday to make the transaction.

Is the dollar value of the purchase over your Procurement Card limit?

[yes] [no]

Create a requisition in Workday with any accompanying information about the requested purchase to Procurement Services (i.e. order form, quote, email from supplier, etc.). If you need assistance creating a requisition in Workday, email the information to finance_delivery@iastate.edu.

Do you have an ISU Procurement Card and will the supplier accept the card for the transaction?

[yes] [no]

Use Procurement Card and retain any receipts and order forms in your Procurement Card files.

Create a requisition in Workday with any accompanying information about the requested purchase to Procurement Services (i.e. order form, quote, email from supplier, etc.). If you need assistance creating a requisition in Workday, email the information to finance_delivery@iastate.edu.