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Lab Equipment & Supplies

Procurement Agent(s):
Craig Sondgeroth
Jennifer Rogers
John Michel
Melissa Gruhn

Description:

ISU maintains a contract for lab equipment, supplies, and chemicals through Fisher Scientific (Primary) and VWR (Secondary). ISU has discounted pricing for all items available in the Fisher and VWR catalogs. Pricing can be obtained from the sales representative or by accessing the catalogs in the cyBUY contract marketplace in Workday.

ISU also maintains contracts for lab chemicals and research chemicals with the supppliers below in the cyBUY marketplace.

ISU has the following contracts in place:

Agilent Technologies - Primary Analytical Equipment

Fisher Scientific - Primary Lab Equipment and Supplies

Nuaire Inc. - Biosafety Cabinets

Olympus - Microscopes and Microscope Supplies

Percival Scientific - Incubators/Growth Chambers

Shimadzu - 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 the cyBUY suppliers noted above?

[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 non-catalog 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 non-catalog 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 provide receipts, business purpose and Worktag to your ISD by emailing to finance_delivery@iastate.edu or add the receipts to your PCV in Workday.

Create a non-catalog 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 non-catalog requisition in Workday, email the information to finance_delivery@iastate.edu.