Procurement Services

A Note From The Director: 


Hello All

We are excited to announce a new contract with Fisher Scientific. It is thre result of a joint effort with six other Boston Universities.

Please see the details below.

Announcement: New Fisher Scientific contract provides savings of 8%-10%


Northeastern University in collaboration with MIT, Tufts, Boston University,

Boston College, Brandeis and Suffolk recently issued a request for proposal.

The purpose was to select a primary supplier for laboratory consumables

and supplies based on combined expenditures.


Following an extensive bid process, Fisher Scientific was awarded a contract

that provides superior service and quality products at very competitive prices.


In addition to reducing costs by 8%-10%, Fisher Scientific will provide an

enhanced team of sales and technical support. The attached document

provides an overview of the various benefits offered.


Procurement Services would like to thank Anthony Rini and David Navick

from the Office of the Provost, and colleagues in the scientific community

who participated in focus groups and supplier presentations. Their efforts

helped to ensure Northeastern’s unique research requirements were

incorporated into the new contract.


The agreement is effective immediately and it can be accessed thru myMarkeplace.

Fisher Scientific has been designated as Northeastern’s primary vendor for scientific supplies.

Please support this new contract as much as possible.


For any questions about this agreement please contact Procurement Services

at 617-373-2135 or


Please feel free to contact our department for any of your procurement needs.

Mike McNamara
Director of Procurement Services