E&I awarded a new five-year laboratory supplies and services contract (CNR01459*) to VWR, part of Avantor, effective July 1, 2018. As part of the award, the legacy contract (CNR01163) was extended for all Members enrolled as of June 30, 2018 through December 30, 2019, to allow for a smooth transition.

*Contract CNR01459 was the result of a competitive solicitation based on E&I RFP #683309 for Laboratory Supplies & Services.


As Avantor’s channel brand, VWR serves as a leading global provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries, and offers an integrated, seamless purchasing experience that is optimized for the way our customers do business. We set science in motion to create a better world. For more information, visit avantorsciences.com or vwr.com.

Contract Highlights:E&I VWR Contract
  • Tiered participation levels learn more here
  • Exclusive general discount and rebate structure for E&I members
  • Tiered market basket and member-specific hotlist
  • Access to Ward’s Science and Sargent Welch Science Education and Healthcare specific lists

The VWR Catalog is available as part of E&I’s ESM and JAGGAER offerings.

Getting Started

Prior to enrolling in the new contract, please review the comprehensive contract summary to learn about the tiered program and eligibility requirements. When you are ready to enroll, visit the how to enroll page. 

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