Doing Business With CPRIT

CPRIT procures goods and services for agency use including but not limited to the following:

  • Supplies and equipment
  • Consulting and other services
  • Contract labor
  • Maintenance contracts

Texas Senate Bill 20 Reporting Requirements

Texas Government Code Section 2261.256 requires each state agency to publish a contract management handbook that establishes consistent contracting policies and practices to be followed by the agency and that is consistent with the comptroller’s contract management guide.

Purchasing and Contract Management Handbook Draft

In compliance with Senate Bill 20 provisions requiring the public posting of contracts and purchases with values equal to or exceeding $15,000, CPRIT is providing the following listing of contracts/purchases:

Current Solicitations


Closing Date

Reference Number


2017 Conference Registration and Abstract Systems

February 13, 2017, 4:00 pm

RFP 542-17-001

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Centralized Master Bidders List (CMBL)

The CMBL is a mailing list for vendors to receive bids based on the products or services which can be provided to the State of Texas. Registration on the CMBL is an effective tool for businesses to use to market their products and services to state agencies and institutions of higher education. CMBL registration can be done online. The $70.00 annual registration fee may be submitted online or via mail.

Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)

The Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) administers Texas’ Statewide Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program in accordance with Texas Government Code (TGC), Chapter 2161 and Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 34, Part 1, Chapter 20, Subchapter B.

The HUB program is designed to facilitate the participation of minority and women owned businesses in state agency procurement opportunities. To apply for HUB certification, contact the Statewide HUB Program at:

Statewide HUB Program
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Phone: (512) 463-5872 or (888) 863-5881

Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD)

The ESBD was created pursuant to Texas Government Code, § 2155.074(I) and the Administrative Procedures Act as a means for all state agencies to provide notice directly and electronically on the internet of procurements with a value exceeding $25,000.

CPRIT Information:

Purchasing and HUB Contact: Donald Brandy
Phone: 512-305-8498
Fax: 512-475-2563