E&I Cooperative Services

 EI Coop Services

Extend the value of your academic grant awards and operating budgets

Take advantage of E&I Cooperative Services. E&I is the member-owned, not-for-profit sourcing cooperative delivering expertise, solutions, and services to the educational community and related institutions. E&I leverages the knowledge and expertise of over 3,000 institutional members to deliver a robust and proven solicitation program that connects members with best-in-class competitively awarded contracts, electronic procurement platforms and expert consulting services to help them optimize their supply chain, reduce costs, and drive operational efficiency.

Is your institution an E&I member? Check here.

Waters is partnering with E&I, enabling you to take advantage of a standardized contract to streamline your purchasing process. Avoid lengthy Terms & Conditions negotiations. Take advantage of automatic discounts on instruments, consumables and service contracts. And receive advance notification of special academic promotions through the E&I monthly Contract Portfolio Update.


  • Aggressive discounting for Waters full catalog of chromatography and mass spectrometry equipment, chemicals and consumables
  • Discounted rates on Total Assurance Plan – service plans for both Waters’ and Agilent equipment
  • Substantial Savings on refurbished and demo equipment
  • Easy process assures E&I program pricing is applied to all institution users. Go to Contract Participation Form.
  • Meets most public contract requirements, adoption based on Virginia Tech University competitively bid contract

Contact your procurement professionals and ask them to "opt in" to the Waters contract. We'll take care of the rest. Then you can take advantage of your membership for all your Waters orders.

Waters Contract Overview