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Public Procurement from the European Union, the European Economic Area and beyond

Welcome in open-ted tender tool a web-service to find business opportunities, calls for tenders, works, services within the European Union, the European Economic Area and beyond. Open-ted enables you to browse, search and sort procurement notices by country, region, business sector and much more.

Public Procurement

Thousands of public procurement notices, tenders and many other tools to find business opportunity.

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Search tenders and business opportunities by CPV (the Common Procurement Vocabulary for Public Procurement in the EU).

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Companies and relationships

Discover which companies are involved in Public Procurement and look at relationships between them and contracting authorities.

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Search by place

Search for notice by location (NUTS code). Find out which tenders and award notices refer to a specific geographical area.

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Business opportunities

See if there are business opportunities for your company in the European area (and beyond).

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All notices

This section lists all notices currently registered in OPEN-TED database (sorted by date of publication).

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Contracting authority

Search for tenders published by administrations, public bodies and contracting authorities.

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Tender «analytics»

Take a look at the numbers of european public procurement: tables, charts, graphs and much more.

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Daily notices

Watch the daily publication of the notices, you can filter them by country, type of contract, type of award.

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Older CPV searches

cpv code date views
Plants used for fungicidal or similar purposes 2024-07-11 224
Maté 2024-07-11 154
Edible products of animal origin 2024-07-11 319
Waxes 2024-07-11 148
Cereals and potatoes 2024-07-11 502
Soft wheat 2024-07-11 177
Rye 2024-07-11 728
Oats 2024-07-11 301
Dried peas 2024-07-11 263
Beans 2024-07-11 491
Peas 2024-07-11 330

Last CPV searches

cpv code date views
Racking 2024-07-18 887
Self-adhesive labels 2024-07-18 683
Construction work for school buildings 2024-07-18 2428
Pension services 2024-07-18 353
Immunoglobulins 2024-07-18 1082
Hexafluorosilicic acid 2024-07-18 242
Baby care products 2024-07-18 522
Optical jukebox server software development services 2024-07-18 871
Cultural event organisation services 2024-07-18 1107
Internet services 2024-07-18 1588
Lead oxide 2024-07-18 879

Public procurement rules aim at ensuring that the purchase of services, goods and works follows transparent procedures and that fair conditions of competition for suppliers are provided.

Public procurements represent around 19% of the EU's GDP. Public administrations purchase goods and services for their citizens: this must be done in the most efficient way. Public procurement also offers opportunities to enterprises, thereby fostering private investment and contributing to growth and jobs on the ground.

Transparency and integrity in the relevant procedures is essential for maintaining citizens' trust in government.

All public procurement procedures in the EU are carried out on the basis of national rules. For higher value contracts, these rules are based on general EU public procurement rules. The value limits (thresholds) that mark when EU rules are used depend on the subject of the purchase, and who is making the purchase. These thresholds are revised regularly and the amounts adjusted slightly (view current thresholds).

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