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With search, you receive hits from public tenders by email every day. These hits are based on one or more personal search profiles for public tenders which you compile yourself using search. search scans all publications of tendering procedures that are published online in Austria and/or throughout the EU. It does not matter which platform is used for the tender.

Please note: There are also award procedures, such as direct awards without notice, which are not published. These cannot be found via search.

Please feel free to submit your feedback, suggestions and/or requests for improvement by email at or by phone +43 1 417 0 430.

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A search profile enables you to choose which tenders you want to receive by using different search parameters. Among other things, you can set clients you are interested in, the location where an advertised contract is to be fulfilled and the type of advertised products or services you are interested in.

If there are any published tenders that match a search profile you have created, these are automatically sent each day as hits in an email to the recipient email address set for the search profile.

The upgrade of the search algorithm has modernised the core of our search. This has fundamentally changed the search behaviour – existing search profiles will inevitably deliver different (but correct) results.

With our real-time preview, you can see at a glance what the hit emails of the past 28 days would have looked like based on your search profile. Why not try it out?

To show you how to create a search profile and set up hit emails, we have created a short instruction video.

Change the parameters of your search profile until the real-time preview shows you suitable results. Our tip for success: Create a more general search profile to start with, even if this leads to a higher number of hits in the hit emails. Then optimise the search profile for daily use by changing specific search parameters, e.g. the CPV or NUTS-Codes.

A CPV code consists of 9 digits. These are used in the EU to describe which products/services contracting authorities wish to procure in tenders. Therefore, when creating a search profile, you can specify CPV codes as search parameters to ensure that only hits matching your range of products/services are sent to you.

Our tip for success: CPV codes are structured hierarchically. Use higher-level CPV codes initially to avoid limiting the search hits too much.

You’ll find more information on CPV codes in the blog (only available in German).

A NUTS code describes where an advertised contract is to be carried out. When creating a search profile, you can specify NUTS codes as search parameters so that you are only sent hits whose job locations are of interest to you.

Our tip for success: NUTS codes are structured hierarchically. Use higher-level NUTS codes initially so as not to limit the search hits too much.

You can find more information on NUTS codes in the procurement glossary (only available in German).

You must be logged in as a user. When you’re not logged in, you can only use the quick search feature. This offers a simple, quick search for tenders without the ability to enter or change search parameters, such as "contracting authority", "NUTS code" or "CPV code".

If you want to use the full scope of search, please log in with your user data or register as a new user.

When you save a new search profile or click on the cogwheel in search profile admin, you can assign several recipient email addresses, separated by a comma, to a search profile. These email addresses will receive daily hit emails if there are any tenders matching the search profile.

If you click on a hit in the hit list, you will get a detailed view of the corresponding call for tenders. You'll also find information on how to access the tender documents. If the tender is processed via an e-tendering platform, you will find the corresponding web address as a button or link in the detailed view.

In the new search function you can search for tenders and their publications that were announced in the last 60 days. Enter the desired search parameters in the search mask and you will receive the hit list with all matching hits of the last 60 days.

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icon general information is the new online service of for showcasing and searching companies that are interested in public contracts. Companies can take over and expand their company profiles, which have been pre-imported from the Austrian Company Register, and use them to showcase themselves on Contracting authorities can use to search for company profiles of potential bidders in the context of market explorations. In addition, companies looking for partners for joint participation in tenders may use to search for fitting company profiles. This is facilitated by special search parameters such as keywords from goods and services linked to CPV codes, location and legal forms, the option of contacting companies directly, and favorites and comparison functions. can be used by companies and contracting authorities.
The transfer of imported company profiles or the creation of new company profiles can only be utilized by companies.

These must either have a valid subscription to or must be newly registered for

All extended functions of are only available for companies with a current

Use of is not allowed for consumers.

The use of is only possible to a certain extent without registration. Contracting authorities and companies must register to use
Registration is possible via

Users with a valid subscription may log in directly to with their user data, and use this data to complete the registration in a shortened form.

This is the only way to unlock the extended functions of exclusively for users of search.

The use of i.e. the takeover and creation of company profiles and the search for other companies, is available free of charge to all companies that have registered for it during the introductory phase.

The extended features for companies, which are exclusively available to users, are only available if they have a valid subscription to search.

The use of for contracting authorities, i.e. the search for companies as potential bidders during market explorations, is available free of charge to contracting authorities during the introductory phase of

Companies with a valid subscription for the use the following functions exclusively in addition to the general functions of Creation/takeover of multiple company profiles, extended editing options of taken-over company profiles (individual profile picture, company description, website links, upload of pictures), creation of multiple comparison lists as well as the possibility to exclude one or more company profiles from the search.

In order to use these extended functions of, users must log in to using their data and complete the shortened registration process.

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On, profiles of companies are available online, which can be searched, favorited and compared by registered users.

The company profiles available in were imported one-time from the Austrian company register and supplemented with publicly available information from the Austrian trade information system GISA and with matching CPV Codes by

Imported profiles can be taken over and extended by the respective companies from registered users. They can also create new company profiles if these have not been imported from the company register.

All registered users can search and find the company profiles available in using the search functions of
In order to use all of the features of the company profile search, users must register for

These users can be contracting authorities looking for potential bidders in the context of their market explorations, or companies that want to find partners for joint participation in public tenders.

Company profiles imported by from the Austrian Company Register can be taken over by registered users by using the corresponding function.

However, they can also be taken over after logging into in the dashboard by using the function "Create company profile". This requires the specification of the respective company register number. users with a valid subscription can take over and expand several company profiles. For other users, only the takeover and expansion of one company profile is possible. users with a valid subscription can also use advanced features when expanding company profiles.

If no company profile has been imported from the Austrian Company Register for companies of users, registered users can create a company profile manually in

This can be done either after logging in by using the corresponding function or by using the function "Create company profile" in the dashboard. users with a valid subscription can create multiple company profiles. Otherwise, only the creation of one company profile is possible.

Because has imported company profiles one-time from the Austrian company register and generated them with publicly accessible basic data. This allows them to automatically appear in the search of

If these company profiles are taken over and expanded by registered users, additional functions, such as the possibility of sending this company profile a message directly via, are enabled..

There is no separate verification of the company profiles and their contents conducted by

The initial transfer of the company profiles is done by importing from the Austrian Company Register, the information on the business licenses was added to the profiles by an initial import from the Austrian business information system GISA.

Since we rely on reliable and maintained public sources to provide the basic data of the companies in an automated way, these are marked as "verified" in comparison to manually created or modified company profiles.

If imported company profiles are taken over, changed or extended by users or if new company profiles are created manually by you, these users are responsible for the correct takeover, creation, changes and extensions.

Note: This feature is only available for users with a valid subscription.

All company profiles that have been imported initially by from the Austrian Company Register or from the Austrian Trade Information System GISA are listed and findable by the search with the information publicly available there.

If an imported company profile should be excluded from the search, it must first be taken over by a registered user.
Subsequently, the availability of the imported company profile can be deactivated in the search by deactivating the profile function "Profile released".

icon searching for companies offers the functionality to search the company profiles made available for the search.

The following search options are available alone or in combination as simple or advanced search: search for company name, for offered goods and services via keywords, industry or CPV codes; location of the company incl. radius search, number of employees (available only for accepted company profiles), as well as legal form of the company.

To support the search and comparison of found companies, offers the favorites and comparison lists. Furthermore, offers context-related links to further external information platforms such as and

All company profiles that have been taken over or created by registered users offer the possibility to contact the responsible users directly via the button "Write message" in the respective company profile in They can also reply directly using the same function.

Note: The "Write message" function is only available if the company profile has been taken over or created by registered users. In this case, the company profiles that have been found are marked with an orange message icon in the search.

Because company profiles that were only taken over from the Austrian company register by the initial import of, without being taken over or created by registered users, do not offer any contact options.

The use of all search options for company profiles on is only possible after registration on

If you only want to use the search functions of, use the option "Do not create a company profile" in the last step of .
This option is available for contracting authorities and companies. The use of is not possible for consumers.

Note: If you already have a valid subscription for the search, you can use this user data to enter

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On the eTendering platform, bidders can participate in public tenders issued by contracting authorities via our platform. Bidders can ask questions online, as well as upload and submit their bids.

Follow the web address for the public tender. This web address gives an overview of the tender. You can download tender documents that have been made available on If you only want to download the tender documents, there is no need to register or log into

Attention: Active participation in a tender via the eTendering platform is only possible if you are logged in to the eTendering platform and have clicked on the link "to attend as a bidder please click".

If a public tender is handled digitally via the eTendering platform, you’ll find an web address for it. Follow this address. In order to participate in the tender, you can either register free of charge for a new eTendering account on the eTendering platform of , or use your existing user data to log in.

The link "to attend as a bidder please click" will then be available and active. You’ll only be registered as an official bidder for the tender and be able to submit a bid if you click on this link. You will also receive automatic updates on the tender by email.

It’s free to participate in a tender on's eTendering platform as a bidder. All you need is an active eTendering account. You can register free of charge at any time.

You can log in to’s eTendering platform at any time with your existing user data. Alternatively, register for a new eTendering account free of charge.

Yes, if you have active login data for search, you can use this to register on’s eTendering platform.

If you’re a registered user and click on "to attend as a bidder please click" on the eTendering platform, the tender is saved in’s "My tenders" list for faster access. You can access this list at any time after logging in via the "eTendering" – "My tenders" menus.

To submit a bid, you must be logged in as a user and actively participate in the tender on the eTendering platform. To enter a call for tenders and start the procedure to submit your bid / apply to participate, you will find further links under "My tenders".

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The is an online service of with which contracting authorities can carry out smaller procurements in a simple but legally compliant and fully transparent manner. It supports the award procedure direct award without publication according to the Austrian Federal procurement law. Bidders can be directly invited to participate, ask questions to contracting authorities and submit bids online.