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auftrag.at-Suche: general information

With auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at search.

auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at search.

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

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auftrag.at-Suche: subscriptions & newsletter

Yes, you must take out a paid subscription to use auftrag.at. Different subscription models are available. There is also the option of a free four-week trial period without any further obligation, or you can use the Quicksearch function on the homepage, also free of charge.

You can buy the subscription of your choice online at auftrag.at. To do this, register as a new user and pay securely by credit card after selecting the subscription you want. Your subscription will be available immediately after purchase.

When selecting your subscription, select the option "Start free trial period" and register as a user. Your subscription will be available immediately. You can use auftrag.at search for thirty days free of charge.

During your free trial period, you can use all the features of auftrag.at search free of charge and without any further obligation for thirty days. Create a search profile and you will automatically receive the search results as a hit email into your mailbox each day. This enables you to keep track of all current calls for tenders and their publications that match your search profile.

When your 30-day trial period ends, you will receive an email informing you that you will no longer receive any hit emails. To continue using the service, you must log in with your existing data and sign up for one of our four paid subscriptions. Your search profile from the test subscription will then be reactivated unchanged. You can then continue to use your auftrag.at account to participate in auftrag.at e-tendering.

If you’ve been a customer since 23 November 2021,
This function is currently not available. Please contact Customer Service at office@auftrag.at or +43 1 417 0 421, for further information.

If you were a customer prior to 23 November 2021,
you can upgrade your subscription after logging in HERE

You can cancel your subscription by writing to

Wiener Zeitung Digitale Publikationen GmbH | auftrag.at
Maria-Jacobi-Gasse 1, 1030 Wien, Media Quarter Marx 3.3

or via mail, if using a qualified digital signature. Please note that there is a three-month cancellation period for annual subscriptions. If you have a flexible subscription, you can cancel the contract in any one month. Details on this and how the notice periods are made up can be found in our terms of use.

If you want to switch to another auftrag.at subscription, please contact Customer Service at office@auftrag.at or on +43 1 417 0 430. Please note: It’s only possible to switch if you upgrade.

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auftrag.at-Suche: search profiles

A auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at blog (only available in German).

A NUTS code describes where an advertised contract is to be carried out. When creating a auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at procurement glossary (only available in German).

You must be logged in as a auftrag.at user. When you’re not logged in, you can only use the auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at search, please log in with your auftrag.at 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 28 days. Enter the desired search parameters in the search mask and you will receive the hit list with all matching hits of the last 28 days.

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auftrag.at-Suche: billing data & password

If you want to change the billing data for your auftrag.at subscription, please contact Customer Service at office@auftrag.at or call +43 1 417 0 430. Please note: It’s only possible to switch if you upgrade.

You can reset your password at any time via the auftrag.at login page by clicking on the link "Forgotten password".

You can unsubscribe from the auftrag.at newsletter at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included in the newsletter.

You can subscribe to the newsletter detailing procurement news HERE.

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auftrag.at-Connect: general information

auftrag.at-Connect is the auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at-Connect.

Contracting authorities can use auftrag.at-Connect 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 auftrag.at-Connect 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.

auftrag.at connect 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 auftrag.at search or must be newly registered for auftrag.at connect. All extended functions of auftrag.at connect are only available for companies with a current auftrag.at search subscription.

Use of auftrag.at connect is not permitted for consumers.

Yes, the use of auftrag.at connect is only possible to a certain extent without registration. Contracting authorities and companies must register to use auftrag.at connect. Registration is possible via connect.auftrag.at.

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

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

The use of auftrag.at connect 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 auftrag.at connect features for companies, which are exclusively available to auftrag.at search users, are only available if they have a valid subscription to auftrag.at search.

The use of auftrag.at connect 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 auftrag.at connect.

Companies with a valid subscription for the auftrag.at search can use the following functions exclusively in addition to the general functions of auftrag.at connect: 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 auftrag.at connect, users must log in to connect.auftrag.at using their auftrag.at search user data and complete the shortened auftrag.at connect registration process.

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auftrag.at-Connect: company profiles

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

The company profiles available in auftrag.at-Connect 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 auftrag.at

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

All registered auftrag.at-Connect users can search and find the company profiles available in auftrag.at-Connect using the search functions of auftrag.at-Connect.

In order to use all of the features of the company profile search, users must register for auftrag.at-Connect.

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 auftrag.at-Connect from the Austrian Company Register can be taken over by registered auftrag.at-Connect users by using the corresponding function.

However, they can also be taken over after logging into auftrag.at-Connect in the dashboard by using the function "Create company profile". This requires the specification of the respective company register number.

auftrag.at-Connect users with a valid auftrag.at-Suchesubscription can take over and expand several company profiles. For other auftrag.at-Connect users, only the takeover and expansion of one company profile is possible.

auftrag.at-Connect users with a valid auftrag.at-Suchesubscription can also use advanced features when expanding company profiles.

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

This can be done either after logging in by using the corresponding function or by using the function "Create company profile" in the auftrag.at-Connect dashboard.

auftrag.at-Connect users with a valid auftrag.at-Suche subscription can create multiple company profiles. Otherwise, only the creation of one company profile is possible.

Because auftrag.at-Connect 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 auftrag.at-Connect.

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

There is no separate verification of the company profiles and their contents conducted by auftrag.at-Connect.

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 auftrag.at-Connect users or if new company profiles are created manually by you, these auftrag.at-Connect users are responsible for the correct takeover, creation, changes and extensions.

Note: This feature is only available for auftrag.at-Connect users with a valid subscription for auftrag.at search.

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

If an imported company profile should be excluded from the auftrag.at-Connect search, it must first be taken over by a registered auftrag.at-Connect user.

Subsequently, the availability of the imported company profile can be deactivated in the search by deactivating the profile function "Profile released".

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auftrag.at-Connect: searching for companies

auftrag.at-Connect offers the functionality to search the company profiles made available for the auftrag.at-Connect 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, auftrag.at-Connect offers the favorites and comparison lists. Furthermore, auftrag.at-Connect offers context-related links to further external information platforms such as wirtschaft.at and auszug.at.

All company profiles that have been taken over or created by registered auftrag.at-Connect users offer the possibility to contact the responsible users directly via the button "Write message" in the respective company profile in auftrag.at-Connect. 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 auftrag.at-Connect 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 auftrag.at-Connect, without being taken over or created by registered auftrag.at-Connect users, do not offer any contact options.

The use of all search options for company profiles on auftrag.at-Connect is only possible after registration on connect.auftrag.at.

If you only want to use the search functions of auftrag.at-Connect, use the option "Do not create a company profile" in the last step of auftrag.at-Connect.

This option is available for contracting authorities and companies. The use of auftrag.at-Connect is not possible for private individuals.

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

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auftrag.at-eTendering for bidders

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

Follow the auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at. If you only want to download the tender documents, there is no need to register or log into auftrag.at.

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

If a public tender is handled digitally via the auftrag.at eTendering platform, you’ll find an auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at , or use your existing auftrag.at 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 auftrag.at's eTendering platform as a bidder. All you need is an active auftrag.at eTendering account. You can register free of charge at any time.

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

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

If you’re a registered user and click on "to attend as a bidder please click" on the auftrag.at eTendering platform, the tender is saved in auftrag.at’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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auftrag.at-Direktvergabe: for bidders

The auftrag.at-Direktvergabe is an online service of auftrag.at 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.