What is TED eTendering?

TED eTendering is an EU institutions' eProcurement platform based on EU Directives on public procurement. Allowing free electronic access to call for tenders' documents such as contractual documentation, technical specifications, annexes, questions and answers etc., TED eTendering effectively represents an added-value extension to TED (Tenders Electronic Daily), the online version of the "Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union".

How can I benefit from TED eTendering?

TED eTendering provides free electronic access to calls for tenders published by EU institutions, agencies and other bodies. It is integrated and synchronized with TED eNotices and TED website, where public procurement notices are published.

TED eTendering users can benefit from the following services:

Contracting Authorities

  • A collaborative eProcurement environment for preparing and publishing call for tenders' documentation
  • Easy management of the preparation and publication of questions and answers
  • Synchronization with the contract notice filled in on TED eNotices and published on TED website
  • Automatic publication of the call for tenders on the same day as the contract notice
  • Generation of reports, statistics on documents downloaded, subscribers etc.
  • Possibility to publish calls for tenders for all types of procedures, even lower value procedures independently form TED website

Economic Operators

  • Free electronic access, at any time, to all publicly available calls for tenders
  • Easy download of documents in the available language versions
  • Consultation of available questions and answers and possibility to ask new questions
  • Electronic subscription to a call for tenders to be informed about updates by email
  • Email alerts about new calls for tenders published

Why should Economic Operators register on TED eTendering?

The registration process is simple and open to everyone. Only basic information is needed for the registration: an external EU login account with a valid email address and the desired password are mandatory. Registration and use of eTendering are absolutely free.

All information on public calls for tenders is accessible even without registration. Registered Economic Operators will get also access to the following functionalities:

  • To submit questions related to the calls for tenders they are interested in
  • To subscribe to calls for tenders in order to receive updates
  • To have notification messages of calls for tenders saved in their TED eTendering account