Documentation

Adds fields to the tender and lot objects to describe the use of techniques, such as framework agreements, dynamic purchasing systems and electronic auctions.

In the European Union, this extension's fields correspond to eForms BG-706 (Techniques). See OCDS for the European Union for the correspondences to Tenders Electronic Daily (TED).

Examples

Framework agreement

{
  "tender": {
    "lots": [
      {
        "id": "1",
        "techniques": {
          "hasFrameworkAgreement": true,
          "frameworkAgreement": {
            "maximumParticipants": 100,
            "method": "withoutReopeningCompetition",
            "periodRationale": "<A good justification>",
            "buyerCategories": "all hospitals in the Tuscany region"
          }
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}

Dynamic purchasing system

{
  "tender": {
    "lots": [
      {
        "id": "1",
        "techniques": {
          "hasDynamicPurchasingSystem": true,
          "dynamicPurchasingSystem": {
            "type": "closed",
            "status": "active"
          }
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}

Electronic auction

{
  "tender": {
    "lots": [
      {
        "id": "1",
        "techniques": {
          "hasElectronicAuction": true,
          "electronicAuction": {
            "url": "https://example.com/auction/1",
            "description": "<Any relevant details>"
          }
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}

Issues

Report issues for this extension in the ocds-extensions repository, putting the extension's name in the issue's title.

Changelog

2020-04-24

  • Add minProperties, minItems and/or minLength properties.

This extension was originally discussed as part of the OCDS for EU profile, in pull requests and in https://github.com/open-contracting/standard/issues/695.