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HAD - Hessian Announcement Database

The Hessian Announcement Database HAD
is a service of the Hessian Chambers:
  - Hessian Chambers of Industry and Commerce
  - Hessian Chambers of Crafts
  - Hessian Chambers of Engineers
  - Hessian Chambers of Architects and Urban Planners
    and of the
  - Hessian Ministry for Economy, Transport and Regional Developement


eHAD - electronic procurement platform eHAD

With the eHAD, we extend the service of the HAD and offer contracting authorities the processing of national and international invitations to tender from the announcement to the award on an e-procurment platform. With the eHAD, we want to facilitate the first steps into electronic procurement for our contracting authorities.

This software is a multi-user solution and gives you an ample scope to use VHB-Forms or your own pre-printed forms.
eHAD - public clients   -    A test platform is available for you.
eHAD - tenderers

HPQR - Hessian Pre-Qualification Register supply, works, or service contract

Pre-qualification means a previous and contract-independent validation and certification of proofs of suitability according to the procurement regulations on works, supplies and services. These documents have to be submitted by companies to prove their skills, efficiency, legality and reliability if they apply for public contracts.

PQ-VOL - Database

The nationwide pre-qualification database for supplies and services (since 2009) contains all companies that has been validated by Contract Advisory Centres or Chambers in respect of their suitability concerning the VOL.


Advice for companies domiciled in Hesse and contracting authorities on all matters of public procurement, including the individual advice on opportunities, possibilities and appropriate contact persons at each contracting authority. Support of companies, from the preparation of a tender up to the conducting of public contracts. Clarification of discrepancies and complaints.

Seminars / Inhouse-Trainings

Seminars and inhouse-trainings aboút the topic "public procurement"

Advice on search opportunities in TED

Opportunities and use (instruction) of the electronic form of the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union (TED) and other databases.

Provision of laws, decrees, regulations

Provision of the most important decrees, regulations and information concerning public procurement on the platform of the HAD.
Laws, decrees, regulations


in supraregional committees and associations in the field of public procurement.


Monitoring of key developments concerning public procurement on behalf of the chambers. Involvement in commenting public procurement.