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Procurement below threshold with notice obligation

When you are about to purchase goods or services for which the contract value is between SEK 700 000 and SEK 1 456 476 and no agreement currently exists, you shall do a procurement below threshold with notice obligation.

Guidelines and templates

Checklist procurement below threshold with notice obligation (PDF, 858 kB, new tab)

The following decisions/documents are needed for procurement below threshold with notice obligation:

Procurement document for a procurement below threshold with notice obligation

Procurement document template for procurement below threshold with notice obligation (Word, 120 kB, new tab)

Opening protocol for procurement below threshold with notice obligation

Template procurement below threshold with notice obligation – opening protocol (Word, 78 kB, new tab)

Award decision and evaluation

Award decision template for procurement below threshold with notice obligation (Word, 83 kB, new tab)

Tool for advertising procurements

The procurement tool Mercell Tendsign (previously Visma Tendsign) is used for the advertising of procurement below threshold with notice obligation. 

  • Employees of Lund University may use Tendsign Plus for integrated advertising, a question and answer function, electronic tenders via attached documents, tender opening, procurement decisions, etc., for SEK 6,000 per licence per year.
  • In exceptional cases, employees of Lund University may use Tendsign Basic, which has very limited functionality. This service is being phased out by the supplier. The licence is free of charge.
  • Use agreement number V 2020/89 when contacting Mercell.
  • Contact information for Mercell: Cecilia Edström, telephone +46 13- 390 05 05, email cecilia [dot] edstrom [at] mercell [dot] com

Manual for advertising – Tendsign Basic (PDF, 1024 kB, new tab)

Help with conducting procurement below threshold with notice obligation

The Purchasing and Procurement Office can conduct procurement below threshold with notice obligation as an internal service, for a fee of SEK 700 per hour. If you would like to request this service, send in the procurement request form.

The procurement request form is available on the page Procurement below threshold with notice obligation.

Regulated by the Public Procurement Act (LOU)

The Public Procurement Act (LOU) regulates in detail the permitted activities of public authorities with regard to the purchasing of goods or services.