E-Procurement – The University of Calgary has moved to Online Bidding with MERX.

The University of Calgary (UCalgary) is pleased to announce, we are moving to an upgraded version of MERX integrated vendor and solicitation management solution. By taking advantage of new MERX technology, suppliers will encounter a more immersive, social and interactive procurement experience.

As a subscriber, you will benefit from the various site features and take advantage of new and enhanced features such as:

  • New User Experience;
  • Electronic Bid Submissions and Intent to Bid;
  • Follow Solicitations;
  • Award Management; and
  • Dashboard Reporting

When you view UCalgary’s opportunities, you will gain access to a new and powerful user experience designed to help you find, monitor, and pursue opportunities. UCalgary strives to continuously improve its business processes to further develop supplier relationships and consistently find best value for required goods and services.

Effective Friday January 15th, 2021 all formal competitions will be posted on the MERX website. A courtesy notice will be posted on Alberta Purchasing Connection. This notice will contain a link to MERX where documents can be downloaded.

Suppliers should ensure they are registered with MERX, either contacting or 1-800-964-6379 (Monday to Friday 5am to 6pm Calgary time). MERX personnel will be able to assist suppliers setting up their profile and opportunity matching.