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  • Applications for eafip Assistance close today at midnight! Public space

    Last chance to apply for eafip Assistance! Applications close today at midnight

    This is your last chance to get free, tailored support in the preparation and implementation of your innovation procurement. Seven PCP/PPI projects have already been selected: only five places remain!

    Continue reading 9 days ago
  • The municipalities and administrations of Udalsarea21 join the GPP Programme of the Basque Country 2020 Public space

    The Basque network of municipalities for sustainability – Udalsarea21 – decided, in their last executive meeting before summer, to formally adhere to the GPP Programme of the Basque Country 2020.

    The network, composed of 176 municipalities and other public entities, agreed to formally adopt the commitments of the GPP Programme and strive to reach 50% GPP in the procurement of 10 prioritised product groups by 2018 and 50% in 10 additional categories by 2020, including works, services and con...

    Continue reading 10 days ago
  • EPPPL 3/2017 Special Issue Announcement | FREE ARTICLE DOWNLOAD Public space

    EPPPL kicks off the rentrée with a special issue dedicated to sustainable and socially responsible public procurement.

    Sign up to the EPPPL newsletter and get an exclusive glimpse into the upcoming special edition at
    FREE ARTICLE DOWNLOAD: ‘Favouring Small and Medium Sized Enterprises with Directive 2014/24/EU?’ by the guest editor Dr Marta Andrecka (University of Copenhagen) and Prof Martin Trybus (University of Birmingham)

    Continue reading 11 days ago
  • Registrations for H2020 smart.met project Open Market Consultations still open Public space

    The H2020 project smart.met, whose aim is to drive the development of new technologies to deal with the collection and management of smart metering data through a joint Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP), is organising 4 Open Market Consultations (OMC) during the month of September 2017.

    The next OMCs will take place in Brussels on Thursday the 21st and in Budapest on Wednesday the 27th September.

    For more information and to register please check the project website:

    Continue reading 11 days ago
  • Registrations are open! PPI4Waste Final Conference Public space
    Latest comment

    Good evening,

    I'm very interested to participate to this session but time is too short and i would like to know formalities.


    Continue reading 17 days ago
  • eafip Workshop on innovation procurement in public construction Public space

    The last eafip workshop of 2017 is approaching!

    Register now for the eafip Workshop on innovation procurement in public construction to secure your place

    Attendance is free of charge and the workshop will be held in English.

    Continue reading 19 days ago
  • eafip call for Assistance – don’t miss your chance Public space

    Application period for eafip assistance ends on 15th September!

    This is your last chance to get free, tailored support for your innovation procurement, only five places remain! A Europe-wide network of procurement lawyers is available to provide the Assistance which is financed by the European Commission and comes at no charge to you.

    To be one of the public procurers to benefit from the eafip Assistance, fill-in the application form now for a chance to be supported with your P...

    Continue reading 26 days ago
  • ISO 20400:2017 Published Public space
    ISO20400, Sustainable Procurement for SPP Strategic Public Procurement

    ISO20400, Sustainable Procurement is a remarkable /difficult issue, but important for economic growth.

    Perhaps it should be better discuss apart , enterprise organizations specially SME and on the other hand public administration (governance) ,included in CAF Common Assessment Framework, concerning UE Members Administrations and may be others countries.

    Continue reading 30 days ago
  • Vacature senior inkoper HVC Public space

    Ben jij, of weet jij, een ervaren inkoper die een vergaande bijdrage wil leveren aan het realiseren van duurzaamheidsdoelstellingen?

    Contact: Eric Schouten (HVC) of bekijk onze vacature op:

    De HVC inkoopvisie richt zich op het creëren van toegevoegde waarde voor (interne)klanten, en daarmee op het versterken van de marktpositie van HVC als een ambitieuze, innovatieve en transparante trendsetter op het gebied van verduurzaming. De ink...

    Continue reading August 22nd
  • Vacature aanbestedingsjurist bij Wageningen University & Research Public space

    Willen jullie bijgaande vacature a.u.b. delen met mogelijke belangstellenden?

    Dank daarvoor!

    Ben Kranenburg, 0317489001

    Continue reading August 11th
  • DG CONNECT initiative - eafip summer updates Public space

    Have you already started making plans for autumn? The eafip initiative invites you to join us for the many interesting activities we have planned

    Places to the workshops and the Conference on Innovation Procurement will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

    Continue reading August 10th
  • Geslaagd Public space
    Latest comment

    Hoi Loes. Goe gedaan! En de resultaten worden graag gelezen,


    Continue reading August 8th
  • Looking for partners for a Interreg NSR project! Public space

    Together with MVO Nederland (CSR The Netherlands) we are working on an idea for a Interreg NSR (North Sea Region) project. The working title is CircPro, you will find more details in the attached 2pager about the project. Also attached is a map of the NSR programme region.

    The basic idea is to start lots of pilots with circular procurement in the North Sea Region:

    1. Support other countries and regions to start their own Green Deal approach based collaborative learning networks on circular pr...

    Continue reading August 4th
  • Green Public Procurement News Alert - July 2017 Public space

    Dear colleague,

    We’re pleased to announce the July edition of the EU GPP News Alert.

    Inside this issue you will find details of the European Clean Bus deployment initiative launched last week by the European Commission and the Committee of the Regions. Several European cities and regional governments have officially declared their commitment to the initiative, as have a number of bus manufacturers and other organisations seeking to improve public transport in Europe.

    Our stakehold...

    Continue reading July 26th
  • Taller Compra Pública de Innovación PPi4Waste 07SEP17 Zaragoza Public space
    Latest comment

    Muy interesante la información y el taller que se plantea, la difundo por servicios de nuestra Administración que puedan estar interesados. Saludos.

    Continue reading July 26th
  • Procurement Officer Post - Bolton Council Public space


    Just a quick note to let you all know that there is a vacancy for a Procurment Officer for Bolton MBC advertised on the greater jobs website, the closing date is the 7th August 2017.


    Gaynor Wright

    Continue reading July 24th
  • Workshop on Public Procurement of Innovation in Waste Management 07SEP17 Zaragoza Public space

    A workshop on Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) in Waste Management will take place on Thursday 7 September 2017 in Zaragoza (Spain), organised by UniZar and the Spanish Observatory of Public Procurement.

    The aim of the workshop is to present the results and recommendations of the PPi4Waste project, about the best way to acquire innovative approaches in waste management sector, in the European Directives context.

    Basic aspects of public procurement of innovation and its implementati...

    Continue reading July 20th
  • Save the date! PPI4Waste Final Conference Public space

    Innovation is a key driver for the improvment of resource efficiency for cities and regions. To foster innovation and leverage the market public autorities have one powerful tool: public procurement of innovation.

    After almost 3 years of work, the PPI4Waste project is ready to share the main findings of all the research and activities implemented during the project’s lifetime to help increase the uptake of innovative waste solutions.

    Entitled “Feedback and opportunities for public pr...

    Continue reading July 20th
  • Tender for the Development of LCC)tools for use in GPP Public space

    Dear all,

    DG Environment of the European Commission is planning to award a contract on the Development of life cycle costing (LCC) tools for use in green public procurement (GPP) as a Middle value negotiated call for tender. You can find the tender specifications here: Draft Tender specifications.

    If you wish to be invited to tender please send an email giving your contact details (Name of the company, contact person, address, telephone and email) to: by mid...

    Continue reading July 18th
  • eafip Assistance for PCP/PPI projects is open once again Public space

    Applications for eafip Assistance are open once more! You now have the chance to apply on our website until the 15th September to get invaluable help for your PCP/PPI project.

    This hands-on eafip Assistance is the perfect way to kick-start your innovation procurement. The Assistance is financed by the European Commission and comes at no charge to you.

    Five projects have already been assisted

    Continue reading July 17th
  • eafip Workshop on innovation procurement in public construction - 14th November - Prague, Czech Republic Public space

    The eafip initiative will once again organise a workshop tailored just for you!
    If you wish to openly discuss unmet procurement needs, innovation concepts, project ideas, and much more, then join us at the eafip Workshop on innovation procurement in public construction at the Old Town Hall in Prague, Czech Republic, on 14th November 2017. Registrations at

    Continue reading July 13th
  • Green Deal Circular Procurement report Public space

    Thanks for sharing this rich compilation of good practice - best wishes for upscaling circular procurement: from pilots to mainstreaming.

    Continue reading July 12th
  • RELIEF PCP call for tenders is now open! Public space

    The RELIEF PCP call for Tenders is now open until the next 15th of September 2017.

    All Tender documents are available on the RELIEF website:

    RELIEF challenge is looking for interested entities to jointly innovate and looking for innovative ICT solutions to improve the self-management of chronic pain patients.

    The tender counts on a budget of more than 1,5M€ to support the development of innovative ICT solutions to solve our challenge.


    Continue reading July 7th
  • Call4Papers | European Procurement & Pubic-Private Partnership Law Review Public space

    Since 2006 EPPPL has been developing into the leading platform for academics, policy-makers and practitioners to share and sharpen their expertise in public procurement and PPP law. The editors of the pan-European journal dedicated to public procurement and PPP law are delighted to receive your manuscripts. For further details, please refer to our Call for Papers at

    Continue reading July 7th
  • Performance / Output Based Specifications Best Practice Report online Public space

    The SPP Regions project, which promotes SPP and PPI in European regional networks of municipalities, has released its Best Practice Report on Performance / Output Based Specifications. The report explores and explains Performance / Output Based Specifications (POBS) for Performance Based Contracting, reporting successful practices and outlining benefits and potential challenges.

    Focusing on examples of best practice, the report exemplifies Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Trust (UK) procuring a...

    Continue reading July 5th