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Big Public Buyers collaboration network for strategic public procurement-Big Buyers 3


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European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency


The main objective of this call for tender is to improve the business environment of innovative SMEs and make public procurement an attractive option for these economic operators through an enhanced uptake of strategic public procurement in EEA. Such uptake is achieved through partnership between big public buyers such as cities, regions, hospitals, central purchasing bodies, or utilities working on concrete projects and similar challenges.

The call is divided into two lots:

LOT 1 covers setting up and management of working groups of public buyers: Facilitating and supporting buyers in joint preparation of calls for tender, joint market engagement, cooperative drafting of statements /terms of reference/ specification.

LOT2 covers training and knowledge development on strategic procurement, innovative procurement and the procurement of innovation.



The deadline of the call has been prolonged until 7 November 2022. See the corrigendum.