This page contains basic descriptions and contact information for the four units that make up the Directorate responsible for the Single Market for Public Administration.

G1 – Public Procurement Strategy

Unit G1 is in charge of developing the horizontal and strategic dimension of public procurement and exploring and proposing the most advantageous policy options under the new Directives. It is responsible for policies on the professionalisation of public procurement administration, the fight against corruption, procurement and structural funds, socially responsible procurement, and green procurement.

This unit is in charge of the country desks for Italy, Romania, Croatia, the United Kingdom and Ireland.


G2 – Access to Procurement Markets

Unit G2 is in charge of giving EU businesses access to the public procurement markets of non-EU countries and improving their public procurement governance. It also monitors negotiations on the public procurement chapters in EU enlargement negotiations.

This unit is in charge of the country desks for Greece, Hungary, Cyprus and Germany.


G3 – Procurement Legislation and Enforcement

Unit G3 is in charge of providing interpretation of the provisions in the new Procurement Directives and conducting the transposition process. This unit is also in charge of the Remedies and Defence Directives, as well as the new approach to enforcement in public procurement.

This unit is in charge of the country desks for Spain, Bulgaria, France, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Slovenia and Latvia.


G4 – Innovative and E-Procurement

Unit G4 is in charge of ensuring the proper implementation of e-procurement and e-invoicing. It is responsible for the development of the aggregation policy, provides economic analysis for the Directorate, conducts the sectoral approach, coordinates public procurement input for the EU Semester and prepares Article 34 Commission Decisions.

This unit is in charge of the country desks for the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria.


Simap publication on TED

If you need to know how to publish tender notices on the TED website, the official source for public contracts in Europe, you can visit the  SIMAP website  or contact the  SIMAP helpdesk .


For all other questions, please see our  central contact page .