Digital Agenda for Europe
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Factsheet :: eProcurement

Project factsheet : eProcurement - Opening doors to crossborder business

23 May 2008

Many EU countries use electronic procurement (eProcurement) to make bidding for public sector contracts simpler and more efficient. However, these national solutions have limited communication across borders.

The European Commission is launching a pilot project to make electronic communication between companies and government bodies possible for all procurement processes in the EU. It will connect existing national systems, crucial for allowing businesses to bid for public sector contracts anywhere in the EU; an important step towards achieving the Single European Market.

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