The Commission uses public contracts to buy in goods and services - such as studies, technical assistance, consultancy, etc. - to support its own operations.
Calls for tender
Major commercial contracts are awarded by the Commission following publication of "calls for tender", inviting companies to compete for public contracts. Tenders are evaluated according to strict rules.
Full information on DG Justice and Consumers:Contracts and calls for tender:
Includes full documentation on:
- how to participate in a call for tender;
- answers to questions about specific calls for tender from interested parties;
- announcement of successful candidates.
Results of DG Justice and Consumers calls for tender: check our awarded contracts.
Calls for expression of interest
In specific cases, the Commission can organise a "Call for expression of interest". This is a method of pre-selecting candidates to be invited, on the basis of standard service contracts, to participate in the evaluation of grant applications, monitoring and evaluation etc. in the field of Justice.
Full information on DG Justice and Consumers calls for expression of interest is published in the DG Justice and Consumers "contracts" newsroom.