Competition policy encourages companies to offer consumers goods and services on the most favourable terms. It encourages efficiency and innovation and reduces prices. To be effective, competition requires companies to act independently of each other, and subject to the pressure exerted by their competitors.
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Public contracts are awarded through calls for tender. Grants are awarded to co-finance specific projects through calls for proposal.