This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 (b) of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex-ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 60.000 EUR.
The fifth edition of the “Build, Connect, Grow.eu” WebZine has just been released!
You will discover the latest steps taken in fostering efficient cross-border eGovernment systems across Europe, follow the progress being made and learn how Large Scale Pilot projects are moving services forward to the next level.
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How can governments better support the enterprises? Is the reduction of administrative burden enough or we can do more?
In the current times of economic crisis businesses not only struggle to grow but even to survive. They need an environment that favours their development.
Which actions and policies can the public sector set up to provide such an environment? Creating service infrastructure? Providing consultancy service to expand and internationalize their business? Developing One Stop Shop services?
The objectives of this 1st European Conference on e-Public Procurement and 1st Exhibition of European e-Platforms are:
Discussing the implications of the single digital market on public procurement;
Presenting the new advances of e-procurement available through Software as a Service (SaaS);
Discussing the role of e-procurement to improve the management of each
Identifying major macro-economic benefits due to the dissemination of e-public procurement;
Discussing alternative strategies to simplify and to overcome e-procurement obstacles;
Analyzing the new European Directives for e-public procurement;
Presenting e-procurement impacts on innovation and on SMEs access to public markets;
Proposing new initiatives to increase cross-border public procurement.
An exhibition of “best-of-breed” services of e-platforms is open during the whole day.
Cross-border Digital Public Services: what's in it for citizens? For Industry? For Member States?
Articles, interviews, video and info graphics to learn more about our Large Scale Pilot Projects: e-CODEX, SPOCS, STORK 2.0, epSOS, PEPPOL, the forthcoming eSENS, and the Connecting Europe Facility initiative...
Do you know what is PEPPOL? It is a system that enables the connection of eProcurement communities allowing private sector to bid for public sector contracts from anywhere in Europe. The project ended in 2012 and the OpenPEPPOL Association -with public and private members- took over. Its specifications have been implemented across Europe. In this video you can find out what are the OpenPEPPOL perspectives for the future!