Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Technical secretariat and follow-up services/actions on the Communication on sustainable competitiveness of the Construction Sector

Technical secretariat and follow-up services/actions on the Communication on sustainable competitiveness of the Construction Sector
Published on: 29/07/2016 Last update: 19/09/2017
Deadline: 16/09/2016
The purpose of this contract is to support governance structures aiming to improve competitiveness in the field of construction. This is based on the Commission Communication on a strategy for the sustainable competitiveness of the construction sector, 'Construction 2020'.
  • Number: 533/PP/GRO/SME/16/C/142

This governance structure is composed of a High-level tripartite Strategic Forum (HLF) and Thematic Groups. The service contract consists of a secretariat, support services to the HLF and the 5 thematic working groups. The focus of the Thematic Groups may be adapted according to the review of the Construction 2020 Strategy.

Background

Within Communication COM(2012)433, the Commission has proposed an action plan, called “Construction 2020”, to meet construction sector challenges today through 2020. The action plan focuses on five key objectives:

(a) stimulating favourable investment conditions
(b) improving human capital
(c) improving resource efficiency, environmental performance and business opportunities
(d) strengthening the Internal Market for construction 
(e) fostering the global competitive position of EU construction enterprises

For more detailed information, please consult the technical specifications.

How to apply

Please note that all tendering documents are published through the Commission-wide platform, eTendering. Only electronic submission through the e-Submission application is allowed for this call. Offers sent on paper, by e-mail or by fax will be non-admissible.

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Contract notice

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The deadline for submission is 16 September 2016 - 15.00.