Innovation and Networks Executive Agency


GOV2EU - Supporting public entities to adopt EU Standard on electronic invoice for cross-border transactions
CEF Telecom
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September 2017 to February 2019
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eInvoicing Directive 2014/55/EU

Last modified: 
April 2019


The CEF eInvoicing building block supports public administrations in complying with eInvoicing Directive 2014/55/EU, in particular new European standard on electronic invoicing (EN).
The action's objective is to promote and accelerate the uptake of e-Invoicing, mainly in the health sector.

The action builds on the results of the CEF funded action 2015-EU-IA-0058 which resulted in eInvoicing tools for the EDICOM B2B Cloud Platform that ease the adoption of eInvoicing Directive 2014/55/EU. The action will reuse these eInvoicing tools and integrate them with the ERP systems of the end users. Each end user entity will develop their ERP (enterprise resource planning) software integration of EN semantic model. This will be followed by the deployment of the automated interoperation and intercommunication within EDICOM B2B and HBS Platforms.

The action will result in 15 end user entities being able to send and/or receive electronic invoices compliant with the EN. These end users include 12 hospitals (10 from Hungary, 1 from Slovakia and 1 from Belgium) and 3 other eInvoice senders/receivers (Portuguese and Italian hospital suppliers and French university).