Guide to country specific elements on public procurement: Greece

The current guide was elaborated under the activities of the TENDERIO project. TENDERIO project is funded by the COSME program of the European Union (Grant Agreement No 739966) and aims to increase SMEs’ access to public procurement in EU. This guide is addressed to SMEs and to any other economic operator interested in participating in …

Finding a partner to a consortium

What options do you have if you come across an interesting tender, yet you do not comply with all the requirements set out in the tender notice? Or, maybe you don’t quite have the ability to carry out the full terms of the contract. The answer is simple: find yourself a partner! Deciding to find …

Guide to country specific elements on public procurement: Latvia

The current guide was elaborated under the activities of the TENDERIO project. TENDERIO project is funded by the COSME program of the European Union (Grant Agreement No 739966) and aims to increase SMEs’ access to public procurement in EU. This guide is addressed to SMEs and to any other economic operator interested in participating in …

Cities and regions boosting innovation in waste sector with ACR+

A PPI4WASTE news. The Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management (ACR+) is an international network of cities and regions that has been facilitating the exchange of information and best practices on material resource management, following the multi-R approach (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – and more), and this since 1994. The network gathers almost …

Guide to country specific elements on public procurement: Spain

The current guide was elaborated under the activities of the TENDERIO project. TENDERIO project is funded by the COSME program of the European Union (Grant Agreement No 739966) and aims to increase SMEs’ access to public procurement in EU. This guide is addressed to SMEs and to any other economic operator interested in participating in …

What to consider when submitting a financial offer

Arguably, the most substantial part of bidding – what makes (and very often breaks) the deal – is the financial offer submitted by the bidders. Once you are certain you have fulfilled all the requirements needed in order to be eligible to bid and have decided to give bidding a shot, you must very carefully …

Guide to country specific elements on public procurement: Lithuania

The current guide was elaborated under the activities of the TENDERIO project. TENDERIO project is funded by the COSME program of the European Union (Grant Agreement No 739966) and aims to increase SMEs’ access to public procurement in EU. This guide is addressed to SMEs and to any other economic operator interested in participating in …

Assessing the quality of government at the regional level using public procurement data

This document has been prepared for the European Commission as part of a series of short papers on regional research and indicators produced by the Directorate-General for Regional Policy (WP 12/2017). Summary Based on previous DIGIWHIST research, we use a unique database of the EU-wide Tenders Electronic Daily (TED) which describes public procurement activities across the whole EU-28 between 2006-2015, …

Guide to country specific elements on public procurement: Portugal

The current guide was elaborated under the activities of the TENDERIO project. TENDERIO project is funded by the COSME program of the European Union (Grant Agreement No 739966) and aims to increase SMEs’ access to public procurement in EU. This guide is addressed to SMEs and to any other economic operator interested in participating in …

Things to Consider Before Preparing a Bid Offer

Before taking a plunge into the world of tendering by preparing a bid offer, you should carefully consider and inform yourself upon a number of aspects.  These aspects can be grouped into three parts: administrative requirements, technical requirements and the financial offer. How well you inform yourself and how well you conform to the set-out …