Bioeconomy: Plenty of Opportunities Abound – Preparation is KING

The production, utilization, and conservation of biological resources, including related knowledge, science, technology, and innovation to provide information, products, processes, and services in all economic sectors aiming towards a sustainable economy is one way one can define what bioeconomy denotes. A key feature of the bioeconomy is extending biomass production and processing beyond food, feed, …

Answering a Bioeconomy Research and Innovation call! This is what you should know.

Europe is setting course for a resource-efficient and sustainable economy. The goal is a more innovative and low-emissions economy, reconciling demands for sustainable agriculture and fisheries, food security, and the sustainable use of renewable biological resources for industrial purposes, while ensuring biodiversity and environmental protection. To achieve this, the European Commission has set a Bioeconomy …

Want to write a winning tender. Here is what you need to know.

For the longest time, the global public procurement space has been a preserve for a select few who have since become largely established companies and now dominating the trade by winning most public authority and government tenders. Furthermore, the complex technical jargon, string of tender documentation and stringent financial requirements do not really strike a …

Methodology. Outputs. Execution. (Emphasis needed)

When applying for business related to the media industry, please look out for the above 3 points in the preparation stages of your bid or proposal. Briefly; The methodology should be quite clear and explicable as it will give the evaluator of your bid or proposal an idea on how your ideas will help them …

Bidding for Pre – Commercial Procurement Calls! This is what you need to know.

Over EUR 2.5 trillion is spent on the purchase of goods and services by European public authorities, governments; regional, national and local bodies annually. This represents a massive 14% of the total Gross Domestic Product of Europe. Further, research shows that over 15% – 20% of the global Gross Domestic Product is accounted for by …

Are you planning on bidding to develop new technologies? Here is a checklist on what you ought to include in your proposal.

Proposals to develop technologies; mobile applications, products, software and similar tools are always sought after by many developers as they present great opportunities for inventors and innovators to advance their works and also make a positive impact on the community. The downside on all these good intentions by developers is that they often lack a …

Introduction to #WhereMyMoneyAt series

In the coming weeks – we are going to roll out a series of articles detailing our 10 years’ experience actively participating in the procurement life cycle/ value chain. There are obviously some wins and losses and as it has been said in this business, for every successful bid or project granted, there have been …

eTranslation: A free EC tool for translating texts and documents

International public procurement in general gives many opportunities to participating companies to open new markets and create partnerships. However, the most common barrier for companies to communicate with their business partners without having any issues is the language barrier. Despite the fact that many tenders are written in French, English still remains the main used …