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27 March 2017

Study on the main developments in the postal sector, 2013 - 2016

Published : Mon, 27 Mar 2017 Mon, 15 May 2017 This call for tender is for a study that provides objective elements and evidence to assess the ongoing and future suitability of the current EU legal framework, i.e. the Postal Services Direct...
16 March 2017

New EU network of review bodies to make public procurement remedies more efficient

Published : Thu, 16 Mar 2017 The first meeting of the EU network of first instance review bodies on 6 March 2017 discussed ways to make the work of these bodies more efficient. At first instance review bodies, companies can challenge the aw...
31 January 2017

Study: Municipal waste procurement in EU countries can be more efficient

Published : Tue, 31 Jan 2017 Municipal waste is garbage produced in homes, restaurants, shops, businesses and industrial sites. In the EU, 475kg was produced per person in 2014, down 10% from 2002 levels, of which 44% is either recycled or ...
11 November 2016

Public procurement professionalisation workshop I - guidance, templates and training

Published : Fri, 11 Nov 2016 As part of the Single Market Forum, and in cooperation with local partners, the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs is organising a series of workshops in several Europea...
28 September 2016

Innovative public procurement can lower pressure on health budgets

Published : Wed, 28 Sep 2016 Most EU countries struggle with increasing healthcare costs. At the same time, patients are dealing with increasing contributions to health insurance systems. More efficient procurement of medical devices, medic...
02 June 2016

Providing clarity for the development of the collaborative economy

Published : Thu, 02 Jun 2016 The collaborative economy is a new and fast-growing area of economic activity based on individual citizens and businesses sharing assets, services and skills via online platforms. It has the potential to increas...
30 November 2015

"Implementing CLLD across the ESI Funds": Edinburgh, UK - 8-10 December 2015.

This first FARNET transnational seminar of the new programming period will help to support the Managing Authorities (MAs) of the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds in implementing the CLLD approach, and to foster cooperation to ensure the most...
12 November 2015

EU Industry and Monetary Policy: The role of the European Investment Bank (EIB)

The European Economic and Social Committee has started on an exploratory project, whose main objective is to analyse new ways to improve the efficiency of European monetary policy in its impact on industry and real economy, mainly through the collaboratio...
06 October 2015

Life cycle assessment for ‘feeding the planet, energy for life’

The Joint research centre (JRC) and the Italian LCA Network are organising a three-day scientific conference on Life cycle assessment (LCA) and food, to discuss the role of LCA and present the latest research on the EXPO2015 topics.