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EC Platforms

Commission Government Experts Group on Public Procurement

The EXPP is established to advise the Commission on its policy on public procurement. It is composed of government representatives from all EU MS.The Group's task is to assist the Commission in the definition and development of the public procurement policy for the Internal Market, including its international dimension.

European Cluster Collaboration Platform

European online hub for cluster stakeholders (cluster organisations, policymakers and other related stakeholders from the cluster ecosystem) and the reference one-stop-shop for stakeholders in third countries aiming to set up partnerships with European counterparts.

GovTech Connect

The GovTech Connect Community is a space for collaboration and knowledge sharing and an information hub that brings together government entities, start-ups, SMEs, and investors to foster innovation and the digitisation of public services.

European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform

A joint initiative by the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee, the platform brings together stakeholders active in the broad field of the circular economy in Europe and bridges existing initiatives at local, regional and national level, and supports the implementation of the circular economy.

Public Sector Tech Watch

This observatory aims to become the “one stop” for all stakeholders – public sector officials, policy makers, private companies, academia – who search resources on latest trends and developments on how emerging technologies improve public sector operations and service delivery. The final aim is to contribute to public sector innovation and digitalisation.

EC Tools


TED (Tenders Electronic Daily) is the online version of the 'Supplement to the Official Journal' of the EU, dedicated to European public procurement. It publishes 676 thousand procurement notices a year, including 258 thousand calls for tenders which are worth approximately €670 billion.


eCertis is the information system that helps you identify different certificates requested in procurement procedures across the EU.

The Public Procurement Data Space

he Public Procurement Data Space (PPDS) will connect European databases, including TED data on public procurement, and national procurement data sets available in national portals.


The European Product Registry for Energy Labelling (EPREL) is a database of all product models covered by the energy labelling legislation. It provides selection and sorting tools to compare and identify the products on the EU market that best meet the procurer's specific needs and how many models are available for a given criteria.

Strategic Foresight Reports

Foresight is the discipline of exploring, anticipating and shaping the future to help building and using collective intelligence in a structured, and systemic way to anticipate developments. Strategic foresight, on the other hand, seeks to embed foresight into European Union policy-making. It builds on collective intelligence in a structured and systematic way to help better develop possible transition pathways, prepare the EU to withstand shocks and shape the future we want.


CAMSS is the European guide for assessing and selecting standards and specifications for an eGovernment project, a reference when building an architecture and an enabler for justifying the choice of standards and specifications in terms of interoperability needs and requirements.


Access2Markets allows you to obtain information you need when you trade with third countries, such as on tariffs, taxes, procedures, formalities and requirements, rules of origin, export measures, statistics, trade barriers and much more.

EC Departments & Agencies


The Agency implements the European Innovation Council and manages other EU programmes focusing on SME support, innovation and the single market.

Helpdesk for GPP and SRPP

Helpdesk on Green Public Procurement (GPP) and Socially Responsible Public Procurement (SRPP) set up by the European Commission to disseminate information and to provide answers to stakeholders' enquiries.

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