European Commission

European Commission

A new call for 2020 to apply for free assistance
is open now

Apply before 31 May 2020!

Apply for free legal and technical assistance

Have a chance at receiving free legal and technical assistance for your PCP / PPI procurement of high impact ICT solutions (e.g. Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Big Data and virtual/augmented reality) or ICT solutions contributing to the European Green Deal!
Due to the situation regarding COVID-19 the focus of the call is widened.
We also welcome project applications on ICT solutions aimed to tackle COVID-19 or similar crises through innovation procurement.
Furthermore the deadline of the call for applications is extended to 31 May 2020.

To learn about the eligibility and scope click here.

Apply for assistance here:

For more information contact
Ana Lucia Jaramillo  – 


Assisted cases

The eafip initiative already supported 12 public procurers from across the EU between 2015 and 2018 to develop their innovation procurement (a PCP or PPI) by providing assistance (including legal assistance) in the start-up and implementation of the innovation procurement.

Find out more about the cases that received Assistance from eafip.

eafip provides local assistance to selected public procurers in the preparation and implementation of a PCP or PPI procurement, covering for instance scoping an already identified procurement need that can be tackled with innovative solutions, preparing and conducting an EU wide published open market consultation and drafting tendering documents. Read more about what the assistance under eafip comprises under eligibility and scope.

Procurement projects
assisted through eafip


Details of the innovation procurement projects that received eafip  assistance is posted on this page.



Eligibility and scope

Who could benefit from Assistance under the eafip initiative? What does Assistance under the eafip initiative comprise?


eafip lawyer network

The eafip network of lawyers brings together some of the most renowned innovation procurement professionals in Europe.

A new initiative launched by European Commission and implemented by Corvers - Commercial & Legal Affairs