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Assistance to innovation procurement projects

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.

Currently a new call to apply for assistance is open. New projects that aim to procure innovative ICT-based solutions have the opportunity to apply for free assistance. Applications will be assessed on a monthly basis.  

For more information contact
Ana Lucia Jaramillo  – 

Selected projects

Since the start of the EAFIP-initiative in 2014 already 33 projects procuring innovative high tech ICT-related solutions have been selected to receive free technical and legal assistance.

Find out more about all the projects that receive(d) assistance from EAFIP.

A call to apply for assistance

under EAFIP is currently open

A call to apply for free assistance to your innovation procurement
is currently open.

All Innovation Procurement projects can be eligible under Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) or Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI).  

Innovation procurements of ICT based solutions will be selected to benefit from free technical and/or legal local assistance. Learn more more about the eligibility criteria for free assistance under eligibility and scope.

You can apply for free assistance to your project through the link below.

pplications will be assessed on a monthly basis

Procurement projects
assisted through EAFIP


Details of the innovation procurement projects that receive(d) EAFIP-Assistance is posted on this page.



Eligibility and scope

Who could benefit from Assistance and 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.

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