Procurement - Related News
DG CONNECT of the European Commission has recently published a tender opportunity for the provision of “best practices for ICT procurement based on standards in order to promote efficiency and reduce lock-in”. The commissioning of this work is directly related to research previously carried out by Europe Economics for DG INFSO on standards-based ICT procurement. This formed part of the Digital Agenda, Action 23.
EP0W (European Pathway to Zero Waste) has published the executive summary of a report written by Europe Economics on a commodity market for wood waste.
Europe Economics is currently seeking to recruit as an Analyst, a highly motivated economic theorist with an interest in applying microeconomics to real-world issues. The successful candidate should either hold a PhD or have submitted their thesis and expect to receive their PhD soon. Additionally, the successful candidate would need to have a strong mathematical background and a clear interest in Microeconomics Modelling and the Economics of Corporate Finance. Applicants would also need to have good communication and team-working skills and be able to work under their own initiative.
Europe Economics is advising the European Commission on policies for public procurement of ICT. As part of this, a public consultation was launched, shortly before Christmas.
The European Commission and Europe Economics cordially invite you to attend the ICT Procurement Workshop 12 December 2011 from 10:00 – 17:00 at the European Commission, Brussels.
This workshop forms part of the work undertaken by Europe Economics to develop guidelines to assist public procurers in purchasing ICT that is based on standards. This is an action of the Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE).