The Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) is launching a pilot project in cooperation with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) aimed at promoting the strategic use of public buying in projects co-funded under the EU Cohesion Policy.

Managing authorities and other relevant bodies responsible for public procurement are invited to apply, and if selected, they can benefit from practical hands-on support and technical assistance to carry out procurement more efficiently and in a sustainable manner, delivering major policy outcomes in response to today’s societal and economic challenges.

Interested authorities can apply until 20 April 2018. Please send an expression of interest to, filling in the application form.

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