The European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (EAFIP) invites public procurers, established in any EU Member State, who are interested to receive assistance in the preparation and implementation of their next innovation procurement to sign up for their new call for assistance.

During 2019, at least 3 new Pre-Commercial Procurements (PCP) and Public Procurements of Innovative Solution (PPI) of ICT based solutions will benefit from technical and/or legal local assistance free of charge.

The EAFIP especially welcomes innovation procurements of high impact ICT solutions (such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Virtual/Augmented reality, Big Data) and innovation procurements that are linked to national digital/ICT strategies.

Public procurers can apply for assistance here. Deadline for applications is 15 May 2019.