Procurement Handbook BSBF2021

The BSBF2021 Procurement Handbook provides an easy-to-read introduction to Big Science Organisations and their procurement procedures.

Each co-organising Big Science Organisation (CERN, EMBL, ESA, ESO, ESRF, ESS, European XFEL, FAIR, ILL, F4E, SKAO) presents different aspects, such as procurement rules and regulations, technical and financial requirements, etc.

If you want to start supplying goods and services to the Big Science market, there are a number of things you can do, such as keeping up-to-date with calls for tenders, and building collaborative platforms that will enable you to bid for bigger contacts.

If you want to start supplying goods and services to the Big Science market, there are a number of things you can do, such as keeping up-to-date with calls for tenders, and building collaborative platforms that will enable you to bid for bigger contacts.

Topics in the handbook include:

  • Total procurement budget in the period 2020-2024
  • Market survey strategy and industrial policy
  • Industrial database
  • Procurement portals
  • Procurement modalities
  • Procurement processes
  • Funding modalities
  • Elegibility criteria
  • Evaluation criteria
  • IPR policy and rules
  • Role of Industry Liaison Officers (ILOs)
  • SME Involvement, Technology Transfer Initiatives.

You can download the BSBF2021 Procurement Handbook here.