16 February 2021

BSBF2021 Procurement Handbook

When your company is starting to supply the Big Science market, you can take a number of steps to initiate contact with Big Science organisations, monitor calls for tenders, and establish collaborative platforms for submitting bids.

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.

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.

BSBF2021 in Granada • Europe's largest Big Science event

28 September - 1 October 2021

BSBF 2021 is a business-oriented congress that gathers all the European research infrastructures focused on technology. The aim of the congress is to be the main forum where research infrastructures and industry can meet.

Register here