COSME Call 2020 - Innovation Procurement Broker: Creating Links for the Facilitation of Public Procurement of Innovation COS-LINKPP-2020-2-05 Closed!


The general objective of this call for proposals is to launch a second experimentation of the innovation procurement broker model with the aim of demonstrating the relevance and effectiveness of the cooperation model between various stakeholders supporting through public procurement the promotion of innovation and the support to economic operators, in particular SMEs and start-ups.


The beneficiary shall organise the activities described below to carry out proofs of concept:

  • Fine-tune the role and tasks of the Innovation Procurement Broker
  • Create, promote and manage a network of public buyers and players in the European innovation ecosystem
  • Advise public buyers on the definition of their actual procurement needs
  • Identify innovative products or services that tackle actual needs of the public buyers
  • Strengthen knowledge sharing on funding opportunities, technological and commercial aspects between all stakeholders
  • Kick-off meeting

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 1,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 25 February 2021 - more than one month ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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