The Smart Procurement European Alliance  (SPEA) project focuses on improving energy efficiency in municipal buildings in order to incorporate energy saving and renewable energy to these buildings and to develop sustainable management procedures in the cities of the European Community.

Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP)

With small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as its main target, the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) supports innovation activities (including eco-innovation), provides better access to finance and delivers business support services in the regions.

It encourages a better take-up and use of information and communication technologies (ICT) and helps to develop the information society.

The cities

The project is compounded for a consortium of three cities: Barcelona (project leader), Birmingham and Eindhoven.

The partners must be contracting authorities according to Directives 2004/18/EC and 2004/17/EC.

NEW: SPEA project in Eindhoven


Documents of the published selection guidelines and first information notice of call for tenders of Eindhoven SPEA project 

(PIN) Prior Indicative Notice from Barcelona

Download the document in the Activities section in the menu Cities / Barcelona.

Prior Indicative Notice (PIN) Deadline modified. PDF (71KB). ENG

Work packages

The project will be implemented throughout 7 work packages (WP) including management (WP1) and dissemination and communication activities (WP7).