Call for Tender: European Light Industries Innovation and Technology (ELIIT) Project

Submitted by Alina Danieles… on 01 October 2018

Deadline: Wednesday, 31 October, 2018

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises is launching this invitation to tender for European Light Industries Innovation and Technology (ELIIT) Project aiming at enabling pan-European collaboration between Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) active in light-industries, namely textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) industries, and providers or owners of novel and innovative technologies to drive innovation and technology transfer.

Contract notice ref.:2018/S 143-325954

Reference number: EASME/COSME/2018/013

The general objectives of this tender are to identify in the TCLF industries the obstacles behind the gap between innovation/research results and their uptake into the market, and to provide efficient solutions through the development and testing of concrete actions focused on faster market up-take of innovation and its integration in the industrial process.

The aim is to promote cross-EU cooperation between SMEs from TCLF industries and providers or owners of novel technologies, to promote the use of technology-ready solutions to improve productivity, value chain integration, resource efficiency and to create new high added-value niche-market products and services.

The estimated contract value excluding VAT is 3 000 000.00 EUR. Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system: 48 months.

The procurement is related to (EU) Regulation No 1287/2013 of 11 December 2013 establishing COSME programme, COSME work programme 2018 item GRO/SME/18/C/05.

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:   Additional information can be obtained from easme-procurement [at]

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