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Come and join Bangor University’s ICPS team as they attend the Smart City Exhibition World Congress in Barcelona

Bangor University’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies is a partner in the PPACT project, a project that is promoting Public Procurement and Cross Border Tendering. PPACT is funded under the European Union. specifically the COSME programme. 


As part of our journey to Barcelona we will be meeting:

  •  Meeting SMEs interested in winning contract opportunities across the European Union. 
  •  Meeting  public procurers who are interested in buying innovative solutions. 
  • Hosting a number of matchmaking activities that link ambitious SMEs to EU contract opportunities.


All of which will take place within the Smart City World Congress in Barcelona, November 2017.

Publication date: 13 November 2017

ICPS Team Deliver Cross Border Bidding PPACT workshops to specialists from Spain, Italy, Ireland, and France.

All PPACT project partners namely: ACCIÓ (Spain), CCI Paris IdF(France). UCV EIC (Italy), Bangor University (Wales), and IBDP-ConsultIRE (Ireland), were required to attend a workshop in Bangor University to equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary to offer a holistic public procurement service.

Publication date: 18 October 2017

Launch your Career Today with our New Masters in Procurement, Law, & Strategy.

We are delighted to announce the launch of Bangor University’s new Masters (LLM) in Procurement, Law, and Strategy in Practice, an accredited distance learning program that will enable candidates to develop their legal, procurement, and operational management expertise, whilst propelling their careers.

Publication date: 27 September 2017


The PPACT project (Public Procurement and Cross-Border Tendering) is a 5 partner, €335,000 initiative, that will vastly improve SME access to cross-border public procurement markets, and aims to seize upon the opportunities ahead with the new European Public Procurement Directives.

Publication date: 28 June 2017

Bangor Law School’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies to help the EU implement the requirements of the Small Business Act following major grant success

Bangor Law School’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies (ICPS) has recently been notified of a major grant success under the European Union’s COSME fund – a funding programme designed to raise competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU and to help the EU implement the requirements of the Small Business Act (the overarching framework for EU policy on SMEs).

Publication date: 29 January 2017

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