Roles of local and regional authorities towards the prosperity of local SMEs

Governments must create across-the-board connections between stakeholders at all levels, whether they are private companies, public authorities, scientists, academia or consumers.

This document provides examples of good practices to set actions specifically for local SMEs, including actions from ACR+ members of their territories.

Circular Economy and public procurement

Public procurement refers to the process by which public authorities, such as government departments or local authorities, purchase work, goods or services from companies.

ACR+ proposes guidelines addressing various aspects related to public procurement: circular procurement, public procurement of innovation, performance based specifications.