To enable businesses to communicate electronically with any European government institution in the procurement process, increasing efficiencies and reducing costs.
- Encourage European governments and their suppliers to continue implementing eProcurement using the PEPPOL specifications and promoting best practices
- Promote and support the development of innovative PEPPOL-based ICT products and services supporting public procurement processes, promoting their use also in the B2B context to harmonise processes across the private and public sectors, simplifying eProcurement adoption for SMEs
- Ensure that the PEPPOL network continues to grow in an open, accessible and compliant manner supporting interoperability for European public services and helping Europe move towards a Digital Single Market
- Encourage business to business use of the PEPPOL-compliant infrastructure and use of the PEPPOL components and services in other areas than procurement, also recognising the importance of promoting and supporting usage on a global level