A new consortium to study public procurement (ABRplus)

Spark has been selected for a European (DG Enterprise and Industry) study on the institutional and practical aspects of the implementation of EU public procurement rules in the Member States. Working alongside JIIP, London Economics, and VVA, this is an exciting opportunity to look at Member State specificities and administrative arrangements that affect public procurement procedures, and identify factors which impact the implementation of procurement rules.

New Spark study on cloud computing SLAs for DG CONNECT

Spark begins 2014 with an exciting new project: Spark and Timelex have been selected to lead a European Commission study on cloud computing service level agreements for DG CONNECT. During our 18-month contract we will examine legal frameworks for cloud computing and provide policy recommendations and a draft model for contracts.