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European Union Public Sector Deals Database

IDC's European Union Public Sector Deals Database reveals the overall pattern and in-depth detail of external public-sector spending. Covering 28 EU countries and containing more than 700,000 IT and non-IT contracts dating back to 2008, it helps suppliers to the public sector understand demand, track the competition, and identify the potential public-sector wallet for any given market. It creates a foundation for naming prospects, setting targets, establishing strategies, and determining which suppliers are likely to provide the strongest competition in any given call for tenders. IDC's European Union Public Sector Deals Database is one of the largest and richest sources of tender information in the world — an invaluable tool for anyone working in the public sphere.


Markets Covered

The database covers tender proceedings in 28 EU member states across markets and technology segments connected to the public sector:

  • Information technology: PCs and servers, networking equipment, printers, monitors, software, services, and datacenters
  • Telecommunications: internet and VPN, telephony, and conferencing
  • Infrastructure: roads, bridges, buildings, grids, heat, and water
  • Transportation: underground, rail, bus, and school transport
  • Resource extraction: wood/forestry, mining, quarrying, and oil & gas
  • Building/Office hardware: furniture, carpets, and appliances
  • Specialty hardware and services: gurneys, medical devices, auto parts, metering, signs, cameras, etc.
  • Administration services: payroll, HR, tax/accounting, and file management
  • Internal services: catering, cleaning, maintenance/repair, training, renovation, design, and security
  • External services: legal, advertising, printing, banking/finance, social, fleet management, and service centers
  • Specialty areas: museums, healthcare, medical, defense, law enforcement, education, and utilities

Subjects Analyzed

Throughout the year, this product will address the following topics:

  • IT spending in state and publicly owned organizations
  • General spending in state and publicly owned organizations
  • Public tender proceedings: number, bids, wins, and coalitions
  • The winners of the largest contracts and the most contracts by city and country
  • Largest contracting authorities by city and country
  • The value of the tenders market by city, country, and region

Key Questions Answered

Our research addresses issues that are critical to your success, such as:

  1. How much does any given public-sector entity in the EU spend via tendered contracts in any given year?
  2. Which public-sector agencies in the EU spend the most?
  3. On what are public-sector entities spending?
  4. Which suppliers have won the greatest number of contracts, and what is their value?
  5. How can I set my revenue targets at the country, sector, and entity levels?

Number of Contracts in European Union Countries in 2017


Timely Delivery and Support

Throughout the year, this product will offer market intelligence critical for exploring opportunities in the public sector and for success in tenders:

Final historical deals database

Delivered quarterly (March, June, September, and December)


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Meet the Experts
Jiri Tersel

Senior Research Analyst, Tablets, Systems & Infrastructure Solutions, Central and Eastern Europe