The Russian National Certification Authority is now connected to the PEPPOL eProcurement network and is calling for wider participation of Russian and European trading platforms to analyze common procedures and enhance harmonization across borders.
AIFE, the IT agency of the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance, is looking to open a permanent access to the PEPPOL network for CHORUS-factures, the e-Invoicing platform of French ministries and state owned organizations.
The 5th OpenPEPPOL General Assembly will take place on January 29th, 2014, in Brussels.
SimplerInvoicing, the Dutch e-Invoicing community, is now connected to the open and secure PEPPOL network developed for public e-Procurement in Europe and is exchanging electronic invoices compliant with the PEPPOL requirements.
In a recent position paper, OpenPEPPOL welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on electronic invoicing in public procurement, and supports the objective of the Directive to remove market access barriers in cross border public procurement. The position paper gives recommendations in five areas where further improvements are needed if the regulatory steps now taken at EU level are to be successful
On September 23rd, 2013, at the opening of the OpenPEPPOL panel discussion during the EXPP Summit in Warsaw, Sebastian Christow, Director of Electronic Economy, Department of the Polish Ministry of Economy, announced the connection to the OpenPEPPOL network as a cornerstone of the Polish national e-Invoicing implementation strategy.
Oxalis 2.1.4, the new version of Oxalis, a widely used Open Source Access Point implementation, and the new CIPA e-Delivery implementations are now available.
The OpenPEPPOL Post-Award Coordinating Community has set up five ongoing projects with the common purpose of updating the PEPPOL BIS implementation guidelines, moving forward with its planned activities and expanding the scope, to cater for the needs and requirements of its members.
The PEPPOL Transport Infrastructure will soon support a widely used and mature transfer protocol, AS/2, building on the experience of the Irish members of OpenPEPPOL.
On the 1st April 2013, the new Large Scale Pilot (LSP) “Electronic Simple European Networked Services” - e-SENS was launched. E-SENS is another EU-funded project within the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP), under the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP), focused on strengthening the digital single market and facilitating public services across borders.
Lund University (Sweden), founded in 1666, has become service provider Visma Proceedo's first customer to receive electronic invoices via PEPPOL (Pan-European Public Procurement Online), the European technology specifications to align business processes for electronic procurement across all governments within Europe, aiming to expand market connectivity and interoperability between eProcurement communities.
OpenPEPPOL marks progress during the first international forum “Electronic commerce: challenges of Eurasian integration”.
During a recent Commission hosted workshop on the Digital Single Market, IBM announces the roll-out of PEPPOL based solutions across Europe, while OpenPEPPOL presents e-Invoicing developments and key stakeholders’ roles for the ongoing maintenance of the network.
B.Braun Medical, CHU Hospital of Montpellier and CARTENA report a successful pilot on the post-award healthcare e-Catalogue in conformity with the PEPPOL specifications, aiming at interoperability in the healthcare industry.
PEPPOL’s Final Report tells a story of success
The fourth OpenPEPPOL General Assembly was held in Brussels on January 30, 2013, with 48 out of a total of 55 OpenPEPPOL members either present or being represented. Ongoing activities and plans of the Transport Infrastructure and Post Award Coordinating Communities (CCs) were discussed in a combined meeting, with results reported to the General Assembly.
Ireland looks towards PEPPOL as a long-term investment
The 4th OpenPEPPOL General Assembly will take place in Brussels, on January 30th, 2013.
A new initiative to harness Large Scale Pilot (LSP) projects success
Following up on our story about Russian interest in PEPPOL during the conference in Rome, key delegates from the National Certification Authority and AETP have been increasing their involvement in PEPPOL developments, sharing their experiences and the challenges of cooperating on electronic trading