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An alliance of public and non-profit Group Procurement Organisations which aims to pool expertise, leverage performance and provide its members with a strategic position in the European healthcare procurement market.

Founded in 2012 EHPPA is a registered non-profit association under French law and has its headquarters in Paris.


  • To facilitate the cooperation and exchange of information between its members to improve their own procurement performance and to have a competitive advantage in their own countries
  • To establish a framework for joint procurement policies and strategies shared by the members
  • To enhance and professionalise the healthcare public procurement sector in Europe
  • To have a better overview of the European public healthcare sector
  • To support and encourage the use of public procurement as a tool for innovation in the healthcare sector



  • Legal Studies via the Legal Working Group
  • Technical Studies via the Procurement Working Group
  • Benchmarking (Price & service)
  • Exchange of procurement good practice
  • Exchange of information on public procurement trends and development within the member countries




  • Cooperation on complex and specific procurement topics

  • Important European dissemination and communication activities

  • Organisation of one of the most valued B2B event in the healthcare sector in Europe: The EHPPA Days