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Organizing a market consultation

A market consultation, or dialogue with the market, enables the commissioner to collect knowledge and experience from market organizations, and to use this in the course of a tender procedure.


In practice, this implies using the knowledge and expertise of organizations in the market to improve a service concept, and to incorporate the acquired insights in the RFT and the contract. A second aim could be to test whether a draft RFT would attract sufficient competitors.

How to organize a market consultation?
A characteristic of a successful market consultation is that it contains a set of specified requests to the market. [Needs further translation from the original ... work in progress]