The primary strategic goal of procurement is to ensure the provision of goods and services that support the delivery of PAS strategic goals and at the same time achieve value for money. The PAS guidelines are set out to ensure that the key principles in the European Directives 2004/18 EC are followed. The Procurement Guidelines used by PAS are available onwww.etenders.gov.ie/generalprocguide.aspx
Details of current Open Tender Competitions are available onwww.etenders.gov.ie.
The majority of competitions are run by the EPS or OGP on behalf of the State Laboratory.
Public contracts awarded in the current and previous year are available in the Financial Reports onwww.statelab.ie/publications.html
Additional details are in the Contract Award Notices published onwww.etenders.gov.ie