Our Services

Procurement Support

This includes help developing business cases for data centre consolidation, retrofit and new build projects. Additionally, we support the public sector create innovation procurement strategies and provide tendering and contract guidance.

Technical Support

Services include data centre audits and energy consumption measurements (and estimation where required); cloud and data centre consolidation strategies; data centre new build specification; as well as data centre retrofit guidance. This is based on state-of-the-art best practices and standards.

Knowledge Sharing

EURECA supports knowledge transfer by packaging and sharing best practice and leading case studies from across Europe. Additionally, regular networking and knowledge sharing events are organised across Europe. This includes training on various aspects of innovation procurement and energy efficiency in data centres.

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What Else We Provide?

Networking Events

Throughout the project, we provide 12 networking events in various European cities. This is in addition to an online platform (Special Interest Group).


Training is available online and delivered face to face at various events. Training courses cover innovation procurement and energy efficiency in data centres.


The EURECA tools help identify energy saving opportunities in data centres based on established models and best practices, while providing market directory and procurement support.

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About Us

EURECA Project - EU Resource Efficiency Coordination Action

The EURECA project is an EU commission funded project under the H2020 programme. EURECA started in March 2015 and will run for 36 months with partners from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands and Germany. EURECA is designed to provide tailored solutions to help identify the cost saving opportunities whilst signposting the environmental impact of procurement choices in data centres.

EURECA is currently supporting consolidation, new build and retrofit data centre projects in various European countries, with focus on public procurement for innovation (PPI). Additionally, EURECA is supporting the development of European standards, best practices and polices related to energy efficiency in data centres and green public procurement by providing the scientific evidence and data.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Latest News

Deutschsprachiges EURECA Seminar in Berlin, 24 April 2017, verstaltet gemeinsam mit dem Umweltbundesamt

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, IT-Dienstleistungen werden immer häufiger nicht mehr im eigenen, sondern in einem externen Rechenzentrum erbracht. Dabei spielt es keine Rolle, ob Rechenzentrumsinfrastruktur für ein Serverhosting oder Cloud-Dienste beschafft werden sollen. Hier, aber auch z.B. bei der Konsolidierung mehrerer Serverräume oder der Beschaffung neuer Hardware stellt sich die Frage nach den geeigneten Beschaffungskriterien. […]

Registration Barcelona Event is now open!

April 10th, 2017 Registration is now open for the EURECA Barcelona event and workshop!

Innovation Procurement for Sustainable Data Centre Products and Services Workshop in Turin

On the 29 of February 2016 the EURECA project had its meeting in Torino and combine this with an event. Objectives 1.     To demonstrate the value of energy saving and environmental data centre best practices & policies, triggering related procurement actions; 2.     Provide public Sector organisations with a tailored solution for ‘green’ data centre procurement: Identifying where […]

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Rabih Bashroush, EURECA Project Co-ordinator, University of East London, Docklands Campus, University Way, London, E16 2RD
+ 44 (0) 208 223 6515