Govein: European E-invoicing Project started


Agreement number: INEA/CEF/ICT/A2015/1129678

Action No: 2015-eu-IA.0058

Start date: 01/10/2016.   Duration: 13 months


The research group ARCOS of University Carlos III de Madrid is participating in the Govein Project.

Govein is a research Project funded by Connecting Europe facility Programme with the aim of easing the adoption of e-invoicing by public and private entities in the private sector. The project has a duration of 13 months (from October 2016 to October 2017) and bring together the main actors related to cross border exchange of electronic e-invoice in the Public Health area following EU Directive 2014/55. 

The EU Directive 2014/55 of the European Parliament and Council, on electronic invoicing in public procurement, aims to develop a European system ensuring interoperability among Member States, to facilitate public procurement and cross‐border e‐commerce.

Based on this EU Directive, this project consists of establishing a consortium in the European public health area in order to implement a pilot project for the exchange of e‐invoices with public administrations in accordance with the specifications on semantic interoperability set out.

Main objectives of Govein are:

  • Enhancing einvoicing interoperability
  • Increasing user awareness and adoption of the einvoicing directive.
  • Developing eInvoicing Services Business.

The consortium including 19 partners from all across Europe.

Full information about the project can be seen at the project web page: