HOOP Legal Advisory Board

Call for Experts

The HOOP project is aimed at fostering investment on urban circular bioeconomy in 8 European pilot cities and region, our “Lighthouses”, through different actions that include the preparation of Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) and Public Procurement of Innovative solutions (PPI) instruments. Other actions are aimed at strengthening forward looking Public procurement strategies in the domain of waste bio-based processes, creating a sector-specific network of Public Contracting Authorities to foster demand for innovation.

As part of the assistance to the Lighthouses, the Legal Advisory Board (LAB), coordinated by partner and EU expert Sara Bedin, will gather lawyers with expertise on the 5 national legal and procurement frameworks corresponding to 8 HOOP countries: Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, The Netherlands, Germany, Norway and Finland.

Are you a legal expert in the field? Work for the HOOP LAB and join a forefront group of legal experts in public procurement for urban circular bioeconomy at European Level! Conditions and rewards are detailed in the letter.

What does working with HOOP LAB entail?

You will be expected to work an estimated 12 working days maximum (from March 2023 to August 2024), which includes mainly remote work and meetings. Through this work you wil :

  • support the analysis of current legislation and soft regulation at national and EU level which both enable and potentially obstruct the circular economy and production of urban biowaste & wastewater-based products
  • support the design of sustainable public procurement models and contractual schema

The deadline for submitting in the completed Application Form to is 30 June 2023.


Application open from 30 January 2023 to 30 June 2023.

Shortlist of selected candidates: between the 1st and the 15th July 2023.

Order requests will be sent to selected candidates according to the necessary advice, to be provided from March 2023 to August 2024.

Fill your Application Form and send it to until the 30th of June 2023.

Looking forward to have you onboard!