Estonian companies able to join European e-invoicing  network 

In 2018, Estonian e-invoice operators Eesti Post (Omniva), Telema AS and Tieto Estonia AS will start offering electronic invoicing service through the PEPPOL (Pan-European Public Procurement Online) network. On November 16th, a n introductiory cross-boarder electronic invoicing seminar takes place in Tallinn, where Internet of Business (IoB) project partners introduce the developments and future plans of e-invoicing adoption process in Estonia and neighbouring countries. 

IoB project, developing a safe and convenient electronic environment for business transactions, is coordinated by Estonian ICT Cluster. One of the project’s goals is to implement unified European Standards and connect Estonian service providers to an existing electronic document exchange network in Europe. “Most Estonian companies do business with not only local but also international partners. Joining the PEPPOL network significantly simplifies the cross-boarder electronic invoicing process for Estonian companies,” said one partner of the project, Telema AS CEO Hele Hammer. “Cross-boarder electronic invoicing creates an opportunity to save money and time in the entire supply chain.”

E-invoicing seminar introduces the benefits derived from joining the PEPPOL network to Estonian companies. The project’s partners in Latvia and Finland give an overview of the e-invoicing situation in corresponding countries. Other experts discuss cross-boarder e-invoicing challenges, opportunities and future plans in Estonia. The wider context of a real-time economy will also be introduced. Presentations by Estonian, Finnish and Latvian e-invoicing experts as well as European Commission representative Christian Vindinge Rasmussen will be given. Presentations are in Estonian and English.

Seminar is organized by the Estonian partners of Internet of Business project: ITL Digital Lab, Eesti Post AS (Omniva), Telema AS and Tieto Estonia AS in collaboration with international partners from Finland, Tieto Finland Oy and from Latvia, Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association (LIKTA). Seminar Is organized as part of the Internet of Business  project in Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) program, cofinanced by the European Union and supported by the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA). 

Seminar takes place on Thursday, November 16th from 10-16 in Swissotel Tallinn (Tartu auditorium, 6th floor). Participants’ registration is now closed. 

Additional information: 
Sirli Heinsoo, Internet of Business project manager 
Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications
+372 5645 6002