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The draft technical reports for EU GPP criteria and an EU Ecolabel for cleaning services are now under review. Comments on the drafts are being accepted until 13 November 2015.
In order to access the drafts, you will need to register to the BATIS platform (http://eippcb.jrc.ec.europa.eu/batis/). If you have any queries about your BATIS registration or need technical assistance, please contact the helpdesk at: JRC-IPTS-PRODUCT-BUREAU@ec.europa.eu
Once registered, you can reach the doc...
Horizon 2020 provides EU funding to start innovation procurements. The funding can be accessed by potential buyers of innovative solutions: groups of public procurers, possibly together with other types of procurers that are providing services of public interest and have similar procurement needs (e.g., private, NGO procurers). If you want to learn more about it then visit the EC website https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/news/calls-eu-funding-opportunities-pre-commercial-procurement-and-publ...
If you’re interested in beginning an innovation procurement project, finding out which are the best practices tailored to your field, or how to access the Horizon 2020 funding, then don’t pass up this last opportunity to register! http://eafip.eu/events/major-events/eafip-major-event-paris/
If you are interested in finding out how to access the funding for your innovation procurement project (about € 40M in 2016 and € 84M in 2017), then visit this webpage for in depth information https://goo.gl/YBYJgI
The Commission Expert Group for Bio-based Products organizes a workshop to gather feedback on draft recommendations for setting up policy actions for the market uptake of bio-based products and processes.
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If you would like to share your recent experience on greening a public tendering procedure to a broad audience, please get in touch.
At ICLEI we are always on the look out for good practice (to foster sustainability and/or innovation) in this area to share with others that are either working on or interested in sustainable procurement.
The University Hospital Policlinico Sant’Orsola of Bologna (Italy) - AOSP – will be launching a public procurement tender for the organization and management of a system of people-centred soft-services structured with the innovative approach of integration, innovation and sustainability.
The awarding process will be completed indicatively by 2015, in order to activate the contract at the beginning of year 2016. The documentation in English and Italian is accessible using the link: