Welcome to the September issue of the Green Public Procurement (GPP) News Alert.
A quick look at this month’s headlines:
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This week a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) in the field of people flow analytics was published by the Muntstroom Living Lab project (a project supported by EAFIP and Innoviris).
The Muntstroom project is a joint procurement of an integrated end-to-end solution for the outdoor and indoor monitoring of people flow. Since research showed that the desired integrated solution does not yet exist on the market, a PCP has been prepared and now published in order to have the desired integrated solut...
Since March 2021, the EU has been implementing new regulations regarding energy labels. The new labelling requirements are progressively being rolled out to nine product categories, which has significant impacts for public procurers purchasing or leasing electric appliances.
In order to assist public procurers with this transition, the BELT project has just published a White Paper summarising key provisions of the new EU energy labelling system and providing recommendations to public procur...
MEDICA is the world's largest and most important trade fair in the field of medicine. For more than 20 years, ZENIT has been organising a cooperation exchange in cooperation with other European and international partners of the Enterprise Europe Network.
The aim is to help companies, universities and research institutions find partners in Europe and worldwide for product development, manufacturing and licensing agreements, distribution/technology partnerships, financing/investment, public pro...
Sept 28-30th Course Invitation Response Form: https://globalelectronicscouncil.org/european-public-procurement-law-sustainability/
The Global Electronics Council (GEC), in partnership with The Academy of European Law (ERA), is currently accepting nominations for the EU Sustainability & Public Procurement Law online course taking place from Sept 28-30, 2021. This is an invite-only course targeted to leaders in the public procurement and/or sustainable policy field. There is a limited number o...
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EAFIP offers free legal/technical advice to public procurers across Europe to implement ICT innovation procurement projects (PCP/PPI).
EAFIP provides local assistance to selected public procurers in the preparation and implementation of a PCP or PPI procurement, covering for instance scoping an already identified procurement need of innovative solutions, preparing and conducting an EU wide published...
In the framework of GREENER project, we are analyzing skills gaps and barriers which hamper the diffusion of circular and green procurement.
We would appreciate your participation through this questionnaire to know your opinion. Results will support the development of tailored training materials that will be free available.
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Die Berliner Wirtschaftsförderung „Berlin Partner“ organisiert am 9.9.2021 (13.00-14.00) ein Webinar zum Thema Innovationsförderung der EU durch öffentliche Aufträge. Hierbei sollen die – oft unterschätzten – EU-Instrumente im Bereich der öffentlichen Vergabe vorgestellt werden, mit denen die Entwicklung von innovativen Lösungen gefördert wird.
ZENIT als NRW-Kompetenzzentrum für die öffentliche Beschaffung von Innovationen im Rahmen des Enterprise Europe Network wird die beiden EU-Instrume...
Companies, organizations and other market participants are cordially invited to fill out ROSIA’s Open Market Consultation Questionnaire to express their feedback about the innovation challeng2, experiences, existing solutions and PCP setup. We are gathering information about telerehabilitation, eHealth data integration and patients care. Your answers will help us to improve our upcoming Call for tenders
Take some time to complete the questionnaire!
As part of the Open Market Consultation, INCAREHEART has made available an online questionnaire to obtain market feedback on the planned procurement. Do you have comments on any of the use cases? Do you think that the budget and timeframe of the project are appropriate? Let us know before the 31st of August.
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The US Federal Government has been a leader in sustainable acquisition for more than two decades. Our panel discussion will address the importance of past and current federal sustainable acquisition initiatives in providing energy-r...
Following on from Steve's message, we would be interested to know how your procurement thinking around carbon evolves, did you know that the MOD is thinking of imposing a carbon tax on all their ICT purchases in order to drive change in their supply chain ? Or that DEFRA's advice is to repair, reuse or purchase remanufactured instead of new as a last resort? What are your thoughts on any of this ?
We are really happy that organisations are starting to ask these imp...
We are currently conducting a market questionnaire to better understand the state of telerehabilitation and the barriers to successful implementation, current trends, and future opportunities to advance Remote Rehabilitation for Isolated Areas procurement.
We cordially invite you to participate in ROSIA's Questionnaire https://rosia-pcp.eu/omc-questionnaire/
The questionnaire is open to all companies participating in various aspects of e-health procurement.
We are investigating...
Best Value is een van de krachtigste nieuwe managementparadigma’s in het aankooplandschap. Dat blijkt uit de vele resultaten zowel uit de profit- als de non-profit organisaties.
Centraal, staat bij Best Value het selecteren van de best beschikbare leverancier. De best beschikbare leverancier is de partij die de hoogste kwaliteit levert tegen de laagste prijs.
Best Value is een filosofie die uit Amerika komt en reeds vele jaren wereldwijd ingezet wordt. Binnen Europa vooral in Nederland, No...
We are proud to announce that a Prior Information Notice for project TIQUE has been published in TED (Tenders Electronic Daily -a Supplement of the Official Journal of the EU). This means TIQUE’s June 2022 tender is officially underway!
Follow the link to read the notice: https://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:374082-2021:TEXT:EN:HTML
It also means an Open Market Consultation (OMC) involving the market in the design of the specifications of next year’s tender will be taking plac...
COME ON BOARD! STEP INTO ROSIA’s OPEN MARKET CONSULTATION
The three European public procurers participating in ROSIA are planning to invest, via a Pre-Commercial Procurement instrument (PCP), up to 3.9M€ to develop an ICT Innovation Ecosystem to meet telerehabilitation needs in isolated areas.
In preparation for the PCP’s call for tender, and starting 12 July, ROSIA will conduct an Open Market Consultation (OMC) to design the tender’s requirements incorporating the market’s input....
A quick look at this month’s headlines:
• Main article: Results of first reporting exercise on Strategic Procurement from the European Commission
• Interview: Preparing the groundwork to improve action on GPP in Lithuania - ArÅ«nÄ AndrulionienÄ, Senior Advisor at the Public Procurement Office (Lithuania)
• Good practice case: Poland’s first swimming pool meeting passive energy use standards - Municipality of Sulejów (Poland)
• Good practice case: Kantoor2023: a sustainable and ci...
On 16 September, four European innovation experts will present their public procurement on Innovation projects, focusing on different aspects of innovation procurement.
BroadWay is a Pre-Commercial Procurement Project funded under the Horizon 2020 Research Programme (Innovation activity to enable a pan-European broadband mobile system for PPDR, validated by sustainable test and evaluation capabilities). The project, running from 2018 to 2022, is coordinated by Public Safety Communication Europe (PSCE) and composed of 11 buyers from 11 EU countries, which are the organisations responsible for transitioning to broadband for Public Safety Communication...
Since March 2021, the EU has been implementing new regulations regarding energy labels. The new labelling requirements are progressively being rolled out to 9 product categories, which has significant impacts for public procurers purchasing or leasing electric appliances.
In order to assist public procurers with this transition, the BELT project has just published a White Paper summarising key provisions of the new EU energy labelling system and providing recommendations to public procurers f...
8 suppliers are expected to be awarded to start solution design in Phase 1, in November 2021. The call will be open until 15th September
The Pre-Commercial Procurement project eCare launches its call for tenders that will remain open until the 15th of September 2021. The call is open to all types of operators presenting an offer as a single entity or in a joint tender. Awarded suppliers will enter a competitive process of 3 phases where they have the opportunity to co-develop and test their...
Join us to get a glimpse into the developments from the perspective of
PSCE is the coordinator of a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) in the frame of BroadGNSS Eu-funded project (Innovation activity for Applications, Synchronisation and Monitoring of Critical Mobile Broadband Communication Infrastructure and Information Assets for Public Protection and Disaster Recovery (PPDR) Operations).
In preparation for the BroadGNSS PCP request for tender, an Open Market Consultation (OMC) with potential tenderers and end-users is held to hear the views of the mar...