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    Al via l’11 maggio l’incentivo

    In relazione al nuovo CAM Eventi, sono disponibili 20 milioni di euro previsti dal PNRR, Missione 1 “Digitalizzazione, innovazione, competitività e cultura”.

    Le agevolazioni consistono in un contributo a fondo perduto per progetti di innovazione ed eco-compatibili (basso impatto ambientale, efficienza energetica, riciclo di prodotti, ecc.), che possano coniugare design e sostenibilità, orientando il pubblico verso comportamenti più responsabili nei con...

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  • Request for Qualifications – Green and Sustainable Public Procurement Policy Specialist Public space

    On behalf of Galway County Council’s recent engagement with Cities4ForestsPartner Forest Program, Pilot Projects Collaborative and Galway County Council (GCC) are seeking a public procurement professional and/or consulting organization to co-create and implement a comprehensive Green and Sustainable Procurement policy for public projects and tenders relating to wood specification and purchases for construction and furniture making in Galway County, Ireland.

    This new procurement polic...

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  • Procurement Forum will be closed down on 30 June 2023 Public space

    Dear reader,

    Please be informed that the Procurement Forum will be closed down on 30 June 2023. From the 1 July onwards you will not be able to access the Procurement Forum anymore.

    All posts, files, documents and groups will not be accessible to anyone from the 1 July onwards. All data from the Procurement Forum will be deleted in compliance with GDPR and cannot be retrieved by the host or managers of the Procurement Forum.

    All posts, files, documents and groups will not be accessible...

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  • Co-create with very innovative Start-up or SME: 41,5K€ offered by the INNOBUYER (EIC) Programme! Public space

    Buyers of innovative solutions, do not miss this opportunity to co-create with very innovative Start-up or SME: 41,5K€ offered by the INNOBUYER Programme!

    The InnoBuyer programme, supported by the EIC BAS, is looking for public and private organisations with challenges to solve.

    InnoBuyer programme will fund activities under four different actions. The Challengers selected to take part in the programme will get support from the InnoBuyer consortium to further define their unmet needs and...

    Continue reading March 17th
  • PCP for Circular Economy - PIN / OMCs / Pitch deck Public space

    The EU Horizon Europe project CircularPSP invites suppliers for a Pre-commercial Procurement for Public Service Platforms for Circular, Innovative and Resilient Municipalities. 7 procurers + 1 associated partner from 8 countries, representing 55 million citizens (DE, FI, TR, SE, IE, PT, SI, UK) including capitals with global influence (Berlin, Helsinki, London, Istanbul) are to invest in R&D for a total sum of €5.64 million (see PIN on TED).

    We are looking for a digital platform enabli...

    Continue reading March 17th
  • EIC/EISMEA call for tenders on Innovation Procurement Public space

    The European Innovation Council (EIC) is embarking on its new Business Acceleration Services (BAS) Innovation Procurement Program.

    Are you interested to support the EIC in mainstreaming Innovation Procurement for the benefit of innovative SMEs and start-ups? Do you have the experience and the capacity to help the EIC reinforce the engagement of the supply with the demand side?

    A 4 million Euros tender was published on 09.03.2023 (on TED) on the strategic use of Innovation Procurement...

    Continue reading March 10th
  • Horizon Europe funding for innovation procurements in 2023-24 Public space

    The Horizon Europe programme offers 263M EURO of support for innovation procurements in its 2023-2024 work programme. This includes both funding to prepare and implement innovation procurements and for capacity building activities. Get ready to prepare proposals for these calls!

    Check out the overview of the planned topics, budgets and dealines of the 2023-2024 calls here.

    Continue reading March 8th
  • EAFIP - WEBINAR WORKSHOP – Construction, Infrastructure Security & Energy Innovations in ICT Related Projects Public space

    European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (EAFIP) presents a 2-hour workshop on 17 March 2023. We will showcase procurement cases on construction, infrastructure security & energy innovations in ICT related projects.

    The cases will address relevant innovations implementing ICT solutions, sustainable aspects and security measures to safeguard infrastructure. Presented by experts from across Europe.

    - How to embed good practices in your procurement to obtain innovative and sustainable soluti...

    Continue reading March 1st
  • Job position: Project Officer - Sustainable Procurement Public space

    Do you want to work at the forefront of European public procurement policy development and implementation? ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is further growing its Sustainable Economy and Procurement team. It is seeking to hire a Sustainable Procurement Officer.

    The position is intended for a candidate with a proven background in green, social or innovation procurement. In this role they will be able to influence procurement policy and support cities to implement action for low emi...

    Continue reading February 14th
  • OPEN CALL FOR PUBLIC AUTHORITIES - BUYERS - CITIES – REGIONS - Join the PROTECT Community and learn how to use Earth Observation Data and Innovation Procurement to fight Climate Change Public space

    Are you interested in developing innovative climate change services through pre-commercial procurement? Join forces with industry and research organizations to bring cutting-edge solutions to the market.

    Join the PROTECT community and receive free of charge awareness-raising and capacity-building-activities in the area of:

    • Earth Observation
    • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
    • Innovation Procurement

    Apply here:

    Deadline: 15 February 2023

    Continue reading January 31st
  • Mobility Innovation Opportunities Public space

    From living labs to open tenders. Discover pilot and full-scale implementation opportunities.

    The list of tenders, challenges, and pilot calls for mobility innovation, is updated on a weekly basis:

    Continue reading January 24th
  • Tools to engage SMEs in GPP/CPP - Final results of the GREENER project Public space

    The GREENER project, which main goal was to boost SMEs involvement in Green and Circular Public Procurement (GPP/CPP), ended on 30 November 2022. During the two years the project lasted, partners developed several tools to boost industry engagement in GPP/CPP. As part of those tools, partners developed a 5 module training course to enhance knowledge of SMEs on GPP/CPP, and a toolbox which gathers a range of guides and examples to boost Vocational Education and Training on GPP/CPP. Moreover...

    Continue reading January 24th
  • First Webinar of the Antea Polska-case by Procurement@Library™ Public space

    Great and exciting start of 2023. Corvers announces the launch of the first pan-European commercial service on innovation procurement, the Procurement@Library™. Building the European community of Innovation procurement experts by sharing knowledge and experiences through webinars, information notices and unique summaries of relevant European case-law. The first 1,5 hour webinar is on January 25th, 2023, dealing with the practical implications of the Antea Polska-case. Interested ? Please drop...

    Continue reading January 12th
  • JOB OFFER - Legal procurement consultant in Innovation Procurement Public space

    We are seeking a talented and motivated candidate, with proven background in public procurement law, to fulfil a legal procurement consultant position offered by Corvers Commercial & Legal Affairs.

    Continue reading January 9th
  • Dank deelname en Informatiepakket nav Infosessie IRD-2019 Public space

    Beste deelnemer,

    Allereerst wil ik jullie alsnog hartelijk danken voor jullie tijd en aandacht tijdens onze Infosessies IRD-2019 op 14 en 15 november j.l.. Voor degenen die niet hebben kunnen deelnemen zoeken we gezamenlijk naar een aparte oplossing. Jullie deelname wordt door ons zeer gewaardeerd en jullie constructieve vragen hebben wij in onze presentatie verwerkt aan het einde in de bijlagen als FAQ. Om zo volledig mogelijk te zijn hebben wij, wellicht ten overvloede, een informatiepakke...

    Continue reading November 29th
  • October Edition of the magazine for sustainable public procurement "Kleine Kniffe" Public space

    The October Edition of the magazine for sustainable public procurement "Kleine Kniffe" is published.

    Topics include:
    Sustainable procurement using Austria as an example
    Startups as innovation drivers in public procurement
    Successful sustainable construction procurement
    More information on the "Active for sustainable public procurement" initiative

    Interested parties will receive the magazine digitally every six months free of charge. An e-mail to with the...

    Continue reading November 9th
  • BroadWay PCP part of DG HOME workshop next November 15 in Brussels Public space

    Next November 15, the European Commission - DG HOME will be holding a workshop on Secured Communication Systems, arranged by the CERIS (Community for European Research and Innovation for Security.

    The format will be based around the outcome of the BroadWay project and related activities with the aim to inform policy towards the realisation of BroadNet and Operational Mobility: the ability for responders to carry out their life saving and crime fighting operations, using mobile broa...

    Continue reading October 27th
  • EHPPA: 1st European Hospital Procurement Barometer 2022 Public space

    Dear all

    By this post I invite you on behalf of Resah to participate to the 1st European Hospital Procurement Barometer.

    This first edition of the European Hospital Procurement Barometer is an initiative of Resah (, a French public Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) whose objective is to support the mutualization and professionalization of procurement in the healthcare sector, for public and private non-profit healthcare organizations, so they can improve their own...

    Continue reading October 20th
  • EAFIP-Webinar Introduction to Innovation Procurement Public space

    On the 27ht of October the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (EAFIP) organises the webinar Introduction to Innovation Procurement.

    This 90-minute webinar offers an introduction to Innovation Procurement specially addressed to public procurers who start to explore and apply this instrument.

    The workshop brings together experts in the field who will share their knowledge and provide guidance. The policy and legal foundations of Pre-Commercial Procurement and Public Procurement of...

    Continue reading October 17th
  • New vacancy at ICLEI - Senior Officer for Sustainable Procurement Public space

    ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is further growing its Sustainable Economy and Procurement team.

    We are looking for a Senior Officer for Sustainable Procurement.

    The deadline to apply is set for 6 November 2022. Find attached the job offer.

    For more information contact: or visit:

    Continue reading October 14th
  • Webinar Climate Change: Procure Greener through Innovation Procurement Public space

    Join the next EAFIP-webinar on how to procure greener through innovation procurement on

    6th October 2022 (9:30 – 12:30 CEST)

    During this 3-hour webinar the centrall question how to tackle climate change challenges through Innovation Procurement will be answered.

    The webinar gives insight into:

    • How to procure greener?
    • How will the new EU legislation impact your procurement?
    • How to implement a procurement strategy for sustainability and innovation?
    • ...

    Continue reading September 29th
  • Smart City Challenges - Brokerage Event Public space

    Come and join this year’s Brokerage 2022 - Smart city Challenges, in Barcelona 15-17/Nov.

    The event is the opportunity to meet with public officers, private companies, innovation suppliers and investors from around the world. To better understand the available solutions and benchmark with best practices, gaining efficiency and effectiveness in Smart City projects. During the 3 days, around 1,000 pre-scheduled B2B and B2Gs meetings will be held.

    Find more details here https://smartcity2...

    Continue reading September 22nd
  • iProcureSecurity PCP - JOIN THE TEAM! Public space

    The iProcureSecurity PCP is looking for external public procurers from the Emergency Medical Services, willing to join the project Observer Board. The selected external procurers will be able to:

    ✔️Access the iProcureSecurity PCP network, which involves relevant end-users and connects several stakeholders

    ✔️Get insights on the PCP process and on how your organisation can benefit from it
    ✔️Join the conversation on the latest developments in digital triage manageme...

    Continue reading September 21st
  • Fully-funded PhD position on public procurement for innovation and sustainability Public space

    We are looking for a highly-motivated PhD student on "Fostering inclusive economic growth through public procurement for innovation and sustainability" for the European project DemoTrans, a four-year, €2.74M Research and Innovation Action under Horizon Europe. The 4-year, 1.0FTE position is fully-funded.

    The candidate will be part of the Innovation Studies group of the top-ranking Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, and will work clo...

    Continue reading September 19th
  • Sustainable procurement for nutritious school food - webinar FAO Public space

    dear everybody

    webinar below could be of interest. Notice has come from Luana Swensson of FAO - see below

    Mark Stein

    Dear colleagues,

    We are very glad to invite you to the below webinar on “Sustainable procurement for nutritious food” jointly organized by FAO and WFP.

    27 September 2022| 15:00 / 16:30 (CEST) |Online

    Webinar: Sustainable procurement for nutritious school food: the importance of procurement to...

    Continue reading September 17th