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To all public procurers interested in energy retrofit of buildings, you can join our group on this platfom: MED PPI network https://procurement-forum.eu/group/1866048/med-ppi-network. It involves mainly players from the Mediterranean region but is open to all. This group aims at sharing best practices and feedback on the process of public procurement of innovation for energy efficient buildings. If you want to learn more or share your experience, join in!!
Also there is a dedicated webinar...
Procura+ Participant Rotterdam has released a Socially Responsible Procurement Action Plan. The plan, approved in December 2017 by the Executive Board, describes the way in which the city puts into action the agreements from the Socially Responsible Procurement Manifesto, a scheme developed by PIANOo, on behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management. The starting point is the effective and efficient use of the purchasing function for social policy objectives, such as...
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The City Council of València takes great pleasure in inviting you to the first Market Sounding for energy efficiency refurbishment of the Central Fire Station
The City Council of València, through the Fire Department Service and Las Naves Foundation, is launching its first public procurement procedure of innovation. A market sounding is the first step towards generating the technical dialogue stage amongst the economic and innovation operators who are interested in participating....
Dear Procurement Forum members,
This morning we have launched a new feature on the Procurement Forum which allows you to 'tag' other Forum members when making a post. This means you can bring posts to the attention of other members to whom they might be of interest, and to direct your questions and discussions to Forum members you know have expertise or an interest in the topic.
You can tag other members in your post by using the 'Tag members' button underneath the file attachment function, by...
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Dear Procurement Forum members,
Please find at the link and attached a job opportunity at ICLEI's European Secretariat in Freiburg, Germany. ICLEI is looking for an Officer to work in their Sustainable Economy and Procurement team. The main focus of this position will address the topics of innovation and sustainable procurement through EU-funded projects.
The working language is English, and the deadline for applications is 4 March 2...
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The call for eafip Assistance is open for the final time! So don't miss out on the chance to be assisted (including legal assistance) in the development and implementation of your #innovation #procurement.
A Europe-wide network of procurement lawyers is available to provide the Assistance which is financed by the European Commission and comes at no charge to you.
The eafip initiative is already supporting eight public procurers from across the EU to develop their innovation proc...
El Área de Energía del Consorci de la Ribera, junto con el Ayuntamiento de Alzira, preparan una Compra Pública de Tecnología Innovadora por importe de 200.000€ cuyo objeto consiste en la sustitución de 121,94 m2 de carpintería exterior de las fachadas de forma que se reduzca el consumo de energía y las emisiones de CO2 asociadas con el objetivo de conseguir un edificio de Energía casi Nula una vez se realice la rehabilitación energética del edificio ‘Magatzem de Cucó’ situado en...
The Energy Area of the Consorci de la Ribera, together with Alzira City Council and the Polytechnic University of Valencia organizes a market consultation session on March 8, 2018, in the City Hall of Alzira (Valencia, Spain) with the aim of facilitating an open dialogue and flow of information between the administration and the potential suppliers of innovative exterior carpentry solutions.
In the framework of the European project Prominent MED (Public purchase of Innovation...
On the 15th and 16th March 2018 ZENIT organises its 9th European Networking Event "Successfull R&I in Europe 2018" in Duesseldorf, close to the airport.
About 300 participants from more than 20 countries are expected to attend the event, which addresses universities, research institutes and enterprises and encourages them to become involved in established and new networks for Horizon 2020.
In Session 3 on Thursday, 15th March, there will be a workshop on Public Procurement of Innovation. W...
We remind you that our next Market Consultation meeting will be on January, 24th, 2018, in Germany at ZENIT Headquarters.
The Commission has just published new voluntary EU GPP criteria for paints, varnishes and road markings. They cover both the purchase of products and of works in this area. The use of the draft criteria has the potential to considerably reduce environmental impacts from these products and their costs. Some of the most likely impacts of the application of the GPP criteria are expected to foster circular economy aspects and are the following: minimise the impact of production by add...
Excuus, het gaat inderdaad om de software die we kopen buiten Surfmarket om.
De HAN denkt na over een strategie waarbij het de wens is om enerzijds tegemoet te komen aan een stukje keuzevrijheid binnen de opleidingen over de gebruikte tools maar waarbij we anderzijds voldoende verantwoording nemen ten aanzien van rechtmatigheid op het gebied van softwarelicenties.
Extra probleem daarbij is dat soms één opleiding start met het gebruiken van een tool. Hierna raken andere opleidingen enth...
We would like to point out the EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award webinar, taking place the 24 January at 14:30 (CET), which will be guiding applicants through the award's application process.
The EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award was officially launched on December 7th and is an initiative of the European Commission, which the Directorate-General for Trade (DG Trade) launched as a commitment of its "Trade for all" communication on trade and investment policy, published in 2015...
Cherished Procurement Forum community, I hope you have been enjoying delightful and delicious holidays! More reading suggestions for the holidays. EPPPL 4/2017 is out. Contributing authors include Raquel Carvalho, Javier Miranzo Díaz, Johan Wolswinkel, Dacian Dragos, Bianca Racolta, Manuel Zimmermann, LL. M., Andrew Chew, Rommel Harding-Farrenberg, Jennifer Gamble, Robert KrÄ, Peter Hettich and Laura Zürcher.
Lexxion Publisher: https://epppl.lexxion.eu/current_issue/EPPPL?_locale=en
EU Survey questionnaire to inform the 'Preparatory study for Ecodesign, Energy Label, EU Ecolabel and Green Public Procurement (GPP) for solar photovoltaic modules, inverters and systems' deadline 19/01/18
You are invited to share with us your experience and knowledge via a questionnaire published on EU Survey and which you can be access here:
The closing date for completion of the questionnaire is Friday 19th January 2018, 00:00 C...
This particular time of the year can bring phones and technology at the centre of attention and, while you are taking your Christmas family picture and using your latest tablet for finding your last-minute Christmas recipe, you might find asking yourself “Where does my device really come from?”.
Make ICT Fair aims at addressing this question and at improving the lives of workers and those impacted along different stages of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) supply chain throug...
We would like to share with you the December edition of the EU GPP News Alert.
The issue opens with the Green Deals initiative on Circular Procurement, which was recently launched in Flanders (Belgium). 101 procurers are already on board to test out new approaches to procurement!
The BuyZET project approach for uncovering the most emission intensive procurement categories from transport activities in three big cities – Rotterdam, Copenhagen and Oslo – is what Dr Nina Nesterova, o...
The importance of circular procurement in delivering circular economy benefits has been highlighted by a recommendations report from REBus, published today.
Between 2000 and 2016, resource efficiency in the EU grew by 41%. Whilst this is encouraging, the growing economic and environmental case for improving resource efficiency means action must accelerate. Leading by example in harnessing the power of public procurement across Europe is vital in building momentum. This is particularly the cas...
The latest Procura+ Update newsletter on Sustainable Procurement is available on the SP Platform
This special issue reflects on the achievements of the Procura+ European Sustainable Procurement Network and ICLEI's work on sustainable and innovation procurement in 2017, and looks forward at what is to come in 2018.
Top stories include:
Exciting news today from the One Planet Summit in Paris!
Three major global city networks including ICLEI, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy have jointly announced the One Planet Charter to accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement through sustainable public procurement, and other policy measures, in cities and local governments across the world at the One Planet Summit in Paris today.
The One Planet Charter builds on th...