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  • WEBINAR – Strengthening EU Strategic Autonomy and Resilience through Innovation Procurement Public space

    Register now and don't miss out on the webinar the 4-hours workshop-webinar ‘Strengthening EU Strategic Autonomy and Resilience through Innovation Procurement’ organized by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (EAFIP) on November 16th.

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the current soaring prices for energy, gas and oil highlighted that Europe needs to increase its resilience to cope with supply chain disruptions and work on its strategic autonomy by reducing strategic technology ...

    Continue reading November 10th
  • Standards4SDGs : International Standards to guide, support, and measure action for SDGs (with UNECE, UNCTAD, ISO, ECOS) Public space

    Registration :

    Date : November 17

    Lack of standards in this area may present the risk of greenwashing or misallocation of assets and could lead to a lack of trust in progress towards SDGs.

    We’ll get an overview of how International organizations have already developed standards that can be linked with policies related to Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency, En...

    Continue reading November 5th
  • TIQUE OMC International event (Nov 4) Save the date! Public space

    Project TIQUE ( is looking for an Innovative care services to deliver quick responses to complex patients with advanced heart failure through integrated care.

    TIQUE Pre-Commercial Procurement will be issuing a call for tenders next June 2022, with a budget of €4.40 million, co-funded by the EC’s H2020 programme and led by three public buyers: Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona (lead procurer and project coordinator), Azienda Sanitaria Locale Avellino...

    Continue reading October 29th

    ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and the UN One Planet Network launch the ‘Power of the Public Plate’ Podcast. Each episode explores the story of a champion of public food procurement. Listeners of the podcast will learn how public authorities from around the world leverage procurement to positively impact the food value chain, to ultimately contribute to sustainable food systems.

    The podcast showcases this perspective as episodes feature stories from the Philippines, Ethiop...

    Continue reading October 29th
  • Deadline extended to 22d Oct.: Help us develop a Guidance on public procurement for sustainable infrastructure projects! Public space
    Green Infrastructure

    Thanks for your work creating guidance. Please keep in mind that green infrastructure and nature based solutions will often yield a greater ROI.

    Continue reading October 21st
  • WEBINAR – Strengthening EU Strategic Autonomy and Resilience through Innovation Procurement Public space

    On November 16th 2021, the 4-hours workshop-webinar ‘Strengthening EU Strategic Autonomy and Resilience through Innovation Procurement’ organized by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (EAFIP) will take place.

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the current soaring prices for energy, gas and oil highlighted that Europe needs to increase its resilience to cope with supply chain disruptions and work on its strategic autonomy by reducing strategic technology dependencies on non-European sol...

    Continue reading October 18th
  • Procuring sustainable solutions for industrial ports- knowledge exchange with Le Havre! Public space

    The City of le Havre is looking to develop solutions which could improve the sustainability of their industrial port. Do you share similar objectives, or have you got experience of innovation procurement processes to encourage SMEs to innovate in this sector? Then we would very much like to hear from you!

    Please get in touch with for more information

    Continue reading October 15th
  • [PRESS RELEASE - BroadWay PCP project] Final phase of BroadWay PCP: providing live useable pilot systems for PPDR operational mobility Public space

    Final phase of BroadWay PCP: providing live useable pilot systems for PPDR operational mobility

    The final of the three-phase BroadWay Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) gets underway on 8 th October 2021. This is initiated by signature of awarded contracts to the two first ranked consortia of the Phase 3 call-off competition, following their successful completion of the Phase 2 (Prototype Phase). The consortia in phase 3 (Pilot Phase) are led by Airbus DS and Frequentis AG.

    The consortia wi...

    Continue reading October 8th
  • How to start using climate and net-zero aligned clauses in your contracts Public space

    Public procurement is vital to the achievement of climate neutrality targets set by governments around the world. This workshop gives procurers the opportunity to get introduced to the Net Zero Toolkit by the Chancery Lane Project, which can be used by subnational governments that have committed to the Race to Zero and ICLEI’s Climate Neutrality Framework. The toolkit includes practical checklists, case studies and a glossary of relevant terms around climate and procurement. In the workshop, y...

    Continue reading October 7th
  • Anouncement of TIQUE's OMC events Public space

    3 procurers from Spain, Sweden and Italy will spend €4.4M in developing a tech solution for #HeartFailure in Europe. Want to know more?
    Join TIQUE’s OMC events in October Registration is now open.

    #TIQUEOMC #innovation #research #eHealth #HeartFailure

    Hope to see you then!

    Follow us!
    Twitter @TIQUEPCP

    Continue reading October 4th
  • Innovation Procurement News Public space

    Welcome to the Innovation Procurement Newsletter – September issue

    A quick look at this month’s headlines:

    • Horizon Europe funding for innovation procurement
    • Apply for free of charge assistance for your next innovation procurement
    • News from EU funded projects
    1. Open market consultation: pre-commercial procurement – quick response for patients with advanced heart failure
    2. Open market consultation: pre-commercial procurement – integrated care for people with multimorbidity
    3. Call f...

    Continue reading September 29th
  • Conference on sustainable public meals, 13.10.2021 Public space

    Register for the StratKIT Final Conference 13/10

    Do you want to be inspired by how we can make public food procurement even greener? Then sign up for the StratKIT Final Conference on green public procurement and catering services taking place on 13/10 from 9:30 to 12:30 (CEST). The conference is held online.

    Please find the detailed agenda and register here.

    The Interreg Baltic Sea project StratKIT, which stands for Innovative Strategies for Public Catering: Sustainability Toolk...

    Continue reading September 27th
  • Smart City Barcelona: Workshops in PPI 17 November Public space

    The programme is aimed at Managers of Innovation departments of public institutions who are planning to launch innovation procurement tenders within the next 3 years, and those who will have open tenders or ongoing market consultations on the date of the event.

    We would like to invite you to share your early demand, market consultation or open tender with a wide public by presenting it in one of the mentioned onsite or online workshops. We would include your opportunity in our “Catalogue...

    Continue reading September 25th
  • More GPP News! Public space

    Welcome to the September issue of the Green Public Procurement (GPP) News Alert.

    A quick look at this month’s headlines:

    • New practical guidance to help public buyers with innovation procurement
    • Interview: Making meals more sustainable and healthier – results from Strength2Food. Angela Tregear, Professor of Marketing, University of Edinburgh Business School (United Kingdom)
    • Good practice case: Vending machines for food and beverages - University of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy)
    • Zoom...

    Continue reading September 24th
  • PCP in the field of people flow analytics published Public space

    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...

    Continue reading September 17th
  • New EU energy labelling system Public space

    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...

    Continue reading September 15th
  • Healthcare Brokerage Event MEDICA 2021 - free for public buyers - 1.10 - 23.12.2021 Public space

    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...

    Continue reading September 9th
  • Accepting Nominations: Sept 28-30th GEC & ERA EU Sustainability & Public Procurement Law online course Public space

    Sept 28-30th Course Invitation Response Form:

    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...

    Continue reading September 8th
  • Last Chance to apply for the 2nd EAFIP call! Public space


    Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join the EAFIP family!

    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...

    Continue reading September 2nd
  • Participate in the European study of skills gaps for circular and green procurement Public space

    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.

    Thanks for your feedback!!

    Continue reading September 1st
  • Innovationsförderung der EU durch öffentliche Aufträge - Webinar 9.9.21 Public space

    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...

    Continue reading August 30th
  • 3 days left to share ideas, products and research for making ROSIA’s Call for Tenders a success!!! Public space

    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!

    Continue reading August 30th
  • We are hiring: Officer in Sustainable and Innovation Procurement Public space
    Less than a week left!

    You still have the chance to apply for this open position - deadline for applications is 31 August! #Hiring #SustainabilityJobs #NGOJobs #EUJobs

    Continue reading August 25th
  • Have your say in INCAREHEART Call for Tenders! Public space

    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.


    1. You can send the procurers suggestions for improvement and ideas for making the Call for Tenders a success. All the comments will...

    Continue reading August 19th
  • Aug 25th Webinar: Power of Federal Procurement Public space

    FREE Webinar: The Power of Federal Procurement
    Sustainable Acquisition, Circularity and Information Technology
    August 25 at 10:15 AM PDT / 1:15 PM EDT / 7:15 PM CET / 10:45 PM IST

    60-Minute Virtual Presentation
    With 15 Minutes of Live Questions and Answers

    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...

    Continue reading August 16th