A series of activities including webinars, questionnaires and Q&A are planned during October-November 2020 for the eCare Open Market Consultation.
The eCare procurers are conducting an Open Market Consultation (OMC) for potential suppliers and end-users. The goals are to bring the market-perspective to the procurement process and to give the supply chain advance notice about the forthcoming call for tenders.
Webinars in October-November 2020
Each procurer is holding an OMC webinar in...
Cities around the world have already answered that question with YES! Explore with us how public buyers are navigating the race to zero-emissions in an environment where ‘lowest-price’ still is the deciding factor.
We offer you a curation of three engaging sessions that enable you to hear from leaders in the field, learn from action-oriented examples in the construction and food sector and to exchange on the topic of climate-friendly procurement with the aim to help each other in these times...
As a group of Nordic Buyers, the City of Malmö, City of Oslo, City of Helsinki, Region Stockholm, City of Aalborg and City of Copenhagen, join forces to create a dialogue towards circular, fair smartphones.
Where & when: Online - 25 November 2020, 9:00 - 16:30 CET
The goal is to meet with resellers, suppliers and relevant stakeholders from all over Europe to discuss procurement needs and solutions towards circular, fair smartphones. It is time to exchange on how to increase transparency...
On Wednesday 4 November 2020 (10:30–16:00 CET), Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe and the Hospital Center of Niort will host a virtual conference in which we will share the final results of the MECAHF project and hear inspiring initiatives from our partners that you can use in your hospital to help prevent and reduce food waste.
Reducing food waste not only helps to reduce the negative environmental impacts of the healthcare sector, but can also help reduce costs, allowing for further...
As part of the Circular Week 2020, PlastiCircle is organising a virtual study tour to the pilot in Alba Iulia (Romania). City authorities, waste managers, procurers, companies and other plastic stakeholders are invited to join this meeting taking place next October, 15 (10:00 - 11.00 CEST).
The PlastiCircle approach will be presented so that others can learn from the project experience, and think about replicating or adapting the solutions, technologies and processes developed and imple...
I would like to share with you this call for papers of a Special Issue of Sustainability, an international Open Access journal which provides an advanced forum for research findings in areas related to sustainability and sustainable development. This Special Issue on "Public Food Procurement: A Transformative Instrument for Sustainable Food Systems" will collect articles from academics, researchers, and practitioners exploring innovative approaches and methods in the field o...
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2 October (9:30 - 11:00 CEST) - Socially responsible procurement session at Mannheim2020.
This session explores the following questions: What are key challenges and drivers when getting started on sustainable or innovation procurement? How can procurement be used to influence global supply-chains such as electronics? What are examples for the difference that socially responsible proc...
The webinar, organized within GPP-STREAM Project, is aimed at sharing the experience gained by the GPP-STREAM partners regarding the integration of green public procurement (GPP) into policy instruments.
The first section of the event will provide an overview of the types of strategic measures which inspired the partners’ actions in relation to their respective policy instruments.
The second section will be dedicated to two concrete good examples of actions included in the partners’ Action Pla...
Join us to explore this question further at ICLEI's European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns - October 2nd 9.30-11am.
Learn from the first hand experiences in the cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, Stavanger and Government of Catalonia as well as from perspective of the European Commission.
Looking forward to welcoming you there!
The ProEmpower PCP project (https://proempower-pcp.eu/) is in its final stage, with interesting results to be shared about the experience of four healthcare providers in co-developing and testing two solutions for diabetes mellitus management for their patient populations.
The project is organising an online conference on 23 September 2020 10:00 – 11:30 CET.
Register for the conference: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/123192990645237008
Two solutions have been developed i...
The Call for Tender will be open until 13 November 2020. The Pre-commercial Procurement will be carried out for a value of up to € 4,620,000
ICT-enabled monitoring to improve health status and optimise hypertension care
The HSMonitor procurers are looking for a solution to improve care and prevention of hypertension. The project aims to advantage R&D state of the art to move well beyond current practice in the management (detection, prevention, self-management and treatment) of hyperten...
As part of the Nordic Edge Expo 2020, ICLEI is organising a free online workshop on the topic of Digital Transformation for Climate-Neutral Cities.
The session will take place on Wednesday 23d September 2020 from 13:00-15:00 CET. It will explore the opportunities that digital transformation and advanced technologies provide for cities & communities to answer to challenges such as climate change, economic recession and now also the COVID-19 pandemic. The role of public procurement in sup...
Date: 7 October
Time: 13.00 - 15.00
The Austrian and Dutch competence centres for innovation procurement, members of the Procure2Innovate network (www.procure2innovate.eu), will share their experiences of promoting innovation procurement. Cases and best practice examples will be shared to enforce the understanding of innovation procurement.
This webinar is for everyone who is interested in learning more about innovation procurement.
Johanna Enberg, Innovation...
In the week of the MEDICA trade fair (16 to 19 November) as well as on other selected data, contracting authorities, public procurers can conduct free discussions with suppliers of innovative solutions and with buyers within the framework of a brokerage event. In addition, online events are organised.
MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical industry and for many years a fixed size in the calendar of all medical experts. The year 2020 is a very special year. The effects of the Co...
During the European Week of Regions and Cities, we will organise an online workshop on The power of sustainable procurement (14 October, 16.30 - 18.00).
The goal of this workshop is to inspire European, national, regional and local government officials and experts by presenting good practice case-studies on sustainable procurement, including green and social criteria.
Brokerage Event & Webinars, November 18
I would like to invite you to participate in the WORKSHOP OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT OF INNOVATION that will take place online during Smart City Live on the 18th of November.
The programme is aimed at Managers of Innovation departments of public institutions who are planning to launch pre-commercial procurement tenders within the next 3 years or to those who will have open tenders or ongoing market consultations during the dates of the event.
Hear from industry expert and Programme Director, Michael Bowsher QC on the impact of COVID-19 on the Procurement industry and more. Gain an understanding of the importance of Education and Development for Procurement Professionals at this crucial time.
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The European Innovation Council is organising a second ePitching to Procurers-session on COVID-19 mid November 2020. The goal is to connect public and private procurers from the health sector with EIC-funded companies providing medical supply and innovative technologies (e.g. tele-medicine, remote solutions, artificial intelligence for data analysis and prediction, supply chain management, logistics) as a solution to the COVID-19 pandemic. This specific call is solely for public and private proc...
How much do you know about the new European energy labelling? How much and how will it affect energy saving and everyday life for citizens, businesses, and public administrations?
This Q&A session at European Week of Regions and Cities will answer doubts about the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 in March 2021. The regulation introduces new labelling that has been designed to provide consumers with accurate, recognisable, and comparable information regarding energy consumpt...
ANNOUNCEMENT: EU Public Procurement Law & Sustainability course October 6 – 8, 2020
The Green Electronics Council (GEC) in partnership with one of the leading legal institutions in Europe, the Academy of European Law (ERA) are proud to host a special EU Public Procurement Law & Sustainability course taking place from October 6 – 8, 2020. This is an invite-only course dedicated to leaders in the public procurement and/or policy field. There are a limited number of seats and the course is tui...
The European Commission has just published new voluntary EU GPP criteria for imaging equipment, consumables, and print services.
The new criteria include both core and comprehensive environmental criteria, which are verifiable and encompass the whole life cycle (design, use and end-of-life). Typical routes for procuring imaging equipment products and services are covered, including the equipment, consumables such as cartridges, and services related to imaging equipment.
The new criteria...
The AluCircles initiative, supported by Allied Waters and Corvers Commercial & Legal Affairs, has launched the first Pan-European Innovation Partnership procedure on the development of beneficial use of aluminium sludge, a residual from drinking water treatment. AluCircles has been initiated by three leading European organisations in the drinking water industry: Aqua Minerals (NL), De Watergroep (BE) and Scottish Water (UK).
Market parties are invited to propose their innovative solutions.
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The department of architecture of the municipality of Alzira has taken an informative event about the implementation of public procurement of innovation. The workshop has been carried out by the PROMINENT MED Spanish Partners, Consorci de la Ribera and Universitat Politecnica de València. Several questions have been brought for the debate:
Arkivum, GMV, LIBNOVA, RHEA Group and T-Systems are the leaders of the five projects selected via the ARCHIVER Pre-commercial Procurement Tender to design the components of its hybrid archival and preservation services
On 29 January 2020 the ARCHIVER project launched its Pre-Commercial Procurement Request for Tenders with the purpose to award several Framework Agreements and work orders for the provision of R&D for hybrid end-to-end archival and preservation services that meet...