The 2021 Procura + Awards winners will be revealed in an online ceremony on 23 November 2021 (10:00 – 11:30 CET), to be live-streamed on YouTube. The Procura + Awards, an initiative of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, in cooperation with the EU-funded Procure2Innovate project, reward successful, already running, sustainable and innovative public procurements. Public authorities compete in four different categories: Procurement Imitative of the Year, Innovation Procurement of...
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 ...
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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...
Project TIQUE (www.tiquepcp.eu) 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...
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...
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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...
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 email@example.com for more information
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...
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...
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 https://bit.ly/3EJyYpf Registration is now open.
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Hope to see you then!
Welcome to the Innovation Procurement Newsletter – September issue
A quick look at this month’s headlines:
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...
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...
Welcome to the September issue of the Green Public Procurement (GPP) News Alert.
A quick look at this month’s headlines:
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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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...
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!!
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!
You still have the chance to apply for this open position - deadline for applications is 31 August! #Hiring #SustainabilityJobs #NGOJobs #EUJobs
There is still time to register for the upcoming Big Buyers Observer Group webinar. Please see attached the final agenda.