European Forum to share cases of innovation procurement

On 16 September, four European innovation experts will present their public procurement on Innovation projects, focusing on different aspects of innovation procurement.  The event, that will be showcasing online, is organized by IÖB, the Austrian Agency to promote Innovation on Public Procurement, and will follow this preliminary agenda:  The Swedish example, focusing on the assessment phase, … Read more

New report highlights four barriers to innovative public procurement

A new report by the UN Economic Comission for Europe (UNECE) sets that public procurement of innovation (PPI) should be considered a strategic policy tool, however that requires specialized tools and processes which are “demanding in terms of governance and management capacity in the public sector.” The report states that the public sector faces four … Read more

HAePPI project participated in 15th International Technology, Education and Development Conference

HAePPI project partners attended last march the 15th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2021) to present the publication of the paper, based on the first result of HAePPI project: Transferring industry knowledge gaps on Public Procurement of Innovation into learning outcomes for a future Vocational Education Training. This conference was hold at international level, … Read more

Guide on the six steps to a successful market dialogue event

Building on their experience from organising market events as part of the Make ICT Fair project, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and Electronics Watch developed a guide, aiming to help public procurers go through a succesful market dialogue event. The guide identifies six steps that procurers should keep in mind. Market dialogues are especially … Read more

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