Resources on Procurement of Innovation

Doing innovation procurement requires specific knowledge and expertise. Luckily, many resources exist, including guidance, criteria sets and case studies, which can help you on your journey to purchasing innovative goods and services.

In addition, you can visit our 'Services and Expertise' page to find more information on specific projects, initiatives and other services which can support you to do innovation procurement in practice.

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Deep Dives on Societal Needs

ReportsLighting

ENIGMA is a FP7 project that aims to implement a joint transnational pre-commercial procurement (PCP) procedure in the field of public lighting. The 5 project partner municipalities cooperate on procuring innovation. This report identifies in detail the societal needs of the municipalities which are to be addressed through PCP.

English

Europe/EU

2014

State-of-the-Art in Urban Public Lighting

ProjectsReportsLighting

ENIGMA is a FP7 project that aims to implement a joint transnational pre-commercial procurement (PCP) procedure in the field of public lighting. The project’s 5 partner municipalities, lead by Eindhoven, cooperate on procuring innovation. This report introduces the goals and first findings of the Project.

English

Europe/EU

ENIGMA project

2014

Report on PCP knowledge base

Tools/GuidanceReportsLighting

ENIGMA is a FP7 project that aims to implement a joint transnational pre-commercial procurement (PCP) procedure in the field of public lighting. The 5 project partner municipalities cooperate on procuring innovation. This report brings together information, experience and other (practical) contributions on PCP, and provides a synthesized process suitable for across European national boundaries.

English

Europe/EU

2014

PICSE project on Cloud Services Procurement

ReportsICT (information and communication techn.)

The Roadmap highlights the existing challenges, barriers and trends in procuring cloud services, including a focus on using pre-commercial procurement to purchase services.

The Lessons Learned report describes the experience of thirteen public sector organisations across Europe who have either carried out a process to procure cloud services, or are considering doing so. The experiences vary in terms of success and offer insights into how the procurement of cloud services is impacting on their current processes.

English

Europe/EU

PICSE proejct

2016

Using Public Procurement to Stimulate Innovation and SME Access to Public Contracts

Reports

This report of the Procurement Innovation Group (Ireland) sets out to address various obstacles which have been identified to innovation-oriented tendering, and makes practical recommendations.

English

Ireland

Procurement Innovation Group

2009

Public procurement of innovation in the field of biotechnology

Reports

Report from the COTECT Foundation on the opportunities that public procurement of innovation offers within the biotechnology sector in Spain

Spanish

Spain

COTEC - Fundación para la innovación tecnológica

2011

Procurement, Innovation & Green Growth: the story continues

Case studiesReports

This report builds on the existing body of work that supports the case for green public procurement, to further identify the linkages between procurement and green growth and discuss the enabling environment that would see public procurement serve as a trigger for green industrial innovation, expansion and growth.

English

International

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

2012

Climate Market Accelerator - Pilot Study: Public Procurement and Innovation

Reports

By reviewing the existing research and policy literature and undertaking research in three European cities, this study explores the role that different forms of innovative public procurement play in encouraging innovation amongst supply chains and in stimulating demand-side activity and looks at current procurement practice across Europe.

Europe/EU

Climate-KIC

2011

What role does Government procurement play in manufacturing in the UK and internationally and how might this change in the future?

Reports

This report, commissioned by the Government Office for Science, has the general aim of reviewing the available evidence concerning the impact and role of public sector procurement on UK manufacturing.

English

United Kingdom

Foresight, Government Office for Science

2013