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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Innovation Procurement Competence Centres: Services List

Tools/GuidanceUseful links

This document includes the services, materials and tools of existing competence centres in Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Austria. The document will be updated whenever necessary with new competence centres and new services. It is therefore a living document, and you can always find the latest version here: http://procure2innovate.eu/innovationprocurement

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Europe/EU, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden

Procure2Innovate

2019

InnProBio Toolbox

Useful links

The Toolbox aims to assist procurement and sustainability professionals interested in finding out more about bio-based products and services, and how to purchase them.

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Europe/EU

InnProBio consortium

2018

A Lead Market Initiative for Europe (LMI)

Useful links

A European Commission initiative, led by DG Enterprise and Industry, focused on encouraging innovation through boosting demand for innovative solutions. Public procurement is one of the kex areas of activity, with the initiative supporting several networks of public procurers.

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Europe/EU

European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry

Eco-innovation Observatory

ProjectsUseful links

The Eco-Innovation Observatory functions as a platform for the structured collection and analysis of an extensive range of eco-innovation information, gathered from across the European Union. It is a 3-year initiative financed by DG Environment under the CIP programme.

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Europe/EU

European Commission, DG Environment

Eco-innovation Initiative

ProjectsUseful links

An initiative run by the European Commission, DG Environment, aimed at encouraging the development of new eco-solutions. Current priority areas are: materials recycling and recycling processes; sustainable building products; food and drink sector; Water efficiency, treatment and distribution; Greening business.

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Europe/EU

European Commission, DG Environment

Europe INNOVA

Useful links

A platform, run by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry, for innovation professionals for the development, testing and promotion of new tools and instruments in support of innovation.

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Europe/EU

European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry

PRO INNO Europe

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A broad initiative run by the European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry which aims to become the focal point for innovation policy analysis and policy cooperation in Europe, and contribute to the development of new and better innovation policies.

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Europe/EU

European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry