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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PRO INNO Europe

Useful links

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.

English

Europe/EU

European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry

Guide on dealing with innovative solutions in public procurement - 10 elements of good practice

Tools/Guidance

A concise, helpful guide, produced by the European Commission in 2007, on how to make your procurement practices more open to innovative solutions.

English

Europe/EU

European Commission

2007

Innovation in the public sector

Reports

A study of the trends, barriers and drivers related to the uptake and promotion of innovation by public authorities. A publication of the INNO-Grips initiative of PRO INNO Europe.

English

Europe/EU

LL & A

2010

OGC, UK - Guide to competitive dialogue

Tools/Guidance

Guidance produced by the UK Office of Government Commerce (OGC) on the application of the competitive dialogue procedure in pubic procurement. Aimed at UK procurers, the guidance will be of interest to procurers from across Europe

English

United Kingdom

Office of Government Commerce (OGC), UK

2008