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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CEPPI

ProjectsEnergy

Birmingham (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Castelló & Valencia (Spain) and Wrocław (Poland) will demonstrate that by selectively intervening in scheduled public tenders, energy consumption can be reduced and GHG emissions decreased.

English

Europe/EU

2015

ENEC - European Network of Ecodesign Centres

Projects

Our mission is to openly exchange knowledge, experience and best practice in all aspects of ecodesign to ensure more companies make ecodesign happen. We use the network as a platform to share knowledge, experience and best practice (e.g. policies, instruments, tools, services, case studies etc.) on all aspects of ecodesign, from regional policy development and delivery through to implementation in industry and education.

English

Europe/EU

2012

SMART SPP

ProjectsEnergy

SMART SPP promoted the introduction onto the market of innovative highly energy efficient technologies in the last stages of development. This was done by encouraging early market engagement between public authority procurers and suppliers in the pre-procurement phase, including the issue of tenders.

English

Europe/EU

The SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

2011

SUITS

ProjectsTransport and vehicles

SUITS aims to enhance the capacity of the local authorities and of other stakeholders in terms of innovative procurement in compliance with the latest European legislation on public procurement and on public passenger transport services.

English

2018

InnProBio

Projects

InnProBio aims to stimulate demand for bio-based products and services in Europe. The project will increase the number of public procurers equipped to carry out the procurement of innovative bio-based products and services.

English

Europe/EU

2015

Innovation Procurement:The power of the public purse

ProjectsReports

This brochure provides an overview of EU funded innovation procurement projects in the ICT domain.

English

Europe/EU

European Commission

2014

RAPIDE

Projects

The project is focused on supporting the implementation of good practice relating to the role of the public sector in stimulating innovation in partner regions. In particular, the project will help businesses, primarily SMEs, to bring innovative products and services to the market more quickly.

English

Europe/EU

Lead Market Initiative For Europe

Projects

The Lead Market Initiative is the European policy for 6 important sectors that are supported by actions to lower barriers to bring new products or services onto the market.

English

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.

English

Europe/EU

European Commission, DG Environment