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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Forward commitment procurement know-how programme

Tools/Guidance

Practical guide to identifying and taking to completion a forward commitment procurement (FCP) project. Intended for local government and wider.4-stage training programme on how to use the FCP model. These materials remain the property of BIS.

English

United Kingdom

Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

2013

SMART SPP Tool and accompanying User Guide for calculating Life-Cycle Costs and CO2 Emissions of products and services

Tools/Guidance

SMART SPP LCC-CO2 Tool and accompanying Tool User Guide - The tool has been developed to help you calculate the life cycle costs (LCC) and CO2 emissions of different products and services to assist in procurement decision-making. The User Guide explains what kind of information the tool can provide, how to use the tool in a tendering process and how the tool should be completed, and by whom.

Multiple
English, Danish, Portuguese, Spanish

Europe/EU

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

2011

Procuring innovative and sustainable construction - A guide for European public authorities

Tools/GuidanceBuildings and construction

This Guide for Public Authorities has been produced by the SCI-Network project, which aims to explore best practice in construction procurement and identify how best to encourage innovation and sustainability. It contains a series of recommendations for good practice developed by a series of working groups within the network.

Multiple
English, Finnish, German, Italian

Europe/EU

SCI-Network

2012

The competitive dialogue

Tools/Guidance

A guide to the optimal use of the competitive dialogue procedure produced by the Dutch central government based on a number of recent Dutch experiences.

English, Dutch

Netherlands

Dutch national government

2009

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

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