Past Events

9 February 2016, 09:00 - 17:30 - Leeuwarden, Netherlands

eafip workshop for public procurers in the water sector

eafip workshop for public procurers in the water sector

The European Commission invites public procurers in the water sector such as ministries, regional and local authorities, and public utility companies to a free eafip workshop. The workshop will take place in Leeuwarden (the Netherlands) on 9 February and aims to highlight the penefits of innovation procurement of ICT solutions through pre-commercial procurement (PCP) and public procurement of innovation (PPI) in Europe.

The workshop will feature a presentation and discussion on EU funding opportunities for PCP and PPI in the framework of Horizon 2020, case studies and lessons learned, and the eafip Toolkit, which supports public procurers in preparing procurement of innovation.

Participants will have a unique chance to openly discuss unmet procurement needs, innovation concepts, project ideas, and much more. All procurers will have an opportunity to briefly present their ideas, plans, and projects in the parallel sessions. Participants are encouraged to begin thinking of concrete examples that they would like to implement.

For more information, click the link or download the agenda below.