eafip Workshop for Public Procurers in the Environment Sector
The European Commission invites public procurers in the environmental sector to a free eafip workshop in Rome (Italy) on 4th May 2016. The aim of the event is to highlight the benefits of innovation procurement of ICT solutions through the Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) approaches across Europe.
The workshop will feature a presentation and networking discussion on EU funding opportunities for PCP and PPI in the framework of the Horizon 2020 calls, presentation of case examples and lessons learned, and presentation and discussion of the eafip Toolkit. The Toolkit aims to support procurers in preparing your innovation procurement). The workshop is free of charge, and lunch and coffee will be provided.
The workshop is only open to public contracting authorities who 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. Attendees are encouraged to begin thinking of concrete examples that they would like to implement.
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