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Implementing innovation procurement
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Facts & figures
Pre-commercial procurement at least doubles the normal commercialization success rate of companies compared with developing a product alone or with grant support.
Proportion of companies which have participated in a pre-commercial procurement and are already generating revenue from commercializing their solution.
Proportion of participating procurers who have deployed solutions developed as part of a pre-commercial procurement with benefits for public service quality and efficiency.
Whole life-cycle savings achieved by Transport for London through Procura+ Award winning innovation procurement of LED lighting for the London Underground.
Number of public buyers planned to take part in the InnoBrokers project, linking buyers with suppliers of innovative and sustainable goods and services.
Number of contracts resulting from pre-commercial procurements which are awarded to SMEs.
Number of countries with established innovation procurement competence centres which are part of the Procure2Innovate project.
Amount of pre-commercial procurement contracts with a university or research centre as a partner, bringing science to the market.
Number of procurers who are members of the Procurement Forum - a platform for connecting and exchanging on procurement topics.
Amount of water saved by Public Procurement of Innovation Award winner the Austrian Mint when buying new money washing equipment using innovation procurement. 4 million liters of water saved.
The value of Rotterdam's Procura+ Award winning integrated transport services, procured using an innovative Forward Commitment Procurement procedure.
Amount of pre-commercial procurements which are awarded cross border - 20 times more than average public procurements.
Reduction in time spent by teachers on planning and assessment through pre-commercial procurement of innovative learning technology.
Proportion of bidders to pre-commercial procurement competitions doing 100% of their own R&D.