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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ENIGMA

ProjectsLighting

ENIGMA is a FP7 project that aims to implement a joint transnational pre-commercial procurement (PCP) procedure in the field of public lighting. Coordinated by the city of Eindhoven, the project’s 5 partner municipalities (Eindhoven, Malmo, Stavanger, Espoo and Bassano del Grappa) cooperate on procuring innovation and testing in a real-life environment the technologies that their commercial subcontractors develop.

English

Europe/EU, Finland, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway

2013

PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PCP - Implementation for PROGR-EAST pilots

Projects

This guide illustrates how to implement PCP at the example of the Progr-EAST project which focuses on innovative Procurement techniques to support the growth of competitiveness for public services in Eastern Europe.

English

Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic, Slovenia

Progr-EAST project Consortium

2013

Select for Cities

ProjectsICT (information and communication techn.)

Benefit from experience and lessons learned from the ongoing SELECT for Cities Pre-Commercial Procurement Project to develop a data-driven, Internet-of-Everything (IoE) platform for large-scale urban co-creation

English

Europe/EU

FABULOS

ProjectsICT (information and communication techn.)Transport and vehicles

The FABULOS (Future Automated Bus Urban Level Operation Systems) project focuses on how cities can use automated buses in a systematic way. The goal is to procure the operations of an autonomous bus line.

English

Europe/EU

STandards in European Public Procurement lead to INnovation (STEPPIN)project

Projects

The main objective of this project was to improve the way in which existing standards are referenced in European public procurement processes, with a view to helping bidding companies become more innovative in their product and service design and offering.

English

Europe/EU

SILVER: Technology with a human touch

ProjectsMedical equipment

The SILVER brochure provides a comprehensive overview of the SILVER project objectives, work, phases of the Pre-Commercial Procurement process and the anatomy of the SILVER call for tender.

English

Europe/EU

SILVER project

2016

Water Public Innovation Procurement Policies (Water PiPP)

ProjectsInfrastructure

Water PiPP is about exploring new public innovation procurement methodologies and testing them in the water sector, where European innovation potential is blocked by a number of bottlenecks. The project deals with "Ensuring the integration of water and innovation demonstration projects and support to trans-national networks of procurers" and aims at facilitating real innovation, mobilising public authorities, public and private purchasers, water utilities, networks of cities and regions, the Research and Innovation community related to the water sector. Water PIPP is a collaborative project funded by the European Commission under Framework Programme 7.

English

Europe/EU

2014

CHARM Programme - improving traffic management through pre-commercial procurement (PCP)

ProjectsICT (information and communication techn.)

Some specific functions that significantly improve traffic management are not yet available on the market. The CHARM PCP project (2012-2017) challenged the market to develop innovative traffic management functions for Rijkswaterstaat (Netherlands) and Highways England. External companies have developed six new prototypes for incident detection, network management and in-car systems.

English, Dutch

Netherlands, United Kingdom

2017

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