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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Using Public Procurement to Stimulate Innovation and SME Access to Public Contracts

Reports

This report of the Procurement Innovation Group (Ireland) sets out to address various obstacles which have been identified to innovation-oriented tendering, and makes practical recommendations.

English

Ireland

Procurement Innovation Group

2009

Public procurement of innovation in the field of biotechnology

Reports

Report from the COTECT Foundation on the opportunities that public procurement of innovation offers within the biotechnology sector in Spain

Spanish

Spain

COTEC - Fundación para la innovación tecnológica

2011

Procurement, Innovation & Green Growth: the story continues

Case studiesReports

This report builds on the existing body of work that supports the case for green public procurement, to further identify the linkages between procurement and green growth and discuss the enabling environment that would see public procurement serve as a trigger for green industrial innovation, expansion and growth.

English

International

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

2012

Climate Market Accelerator - Pilot Study: Public Procurement and Innovation

Reports

By reviewing the existing research and policy literature and undertaking research in three European cities, this study explores the role that different forms of innovative public procurement play in encouraging innovation amongst supply chains and in stimulating demand-side activity and looks at current procurement practice across Europe.

Europe/EU

Climate-KIC

2011

What role does Government procurement play in manufacturing in the UK and internationally and how might this change in the future?

Reports

This report, commissioned by the Government Office for Science, has the general aim of reviewing the available evidence concerning the impact and role of public sector procurement on UK manufacturing.

English

United Kingdom

Foresight, Government Office for Science

2013

Procurement and innovation: a supplement to the 2013 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement

Reports

A collection of articles from academia, the public and private sector and the United Nations providing an overview of the current debate on procurement and innovation.

English

International

UNOPS

2014

Public Procurement Indicators 2013 - DG GROW G4 Innovative and e-Procurement

Reports

This document provides various indicators describing the public procurement market in the European Union and its member states in 2013. The results are presented along with the indicators for the previous three years to illustrate the evolution on the market.

English

Europe/EU

DG GROWTH

2015

Fostering Innovation Through Public Procurement - a research study

Reports

This report examines how public procurement in Northern Ireland can better encourage innovation – the creation of new processes, products, ideas and services.

English

United Kingdom

Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action

2015

Public-Private Partnerships for SMART City Management

Reports

This document is the result of the discussions held during the Uraía Workshop which took place in Oslo on June 29 and 30, 2015. It is a working paper made in collaboration with the participants who attended the workshop including representatives of local governments, city networks, service and technology providers, civil society, international organizations and research institutes from all the five continents. It gathers general recommendations on city-business cooperation about SMART projects and it is based on the participants’ experiences.

English, French

Europe/EU, International

Uraía

2015