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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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

Supporting Public Procurement of Building Innovative Solutions: Cross-border appraisal of the state of the art

ReportsBuildings and construction

A report looking at the current state of the art of building ventilation, identifying what is currently available on the market and areas where there is further room for growth and improvement.

English

Europe/EU

Probis

2015

Innovation Procurement:The power of the public purse

ProjectsReports

This brochure provides an overview of EU funded innovation procurement projects in the ICT domain.

English

Europe/EU

European Commission

2014

The Case for Innovative Procurement

ReportsTextilesTransport and vehicles

This report forms the basis of Work Package 2 “The Case for Innovative procurement.” It draws upon research carried out by the partners to identify the environmental impact of their existing vehicles and assess future procurement needs. It then turns to an overview of potential solutions to meet these needs. This report addresses the ‘why’ and ‘what’ of innovative procurement for fire and rescue service vehicles. The guidance framework prepared under Work Package 3 “Risk Management” addresses the ‘how’ and ‘who’, by looking at different approaches to supplier engagement, procurement and contract design and implementation.

English

Europe/EU, Belgium, United Kingdom

FIRED-uP

2013

Public Procurement for Innovation in Baltic Metropolises

Case studiesReports

A collection of case studies of the procurement of innovative solutions in the Baltic region. The report also summarises the main elements considered favourable to innovation

English

Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Sweden

Baltic Metropoles/Tallinn University of Technology

2007

Innovation and Public Procurement. Review of Issues at Stake

Reports

A study prepared by the Frauenhofer Institut for the European Commission analysing existing rules and current practices of public innovation procurement and examples of good practices. It also presents general lessons learned.

English

Europe/EU

Frauenhofer Institute, on behalf of the European Commission

2005