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.
169 resources online
IÖB Law Guide
A guidance on the legal framework for public procurement for innovation.
IP practical guide for public organizations of the Valencian Regional Administration Practical Innovation Procurement Guide for Public Organisations of the Valencian Regional Administration
Practical manual for administration staff. Collection of most relevant success stories and examples of documentation models.
AVI (Valencian Agency of Innovation)
Innovation Procurement Guide 2.0
General aspects of Innovation Procurement in Spain, including recommendations and strategic use.
Ministry of Science, Universities and Innovation
Innovation Procurement. Basics and instrumentalization.
General overview of Innovation Procurement in Spain, including its evolution, instruments and future perspectives.
INAP (National Institute of Public Administration)
Innovation Public Procurement Guide
Good practice guide elaborated by the City Council of Madrid. General guide on the processes of PCP and PPI.
Ayuntamiento de Madrid
Innovation Procurement Guide
Good practice guide elaborated by the city council of Barcelona. The guide links innovation procurement to the development of the economic, social and environmental sustainability. It includes relevant examples in European cities.
Ajuntament de Barcelona
Support to use E-Procurement Tools
The purpose of this suite of materials (Events and Training, Front Office for SMEs, Video, Guidelines, Frequently Asked Questions, Help Desk) is to promote the use of e-procurement tools and the consistent application of public procurement rules in relation to the purchase of goods and services, including PPI throughout E-Procurement instruments (Framework Contracts, Framework agreements, Dynamic Purchasing System, eMarketplace). The support instruments are directed to PA and Suppliers.
Guide to Innovation Procurement
Introduction to innovation procurement that includes explanation of the terminology and step by step process of PCP and PPI
Guidelines for AI Procurement
The guidelines provide fundamental considerations that a government should address before acquiring and deploying AI solutions and services. They apply once it has been determined that the solution needed for a problem could be AI-driven.
World Economic Forum