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.

146 resources online

Latest resources

Catalogue of Best Practices on PPI

Tools/Guidance

This Catalogue of Good Practices showcases five exemplary cases in Public Procurement of Innovation from the different InnoBrokers pilot projects. The good practice cases presented in the document encompass different stages of the brokerage service and focus in particular on pre-procurement planning and support, exemplary needs assessment process and market engagement methods.

English

Europe/EU

Public Procurement Guide on innovation for circular economy and sustainability

Tools/Guidance

Guide where both public purchasers and companies can consult concepts of Public Purchase of Innovation, Circular Economy and a large set of practical examples - in a single document.

Spanish

Europe/EU, Spain

Municipality of Alicante

2020

Innovation in Public Procurement

Tools/Guidance

A guide aimed at presenting the legal tools available to buyers and companies to develop new solutions through innovation procurement. The document also highlights some feedback on the application of the different tools but also of good practices to be disseminated and of the points of vigilance on legal pitfalls to be avoided.

French

Europe/EU, International, France, Canada, Kuwait

Syntec-Ingénierie

2019

Fit for Competition Guidelines

Tools/Guidance

This document explains how innovative companies can participate at public procurement tenders. The target for this document is innovative companies/ suppliers.

German

Austria

Bundesministerium Digitalisierung und Wirtschaftsstandort

2018

IÖB Law Guide

Tools/Guidance

A guidance on the legal framework for public procurement for innovation.

German

Austria

IÖB

IP practical guide for public organizations of the Valencian Regional Administration Practical Innovation Procurement Guide for Public Organisations of the Valencian Regional Administration

Tools/GuidanceCase studies

Practical manual for administration staff. Collection of most relevant success stories and examples of documentation models.

Spanish

Spain

AVI (Valencian Agency of Innovation)

2019

Innovation Procurement Guide 2.0

Tools/Guidance

General aspects of Innovation Procurement in Spain, including recommendations and strategic use.

Spanish

Spain

Ministry of Science, Universities and Innovation

2015

Innovation Procurement. Basics and instrumentalization.

Tools/Guidance

General overview of Innovation Procurement in Spain, including its evolution, instruments and future perspectives.

Spanish

Spain

INAP (National Institute of Public Administration)

2013

Innovation Public Procurement Guide

Tools/Guidance

Good practice guide elaborated by the City Council of Madrid. General guide on the processes of PCP and PPI.

Spanish

Spain

Ayuntamiento de Madrid

2018