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
Procuring innovative and sustainable construction - European public authority snapshots
This collection of best practice examples has been produced by the SCI-Network, Sustainable Construction and Innovation through Procurement. It is comprised by 40 real-life projects on innovative solutions within public construction works.
Rotherham Lighting Project
The Rotherham Future Ward Lighting project is an innovative element of a seven year programme of ward reconfiguration, which started in 2009.
Nnational Health Service Sustainable Development Unit
SBIR The Power of public Procurement - report and case study collection
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) is a tendering process in which the Dutch national government supports entrepreneurs in their research and development work. Contracts are awarded in a three-phase competition: feasibility, research phase and commercialisation.
Public Procurement for Innovation in Baltic Metropolises
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
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Sweden
Baltic Metropoles/Tallinn University of Technology
Biberstrasse 5, Vienna, Austria - Historical renovation with sustainable material
The refurbishment of this historic building addressed energy-efficiency, and ventilation. The klima:aktiv tool was applied in the renovation process, which includes a 33% reduction in energy demand for heating and cooling as well as innovative energy monitoring techniques.
Transport for London - Construction innovation seminars
A case study examining construction innovation seminars held by Transport for London (TfL) to capture innovative ideas around sustainable construction from its current construction suppliers.