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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A Comprehensive On-Street Parking Guidance System
Cleverciti Case Study: Together with Cleverciti, the energy provider RheinEnergie aimed to improve the quality of life in Cologne (Germany) and reduce emissions in the neighborhood by putting in place an innovative parking management system. ClevercitiSen-sors and LED displays, as well as a mobile app, were introduced to provide real-time, turn-by-turn guidance to drivers, helping them find a parking space in less time.
Battery-powered solutions provide 24/7 electricity to P+R lampposts in Kerken (Germany)
Cleverciti Case Study: The municipality of Kerken (Germany) wanted to provide commuters and train passengers taking a car to the train station with accurate information about the availability of parking spaces before they arrived. A battery-powered solution developed by Cleverciti solved the problematic lack of 24/7 electricity at six of the eight lampposts.
Refurbishing an old Kindergarten building with minimal environmental impact - Croatia
GPP Case Study - A good practice example published in the December edition on the GPP News Alert presenting recent work through public procurement of innovation (PPI) carried out in the City of Koprivnica (Croatia).
Innovation partnership with a focus on Care / Welfare
The Market Maturation Fund, in collaboration with Albertslund Municipality, Esbjerg Municipality and Frederikssund Municipality, as well as the Danish Competition & Consumer Authority, is testing the new form of tender "Innovation Partnerships" with a focus on Care / Welfare. Background: In connection with the new Public Procurement Act, a completely new form of public procurement called "Innovation Partnerships" was opened up. The innovation partnership gives public parties the opportunity to create innovation and solve problems in a new and more efficient way in collaboration with private suppliers, while the public party has an option to buy the solution afterwards.
In this development project, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration draws attention to tunnel safety. They challenge the market for solutions that make it possible to detect incidents, provide information about what is happening and help with self-rescue. The development project is one of four innovation partnerships that received funding from Innovation Norway in 2017. The Norwegian Public Roads Administration receives project support in the implementation from Innovation Norway, Difi and the National Program for Supplier Development
Innovative patient process (digital home follow-up)
In the project called "Innovative patient process", Østfold Hospital has joined forces with Innovation Norway, Difi and the Supplier Development Program to invite private providers to enter into innovation partnerships, to develop future-oriented solutions and services that enable safe and good home follow-up for cancer patients.
Renovating Amsterdam’s historic quay walls using innovation procurement
GPP interview with Tim van de Laar on innovation in the construction industry and the specific challenge the City of Amsterdam is encountering in terms of quay walls.
HDSR in the sea with three innovation partners to strengthen Lekdijk
Article about the project 'Sterke Lekdijk' in the Netherlands which is part of the Flood Protection Program (HWBP). The primary barrier no longer meets the new safety standards in the Water Act and will be reinforced over a length of 55 kilometers. The 'De Stichtse Rijnlanden Water Board' (HDSR) wants to engage three parties for the reinforcement of the Lekdijk. They will work together according to an innovation partnership. The aim is to carry out the improvement without emissions.
Reducing urban flood risk through innovation procurement - Frederiksberg
GPP Case Study- Frederiksberg is, like many European cities, challenged by urban flooding. While sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) are a growing practice in city planning, an ideal solution for Frederiksberg’s dense city streets did not yet exist. As such, the municipality decided to use an innovation partnership approach to procure a customised solution.
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