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
Innovation Procurement: The Power of The Public Purse
This brochure provides an overview of projects that are focusing on innovation procurement in the ICT domain funded by the EU's research and innovation funding programs FP7, CIP and Horizon 2020. This includes projects in which public procurers from different countries around Europe pool resources to carry out PCP or PPI procurements together, plus coordination and networking projects that prepare the ground for new PCP or PPI procurements in the future.
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.
European Assistance for Innovation Procurement
This translation of FAQs published as part of the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (an initiative funded by the European Commission), was developed to bring contracting entities closer to the concept of public procurement for innovation and to raise their awareness.
National Innovation Agency and Institute of Public Markets, Real Estate and Construction
Guide to Innovation Procurement
Introduction to innovation procurement that includes explanation of the terminology and step by step process of PCP and PPI
Innovative Procurement - Opportunities and Chances Webinar
Webinar from the SESAM project - improving SMEs access to cross-border public procurement. Speakers: Wolfgang Treinen (Berlin Partner for Business and Technology), Doris Scheffler and Leonora Yannakis (EU Contact Point for Public Procurement of Innovation c/o ZENIT GmbH)
INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS IN EUROPE: First outline of an innovation ecosystem index
The goal of the here presented research study is to develop a typology, which gives a better understanding of what kind of archetypes of European innovation ecosystems exist. Additionally, the study develops a set of flexible and fixed criteria for the archetypes, which can be used by cities to classify themselves and develop the best strategies to develop innovation ecosystems.
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
Client Network for Strategic Management
Explanatory video about buyers networks. Relevant for political decision makers, strategic and operative procurers, as well as suppliers.
Develop Business Through Better Purchasing
Explanatory video about functional requirements. relevant for political decision makers, strategic and operative procurers, as well as suppliers.
Upphandlingsmyndighten and The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise