Info Session: Insights from Public Procurement Best Practices

The second info session of the Innovation Procurement Task Force will take place on June 28th at 12:00 CEST. This session is dedicated to unveiling invaluable “Insights from Public Procurement Best Practices” and is a must-attend event for all innovators and procurement enthusiasts. Whether you’re deeply involved in innovation procurement or simply interested in the field, this is a relevant opportunity to stay informed about the latest developments and initiatives.

Established by the three EU-funded projects – PROCEDINBUILD and Health InnoFacilitator – and enforced recently with InnoBuyer, the Innovation Procurement Task Force is committed to driving progress in sustainable, resilient and innovative procurement practices.

Did you know that the European Union’s public procurement market boasts an astounding estimated worth of around 2 trillion euros annually*? This remarkable figure highlights the potential for forward-thinking businesses to collaborate with public authorities and drive positive change through their innovative solutions.

During the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to delve into the intricacies of public procurement, gain valuable insights, and learn how to enhance its implementation. The speakers will share findings on the challenges to progress towards the identification of comprehensive needs of the public procurement of innovation. We have assembled a robust lineup of experienced professionals from the world of public procurement, ensuring a diverse range of expertise and perspectives:

🔹Valentina Schippers, coordinator of the Urban Agenda Partnership on Innovative and Responsible Public Procurement, representing PROCEDIN‘s project partner, will captivate the audience with an engaging presentation on “Innovation Procurement: How does it work in practice?”

🔹 Vassilis Tsanidis from the European Innovation Council (EIC) will introduce the EIC’s efforts in innovation procurement and present the call “Support to test EIC innovations for public and private procurers” from the EIC 2023 Work Programme.

🔹 Anna Torz, project manager at CIVITTA , BUILD’s project partner, will shed light on their involvement and contributions to the world of innovation procurement presenting also the coordinated BUILD project developments to empower cities for innovation.

🔹 Jorge Gonzalez, director of Ticbiomed, partner of InDemand and InnoBuyer projects, will share valuable strategies  for maximizing the impact of innovation.

This webinar presents an opportunity for participants to gain knowledge and insights from industry experts who have hands-on experience in the field. Stay tuned for more updates and intriguing facts about the profound impact of public procurement on society.

Make sure to mark your calendars and register early to reserve your place! Together, let’s unlock the transformative power of innovation in public procurement.

*Note: The estimated worth of the European Union’s public procurement market is as of 2021.


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