Innovation Procurement Task Force: Collaboration for Sustainable Innovation

Learn how the Innovation Procurement Task Force, a collaborative initiative comprising three EU-funded projects, is promoting and advancing innovation procurement in Europe. This article highlights the unique approaches of each project, joint activities, and the call to action for cities, businesses, and organizations looking to get involved in the field of innovation procurement.

Unlock Your Innovation Potential: Apply for the InnoBuyer Call for Challengers

The InnoBuyer Call for Challenger aims to select 15 public and private entities with unmet innovation needs, from any sector, to join the InnoBuyer programme that offers funding support, expertise, and connections, to speed-up all the steps from the identification of unmet innovation needs to the procurement of innovation, including the co-creation of solutions with innovative companies, in order to deliver better and more efficient services to citizens and customers.

Fostering Innovation: PROCEDIN at the European Innovation Ecosystems Workshop

On January 26th, 2023, the PROCEDIN Project took part in the workshop How Horizon Europe European Innovation Ecosystems Projects Support the New European Innovation Agenda in Brussels. Organised by the European Commission and hosted by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, the workshop provided a platform to showcase the projects funded through the European Innovation Ecosystems Work Programme in support of the New European Innovation Agenda (NEIA).

Procurement of Innovation: Understanding its Importance for Business Growth

The procurement of innovation is essential for organisations to stay ahead of the curve and meet the evolving needs of their customers. By working with external partners, companies can access cutting-edge technologies and expertise, which can help them to develop new products and services that meet the needs of their customers. However, it is important for companies to approach the procurement of innovation with a strategic mindset, and to have a robust procurement process in place to ensure that they are acquiring the right products and services at the right price.

The PROCEDIN Project Successfully Launched with Kick-off Meeting in Haarlem

During the 27 of October 2022, the PROCEDIN Project (PROcurement Capability – Embedding and Driving INnovation), funded by the Horizon Europe programme, held a Kick-off Meeting in the Dutch city of Haarlem. The meeting organised by Municipality of Haarlem gathered five project partners from the Netherlands, Slovakia, Ireland, and Bulgaria. Consortium discussed in person the […]