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How We Can Improve Procurement of Innovation, What the EAFIP Project Will Do To Help  

The tenth episode of Dr Pedro Telles’ Public Procurement Podcast, Dr Ramona Apostol discusses how we can improve procurement of innovation.


Procurement of Innovation Award – A Close Competition (Part 2)

Two more innovators shortlisted for the Procurement of Innovation award


Procurement of Innovation Award – A Close Competition (Part 1)

Two PPI finalists that heavily promote innovation in the contract


European Procurement of Innovation Award – The Winner Is Announced!

Congratulations to the Federal Procurement Agency, Austria


David Smith of Kirklees Council – The Future for Procurement Professionals

An exciting prospect for procurement people who can embrace this new role


Italy Has Largest Number of Enterprises Selected in Latest Round of Horizon 2020 Project

In the latest round, phase one, of the Horizon 2020 programme’s ‘SME Instrument’ which ended in June, Italian enterprises are way out front in terms of numbers of enterprises selected to benefit from a grant to assess feasibility of their ideas. SME Instrument will see small and medium-sized businesses across Europe benefit from the EU’s Horizon 2020…


Italy’s €100 Million Pre-Commercial Procurement Programme To Foster Innovation

Italy’s Ministry of Education, University and Research funds innovative pre-commercial procurement programme to boost R&D


McDonald’s France McDo Online Ordering App for Faster Fast Food!

Just how fast can fast food get? On-time delivery without the delivery, at McDonald’s.


EC New Initiative: Training and Assistance with ICT Innovation Procurement

The EC has launched a new initiative called European assistance for innovation procurement.


Using Innovation Partnerships To Develop a Challenge to a Monopoly Supplier

Could this be a sensible use for the new procedure?