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The European Commission issued a notice on Guidance on Innovation Procurement. The purpose of this Notice is to offer practical guidance on innovation public procurement.
On 18 October 2017 the eafip workshop Innovation Procurement within the energy sector will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. The workshop aims at ministries, regional and local authorities, agencies, public utility entities within the energy sector.
Recently the Anti-SUPERBugs PCP project was launched to mobilize public and private purchasers and networks of users in the field of health-care associated infections to put the joint & direct procurement process in action.
The ISO has launched the first global standard for sustainable procurement, ISO 20400, which aims to establish guidelines for companies and procurers to make supply chains more ethical and sustainable
The new European Interoperability Framework (EIF) is part of the Communication (COM(2017)134) from the European Commission adopted on 23 March 2017. The framework gives specific guidance on how to set up interoperable digital public services.
The report provides one of the first compilations of data on the engagement of firms in public procurement across a wide number of countries and its relation to existing measures of innovation.
Registrations are now open for the eafip Workshop for public procurers in the sectors of education, recreation, culture and religion