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Corvers confirmed its participation in the Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) 10YFP programme, as part of the UN Working Group 4b2 on improving collaboration between sustainable public procurement, sustainability standards and labels.
The European Commission – through her European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (eafip) initiative – in collaboration with the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Water organises a workshop on innovation procurement on the 9th of February targeting public procurers in the water sector.
Recently Corvers was requested by UNEP and KEITI to endorse the Seoul Declaration on ‘Mitigating Climate Change through Low Carbon Procurement’.
MSM and Corvers Commercial and Legal Affairs have concluded an agreement to establish, from 1 January 2016, the Corvers Chair in Innovation Procurement at Maastricht School of Management. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 23 October 2015 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the headquarters of Corvers.
The European Commission has published an announcement that offers guidelines to national, regional and local authorities to help them understand and observe the European law when purchasing resources and services on behalf of the asylum crisis.
The EURECA project is designed to help Contracting authorities procure more energy efficient and eco-friendly datacenters.
OESO published the report Government at a Glance.
On the 23rd of June 2015, the European Research Area and Innovation Committee’s (ERAC) Opinion on innovation procurement was adopted.
The United Nations Environment Programme hosted a webinar on the Green Public Procurement experience of Sweden.
The European Commission signed an agreement with OpenPEPPOL Association...
The opinion of the European Committee of the Regions about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
he European Commission has launched a consultation on the respect of intellectual property rights in public procurement procedures.
The European Commission is collecting information on the innovation procurement initiatives of European countries. European countries are invited to provide further information regarding ongoing initiatives.
The EU’s research and innovation program FP7 funds 14 PCP projects in which groups of procurers from different EU countries are jointly implementing procurement of R&D services in line with the Commission’s Communication 2007/799. In March 2015, 7 out of the 14 FP7 funded PCP projects had awarded parallel R&D service contracts and initiated the R&D trajectory towards innovative solutions to stringent public needs.