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Corvers together with Stella Consulting was awarded a contract by the European Commission (DG Connect) to provide promotion, training and local assistance to public procurers and policy makers that are interested to implement innovation procurements of ICT based solutions across the EU Member States.
According to the report of the European Court that the number of mistakes in the spending of European funds by the EU Member States has decreased very slightly.
The European Commission organises a congress on the 26th and the 27th of november in Milan about Innovation Procurement.
The Zmapp medicine to fight ebola has been developed with funding from the US government within the framework of the Small Business Innovation Research programme. The European Commission tried to emulate the success of this programme within the EU. Has its effort been adequate and sufficient?
Is procurement of research and development services effectively regulated in the European Union? That is the key-question in the thesis ‘Pre-commercial procurement – regulatory effectiveness?’ by Ramona Apostol. Ramona Apostol defended her thesis on the 23rd of October.
The UK government has launched a public consultation concerning the implementation of the revised EU directives on public procurement.
The European Commission is calling on member states to design comprehensive medium-term strategies to reform their public procurement systems.
On July the 10th the European Commission releases her montly infringementpackage.
Following the new possibilities regarding the procurement of innovative products and services created by the new EU framework program Horizon 2020, ZENIT and Corvers have decided to join forces to change the procurement practice. They aim to combine efforts and expertise in order to support contracting authorities to come to an effective implementation of pre-commercial procurements (PCPs) and procurements of innovation (PPIs).
The Procurement of Innovation Platform's "Experience exchange programme" has the goal of spreading knowledge and know-how on PPI and PCP between the advanced public procurers and public authorities trying to expand their horizon on this issue. Read on for more information and for applying for the programme.
The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented its annual report to the European Parliament’s budgetary control committee on Tuesday (5 November).