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The eafip Workshop for public procurers in the sectors of education, recreation, culture and religion (ministries, regional and local authorities, agencies, public bodies, etc.) took place at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin, Germany on 17th May 2017. The aim of the event was to highlight the benefits of innovation procurement of ICT solutions through the Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) approaches across Europe, with a particular focus on the above mentioned sectors. The workshop featured:

  • Hands-on guidance on the steps in an innovation procurement
  • Presentation of case examples and lessons learned.
  • Presentation / networking discussion on the eafip Toolkit (supporting you in preparing your innovation procurement).

The workshop was open to public contracting authorities who had a unique chance to openly discuss unmet procurement needs, innovation concepts, project ideas, and much more. All procurers had an opportunity to briefly present their ideas / plan / projects in the parallel sessions.

Agenda

Participants

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Presentations held during the event

Session 1: Introduction to innovation procurement – state of play around Europe

Wolfgang Crasemann, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWI)

Vassilis Tsanidis, Innovation Unit, DG CONNECT, European Commission  

 

Session 2: Innovation Procurement in the Education, Recreation, Culture and Religion sectors – PCP case examples and lessons learned

IMAILE Innovation methods for award procedures of ICT learning in Europe, EU PCP:

Ellinor Wallin, IMAILE project manager

Teemu Laitinen, CEO Almerin Andrea Contino and Raquel Mayordomo, AMIGO  

 

Session 3: Innovation procurement in the Education, Recreation, Culture and Religion sectors – PPI case examples and lessons learned

Aki Aapaoja, Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. Finnish ‘Dream School’, PPI Isabelle Besson, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region – High School Robot PPI project  

 

Session 4: European funding instruments for public authorities

Doris Scheffler, ZENIT GmbH – EU Contact Point for Public Procurement of Innovation  

 

Session 5: The eafip initiative Oana Voda, Corvers Procurement Services, the Netherlands  

 

Session 6: Main steps in an innovation procurement (including steps before the procurement)

Oana Voda and Ana Jaramillo, Legal Procurement Advisors, Corvers Procurement Services  

 

Session 7: Hands-on guidance roundtables and open discussions (parallel sessions)

Oana Voda, Legal Procurement Advisor, Corvers Procurement Services: Steps during and after PCP procurements

Ana Jaramillo, Legal Procurement Advisor, Corvers Procurement Services: Steps during and after PPI procurements

Venue address

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Scharnhorststr. 34-37, 10115

Berlin

Germany

Location

Registration

The registrations for the workshop are closed.

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