The eafip Workshop for public procurers in the sectors of education, recreation, culture and religion (ministries, regional and local authorities, agencies, public bodies, etc.) will be held at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin, Germany on 17th May 2017. The aim of the event will be 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 will feature:
- Presentation / networking discussion on the EU funding opportunities for PCP and PPI (in the framework of the Horizon 2020 calls).
- Presentation of case examples and lessons learned.
- Presentation / networking discussion on the eafip Toolkit (supporting you in preparing your innovation procurement).
The workshop is open to public contracting authorities who have a unique chance to openly discuss unmet procurement needs, innovation concepts, project ideas, and much more. All procurers have an opportunity to briefly present their ideas / plan / projects in the parallel sessions. Please note that this event will be held in English.
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Scharnhorststr. 34-37, 10115
This event is free of charge. Lunch and coffee will be provided. Registration via this website is compulsory and places will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.