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The eafip Workshop for public procurers in the Energy sector (ministries, regional and local authorities, agencies, public utility entities, etc.) will be held in the Kosmos IMAX in Tallinn, Estonia, on 18th October 2017.

The aim of the workshop is 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 energy sector including energy-efficiency challenges as well as the exploration, extraction, production, transport and distribution of energy.

The workshop will feature:

  • Presentations / 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; and
  • Presentation / networking discussion on the eafip Toolkit (aimed to support 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. Agenda

Venue address

Kosmos IMAX Cinema Pärnu maantee 45 10119 Tallinn Estonia


Registration is now closed.

This event is free of charge. Lunch and coffee will be provided.

Please note that this workshop will take place in conjunction with the Conference on Innovation Procurement which is being held on 17th and 18th October at the same venue

A new initiative launched by European Commission

and implemented by Stella Consulting and Corvers - Commercial & Legal Affairs