21 September 2023 – a 2-hour webinar for European Digital Innovations Hubs (EDIHs)
This webinar will introduce innovation procurement and explain how EAFIP can help EDIHs harness it to speed up the digital transformation.
Concrete examples of EDIHs that are already planning innovation procurement activities and lessons learned of successful innovation procurements will be presented.
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16 March 2023 – a 1-hour presentation
Construction, infrastructure & energy innovations in ICT related projects
17 March 2023 – a 2-hour webinar-workshopx
This 2-hour (hybrid) workshop showcased procurement cases on construction, infrastructure security & energy innovations in ICT related projects. The cases addressed relevant innovations implementing ICT solutions, sustainable aspects and security measures to safeguard infrastructure.
The webinar was hosted by the 3rd iProcureNet Advanced Security Procurement Conference.
19 January 2023 – a 3-hour webinar-workshop
This 3-hour workshop focused on the procurement of ICT solutions that deal with the automation of public services & robotics. What regulatory requirements shall Innovation Procurement projects consider? How can public procurers maximize the benefits throughout the cycle of the contracts? These and other questions were addressed by experts through examples.
Introduction to Innovation Procurement
27 October 2022 – a 1,5-hour webinar
This 90-minute webinar offered an introduction to Innovation Procurement specially addressed to eastern European countries and public procurers who start to explore and apply this instrument. The policy and legal foundations of Pre-Commercial Procurement and Public Procurement of Innovative solutions were discussed by experts and examples were showcased.
Climate change: procure greener
6 October 2022 – a 3-hour webinar-workshop
This 3-hour workshop focused on Innovation Procurement to tackle climate change challenges. How to procure greener? How will the new EU legislation impact your procurement? These and other questions will be addressed by experts in the field.
14 July 2022 – a 1,5-hour webinar
In this 90-minute webinar good practices regarding evaluation and testing tools and methodologies in the context of Innovation Procurement were discussed. How to verify if solutions really tackle our needs? How to measure key performance indicators? Which tools and methodologies can help us achieve sustainability goals? Are there benchmarks and testing methods to validate innovative solutions? These and other questions were addressed by experts.
Commercialisation of innovations to overcome the valley of death
12 May 2022 – a 3-hour webinar-workshop
This 3-hour workshop focused on the cycle of innovation where new products and services are commercialised following the R&D phase.
It was discussed how breakthrough technologies can be supported to create new markets, and how to overcome the Valley of Death in alternative ways, such as Venture Capital in Pre-Commercial Procurement. In addition, examples of successful commercialisation plans were showcased.
15 February 2022 – 4 hour webinar-workshop
This 4-hour workshop showcased innovation procurement projects (PCP & PPI ) and leading experiences to find about the lessons learned and key tools for the strategic use of innovation procurement to tackle challenges in different sectors.
The workshop featured the perspective of public buyers and suppliers who share their insights and outcomes of the procurement.
13 January 2022 (9:30 – 13:30 CEST) – 4 hour webinar-workshop
This 4-hour workshop focused on how to strategically use innovation procurement in the field of cybersecurity and dual use. The topic was tackled from different perspectives, including ongoing policy initiatives in Europe and practical experiences from a number of interesting case studies. There was also the opportunity to ask questions and room for discussion.
WEBINAR ROUND TABLE:
15 December 2021 (10:30 – 12:00 CEST) – 1,5 hour webinar round table
Within this second EAFIP Round Table session a selection of top managers from several European Member States gave insights into the management aspects regarding innovation procurement of data-driven solutions. They shared their challenges and practical ways to succesfully tackle issues like privacy and security aspects, integration with existing platforms and monitoring.
16 November 2021 ( 9:30 – 13:30 CEST)
A 4-hour webinar workshop for European public buyers and policy makers
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted that Europe needs to increase its resilience to cope with supply chain disruptions and work on its strategic autonomy by reducing strategic technology dependencies on non-European solutions. This 4-hour workshop gave insight into how innovation procurement can strengthen Europe’s strategic autonomy and resilience. The topic was be tackled from different angles: explaining ongoing policy initiatives in Europe, the legal possibilities and practical experience from a number of case studies. There was lots of opportunity to ask questions and room for discussion.
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WEBINAR ROUND TABLE:
22 July 2021 (14:30 – 16:00 CEST) – 1,5 hour webinar
Within a digital round table setup a selection of top managers from Belgium, Greece and Spain gave insights into the benefits and positive side effects of Innovation Procurement.
They told us how Innovation Procurement can be part of a new organizational agile mind-set to optimize overall performance and services and how it can create new dynamics with the market.
They shared their challenges and practical ways to tackle them successfully.
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– What the European Assistance For Innovation Procurement can do for you –
18 May 2021 ( 9:30 – 13:30 CEST)
A 4-hour workshop webinar for European public buyers
This four-hours workshop webinar offered practical insights into how innovation procurement can play a key role in tackling the significant challenges the European public sector is facing nowadays – especially in the context of economic recovery following the COVID crisis, the Green Deal objectives, cybersecurity and other societal challenges.
Opportunities to tackle the COVID-19 Crisis
through Innovation Procurement
– a legal and economic perspective –
3 April 2020 (11:00 – 12:00 CEST) – 1-hour webinar for European contracting authorities
This one-hour webinar provided guidance to public buyers for how to proceed in the short- and middle/long-term periods in procuring the supplies and services required. The focus is on innovation procurements of ICT based solutions.