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UPCOMING WEBINARS:


Innovation Procurement: 

How to strengthen EU strategic autonomy and resilience

5 October 2021  –  4 hour webinar-workshop

Europe needs the means for an innovative, clean, resilient industry which provides quality jobs and allows its SMEs to thrive even during the recovery process. Strategic autonomy does not mean to be locked-in but open-up to export technology developed in EU. This workshop focuses on how the PCP and PPI instruments can be used strategically to speed up green and digital innovation while strengthening the single market.

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The Management Perspective on Innovation Procurement of Data-Driven Solutions

15 December 2021 (14:30 – 16:00 CEST)  –  1,5 hour webinar round table

Within this second EAFIP Round Table session a selection of top managers from several European Member States give insights into the management aspects regarding innovation procurement of data-driven solutions. They share their challenges and practical ways to succesfully tackle issues like privacy and security aspects, integration with existing platforms and monitoring.

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Innovation Procurement:
Sectorial security and first respondents – dual use approach & NIS Directive

13 January 2022  –  4 hour webinar-workshop
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Innovation Procurement:
Lessons learned from successful PCP & PPI projects

8 February 2022  –  4 hour webinar-workshop
(More information will follow soon)


PAST WEBINARS


WEBINAR ROUND TABLE:

The Management Perspective on the Benefits of Innovation
Procurement – Session I

1,5 hour webinar

22 July 2021 (14:30 – 16:00 CEST) 

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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WEBINAR-WORKSHOP (4 hours):

Boosting economic recovery through Innovation Procurement

– What the European Assistance For Innovation Procurement can do for you –

4-hour webinar-workshop

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.

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WEBINAR:

Opportunities to tackle the COVID-19 Crisis
through Innovation Procurement

– a legal and economic perspective –

1-hour webinar for European contracting authorities

3 April 2020 – 11:00 CEST

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.

The eafip initiative organised numerous events and workshops in which procurers, policy makers and other stakeholders obtained first-hand knowledge about the possibilities that the European Commission offers to support PCP and PPI.

Three different kinds of events took place across the European Union:

Three annual major events on innovation procurement which targeted public procurers, policy makers, procurement law firms and businesses. The events raised awareness about major PCP and PPI initiatives across Europe and facilitated networking between stakeholders to discuss new ideas, best practices, initiatives and funding possibilities for PCP and PPI.

The first eafip Major Event was followed by a webinar; the webinar had an interactive character, allowing for discussions to flourish and for numerous questions to be answered.

Nine workshops aimed at procurers in different sectors of public interest. The hands-on workshops disseminated numerous good practice approaches. Participants acquired in depth knowledge, as well as practical experience in designing and undertaking a PCP or PPI procurement.

Three annual major events on innovation procurement targeted policy makers, procurers, procurement law firms and businesses. The events raised awareness about major PCP and PPI initiatives across Europe and organised networking between stakeholders to discuss new ideas, initiatives and funding possibilities for PCP and PPI.

Webinars supported the objectives of the major events. Each of the major events were followed-up by a webinar, which addressed relevant questions raised during the event or afterwards during the event survey phase. The webinars were interactive, allowing questions and discussions.

Nine workshops were aimed at procurers in different sectors of public interest. The hands-on workshops disseminated good practice approaches. Participants acquired practical experience in designing and undertaking a PCP or PPI procurement.

A new initiative launched by European Commission and implemented by Corvers - Commercial & Legal Affairs