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Webinar held at: 3 April 2020 – 10:00 CET

A 1-hour webinar for European public buyers offered through
European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (eafip).

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 webinar was hosted by experts in the field of innovation procurement: Ms. Lieve Bos (DG-Connect), Mr. Stephan Corvers (Corvers), Dr. Ramona Apostol (Corvers) and Dr. Anne Rainville (Vtrek).

To download the presentationsee below.

During the webinar several questions were asked via the chat function. For an overview of the questions and answers, please see the Q&A document here.



  • Introduction & overview of eafip – What You Can Do Now
    Ms. Lieve Bos (DG-Connect) & Mr. Stephan Corvers (Corvers)
  • Methods for End-User Needs Identification             
    Dr. Anne Rainville (Vtrek)
  • Overview of Changing Procurement Landscapes over the course of COVID-19         
    Dr. Ramona Apostol (Corvers)
  • Identify Suppliers through State-of-the-Art              
    Dr. Anne Rainville (Vtrek)
  • Drafting the Business Case
    Dr. Anne Rainville (Vtrek)
  • Recommendations and next steps 
    Mr. Stephan Corvers (Corvers)
  • Q & A          
    Mr. Stephan Corvers (Corvers)

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