This European assistance for innovation procurement (eafip) workshop will 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.
The workshop will feature:
- presentation/networking discussions on the EU funding opportunities for PCP and PPI (in the framework of the Horizon 2020 calls)
- a presentation of case examples and lessons learned
- presentation/networking discussions on the eafip toolkit (support in preparing an 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/plans/projects in the parallel sessions.