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May 2016

eafip Workshop for Public Procurers in the Environment Sector

4 May 2016, 09:00 - 17:30
Rome, Italy
The European Commission invites public procurers in the environmental sector to a free eafip workshop in Rome (Italy) on 4th May 2016. The aim of the event 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.

The workshop will feature a presentation and networking discussion on EU funding opportunities for PCP and PPI in the framework of the Horizon 2020 calls, presentation of case examples and lessons learned, and presentation and discussion of the eafip Toolkit. The Toolkit aims to support procurers in preparing your innovation procurement). The workshop is free of charge, and lunch and coffee will be provided.

The workshop is only open to public contracting authorities who will have a unique chance to openly discuss unmet procurement needs, innovation concepts, project ideas, and much more. All procurers will have an opportunity to briefly present their ideas, plans and projects in the parallel sessions. Attendees are encouraged to begin thinking of concrete examples that they would like to implement.

For more information and to register, download the agenda or visit the link below
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eafip Workshop for Public Procurers in Public Administration

31 May 2016, 09:00 - 17:30
Barcelona, Spain
The European Commission invites public procurers working in general public services to this eafip workshop in Barcelona (Spain) on 31 May 2016. The 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 a presentation and networking discussion on EU funding opportunities for PCP and PPI in the framework of the Horizon 2020 calls, presentation of case examples and lessons learned, and presentation and discussion of the eafip Toolkit. The Toolkit aims to support procurers in preparing your innovation procurement). The workshop is free of charge, and lunch and coffee will be provided.

The workshop is only open to public contracting authorities who will have a unique chance to openly discuss unmet procurement needs, innovation concepts, project ideas, and much more. All procurers will have an opportunity to briefly present their ideas, plans and projects in the parallel sessions. Attendees are encouraged to begin thinking of concrete examples that they would like to implement.

For more information and to register, download the agenda or visit the link below.
Agenda(482.84 KB)

Future of Sustainable Lifestyles, Industry 4.0, and the Circular Economy

31 May 2016, 11:30 - 21:00
Wuppertal, Germany
The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) will bring together over 250 decision makers from politics, business, civil society and academia to discuss eco-innovations and the latest trends on sustainable lifestyles and circular economy, highlighting opportunities in food, textile, finance, ICT and cities. The one-day event will be in the form of an 'unconference', which is driven by participants and avoids many presentations and top-down organisation.

The event will kick off with a welcome and expert panel before lunch, after which participants will go to different workshops to learn more about topics such as the circular economy, reducing food waste, and the role of cities in promoting and enabling sustainability. At the conference dinner, there will be an opportunity to explore the life-cycle of a pair of jeans.

Prominent figures from the Club of Rome, the French Government, and the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia will be present at the expert panel to give their views. However, the focus of the event is on networking and the sharing of ideas and experiences between participants.

For more information and to register, click here.