The iCars Network contributes to the deployment of Transport ICT technologies (or ITS – “Intelligent Transport Systems”) by exchanging knowledge and experience on these technologies among a wide variety of stakeholders on a number of specific topics including the exchange of information between the world of ITS development and the world of public procurement.
MARIE - Mediterranean Building Rethinking for Energy Efficient Improvement
The project's objective is to co-construct a Mediterranean strategy for the energy efficiency of buildings (“MEDBEES”). Based on a supply and demand analysis for energy renovation, this strategy will encourage and facilitate the energy renovation of Mediterranean buildings. The MEDBEES strategy must provide solutions to stimulate the market and boost local SMEs. In the long run, the entire Mediterranean basin will be impacted
The SIPTRAM project aimed to encourage local and regional authorities across Europe to improve the environmental and social standards in urban public transport through the competitive tendering process.
INNOCAT aims to bring together a group of public and private buyers to publish a series of tenders for eco-innovative catering products, services and solutions. The aim is to help encourage eco-innovation in the catering sector by providing a sizeable launch market for new solutions.
ENIGMA is a FP7 project that aims to implement a joint transnational pre-commercial procurement (PCP) procedure in the field of public lighting. Coordinated by the city of Eindhoven, the project’s 5 partner municipalities (Eindhoven, Malmo, Stavanger, Espoo and Bassano del Grappa) cooperate on procuring innovation and testing in a real life environment the technologies that their commercial subcontractors develop.
GPP 2020 aims to mainstream low-carbon procurement across Europe in support of the EU’s goal of a 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, a 20% increase in the share of renewable energy and a 20% increase in energy efficiency by 2020.
Monthly newsletters on green public procurement (GPP) issued by the EU GPP Helpdesk. Each News-Alert provides news on new initiatives, studies and guidance, policy and legislative developments, interviews with key stakeholders and a selected number of examples of GPP in practice.
Water PiPP is about exploring new public innovation procurement methodologies and testing them in the water sector to overcome a number of bottlenecks and barriers for European innovation potential in the water sector.
SMART SPP promoted the introduction onto the market of innovative highly energy efficient technologies in the last stages of development. This was done through encouraging early market engagement between public authority procurers and suppliers in the pre-procurement phase, including the issue of tenders.
Energy efficiency, Innovation procurement (PPI) , Market Engagement
The SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
ZeEUS - bringing electrification to the heart of the urban bus network
ZeEUS aims to be the main EU activity to extend the fully-electric solution to the core part of the urban bus network. The project is testing innovative electric bus technologies with different charging infrastructure solutions in ten European sites.