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January 2024

CircularPSP – Tender Launch Event

CircularPSP launched a €5.64 million tender to design an innovative digital solution for the circular economy
11 January 2024, 11:00 - 13:00

Online

The EU pre-commercial procurement project CircularPSP launched a €5.64 million tender (TED Notice) for Suppliers to design, develop and test an innovative ‘circular economy solution’ (CE-solution) that enables municipalities and their staff as well as businesses in the local economy to apply circular practice more quickly, frequently, widely and effectively.

CircularPSP invites all interested parties to learn about the tender documents which have been made public.

The info session introduces the tender for Circular Economy solutions for cities. 8 leading CE-cities (including CircularBerlin and ReLondon) have developed this tender jointly reflecting the challenges they share and consider to be on the critical path towards a wide-scale and systemic uptake of circular economy principles.

Registration Link

Agenda:

  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Tender Summary
  • Challenge Brief
  • CfT Conditions and Proposals
  • Q&A
     

Other Tender Events: This is the first webinar in the Tender Event Series, the second webinar (18 January) focusses on the Technical Part, the third and last webinar (25 January) focusses on the Administrative and Financial Parts. 

Follow the CircularPSP Project on LinkedInX or Mastodon.


February 2024

SPIN4EIC – Strategic Innovation Procurement: Elevate & Connect

22 February 2024, 10:00 - 12:00

online

SPIN4EIC – Strategic Innovation Procurement: Elevate & Connect is the very first event of the SPIN4EIC Programme which aims to introduce its activities and services. This 2 hours, fully online event, is a great opportunity to discover the SPIN4EIC Programme and its many different services aimed at developing communities of public and private buyers interested in the solutions offered by the EIC awardees and helping EIC awardees to access procurement within and outside of the European Union.

The event will also unveil the project’s vibrant online SPIN4EIC community and communicate upcoming calls and opportunities provided to EIC beneficiaries and public and private procurers. More details about the event, including the agenda and speakers will be shared closer to the date of the event. Stay tuned!

The event is open to all but recommended for EIC beneficiaries, as well as public (local, regional and national authorities) and private buyers interested to take their innovative services/products to the next level.

Registration is open until 15 February 2024.
Register now and join the SPIN4EIC – Strategic Innovation Procurement: Elevate & Connect

If you cannot make to the event, feel free to subscribe to the SPIN4EIC mailing list to stay tuned on the next activities, here.

About SPIN4EIC
The SPIN4EIC programme is an innovative and unique initiative recently launched by the European Innovation Council (EIC) dedicated to providing support services to public buyers and EIC innovators, ultimately enhancing innovation procurement markets on a global scale. 

SPIN4EIC encompasses a range of activities, including the delivery of assistance services to public buyers keen on procuring innovative solutions from forward-thinking SMEs and startups, and the creation of a community connecting EIC beneficiaries and buyers (public and private). The SPIN4EIC Community is a place where public buyers can exchange on experiences and good practices, engage with EIC beneficiaries, and stay up to date on innovation procurement processes and opportunities.


March 2024

Procura+ Conference 2024

13 - 14 March 2024
Lisbon, Portugal

Save the date! ICLEI Europe and ICLEI Member Lisbon (Portugal) are proud to announce that the 11th Procura+ Conference will be held in the Portuguese capital from 13-14 March 2024. The conference will showcase how cities and public authorities can use public procurement to implement step changes that make a big impact.

During the conference, cities, public authorities, representatives of the European Commission, business leaders, researchers and other public procurement stakeholders will be able to:

  • Perfect their procurement skills in specialist Breakout Sessions
  • Be inspired to think more strategically by Disruptors and Game Changers
  • Learn from the wisdom of experienced procurers in the Confessions session
  • Engage with peers and learn about their latest tools, actions and initiatives in the Market Lounge
  • Hear how public money is being directed towards technologies and businesses that support an innovative, net zero and just sustainable society
  • Explore the latest policy updates and the future of procurement

In the last 25 years, the Procura+ conference has become one of Europe’s key public procurement events—a conference where sustainable, circular and innovation procurement policy meets practice, and where procurement innovations have originated. It offers public procurement stakeholders a great opportunity to exchange information, build capacity, and network, aiming to accelerate and enable the implementation of high quality, cost effective, sustainable, circular and innovative procurement practices.

The conference is a great opportunity for public procurement practitioners to showcase their work to over 250 attendees from across Europe and the world. Interested? Fill in the call for contributions form here!

The call is open to procurement practitioners from local, regional and national government; public authorities; businesses, suppliers, manufacturers; policy makers; legal experts; scientific and research organisations; international and European institutions and agencies. The deadline for the submission of proposals is 15 September 2023 EOB.

Examples of possible contributions include:

  • Good practice examples of implementation, strategies and lessons learnt
  • How procurement addresses societal challenges faced by cities, public authorities and businesses
  • The latest projects, initiatives, research, guidance and tools designed to improve sustainable, circular and innovation procurement practices
  • Working with the private sector
  • Sustainable and innovative product or service solutions

To find out more about the conference, visit the Procura+ conference website. More information about the programme, speakers and registration will be made available soon. If you are interested in collaborating, or have any questions about the conference, contact conference@procuraplus.org.


June 2024

Procurement Summit 2024

12 - 13 June 2024
Hamburg

The Procurement Summit is the exhibition for digitalisation and innovation in the procurement sector. In 2024, it will take place for the seventh time in Hamburg. The conference will feature two thrilling days of top-class speakers, panel discussions among leading experts, and workshops with applicable expertise such as innovative providers in the exhibition area.

The Procurement Summit was organised for the first time in 2018 and has been growing since. Its main focus is on digitalisation in purchasing. It aims to bring together startups and purchasing managers with key decision makers. More information about the summit can be found here.