Prominent PLUS: Public Procurement of Innovation - Institutional Framework and Practical Applications. Kozani, Greece, 7 June 2022
Public Procurement of Innovation - Institutional Framework and Practical Applications
Workshop on "Public Procurement of Innovation - Institutional Framework and Practical Applications"
The Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH) in cooperation with the Local Government Association (LGA) of Western Macedonia organized on June 7th 2022, the workshop (in hybrid mode) titled "Public Procurement of Innovation - Institutional Framework and Practical Applications".
Purpose of the workshop was on the one hand to provide comprehensive information on innovation procurement (IP), its concept, the types, as well as the tools and techniques of its planning, award, execution and financing. On the other hand, to mainstream IP by joining public procurers and innovative enterprises, including start-ups/SMES.
In addition, the event provided lessons learned from the Prominent MED project and beyond.
Session 1 was targeting the legal framework and the mobilization through the needs’ identification of the demand side (public authorities).
Session 2 was targeting the mobilization through practical applications of IP on the offer side (solution providers).
The Conclusions were related to the win-win situation for the public and private sector, the extensive EU funding possibilities but also to the implications and scarcity of the national incentives and funding scheme.
Speakers and presentations were as follows:
Tools and prospects for linking public procurement with innovation in the Greek Public Administration, Konstantinos Tzanetopoulos, General Manager of Public Procurement, General Secretariat of Commerce
Public Innovation Procurement: Institutional Framework, their design and execution, Eleni Lianou, Lawyer- Specialist in Public Innovation Procurement.
The case of the INCAREHEART project - Pre-commercial Procurement of innovative ICT-enabled integrated care solutions to advance multidisciplinary health and care for patients with chronic heart failure, Kallitsa Pantazi, Head of the Department of European Programs and Partnerships, Region of Central Macedonia
Implementation and benefits of IP in the public and private sector. Dr. Pantelis Michalis and Georgios Eftychidis, SATWAYS LTD
Best Practices for Pre-Commercial Procurement in the Electronic Health sector, Costas Kangelidis, GNOMON INFORMATICS SA
Expectations from entering the domain of IP - the case of DOTSOFT, Anastasios Manos, President & Managing Director, DOTSOFT SA
Innovation procurement: from implementation to innovation procurement brokerage services: scope, objectives and benefits, Prominent MED & P5 Innobroker projects, Valantis Ketikidis, Research Associate, CERTH