Prominent PLUS Workshop: Innovation procurement for public clients and suppliers of innovative solutions.
Innovation procurement for public clients and suppliers of innovative solutions
Practical guidelines, benefits and advantages of innovation procurement
WHEN: Tuesday, 10.5.2022, 10:30 – 15:30
WHERE: Primorski tehnološki park, Mednarodni prehod 6, Vrtojba, Slovenia
The goal of the workshop
The workshop will focus on the practical presentation of innovation procurement and demonstration of benefits, as it is based on the transfer of experiences from the successfully implemented project Prominent MED, which resulted in four successfully implemented innovation procurements. The workshop will also point out the possibilities of on-time connection between providers of innovative solutions and contracting authorities even before the implementation of the public tender phase, which is one of the important concepts in the process of procurement of innovations.
Target groups and reasons for participation
Contracting authorities at all administrative levels (state, cantonal, local, public institutions) that have an interest in improving public services in strategic areas or have already been in contact with innovative procurement process, and who want to improve their competencies in the future to become public procurers of innovative solutions.
Technology solution providers or service providers (large, medium, small and start-up companies) that already cooperate or have an interest in cooperating with public authorities and see an opportunity to implement or complete their innovative solutions and concepts in cooperation with public authorities, as a sector that has significant investment (financial) resources.