Highlights by Miguel Ortiz, responsible of Public Procurement of Innovation Programs at the Centre of Technological and Industrial Development (CDTI) of Spain
A technical workshop took place in the Universitat Politècnica de València, focused on small and medium enterprises, as well as research and technological organisations, to share the lessons learnt during the implementation of PROMINENT MED. The main highlights of the experts who participated in the panels are gathered in the following lines.
Miguel Ortiz, responsible of Public Procurement of Innovation Programs at the Centre of Technological and Industrial Development (CDTI) of Spain, highlighted that:
- The Spanish government is concerned about the implementation of mechanisms for the development of Public Procurement of Innovation. In this sense, there exist economic and technical aids under the programs Innocompra and Innodemanda, for the development of PPI at national level, mainly focused on companies, in order to mainly promote technology-push schemes, to unveil innovation in companies that need to be validated at territorial level.
- The CDTI is in charge of looking for municipalities interested in participating as show-rooms and territories for demonstration of innovations by companies.
- The searched innovations are mainly focused on Technology Readiness Levels starting at 4/5 to get up to a 6/7.
Check out his presentation for more details! More experts to come and share knowledge about Public Procurement on Innovation in the following posts. Be aware!