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MLE on Innovation Procurement



Kick-off meeting - MLE on Innovation Procurement

19 January 2017
DG Research and Innovation - Unit A4
Brussels, Belgium

This kick-off meeting discussed the four main issues to be addressed in the upcoming workshops on innovation-enhancing public procurement: a strategic framework, capacity building, financial and other enabling incentives and resources, as well as measurement, evaluation and monitoring. The MLE team presented the draft Modus Operandi, the roadmap and general overview of the MLE process and its structure. The meeting was also an opportunity to meet the country representatives on innovation-enhancing procurement, and to present and discuss the major challenges, scope and topics of the MLE.

First country visit - MLE on Innovation Procurement

19 March 2017 to 23 March 2017
PIANOo and the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands
The Netherlands

How to use public procurement to enhance innovation? This first country visit focused on the topic of a strategic framework for innovation procurement, as well as national strategies and action plans for promoting Innovation Procurement. As part of such a framework, definitions, goals, indicators, tools and activities, as well as roles and responsibilities of the actors involved, were discussed by the participants. In addition, it was an opportunity for participating countries to learn and exchange experience with the hosts, PIANOo and the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands.

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