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2014-09-10

Six finalists for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award

The shortlist for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award, part of the Procurement of Innovation Platform project, has been narrowed to six finalists.

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2014-08-28

The State of Socially Responsible Manufacturing in the IT Industry

More and more IT-using organizations are looking for computer products that are environmentally preferable and made under socially responsible conditions.

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2014-08-07

Solingen saves €1.2 million through Green Printing programme

The German town of Solingen has taken sustainable procurement principles to heart in its "printing green” programme, which is estimated to save around €1.2 million in printing costs over 5 years.

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2014-07-10

Ljubljana announced as European Green Capital 2016

Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, has been selected as European Green Capital for 2016. Janez Potočnik, the EU’s Commissioner for the Environment, presented the award to a delegation from the city at a ceremony in Copenhagen (Denmark), the current European Green Capital.

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2014-07-03

European Commission seeks input on procurement of bio-based products

To help promote a bio-economy in Europe, the European Commission is supporting the development of standards, labels and certifications promoting the public procurement of bio-based products. The term ‘‘bio-based product’’ refers to products, other than food or feed, that are derived, in whole or in significant part, from biomass.

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2014-06-11

Turin looks for innovative lighting solutions for schools

The City of Turin (Italy) is openly inviting the lighting market to suggest solutions that will meet the needs of three specific schools to be renovated as part of the PRO-LITE project. PRO-LITE aims to exemplify how public sector organisations can overcome organisational and procurement barriers to deliver innovative and cost-effective technologies for their organisations, and at the same time support economic growth.

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2014-05-28

THALEA PCP launches platform for combined bids following market consultation

The THALEA consortium has launched a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) for the development of a telemedicine platform to detect intensive care unit (ICU) patients at increased risk.

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2014-05-20

Overcoming water challenges through innovative procurement

Launched at the start of 2014, the Water PiPP (Public Innovation Procurement Policies) project aims to improve public procurement of innovation (PPI) in the water sector, exploring barriers to effective procurement of innovation and methodologies to overcome them.

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2014-05-16

PPI Platform launches new EU Tender portal

A new tender service has been added to the European public procurement and innovation (PPI) platform, providing an overview of innovative tender notices published in Europe.

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2014-04-15

ENIGMA project launches market consultation on smart public lighting

Suppliers specialising in ICT, lighting architecture and engineering are asked to contribute to a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) market consultation process investigating options for smart public lighting in European cities. Details of the consultation were published in a prior information notice (PIN) released by the ENIGMA project in late March.

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Six finalists for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award

2014-09-10

The shortlist for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award, part of the Procurement of Innovation Platform project, has been narrowed to six finalists. more

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