Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Modernizing the public sector and boosting economic growth through innovation procurement

A high-level event on Pre-Commercial Procurement and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions is being held in Milan on 26-27 November 2014.
From 26/11/2014 to 27/11/2014
Milano, Italy

Join us on 26-27 November 2014 in Milan (Auditorium Gaber - Palazzo Pirelli, via Fablo Filzi n. 22) for the next European event on innovation procurement to:

  • Discuss with the European Commission representatives about the EU support for Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) in Horizon 2020 and the possible synergies with the European Structural and Investment Funds.
  • Learn from public procurers and companies about the latest new PCP and PPI experiences around Europe.
  • Meet new and on-going European projects about their plans and achievements in doing joint cross-border PCPs and PPIs.
  • Network with other procurers and stakeholders in preparation of the calls for proposals in the 2015 Horizon 2020 work programme.

This high-level event is hosted by the region of Lombardy and co-organized together with the European Commission under the Italian Presidency of the EU. For details on the speakers and the topics to be addressed please check the draft agenda attached.

Want to get involved in the debate around this event? Sign-up on the Procurement Platform or the LinkedIn group "Supporting public procurement of innovation" and have your say!

Interested? Register for the event