Interested to know if your country already has an action plan, target, financial incentives and a competence center for boosting innovation procurement? Check out the consolidated results of the benchmarking of the national policy frameworks for innovation procurement across the 28 EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland.

SMART 2016/0040 study contract is implemented by PricewaterhouseCoopers plus experts to benchmark the national policy frameworks and expenditure on innovation procurement across Europe. The expenditure measurement is still ongoing across different sectors of public interest (e.g. health, transport, security etc.) and strategic expenditure categories, such as ICT, that fuel public sector modernization. The benchmarking of the 2018 national innovation procurement policy frameworks is now finalised. An online consultation on this took place between mid November 2018 and end of February 2019 (consultation closed now). The consolidated results of the benchmarking taking into account the feedback from the consultation:

Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus
Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France
Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy
Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands
Norway Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia
Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland UK