Modernisation of the public sector is high on the political agenda. Innovation Procurement enables to tackle societal challenges increasing the quality and efficiency of transport services in European cities and Regions. The workshop raised awareness and triggered networking among regional and transport stakeholders on "How to modernize transport services through a smart combination of Innovation procurement and ICT".

Presentations of the experts, EU officials and policy makers active in the implementation of innovation procurement in transport that were made presentations at the workshop 13A16:

  • Session Moderator: Maria Cristina Marolda, Policy Officer, European Commission (DG MOVE)
  • Lieve Bos, Policy Officer, European Commission (DG CONNECT) - EU funding for innovation procurement
  • Vasileios Tsanidis, Policy Officer, European Commission (DG CONNECT) - Synergies between ESIF and Horizon 2020 funding for innovation procurement projects
  • Oene Kerstjens, Advisor ITS, Province of Braband (NL) - The Shockwave jam PCP example
  • Giacomo Somma, Project Manager, Ertico (BE) - P4ITS network on PPI on intelligent transport systems