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2014
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27
Nov
2014
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Palazzo Pirelli - Auditorium Gaber, Piazza Duca d’Aosta, Milan, Italy
A high level Event and Networking on Pre Commercial Procurement and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions is organised in Milan on the 26th and 27th November 2014.

Join us on 26-27 November 2014 in Milan for the next European event on innovation procurement to:

  • Discuss with the European Commission representatives about the available 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 program

This high level event is hosted by the region of Lombardy and co-organized together with the European Commission and Eurocloud Italy at the occasion of 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!.

Do you want to present your idea during a parallel sessions of the event? Please sent it to the following email  address PCP&PPI_EventMilano@regione.lombardia.it indicating in which session you would like to present it based on the agenda attached.

Interested to attend? Look for the registration's link and accomodation promotional rates HERE.