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Drones Delivering Covid Vaccines

Emerging Tech unmanned aerial system meets COVID-19 vaccine in this latest innovation.  Zipline, a medical drone startup, delivers critical life-saving products precisely where and when they are needed, safely and reliably, every day, across multiple countries. According to Emerging Tech Brew,...

Controversial HS2 Project To Go Under Independent Review

High Speed 2 (HS2) is the planned high-speed railway in the United Kingdom with some sections already under construction and others awaiting approval. It was intended to link up 21 cities across the nation from London up to the north of England. But the Transport Secretary has now announced an...

GovShop x VR/AR Association: Complimentary Profile Creation & 10% off code

GovShop is a match-making platform that brings together government buyers and companies in a single, connected marketplace. GovShop has government buyers from over 250 agencies across Federal, state and local agencies and government opportunities aggregated from across a hundred sources – all in...

Bids for Public Bicycle System in Belgrade

The City of Belgrade is deploying a public bicycle system to counter the growing transport issues of congestion and pollution and is inviting bids. The selected partner will hold a stake of up to 75% in Belgrade’s bike-share system, while the city will own the rest. The public bicycle system will...

Arrow – World’s First Supersonic Combat Drone

A new combat drone has been created by Kelley Aerospace, that can surpass speeds of more than 1,500mph, faster than the speed of sound! ‘Arrow’, the unmanned drone, is approximately the size of a small spaceship and made of carbon fibre. Kelley Aerospace already has over 100 pre-orders of the...

Government Contracting Made Simple

Government contracting may seem a bit daunting at first, so we are bringing it back to the basics! This blog will cover the most common FAQs concerning contracting with the United States government, so that you have a better grasp on the marketplace you are getting into. The first thing to fully...

Towards a New Public Procurement Playbook

If a person on the street named a disaster requiring government response, the answer would probably be a hurricane. We have effective playbooks for mitigating hurricane impact. There is a key difference between COVID-19 and a hurricane that makes it time to start talking about a new playbook. When...

What if the Offices Stay Empty?

As procurement operations continue to be performed with part or all of the staff working from home, the question arises: “What if the offices stay empty?” When I asked a state CPO that yesterday, she said “We’re virtual for good – but we are deciding who’s going back to water the...

Still Time to Enter for Procura+ Awards

Don’t forget entries close on March 31 2019 for the Sustainable, Circular and Innovative Public Procurement Awards -full details are here. The Procura+ Awards recognise sustainable and innovative public procurements and tender procedures which lead to real improvements in public goods, services,...

Making Multi-Party Negotiation Work On Our Terms

With multi-party negotiations being commonplace in business, politics and everyday life, what skills and strategies can be employed to overcome the complexity and challenges of the process? Picture a negotiation scenario and, chances are, you will visualize a meeting of two people coming together...

GovShop x Florida Association of Veteran Owned Businesses

Sign up to be a part of the GovShop x Florida Association of Veteran Owned Businesses (FAVOB) collaboration. GovShop is a machine learning-enabled platform built to connect companies to growth opportunities and capital through government and the public sector. With over 250+ government agencies...