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Procure 2 Innovate Project (P2I) connects competence centres for innovation procurement across Europe. Newly created Procurement Transformation Institute (PTI) has interviewed Ingrid de Doncker, founder of PTI (Ireland), on the Irish context of Innovation procurement, the role of the newly established Institute …
ICLEI Europe, on behalf of the European Commission, is coordinating training on Green Public Procurement (GPP) across eleven European countries, including Cyprus, Latvia, Portugal, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Estonia, and Lithuania. The objective of this programme is to support a …
The 2019 HSJ Partnership Award recognises organisations for the outstanding work they are doing in partnership with the NHS. The winners have been announced and include PwC and North Bristol Trust, and Zilico Ltd and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust. The …
Despite procurement reforms, Scotland’s small companies have seen little impact on the number of public sector contracts they receive, a new report reveals. The report said: “While most parts of the public sector say supporting SMEs is a priority, there’s …
New rules that would make it harder for Chinese companies to win public sector contracts in Europe are being called for by European heads of government. Draft conclusions, seen by POLITICO, calls on the EU to kickstart internal negotiations on …
In the run up to its collapse, UK government key contractor was handed £660m worth of public contracts. “Rehana Azam, the national secretary of the GMB, said the Interserve case showed how ‘obsessed’ with outsourcing the government had become. ‘Awarding …
A guide to better industry communication to get the most out of your contracting outcomes It’s a well-known problem in the government contracting industry that the lines of communication between the government agencies and the suppliers bidding for …
Protecting critical infrastructure, sensitive data, and political propaganda are all driving cybersecurity to the top of the government priority list. As governments seek proven and innovative solutions to address the changing cyber landscape, they are looking at every potential partner …
By Daria Mathew, VP of XSB Federal, State, Local, and Educational (SLED) institutions buy tens of billions of catalog-type items (e.g., office supplies, MRO, IT, janitorial and sanitation supplies, electrical parts, medical supplies, emergency supplies, etc.) every year. Public sector buyers …
Episode 15 of the Public Procurement Leaders Podcast with guest Peter Smith Imagine waking up one morning to find your name on the front page of the Sunday edition of the Financial Times. That’s when the difference …