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Alongside the Scottish Government’s Supplier Development Programme (SDP), Moray Council’s procurement team has been holding training workshops to help local businesses secure more public sector contracts. A diverse set of businesses have attended, who said in a post-event survey that …
Conducting market research and gathering market intelligence is a critical part of any acquisition and procurement process. It can also take a good amount of time that most procurement professionals don’t have, given the other demands of the acquisition lifecycle.
Webinar Covered by GovShop as Part of Elianceship with Eliances Eliances provides a unique outlet for some of the most influential and intellectual individuals throughout the DMV area to foster business relationships. Eliances is a destination “Where Entrepreneurs Align™” and …
The MITRE Corporation is an not-for-profit organization that manages federally funded research and development centers supporting several U.S. government agencies. Anyone with experience facing an important challenge or project understands that the job is easier when you have the right …
Did you know there’s a multi-million dollar public investment fund where small business concerns can get access to seed capital? And they are encouraged to use that seed capital to commercialize their ideas with relatively little strings attached? …
The tool is intended to improve UK national infrastructure procurement and ensure that government selection of infrastructure procurement models is made with a robust consideration of broader factors beyond cost. Public bodies will be able to analyse the costs and …
TheyBuyForYou.eu is a three-year initiative with researchers, innovators and public administrations from five European countries. With funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, it aims to deliver tools, alongside enabling technologies and data, to make procurement across …
ICLEI has a couple of opportunities to help buyers engage with suppliers and other public authorities across Europe to discover and shape new innovative solutions for their procurement needs. It helps link up procurement plans and requirements with funded projects …
Enterprise spend management company Ivalua announced this week it is launching a suite of spend management solutions designed for the public sector, even as criticism over its contract with NYC for a procurement tech overhaul continues (see our take above …
Conducting market research can be a long and difficult process in certain cases, especially for complex items and services or items that you may have never purchased. Many government contracting professionals don’t know where to begin, or how …