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Conference on Innovation Procurement

Conference on Innovation Procurement

17.10.2017

Kosmos IMAX, Tallinn, Estonia

eafip.eu

The Conference on Innovation Procurement took place under the Estonian EU presidency on 17th and 18th of October 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia. The Conference also served as the 3rd annual Major eafip Event. The conference programme included:

  • Innovation procurement experiences in Europe
  • EU Member States’ policy and support framework for innovation procurement
  • Economic impact of innovation procurement
  • HORIZON 2020 calls supporting innovation procurements
  • 2017 Procura+ Awards Ceremony on Sustainable and Innovation Procurement

The target audience for the two-day conference was policy makerspublic procurers and innovators. Its aims were capacity buildingexperience sharing and networking about major ICT-related innovation procurement initiatives across Europe and to facilitate networking between stakeholders to discuss new ideas, initiatives and funding opportunities.

The event was co-organised by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEAC) and the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CNECT) of the European Commission (EC). The conference was supported by the European Union Regional Development Fund. The 2017 Procura+ Awards were supported by the EU’s Horizon 2020 Programme, and co-ordinated by ICLEI.

Program.pdf

Attendees.pdf

Welcoming words:

Urve Palo, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presentations:

Keynote – How to mainstream innovation procurement in Europe?

Gerard de Graaf, Director, Digital Single Market Directorate, DG CNECT, European Commission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public procurement of innovation – the policy logic behind the strategic use of procurements

Veiko Lember, Senior Research Fellow, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

e-solutions in Estonia – living proof of innovation procurements

Andres Kutt, Former advisor, Information System Authority, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel discussion: Innovation procurement as driver for economic growth and address secretol challenges

Moderator: Gaynor Whyles, Director, JERA Consulting Ltd

Helen Kopman, Deputy Head of Unit, Start-ups and Innovation Unit, Digital Single Market Directorate, DG CNECT, European Commission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andreas Nemec, Managing Director, Federal Procurement Agency BBG, Austria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evelin Porn-Lee, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kalev Pihl, CEO, SK ID Solutions, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session: Innovation procurement experiences (Examples and analysis of innovation procurements across Europe)

Moderator: Gaynor Whyles, Director at JERA Consulting Ltd

Innovation methods for award procedures of ICT learning in Europe. IMAILE

Ellinor Wallin, IMAILE project manager. Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teemu Laitinen. CEO Almerin. Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrea Contino. AMIGO. Spain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweden’s electric roads for heavy vehicles pre-commerciol procurement

Anders Bylund, Head oi Rail and Road Electrification. Siemens Mobility. Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

London underground PROLITE lighting PPI procurement, winner of the PROCURA+ Award Innovation Procurement of the Year 2016

Leon Smith, Manager technology and innovation, Transport for London, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Bide, Commercial Director, Armadillo-ED — Evolution in Lignting. UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telemedicine for Intensive Care Units procurement, THALEA

Dr. Gernot Marx, Professor ot Anesthesrology and Critical Care Medicine and Chair at the University RWTH Aachen, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel discussion: Benchmarking the progress on innovation procurement across Europe: EU member states (Austria, Finland, Estonia, and European Commission) policy and measurement framework for innovation procurement

Moderator; Gaynor Whyies, Director, JERA Consulting Ltd. UK

Eva Buchinger, Policy Advisor. Austrian Institute at Technology. Austria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ville Valovirta, Senior Screntist, lnnovations, Economy and Policy,VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Jackson, Innovation procurement policy expert, Ministry of Economic Alloirs and Communications. Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vasileios Tsanidis, Policy Ollicer. DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology. Directorate F Digital Single Market, European Commission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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