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AWARDS

procura+ awards 2019

The winners and runners up for the Procura+ Awards 2019 were announced in all four categories: Innovation Procurement of the Year, Outstanding Innovation Procurement in ICT, Sustainable Procurement of the Year, and Procurement Initiative of the year. Learn more about the procurements of the winners and the runners-up here.

Innovation Procurement of the Year

WINNER: Municipality of Frederiksberg (Denmark), for its innovation partnership for decentralised cloudburst management
RUNNER-UP: City of Helsinki (Finland), for its sustainable innovation for a retro stadium

Outstanding Innovation Procurement in ICT

WINNER: CERN (Switzerland), for its open cloud data storage innovation through pre-commercial procurement
RUNNER-UP: City of Helsinki (Finland), for the robotisation and automation of library services

Sustainable Procurement of the Year

WINNER: City of Ghent (Belgium), for working in partnership with suppliers for responsible workwear
RUNNER-UP: Catalan Government (Spain), for its sustainable framework contract for cleaning services

Procurement Initiative of the Year

WINNER: City of Zurich, (Switzerland), for its city-wide recycled concrete in buildings
RUNNER-UP: Ihobe (Spain), for the practical deployment of green purchasing among the Basque public sector

 

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

- CONSIP (Italy) in the category ‘Sustainable Procurement of the Year’ for the scale and ambition of its national framework contract for sustainable and innovative lighting
- Dutch Institute for Safety (the Netherlands) in the ‘Innovation Procurement of the Year’ category for a low-cost and potentially replicable solution for wildfire prediction
- SELECT for Cities in the ‘Outstanding Innovation in ICT Procurement’ for the potential scale and impact of its smart city platform

 

 

Award Ceremony

The Procura+ Awards Ceremony took place at the Nordic Edge Expo on September 24, in Stavanger (Norway).

What are the Procura+ Awards?


The Procura+ Awards draw attention to sustainable and innovation procurements and tender procedures and give visibility to the most dynamic, forward-looking and innovative public authorities and their initiatives.

The winners of the Procura+ Awards have strong potential for replication and scaling up and are an excellent source of recognition and inspiration for any public authority using using sustainable and innovation procurement instruments to purchase cutting edge solutions.

What achievements are recognised by the Procura+ Awards?


The Procura+ Awards recognise outstanding achievements in three categories:

  • Innovation Procurement of the Year - recognising the outstanding innovation of the procurement and the public authority as a launch customer
  • Sustainable Procurement of the Year - recognising the outstanding environmental, social and economic impacts of the procurement
  • Procurement Initiative of the Year - Recognising outstanding processes and actions towards strategic, sustainable and innovation procurement
  • Outstanding Innovation Procurement in ICT - Recognising the outstanding application of Procurement of Innovation and Pre-commercial procurement of ICT


To find out more about past winners, as well as how to apply for the next award period, visit the Procura+ Awards page