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This events page is listing European events that can be of interest to those planning innovation procurement processes of ICT-related products and services. For national events, please visit the national webpages under the 'Countries' tab in the navigation menu.

Webinar 'Innovation Procurement for Startups – with DG CONNECT' | Online, 11 June 2020

The webinar ‘Innovation Procurement for Startups – with DG CONNECT’, organised by the LEA project, targets European startups and will share what LEA Project has to offer as well as the vision of DG CONNECT about opportunities to European startups in the next programming period.

Introduction to LEA Project – what LEA has to offer to suppliers and European startups including ‘Country Profiles’ (Kati Clements)
11.00-11.45 Innovation Procurement: shaping Europe’s digital future – with Lieve Bos, Policy Officer PCP&PPI, DG Connect, European Commission (moderated discussion)
- Initiatives in the pipeline and opportunities for startups in the post-COVID
- PCP/PPI calls expected for the education sector for the next programming period (Horizon Europe/Digital Europe)
- Differences for smaller and bigger companies to participate in innovation procurement initiatives
11.45-12.00 Interactive Q&A Session

To register, visit here

Public Sector Solutions Expo | London (UK), 24-25 June 2020

PSS connects market-leading solution providers with senior procurers, decision-makers and influencers from across local and central government and the wider public sector. We exist to support the public sector by addressing the key challenges facing the sector, including;
- Sustainable public procurement; achieving efficiency and social value
- Innovating procurement and the impact of pre-engagement
- Best practice in cost saving and collaborative approaches to public services
- Unlocking the potential of digital, technology and data for future government

To have a look at the agenda, click here

5th Global Procurement Conference | Rome, Villa Mondragone (Italy), 6-8 July 2020

The goal of the Global Procurement Conference is to raise awareness for the planetary implications of joint decisions regarding what is purchased, how and for whom in the public domain.

Dure to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, this year Conference will take place virtuall, in six sessions distributed in three different events on July 6, 7 and 8. Each sessions will host two speakers and will last 90 minutes.

These are the topics that will be discussed:
- Market Analysis before Tender Process
- Raising Public Procurement from Local to Global Standards: Worth it?
- Negotiations during Competitive Tenders
- Issues in Contract Management
- IFI’s Case Studies
- Does E-Procurement really makes Procurement Global?

To find out more, visit here.

ICT Spring Europe 2020 | Luxembourg (Luxembourg), 7-8 July 2020

As an influential voice in the worldwide Tech community,  the aim of ICT Spring is to encourage emulation and networking between business decisions makers, innovation managers, startups,  researchers and venture capitalists on a European scale. It is a yearly event held in Luxembourg City which is dedicated to exhibiting and demonstrating the latest relevant trends and innovations and discuss their impact on society and the working world.

To have a look at the event, click here

Nordic Smart Cities | Copenhagen (Denmark), 2 September 2020

Nordic Smart Cities conference offers the opportunity to hear from 50+ speakers across 4 stages with over 800 minutes of content and networking. Politicians, smart city project leaders, academia and industry will be speaking at the event.

Interested in attending? Visit here