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10 December 2020

Big Buyers launched needs assessment

Following the successful Big Buyers Initiative piloting three working groups between 2019 and 2020, Big Buyers for Climate and Environment is promoting collaboration between big public buyers in implementing strategic public procurement for sustainable solutions.

For this next phase, four further areas for joint collaboration will be established, based on the concrete needs and interest of public entities toward procuring new sustainable solutions which are currently not available on the market. 

Public entities can express their interest in getting involved in the initiative by participating in a quick online survey where they can indicate for which products or services they will be focusing their procurement work in the next months and which challenges they currently face.

Interested? Please complete the Needs Assessment by 13 January.

The secretariat will then analyse the results to see for which areas, products and/or services there is most interest from entities to get together and collaborate. A series of follow up interviews will take place during January 2021. Working groups will be established starting from February/March 2021 for a period of two years. 

For any further information or questions visit the website or send an email to