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5 June 2020

Shortlisted candidates for the Procura+ Awards 2020 announced

The shortlisted Procura+ Awards 2020 candidates have been announced in all categories. This recognition, an initiative of ICLEI in co-operation with the EU-funded Procure2Innovate project, rewards succesful innovative and sustainable procurements.

The candidates shortlisted for the ‘Outstanding Innovation Procurement in ICT’ are:

  • the European project PPI4HPC for stimulating cutting edge innovation in high performance computing;
  • the Finnish public service agency Sarastia Oy, for brining automation and machine learning to handling invoices;
  • the European FABULOS project, for developing the first functional fully-automated public transport services, and
  • the Austrian public building management agency BIG for its innovation partnership to develop app-based services for smart building management.

In the category ‘Innovation Procurement of the Year’ that recognised outstanding innovation of the procurement and the public authority as a launch customer, the shortlisted candidates are:

  • the Galician Health Services, Spain, for ground breaking innovations in precision surgery;
  • the City of Koprivnica, for launching Croatia’s first innovation partnership to renovate a kindergarten building;
  • CONSIP, Italy, for implementing a medical equipment as a service model in hospitals, and
  • Procura+ participant City of Malmö, Sweden, for rethinking how ICT equipment can be bought to improve innovation and sustainability along the supply chain.

To learn more about the shorlisted candidates in the two other categories - ‘Sustainable Procurement of the Year’ and 'Procurement Initiative of the Year' - visit here.